House of Commons
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ELECTING THE HOUSE OF COMMONS
EDM #1754
Tabled 15 October 2002
2001-02 Session
There has been an amendment to this EDM.
That this House agrees that the first-past-the-post electoral system is the most appropriate for electing honourable Members of Parliament.

Signatures (143)

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.
Adams, Mrs Irene
Labour
15 October 2002
Ainsworth, Mr Peter
Conservative
23 October 2002
Atherton, Ms Candy
Labour
15 October 2002
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
24 October 2002
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
16 October 2002
Bell, Sir Stuart
Labour
22 October 2002
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
23 October 2002
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
23 October 2002
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
17 October 2002
Bradley, Peter
Labour
23 October 2002
Burgon, Colin
Labour
29 October 2002
Burnham, Andy
Labour
16 October 2002
Burnside, David
Ulster Unionist Party
16 October 2002
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
16 October 2002
Butterfill, Sir John
Conservative
23 October 2002
Cairns, David
Labour
15 October 2002
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
16 October 2002
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
15 October 2002
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
16 October 2002
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
16 October 2002
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
16 October 2002
Cox, Tom
Labour
17 October 2002
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
15 October 2002
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
15 October 2002
Cryer, John
Labour
15 October 2002
Cummings, John
Labour
16 October 2002
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
15 October 2002
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
17 October 2002
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
22 October 2002
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
15 October 2002
Dobson, Frank
Labour
15 October 2002
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Ulster Unionist Party
23 October 2002
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
16 October 2002
Duncan, Mr Peter
Conservative
16 October 2002
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
04 November 2002
Etherington, Bill
Labour
21 October 2002
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
23 October 2002
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
21 October 2002
Field, Mr Mark
Conservative
22 October 2002
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
06 November 2002
Foulkes, George
Labour
15 October 2002
Francois, Mr Mark
Conservative
17 October 2002
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
17 October 2002
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
15 October 2002
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
16 October 2002
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
07 November 2002
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
05 November 2002
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
15 October 2002
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
22 October 2002
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
15 October 2002
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
15 October 2002
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
06 November 2002
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
15 October 2002
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
16 October 2002
Heyes, David
Labour
31 October 2002
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
15 October 2002
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
16 October 2002
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
15 October 2002
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
16 October 2002
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
16 October 2002
Hurst, Mr Alan
Labour
23 October 2002
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
15 October 2002
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
23 October 2002
Irranca-Davies, Huw
Labour
16 October 2002
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
15 October 2002
Johnson, Mr Boris
Conservative
16 October 2002
Jones, Helen
Labour
22 October 2002
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
15 October 2002
Joyce, Eric
Labour
16 October 2002
Keen, Alan
Labour
16 October 2002
Key, Robert
Conservative
21 October 2002
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
22 October 2002
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
15 October 2002
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
28 October 2002
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
30 October 2002
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
16 October 2002
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
21 October 2002
Luff, Peter
Conservative
17 October 2002
Luke, Mr Iain
Labour
15 October 2002
Mackay, Mr Andrew
Conservative
16 October 2002
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
17 October 2002
Mahon, Alice
Labour
17 October 2002
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
22 October 2002
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
15 October 2002
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
31 October 2002
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
16 October 2002
McFall, Mr John
Labour
15 October 2002
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
06 November 2002
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
04 November 2002
Picking, Anne
Labour
16 October 2002
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
16 October 2002
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
24 October 2002
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
23 October 2002
Osborne, Mr George
Conservative
21 October 2002
Ottaway, Richard
Conservative
22 October 2002
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
16 October 2002
Perham, Linda
Labour
16 October 2002
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
22 October 2002
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
21 October 2002
Pound, Stephen
Labour
15 October 2002
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
16 October 2002
Rapson, Syd
Labour
16 October 2002
Robertson, John
Labour
16 October 2002
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
17 October 2002
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
21 October 2002
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
16 October 2002
Roy, Mr Frank
Labour
15 October 2002
Ruane, Chris
Labour
15 October 2002
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
16 October 2002
Sawford, Phil
Labour
22 October 2002
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
06 November 2002
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
15 October 2002
Simon, Mr Siôn
Labour
16 October 2002
Simpson, Alan
Labour
24 October 2002
Simpson, Mr Keith
Conservative
23 October 2002
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
15 October 2002
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
16 October 2002
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
04 November 2002
Spink, Bob
Conservative
16 October 2002
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
15 October 2002
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
07 November 2002
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
21 October 2002
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
23 October 2002
Tami, Mark
Labour
15 October 2002
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
15 October 2002
Vaz, Keith
Labour
15 October 2002
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
17 October 2002
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
23 October 2002
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
07 November 2002
Watson, Mr Tom
Labour
15 October 2002
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
21 October 2002
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
16 October 2002
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
23 October 2002
Wood, Mike
Labour
28 October 2002
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
15 October 2002
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.

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1754A1
Mr Adrian Sanders
"at end add 'where there are only two candidates contesting a seat'."
Tabled 17 October 2002
6 Signatures
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