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BANK OF ENGLAND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1594: tabled on 09 July 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 52 Members. It has received 4 amendments.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Amendments to this motion

There have been 4 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House acknowledges the unifying and long-term benefits of changing the name of the Bank of England to the United Kingdom Central Bank, as described in its financial report of 2002.

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.

Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Birmingham, Northfield
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Greenock and Inverclyde
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 July 2002
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Gower
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Falkirk East
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Caerphilly
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2002
Glasgow, Pollok
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2002
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2002
St Ives
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2002
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Bridgend
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Midlothian
Harris, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Glasgow, Cathcart
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Irranca-Davies, Huw
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2002
Ogmore
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2002
Cardiff Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Clwyd South
Joyce, Eric
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Falkirk West
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2002
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Wrexham
Luke, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Dundee East
MacDougall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Central Fife
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Glasgow, Maryhill
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Blaydon
Picking, Anne
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
East Lothian
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Ochil
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2002
Ynys Môn
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Wolverhampton North East
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Glasgow, Anniesland
Roy, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Vale of Clwyd
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Glasgow, Govan
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Aberdeen North
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2002
Kettering
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 July 2002
Nottingham South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
North West Leicestershire
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Glasgow, Baillieston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

BANK OF ENGLAND (Amendment 1)
leave out from 'House' to 'benefits' and insert 'welcomes the'.
Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion
2
signatures
EDM 1594A1: tabled on 10 July 2002
BANK OF ENGLAND (Amendment 2)
at the end add 'but believes it will soon be superseded by the European Central Bank and calls for democratic accountability for the ECB.'.
Plaid Cymru, Ceredigion
2
signatures
EDM 1594A2: tabled on 10 July 2002
BANK OF ENGLAND (Amendment 3)
after 'Central,' insert 'or Reserve'.
Liberal Democrat, Gordon
7
signatures
EDM 1594A3: tabled on 17 July 2002
BANK OF ENGLAND (Amendment 4)
at end add 'as first suggested by the Liberal Democrats, who long recommended giving the Bank of England its operational independence, which was denied or opposed by the Labour Party in opposition.'.
Liberal Democrat, Gordon
8
signatures
EDM 1594A4: tabled on 17 July 2002