House of Commons
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DEATH PENALTY IN THE UNITED STATES
EDM #1501
Tabled 25 June 2002
2001-02 Session
That this House welcomes the 21st June decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in Atkins v. Virginia holding that the death penalty can no longer be applied to persons who are diminished in permanent sense through a retardation of mental capacity; reiterates its commitment to the right to life and the rule of law; commends the Council of Europe for its adoption of Protocol No. 13 to the European Convention of Human rights concerning the abolition of the death penalty in all circumstances; and seeks the assistance of the Government to urge the United States to proceed further along the path towards the complete abolition of the death penalty.

Signatures (85)

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.
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
10 July 2002
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
16 July 2002
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
26 June 2002
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
26 June 2002
Burden, Richard
Labour
03 July 2002
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
26 June 2002
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
11 July 2002
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
26 June 2002
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
17 July 2002
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
03 July 2002
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
26 June 2002
Cousins, Jim
Labour
03 July 2002
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
02 July 2002
Cummings, John
Labour
26 June 2002
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
01 July 2002
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
27 June 2002
Davey, Valerie
Labour
02 July 2002
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
03 July 2002
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
25 June 2002
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
10 July 2002
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
01 July 2002
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
10 July 2002
Drew, Mr David
Labour
01 July 2002
Eagle, Angela
Labour
04 July 2002
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
02 July 2002
Efford, Clive
Labour
26 June 2002
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
02 July 2002
Etherington, Bill
Labour
09 July 2002
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
26 June 2002
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
26 June 2002
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
11 July 2002
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
10 July 2002
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
27 June 2002
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
01 July 2002
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
24 July 2002
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
03 July 2002
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
04 July 2002
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
26 June 2002
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
27 June 2002
Jones, Lynne
Labour
26 June 2002
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
03 July 2002
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
01 July 2002
Knight, Jim
Labour
27 June 2002
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
04 July 2002
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
25 June 2002
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
26 June 2002
Lyons, Mr John
Labour
02 July 2002
Mahon, Alice
Labour
25 June 2002
Marris, Rob
Labour
27 June 2002
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
01 July 2002
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
23 July 2002
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
25 June 2002
McDonnell, John
Labour
02 July 2002
McFall, Mr John
Labour
04 July 2002
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
31 October 2002
Morgan, Julie
Labour
09 July 2002
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
25 June 2002
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
15 July 2002
Perham, Linda
Labour
26 June 2002
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
08 July 2002
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
04 July 2002
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
02 July 2002
Rapson, Syd
Labour
27 June 2002
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
04 July 2002
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
05 July 2002
Simpson, Alan
Labour
04 July 2002
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
09 July 2002
Tami, Mark
Labour
01 July 2002
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
02 July 2002
Trickett, Jon
Labour
02 July 2002
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
02 July 2002
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
27 June 2002
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
08 July 2002
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
10 July 2002
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
03 July 2002
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
01 July 2002
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
02 July 2002
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
15 July 2002
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
26 June 2002
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion