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ATTACK ON BRIAN CASS, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF HUNTINGDON LIFE SCIENCES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 374: tabled on 27 February 2001

Tabled in the 2000-01 session.

This motion has been signed by 56 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 deplores the gratuitous and brutal attack by persons in balaclavas and wielding baseball bats on Brian Cass, Managing Director of Huntingdon Life Sciences; further deplores the spokesman for the Animal Liberation Front who refused to condemn the perpetrators of this attack when given the opportunity to do so on the Today programme; and calls upon the Government to introduce legislation to safeguard individuals targeted in this way.

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 28 February 2001
Dumfries
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2001
Twickenham
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2001
North East Fife
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2001
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
Stockton North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
Keighley
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2001
Crosby
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
Bristol West
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
Glasgow, Pollok
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
Caerphilly
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2001
Heywood and Middleton
Dorrell, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 30 March 2001
Charnwood
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Sunderland North
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2001
Bath
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Glasgow, Kelvin
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2001
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2001
Romsey
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2001
Edinburgh West
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2001
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Selby
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2001
Morley and Rothwell
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2001
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2001
Oxford West and Abingdon
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Clwyd South
Joyce, Eric
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Falkirk West
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2001
Brighton, Pavilion
Major, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2001
Huntingdon
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2001
East Hampshire
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Dumbarton
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Kingston upon Hull North
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
Sheffield, Heeley
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
Crawley
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 2 April 2001
Forest of Dean
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
West Lancashire
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2001
St Albans
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2001
North West Leicestershire
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
South Derbyshire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2001
Richmond Park
Turner, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2001
Wigan
Twigg, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2001
Enfield, Southgate
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2001
Gosport
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 February 2001
Caernarfon
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Clydebank and Milngavie

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.

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

ATTACK ON BRIAN CASS, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF HUNTINGDON LIFE SCIENCES (Amendment 1)
line 5, leave out from 'programme' to end and add 'and calls on the police to identify and prosecute the perpetrators.'.
Conservative, Hitchin and Harpenden
2
signatures
EDM 374A1: tabled on 6 March 2001