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FREEDOM OF THE PRESS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1700: tabled on 23 July 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 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 believes a free and fair press is vital to democratic life; and considers journalists to be under moral and professional obligations to protect their sources.

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.

Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Blyth Valley
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Bury North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Keighley
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Newport West
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
Ludlow
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2002
North Devon
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2002
Cheltenham
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Edinburgh North and Leith
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 July 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 23 July 2002
Bassetlaw
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2002
Hayes and Harlington
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Hyndburn
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 November 2002
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2002
Bradford West
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Islington South and Finsbury
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 23 July 2002
Alyn and Deeside
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Finchley and Golders Green

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.