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LOCAL DEMOCRACY WEEK, 14-18 OCTOBER 2002

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1724: tabled on 24 September 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 159 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 expresses its support for Local Democracy Week, which is being held between 14th and 18th October; congratulates local councils, the Local Government Association, the British Youth Council, Charter 88, the Citizenship Foundation, the County Council's Network, the Improvement and Development Agency, the Institute for Citizenship, the New Economics Foundation, SOLACE and DEMOS for promoting this initiative; notes that the theme of Local Democracy Week this year is 'the communicating council', which involves improving consultation and participation with the public, raising awareness of the role and functions of local councils and improving the communications capacity of councils; and encourages honourable Members to work with their local council and partners to promote local democracy in their areas.

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.

Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 November 2002
Edinburgh West
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 24 September 2002
East Antrim
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2002
Leeds North West
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2002
Worthing West
Bottomley, Virginia
Conservative
Signed on 24 September 2002
South West Surrey
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Manchester, Withington
Bradley, Peter
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
The Wrekin
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Rhondda
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Birmingham, Northfield
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Elmet
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Cheadle
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2002
North East Fife
Casale, Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Wimbledon
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Morley and Rothwell
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 17 October 2002
Chipping Barnet
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Peterborough
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Northampton South
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Hammersmith and Fulham
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2002
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2002
Weston-Super-Mare
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2002
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Coventry South
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Bristol West
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 October 2002
Lagan Valley
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Cunninghame South
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
South Swindon
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Monmouth
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Liverpool, Riverside
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 2002
Taunton
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Stevenage
Foster, Mr Derek
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Bishop Auckland
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 September 2002
Bath
Francois, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 17 October 2002
Rayleigh
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Romsey
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 7 November 2002
Chesham and Amersham
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Selby
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 2002
Wealden
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 16 October 2002
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Luton North
Howarth, Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Newport East
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Chorley
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2002
Barnsley Central
Irranca-Davies, Huw
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Ogmore
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2002
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2002
Feltham and Heston
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2002
Salisbury
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Stafford
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Rugby and Kenilworth
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
South Dorset
Lansley, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 2002
South Cambridgeshire
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 October 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2002
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 2002
Mid Worcestershire
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2002
Thurrock
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2002
East Hampshire
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 2002
Maidenhead
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 2002
Vale of York
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Mansfield
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 2002
Newark
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Crawley
Mole, Chris
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Ipswich
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Munn, Meg
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2002
Sheffield, Heeley
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2002
Westbury
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Nuneaton
Osborne, Mr George
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2002
Tatton
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2002
Ilford North
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Burnley
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2002
St Albans
Pond, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Gravesham
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Pendle
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Dover
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
Southport
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Portsmouth North
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 October 2002
Strangford
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Dundee West
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
City of Chester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Torbay
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Kettering
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 2002
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2002
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Bradford West
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 2002
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 2002
Castle Point
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
City of Durham
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Wellingborough
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2002
South West Devon
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 7 November 2002
New Forest West
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 7 November 2002
East Devon
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2002
Rochford and Southend East
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Sherwood
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2002
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Stoke-on-Trent North
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2002
North Dorset
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2002
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 7 November 2002
Upminster
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 2002
Maidstone and The Weald
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 October 2002
Caernarfon
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
Brecon and Radnorshire
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2002
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2002
Batley and Spen
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2002
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wright, Dr Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Cannock Chase
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.