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John McCarthy

EDM (Early Day Motion) 170: tabled on 06 December 1989

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 150 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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

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Motion text

That this House notes that Christmas 1989 is John McCarthy's fourth in captivity; believes there can be no cessation of the search for ways to end his continuing detention, and that of the other hostages, Brian Keenan, Terry Waite and Jack Mann; and urges the Government to continue to explore every avenue to secure their release, in co-operation with other governments and international organisations, particularly with those who have influence over the hostage takers; and declares that those who enjoy freedom must use it to enable others to regain theirs.

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.

Ashley, Jack
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Stoke-on-Trent South
Aspinwall, Jack
Conservative
Signed on 11 January 1990
Wansdyke
Banks, Tony
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Newham North West
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
North East Derbyshire
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Leeds West
Beaumont-Dark, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 1989
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1989
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Ilford North
Benyon, Sir William
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 1989
Milton Keynes
Bidwell, Sydney
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Ealing, Southall
Blaker, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 1989
Blackpool South
Body, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Holland with Boston
Bowden, Sir Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 1989
Brighton, Kemptown
Bowden, Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 1989
Dulwich
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Manchester, Withington
Braine, Sir Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 1989
Castle Point
Browne, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Winchester
Bruce, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
South Dorset
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 1989
Gordon
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 1989
Bury North
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 1989
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1989
Blyth Valley
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1989
Falkirk West
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1989
Montgomery
Carlisle, John
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 1989
Luton North
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Leyton
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Islington North
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
South Staffordshire
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1989
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Leigh
Darling, Mr Alistair
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Edinburgh Central
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Caerphilly
Day, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 1989
Cheadle
Devlin, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Stockton South
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Aberdeen South
Dover, Den
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Chorley
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Crewe and Nantwich
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Manchester, Blackley
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
St Helens North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 December 1989
Moray
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 1989
Southport
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1989
Newport West
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Glasgow, Hillhead
Gardiner, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 1989
Reigate
Garrett, Edward
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Wallsend
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 18 January 1990
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Edinburgh South
Griffiths, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Portsmouth North
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Bridgend
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Wentworth
Haselhurst, Sir Alan
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 1990
Saffron Walden
Haynes, Frank
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Ashfield
Hicks, Sir Robert
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
South East Cornwall
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Wakefield
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1989
Vauxhall
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Home Robertson, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
East Lothian
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Clydesdale
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 21 December 1989
Knowsley North
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 8 January 1990
Cannock and Burntwood
Howell, David
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1989
Guildford
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Warrington North
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Harrow West
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Barnsley Central
Ingram, Mr Adam
Labour
Signed on 8 January 1990
East Kilbride
Janner, Greville
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Leicester West
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 1989
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Kilfedder, Sir James
Ulster Popular Unionist Party
Signed on 18 December 1989
North Down
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 1989
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Cunninghame South
Lawrence, Sir Ivan
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 1990
Burton
Leadbitter, Ted
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Hartlepool
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1989
Worsley
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1990
Liverpool, Garston
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Western Isles
Macfarlane, Sir Neil
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Sutton and Cheam
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Halifax
Mallon, Mr Seamus
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 January 1990
Newry and Armagh
Marshall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Hendon South
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Dundee East
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Makerfield
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1989
Dumbarton
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Barnsley West and Penistone
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McNair-Wilson, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Newbury
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 18 January 1990
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Mansfield
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Cardiff South and Penarth
Morris, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Northampton South
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1989
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Torfaen
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 1989
North Antrim
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Liverpool, Riverside
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Burnley
Powell, William
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 1989
Corby
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Gateshead East
Radice, Mr Giles
Labour
Signed on 6 December 1989
North Durham
Raffan, Keith
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 1989
Delyn
Raison, Sir Timothy
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 1989
Aylesbury
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Dundee West
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Mid Kent
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Lewisham, Deptford
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1989
Islington South and Finsbury
Squire, Mr Robin
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 1989
Hornchurch
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 1990
Tonbridge and Malling
Steel, Sir David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 1989
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
City of Durham
Taylor, Ann
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Dewsbury
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 1989
Truro
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 1989
Leominster
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 21 December 1989
Wansbeck
Thurnham, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 1989
Bolton North East
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 1989
Bexleyheath
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 8 January 1990
Reading East
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Leicester East
Walden, George
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Buckingham
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 1989
Orkney and Shetland
Waller, Gary
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 1989
Keighley
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Stoke-on-Trent North
Walters, Sir Dennis
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 1989
Westbury
Ward, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Poole
Wardell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 21 December 1989
Gower
Warren, Sir Kenneth
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 1989
Hastings and Rye
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 13 December 1989
Glasgow Central
Wells, Mr Bowen
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 1989
Hertford and Stortford
Welsh, Michael
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Doncaster North
Wilson, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Cunninghame North
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Walsall North
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 1989
Macclesfield
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Preston
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Glasgow, Provan

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

John McCarthy (Amendment 1)
At end add 'with persistence and determination.'.
Labour, Bradford South
6
signatures
EDM 170A1: tabled on 21 December 1989