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COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 3: tabled on 06 December 2000

Tabled in the 2000-01 session.

This motion has been signed by 180 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 House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology's report on complementary and alternative medicine; notes the widespread and increasing use of complementary and alternative medicine in the UK; supports improved regulatory structures and the development of single voluntary regulatory bodies for complementary and alternative medicine professions; encourages conventional healthcare professions to develop clear guidelines on competence and training in complementary and alternative medicine disciplines; welcomes the recommendation that the NHS Research and Development Directorate and the Medical Research Council should allocate research funding to develop centres of excellence for conducting complementary and alternative medicine research; supports the provision of better information for the public on what works and what is safe; and urges complementary and alternative medicine practitioners, GPs and other health care professions to exchange information and work together to provide an integrated system of healthcare which puts patients' needs first.

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.

Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2001
Bournemouth East
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2000
Erith and Thamesmead
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
West Bromwich West
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Lewes
Ballard, Jackie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Taunton
Banks, Tony
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
West Ham
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2000
North East Derbyshire
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Rother Valley
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Aberdeen South
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2000
East Antrim
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bell, Mr Martin
Independent
Signed on 6 December 2000
Tatton
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Denton and Reddish
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Buckingham
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Leeds North West
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Reigate
Body, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Boston and Skegness
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2000
Carshalton and Wallington
Brand, Dr Peter
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2000
Isle of Wight
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Canterbury
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
South East Cornwall
Brinton, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Peterborough
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2001
Dumfries
Burnett, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2001
Torridge and West Devon
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
West Chelmsford
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Sutton and Cheam
Campbell, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Tynemouth
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Workington
Casale, Roger
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Wimbledon
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Stone
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 2000
Eastleigh
Chope, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Christchurch
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Dr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Rayleigh
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Northampton South
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2001
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2001
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Weston-Super-Mare
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2000
Keighley
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 21 December 2000
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Coventry South
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Linlithgow
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Llanelli
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2000
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2001
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Holborn and St Pancras
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2000
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2000
Stroud
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Rutland and Melton
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Eltham
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Liverpool, Riverside
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 December 2000
Sunderland North
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Lichfield
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Southport
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Birkenhead
Fitzsimons, Mrs Lorna
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Rochdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Newport West
Foster (Worcs.), Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Worcester
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Glasgow, Kelvin
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Walsall South
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 December 2000
Romsey
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2001
Edinburgh West
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2001
Reading East
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2000
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
North Devon
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Harwich
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Orpington
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Aldershot
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 January 2001
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Barnsley Central
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2000
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 December 2000
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Feltham and Heston
Keen, Ann
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Brentford and Isleworth
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 2000
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2000
Ealing, Southall
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Stafford
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Bethnal Green and Bow
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Bromsgrove
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Gainsborough
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
New Forest East
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2000
Brecon and Radnorshire
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 6 December 2000
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
East Worthing and Shoreham
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2001
Edmonton
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Thurrock
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Amber Valley
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2000
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2001
East Hampshire
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2000
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Dumbarton
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2000
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2001
Mansfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2000
Argyll and Bute
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2001
Crawley
Morgan, Mr Alasdair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2001
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Leeds East
Nicholls, Mr Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Teignbridge
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Winchester
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2001
Montgomeryshire
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Forest of Dean
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2000
North Antrim
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Broxtowe
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Ilford North
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2001
Burnley
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Ealing North
Radice, Mr Giles
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
North Durham
Rammell, Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Harlow
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Newbury
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Tewkesbury
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Broxbourne
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Dundee West
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2000
East Londonderry
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Faversham and Mid Kent
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Vale of Clwyd
Ruffley, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 21 March 2001
Bury St Edmunds
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Colchester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 December 2000
Banff and Buchan
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2001
Glasgow, Govan
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2001
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2000
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Chatham and Aylesford
Shephard, Mrs Gillian
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
South West Norfolk
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Bolsover
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2000
Belfast South
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Mid Sussex
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
West Worcestershire
Steen, Mr Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Totnes
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2000
City of Durham
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Eccles
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Dartford
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Hazel Grove
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
New Forest West
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Poole
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2000
Stockton South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Esher and Walton
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Rochford and Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Leominster
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Clwyd West
Thompson, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2000
West Tyrone
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2000
Richmond Park
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2001
Hemsworth
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2000
North Cornwall
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Gosport
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2000
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2001
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wardle, Mr Charles
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Bexhill and Battle
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
North East Milton Keynes
Whitney, Sir Ray
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Wycombe
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 6 December 2000
Caernarfon
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2001
Conwy
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2000
Macclesfield
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2000
Great Yarmouth

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.