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ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 110: tabled on 09 December 1998

Tabled in the 1998-99 session.

This motion has been signed by 130 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; recognises that it was developed in response to the atrocities of the Second World War; notes that it set out fundamental human rights for the dignity and development of all human beings; recognises that increasing globalisation of international law and the lead that Her Majesty's Government, particularly the Home Secretary, has taken to follow the principles laid down; and calls upon Her Majesty's Government to continue to do everything possible to ensure that the rights laid down in the Declaration become a reality throughout the world for all human beings.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
South Ribble
Bradley, Peter
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
The Wrekin
Bradshaw, Mr Ben
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Exeter
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1998
Carshalton and Wallington
Brand, Dr Peter
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 1999
Isle of Wight
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Dumfries
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Elmet
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Workington
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Gower
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Edinburgh North and Leith
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Dr David
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
South Shields
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Midlothian
Coaker, Mr Vernon
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Gedling
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 11 February 1999
Falkirk East
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 1999
Weston-Super-Mare
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 17 December 1998
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Hornchurch
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Leigh
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Bristol West
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Lancaster and Wyre
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Hendon
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
South Swindon
Eagle, Maria
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Liverpool, Garston
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Monmouth
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Liverpool, Riverside
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
Southport
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Poplar and Canning Town
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Stevenage
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 18 January 1999
Hastings and Rye
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1999
Worcester
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1998
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Norwich North
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Greenock and Inverclyde
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
Edinburgh West
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Bridgend
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 1999
North Devon
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Harwich
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Wakefield
Home Robertson, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
East Lothian
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 14 January 1999
Barnsley Central
Jones, Helen
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Warrington North
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
Cheltenham
Keen, Ann
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Brentford and Isleworth
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
Hereford
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Bethnal Green and Bow
Kingham, Ms Tess
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Gloucester
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Brighton, Pavilion
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
High Peak
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Battersea
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1999
Brent East
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Edmonton
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Thurrock
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Halifax
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Amber Valley
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Blackpool South
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Dundee East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1999
Hayes and Harlington
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Blaydon
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Sheffield, Heeley
Moran, Margaret
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Luton South
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Cardiff North
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Cardiff West
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 8 February 1999
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Knowsley South
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Broxtowe
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Ilford North
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Burnley
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
St Albans
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Pendle
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1998
Dover
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 21 January 1999
Scarborough and Whitby
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1999
Loughborough
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 1998
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
City of Chester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Reading West
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1999
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Bolsover
Angela Smith,
Signed on 14 December 1998
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Blaenau Gwent
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Eccles
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 11 February 1999
Wellingborough
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 1999
Hazel Grove
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
North West Leicestershire
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Leominster
Thompson, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 22 February 1999
West Tyrone
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
South Derbyshire
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Brighton, Kemptown
Twigg, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Enfield, Southgate
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 1998
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1998
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 1998
Orkney and Shetland
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1998
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Swansea West
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Walsall North
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Preston
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1998
Great Yarmouth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1998
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.