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SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE MODERNISATION OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 119: tabled on 14 December 1998

Tabled in the 1998-99 session.

This motion has been signed by 53 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 is concerned that the role of Parliament in the life of the nation had diminished in the past eighteen months and that the proposals in the latest report of the Select Committee on the Modernisation of the House of Commons do nothing to identify further measures to enable the House to hold the Government more effectively to account; presses the Committee to identify measures to do this in its future programme of work; and to this end urges the House not to endorce a recommendation to hold Questions on a Thursday at any time other than at 2.30 p.m.

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.

Clark, Dr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Rayleigh
Clifton-Brown, Mr Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Cotswold
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Romsey
Davies, Mr Quentin
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Grantham and Stamford
Davis, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Haltemprice and Howden
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Rutland and Melton
Emery, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
East Devon
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 1998
Ribble Valley
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Lichfield
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 17 December 1998
Arundel and South Downs
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Ludlow
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
North Wiltshire
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Ryedale
Hamilton, Sir Archie
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Epsom and Ewell
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hawkins, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Surrey Heath
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Aldershot
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Wealden
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Salisbury
Lait, Mrs Jacqui
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Beckenham
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
New Forest East
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
East Worthing and Shoreham
Malins, Mr Humfrey
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Woking
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
East Hampshire
Mawhinney, Sir Brian
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
North West Cambridgeshire
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Vale of York
Paterson, Mr Owen
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
North Shropshire
Prior, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
North Norfolk
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Uxbridge
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Tewkesbury
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Broxbourne
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 16 December 1998
East Londonderry
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Faversham and Mid Kent
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Aldridge-Brownhills
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
West Worcestershire
St Aubyn, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Guildford
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
New Forest West
Tapsell, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Louth and Horncastle
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
East Yorkshire
Tredinnick, David
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Bosworth
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Gosport
Wardle, Mr Charles
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Bexhill and Battle
Wells, Mr Bowen
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Hertford and Stortford
Whitney, Sir Ray
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Wycombe
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1998
Ruislip - Northwood
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 1998
Congleton

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.