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DEEP CUT ARMY CAMP

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1404: tabled on 10 June 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 123 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 expresses sadness that almost 100 serving members of Her Majesty's Armed Forces have lost their lives in the past eight years through firearms incidents on or near military premises; further notes that 156 suicides have been recorded in the same period; extends sincere condolences to the families and friends who have lost sons and daughters at the prime of their life; applauds the work done by families of victims that have come together to highlight concerns regarding deaths at the Princess Royal Barracks at Deep Cut in Surrey; notes with sorrow that 20 year-old Sean Benton from Hastings, England was found dead on 9th June 1995 with five gunshot wounds; further notes with sorrow that 18 year-old Private Cheryl James from Llangollen, Wales was found dead with a single bullet shot to her head in November 1995; further notes with sorrow that 17 year-old Private Geoff Gray from Hackney, London was found dead on 17th September 2001 with two gunshot wounds to his head; further notes with sorrow that 17 year-old Private James Collinson from Perth, Scotland was found dead on 23rd March 2002 with a single gunshot wound; believes that the Ministry of Defence has a duty of care and protection to all personnel, particularly young soldiers; and calls for a public inquiry into the deaths at Deep Cut with a remit to hear evidence and to make recommendations concerning protection of those serving throughout the armed forces.

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.

Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 20 June 2002
East Antrim
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Denton and Reddish
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Leeds North West
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2002
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2002
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2002
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
South East Cornwall
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2002
Dumfries
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 September 2002
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Twickenham
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Cheadle
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2002
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Peterborough
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Coatbridge and Chryston
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2002
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Hammersmith and Fulham
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Putney
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Falkirk East
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2002
Weston-Super-Mare
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2002
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2002
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2002
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2002
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Bristol West
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Burton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 July 2002
Belfast North
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2002
Guildford
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2002
Monmouth
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2002
Liverpool, Riverside
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 June 2002
Perth
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2002
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Stevenage
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2002
Bath
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
St Ives
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 11 June 2002
Bridgend
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2002
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2002
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2002
North Devon
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 15 October 2002
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Chesterfield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Clydesdale
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 2002
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Cheltenham
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Liverpool, Walton
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 July 2002
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Worsley
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 June 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2002
Wrexham
Lyons, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Mactaggart, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Slough
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Halifax
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2002
Bassetlaw
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Dumbarton
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2002
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Sunderland South
Munn, Meg
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2002
Sheffield, Heeley
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Bristol North West
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Ochil
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 2002
Montgomeryshire
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Forest of Dean
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2002
St Albans
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Hyndburn
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Southport
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Portsmouth North
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 October 2002
Moray
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 23 July 2002
Glasgow, Anniesland
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 June 2002
Strangford
Robinson, Mr Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 June 2002
Belfast East
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Vale of Clwyd
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 July 2002
Colchester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2002
Banff and Buchan
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Aberdeen North
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2002
Huddersfield
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Stourbridge
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2002
Bradford West
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
City of Durham
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2002
Hazel Grove
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 24 September 2002
New Forest West
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 24 September 2002
Rochford and Southend East
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 June 2002
Ceredigion
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2002
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 23 July 2002
South Derbyshire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 September 2002
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2002
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2002
Brecon and Radnorshire
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 July 2002
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2002
North Tayside
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.