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VIOLENCE AND ABUSE AGAINST SHOPWORKERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1813: tabled on 24 October 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 70 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 is appalled by the recent increase in incidents of violent attacks and abuse of shopworkers, as reported in the British Retail Consortium's Annual Crime Survey; notes with concern that last year there were over 20,000 reported incidents of physical violence against shopworkers and 28,000 threats of violence; further notes with concern that there is also a considerable number of incidents that go unreported; calls upon Right honourable and honourable Members to support Usdaw's campaign against violence and abuse of shopworkers; and further calls on the Government to make retail crime a police key performance indicator and to promote and resource town centre and safer shopping partnerships.

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.

Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Manchester, Withington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2002
South East Cornwall
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2002
Birmingham, Northfield
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Elmet
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2002
Twickenham
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2002
Greenock and Inverclyde
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Gower
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Northampton South
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2002
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2002
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2002
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2002
Weston-Super-Mare
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2002
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Hornchurch
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Bristol West
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2002
Caerphilly
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Burton
Dhanda, Mr Parmjit
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2002
Gloucester
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2002
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2002
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2002
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 October 2002
St Ives
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2002
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 30 October 2002
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Ashton-under-Lyne
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2002
Barnsley Central
Jones, Helen
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Warrington North
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2002
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 October 2002
Hereford
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
South Dorset
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2002
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Worsley
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 October 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lyons, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2002
Glasgow, Shettleston
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2002
Carlisle
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2002
Calder Valley
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2002
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2002
Hemel Hempstead
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2002
Crawley
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2002
Wansbeck
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Burnley
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Hyndburn
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Portsmouth North
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2002
Colchester
Simon, Mr Siôn
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2002
Birmingham, Erdington
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2002
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2002
Bradford West
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2002
Alyn and Deeside
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2002
Pudsey
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 October 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 October 2002
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2002
Conwy
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 30 October 2002
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.