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GOVAN SHIPYARD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1074: tabled on 24 October 2000

Tabled in the 1999-00 session.

This motion has been signed by 46 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 notes that the BAe Systems Govan shipyard is in the running for major defence orders; welcomes the recent decision of BAe management to share work for the Scotstoun sister yard with Govan until Spring; praises the yard's strong reputation for Clyde-built quality as the major employer at the heart of Govan; acknowledges that work is vital to secure the yard's future for its skilled and dedicated workforce; appreciates the efforts of MSPs, Scottish honourable Members and trade unions working together in campaigning for the Govan yard; encourages the Government to respond positively to the strong case for the Govan; and expresses total support for the Govan shipyard in bidding for current orders and future work.

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.

Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Dumfries
Browne, Des
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2000
North East Fife
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Edinburgh North and Leith
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2000
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Coatbridge and Chryston
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2000
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2000
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2000
Coventry South
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Linlithgow
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Cunninghame South
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 November 2000
Moray
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2000
Glasgow, Kelvin
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2000
Norwich North
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2000
Greenock and Inverclyde
Graham, Mr Tommy
Independent Labour
Signed on 21 November 2000
West Renfrewshire
Griffiths, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Edinburgh South
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Clydesdale
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 October 2000
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2000
Halifax
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Blackpool South
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Dundee East
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2000
Dumbarton
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2000
Kingston upon Hull North
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2000
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2000
Argyll and Bute
Morgan, Mr Alasdair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2000
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Ayr
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 October 2000
Banff and Buchan
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Aberdeen North
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2000
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2000
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2000
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2000
Finchley and Golders Green
Welsh, Mr Andrew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 November 2000
Angus
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2000
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2000
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.