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RIGHT TO READ

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1424: tabled on 12 June 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 54 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 that a massive injection of public money is required to produce more books for the blind and partially sighted; further believes that such citizens have the right to read published materials as much as normal sighted individuals; and calls upon Her Majesty's Government to establish immediately a fund to achieve these objectives.

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.

Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Dumfries
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2002
Cheadle
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2002
Northampton South
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2002
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2002
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Easington
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2002
Kingston and Surbiton
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2002
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 June 2002
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Sunderland North
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 30 October 2002
Taunton
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2002
Walsall South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Walthamstow
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Bridgend
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2002
North Devon
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 26 June 2002
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2002
Chesterfield
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2002
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2002
Cheltenham
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Worsley
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 June 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Calder Valley
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2002
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2002
Hemel Hempstead
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Knowsley South
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Burnley
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Bradford West
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 June 2002
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2002
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 26 June 2002
Caernarfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.