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Whales in the Antarctic

EDM (Early Day Motion) 268: tabled on 09 January 1990

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 87 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 appalled at the further expedition by the Japanese into the Antarctic for the purpose of killing whales; regards this as a grossly cruel and inhumane activity; and further notes that it is in defiance of a representative world body of opinion which has called for an end to this barbaric practice.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Amos, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 11 January 1990
Hexham
Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 11 January 1990
Bournemouth East
Banks, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 14 February 1990
Harrogate
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
North East Derbyshire
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 17 January 1990
Rother Valley
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Leeds West
Blackburn, Dr John
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 1990
Dudley West
Blunkett, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 January 1990
Sheffield, Brightside
Bowis, John
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 1990
Battersea
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Manchester, Withington
Bruce, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
South Dorset
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 8 February 1990
Workington
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 1990
Montgomery
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 16 January 1990
Leyton
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 15 January 1990
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 16 January 1990
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Easington
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 16 January 1990
Llanelli
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1990
Caerphilly
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Aberdeen South
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Glasgow, Pollok
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
St Helens North
Evennett, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 1990
Erith and Crayford
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 January 1990
Moray
Flannery, Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 February 1990
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Newport West
Gale, Mr Roger
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 1990
North Thanet
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 17 January 1990
Glasgow, Hillhead
Garrett, John
Labour
Signed on 8 February 1990
Norwich South
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 18 January 1990
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Sir Eldon
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Bury St Edmunds
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Bridgend
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Wentworth
Haynes, Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1990
Ashfield
Hicks, Sir Robert
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 1990
South East Cornwall
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 January 1990
Wakefield
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 January 1990
Clydesdale
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1990
Knowsley North
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 29 January 1990
Warrington North
Hughes, John
Labour
Signed on 15 January 1990
Coventry North East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Barnsley Central
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1990
Clwyd South West
Kilfedder, Sir James
Ulster Popular Unionist Party
Signed on 17 January 1990
North Down
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 1990
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Cunninghame South
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1990
Halifax
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Dundee East
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 January 1990
Makerfield
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1990
Barnsley West and Penistone
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Mansfield
Mudd, David
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Falmouth and Camborne
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Torfaen
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 1990
Taunton
Norris, Steven
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 1990
Epping Forest
Oakes, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Halton
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Liverpool, Riverside
Pawsey, James
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 1990
Rugby and Kenilworth
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Burnley
Primarolo, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Bristol South
Riddick, Graham
Conservative
Signed on 11 January 1990
Colne Valley
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1990
Rhondda
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 22 January 1990
Lewisham, Deptford
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 1990
Banff and Buchan
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Islington South and Finsbury
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 18 January 1990
South Belfast
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
City of Durham
Summerson, Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 22 January 1990
Walthamstow
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Wansbeck
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 1990
Bexleyheath
Walker, Sir Cecil
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 January 1990
North Belfast
Welsh, Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 January 1990
Doncaster North
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 1990
Macclesfield
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Preston
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 16 January 1990
Glasgow, Provan

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.