House of Commons
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ACADEMIC FREEDOM
EDM #1590
Tabled 09 July 2002
2001-02 Session
There have been 3 amendments to this EDM.
That this House notes with concern the action of Professor Mona Baker of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in dismissing Dr Miriam Schlesinger and Professor Gideon Toury from the boards of two academic journals on the grounds of their Israeli nationality; deplores discrimination against academics of any nationality, as being inconsistent with the principle of academic freedom; and calls upon UMIST, United Kingdom university authorities and Her Majesty's Government to ensure that academic life in British universities is not disfigured by prejudice and persecution.

Signatures (95)

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.
Banks, Tony
Labour
16 July 2002
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
11 July 2002
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
22 July 2002
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
17 July 2002
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
18 July 2002
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
11 July 2002
Bradley, Peter
Labour
15 July 2002
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
16 July 2002
Butterfill, Sir John
Conservative
10 July 2002
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
24 September 2002
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
17 July 2002
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
10 July 2002
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
15 July 2002
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
10 July 2002
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
11 July 2002
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
18 July 2002
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
10 July 2002
Djanogly, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
16 July 2002
Drew, Mr David
Labour
11 July 2002
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
16 July 2002
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
18 July 2002
Etherington, Bill
Labour
16 July 2002
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
15 July 2002
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
16 July 2002
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
22 July 2002
Flynn, Paul
Labour
18 July 2002
Francois, Mr Mark
Conservative
24 July 2002
Gapes, Mike
Labour
10 July 2002
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
15 July 2002
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
17 July 2002
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
17 July 2002
Goodman, Mr Paul
Conservative
11 July 2002
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
05 November 2002
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
16 July 2002
Hall, Patrick
Labour
15 July 2002
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
16 July 2002
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
24 July 2002
Hawkins, Mr Nick
Conservative
09 July 2002
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
24 July 2002
Hoey, Kate
Labour
23 July 2002
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
17 July 2002
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
17 July 2002
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
17 July 2002
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
17 July 2002
Johnson, Mr Boris
Conservative
16 July 2002
Jones, Lynne
Labour
10 July 2002
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
17 July 2002
Knight, Jim
Labour
24 September 2002
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
10 July 2002
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
24 July 2002
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
10 July 2002
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
16 July 2002
Luff, Peter
Conservative
11 July 2002
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
15 July 2002
Mackay, Mr Andrew
Conservative
11 July 2002
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
23 July 2002
McDonnell, John
Labour
07 November 2002
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
06 November 2002
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
15 July 2002
Osborne, Mr George
Conservative
17 July 2002
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
15 July 2002
Perham, Linda
Labour
15 July 2002
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
23 July 2002
Robertson, Hugh
Conservative
24 September 2002
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
19 July 2002
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
10 July 2002
Sawford, Phil
Labour
23 July 2002
Sayeed, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
19 July 2002
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
06 November 2002
Shephard, Mrs Gillian
Conservative
10 July 2002
Simon, Mr Siôn
Labour
17 July 2002
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
10 July 2002
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
17 July 2002
Spink, Bob
Conservative
16 July 2002
Steen, Mr Anthony
Conservative
16 July 2002
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
17 July 2002
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
16 July 2002
Stringer, Graham
Labour
30 October 2002
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
16 July 2002
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
07 November 2002
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
18 July 2002
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
17 July 2002
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
18 July 2002
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
16 July 2002
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
23 July 2002
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
22 July 2002
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
17 July 2002
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
23 July 2002
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
11 July 2002
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion