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THE GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TRADE IN SERVICES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 260: tabled on 29 January 2001

Tabled in the 2000-01 session.

This motion has been signed by 262 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 welcomes the statement in the Government's recent Globalisation White Paper that recognises the role of government in ensuring that basic services are provided to all; notes that negotiations to expand the reach of the WTO's General Agreement on Trade in Services are underway; further notes that the GATS applies to all tradable services, including public services, if they are provided commercially or in competition with other suppliers; further notes that the GATS applies to all levels of government, including local authorities; is concerned over the lack of parliamentary and public debate on this agreement given its far-reaching implications; and calls on the Government to ensure that there is an independent and thorough assessment of the likely impact of the extension of the GATS on the provision of key services both in the UK and internationally, particularly on the poor in developing countries.

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.

Atkins, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2001
Staffordshire Moorlands
Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2001
Bournemouth East
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2001
Erith and Thamesmead
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
West Bromwich West
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2001
Lewes
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 2001
Banbury
Ballard, Jackie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2001
Taunton
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
North East Derbyshire
Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
Rother Valley
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2001
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bell, Mr Martin
Independent
Signed on 8 March 2001
Tatton
Benn, Hilary
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2001
Leeds Central
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Chesterfield
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2001
Denton and Reddish
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2001
St Helens South
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2001
Leeds North West
Blears, Hazel
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2001
Salford
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2001
South Ribble
Bradley, Peter
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2001
The Wrekin
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2001
Carshalton and Wallington
Brand, Dr Peter
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2001
Isle of Wight
Brinton, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Peterborough
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Dumfries
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 April 2001
Gordon
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burnett, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2001
Torridge and West Devon
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2001
Sutton and Cheam
Butler, Christine
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Castle Point
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2001
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2001
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Workington
Cann, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Ipswich
Casale, Roger
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2001
Wimbledon
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2001
Gower
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2001
Chipping Barnet
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2001
Bury North
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2001
Edinburgh North and Leith
Church, Ms Judith
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2001
Dagenham
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Dr David
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
South Shields
Clark, Dr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2001
Rayleigh
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2001
Northampton South
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2001
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2001
Hammersmith and Fulham
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Putney
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2001
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 April 2001
Weston-Super-Mare
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2001
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2001
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2001
Hornchurch
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2001
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Coventry South
Cunningham, Ms Roseanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2001
Perth
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2001
Crosby
Darvill, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2001
Upminster
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2001
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Bristol West
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2001
Llanelli
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2001
Croydon Central
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
Caerphilly
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2001
Lancaster and Wyre
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2001
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2001
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2001
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2001
South Swindon
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Monmouth
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2001
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2001
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2001
Sunderland North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 March 2001
Moray
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2001
Southport
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2001
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Stevenage
Foster, Mr Derek
Labour
Signed on 9 April 2001
Bishop Auckland
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2001
Bath
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Worcester
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2001
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Glasgow, Kelvin
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2001
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2001
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
Walsall South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2001
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2001
Romsey
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2001
Ludlow
Gilroy, Linda
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Plymouth, Sutton
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Greenock and Inverclyde
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gordon, Mrs Eileen
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2001
Romford
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 April 2001
Edinburgh West
Graham, Mr Tommy
Independent Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
West Renfrewshire
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Selby
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2001
Morley and Rothwell
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Bedford
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2001
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2001
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2001
Somerton and Frome
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Harwich
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Jarrow
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
Wirral West
Home Robertson, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
East Lothian
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2001
Clydesdale
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 2001
Orpington
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2001
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hurst, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Braintree
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2001
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Hampstead and Highgate
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2001
Wealden
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2001
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 April 2001
Ynys Môn
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2001
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 January 2001
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 April 2001
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Ealing, Southall
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Rugby and Kenilworth
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2001
Bethnal Green and Bow
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2001
Bromsgrove
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2001
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Ladyman, Dr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
South Thanet
Lammy, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2001
Tottenham
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Derby North
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2001
Gainsborough
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2001
Brighton, Pavilion
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Battersea
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Independent
Signed on 12 March 2001
Brent East
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2001
Brecon and Radnorshire
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2001
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 March 2001
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2001
Western Isles
Madel, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2001
South West Bedfordshire
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2001
Halifax
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2001
Amber Valley
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
Wrexham
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Blackpool South
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2001
Glasgow, Shettleston
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Medway
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2001
East Hampshire
Maxton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2001
Glasgow, Cathcart
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Dundee East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2001
Calder Valley
McCartney, Mr Robert
United Kingdom Unionist
Signed on 29 March 2001
North Down
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 March 2001
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2001
Dumbarton
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 16 March 2001
South Down
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2001
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2001
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2001
Blaydon
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2001
Cardiff South and Penarth
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2001
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2001
Argyll and Bute
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Crawley
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2001
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Morgan, Mr Alasdair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2001
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Cardiff North
Mountford, Kali
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2001
Colne Valley
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Wansbeck
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2001
Bristol North West
Norris, Dan
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2001
Wansdyke
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2001
Ochil
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2001
Winchester
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2001
Montgomeryshire
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 2 April 2001
Forest of Dean
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Broxtowe
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Stalybridge and Hyde
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
Ilford North
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
Warwick and Leamington
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2001
St Albans
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Ealing North
Prior, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 3 April 2001
North Norfolk
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2001
Scarborough and Whitby
Rammell, Bill
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2001
Harlow
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2001
Portsmouth North
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 April 2001
Newbury
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Glasgow, Anniesland
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 2 April 2001
Coventry North West
Robinson, Mr Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 March 2001
Belfast East
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 26 March 2001
Faversham and Mid Kent
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2001
Vale of Clwyd
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2001
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2001
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2001
City of Chester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 April 2001
Banff and Buchan
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2001
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2001
Torbay
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2001
Aberdeen North
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2001
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Chatham and Aylesford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2001
Huddersfield
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2001
Stourbridge
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2001
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2001
Bolsover
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2001
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 March 2001
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 16 March 2001
Belfast South
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
West Bromwich East
Southworth, Helen
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
Warrington South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
City of Durham
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2001
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2001
Eccles
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2001
Wellingborough
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Dartford
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2001
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 January 2001
Hazel Grove
Swinney, Mr John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 March 2001
North Tayside
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2001
Stockton South
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2001
Solihull
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 March 2001
Truro and St Austell
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2001
Rochford and Southend East
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Clwyd West
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 January 2001
Ceredigion
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2001
South Derbyshire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2001
Richmond Park
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2001
Hemsworth
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2001
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 2 April 2001
Brighton, Kemptown
Turner, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2001
Wigan
Twigg, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2001
Enfield, Southgate
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
Walker, Sir Cecil
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 2001
Belfast North
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2001
Orkney and Shetland
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2001
Stoke-on-Trent North
Ward, Claire
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2001
Watford
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2001
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2001
Northavon
Wells, Mr Bowen
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2001
Hertford and Stortford
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2001
North East Milton Keynes
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 April 2001
Caernarfon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2001
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2001
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2001
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2001
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2001
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2001
Macclesfield
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2001
Batley and Spen
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2001
Great Yarmouth

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