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BAHRAIN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1019: tabled on 18 March 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 115 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 applauds Bahrain on its decision to hold parliamentary elections in October 2002 and municipal elections in May 2002, in which all men and women will have the right to vote; congratulates Sheikh Hamad and his Government on their brave progress towards a modern democracy; and concurs with Amnesty International's description of the recent reforms in Bahrain as a 'truly historic period for human rights'.

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.

Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2002
Edinburgh West
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Aberdeen South
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 19 March 2002
East Antrim
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Leeds North West
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 17 April 2002
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 May 2002
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2002
South East Cornwall
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Dumfries
Butterfill, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2002
Bournemouth West
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 April 2002
Cheadle
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2002
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Northampton South
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2002
Tyne Bridge
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2002
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Leyton and Wanstead
Coleman, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2002
Hammersmith and Fulham
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2002
Putney
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Stockton North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2002
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Easington
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2002
Linlithgow
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2002
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Burton
Dhanda, Mr Parmjit
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Gloucester
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 April 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2002
Stroud
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Crewe and Nantwich
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2002
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2002
Ribble Valley
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 10 April 2002
Taunton
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Stevenage
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2002
Glasgow, Kelvin
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2002
St Ives
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Bridgend
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 April 2002
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 March 2002
North Devon
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 26 March 2002
Wealden
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 March 2002
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2002
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2002
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2002
Barnsley Central
Irranca-Davies, Huw
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Ogmore
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2002
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2002
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Ealing, Southall
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2002
Brighton, Pavilion
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2002
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 May 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lyons, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Halifax
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 16 April 2002
East Hampshire
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2002
Blaydon
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Crawley
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 5 November 2002
Eddisbury
Ottaway, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 26 March 2002
Croydon South
Page, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 10 April 2002
South West Hertfordshire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2002
Burnley
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 March 2002
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Wolverhampton North East
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Portsmouth North
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2002
Romford
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Dundee West
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Lewisham, Deptford
Ruffley, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 3 April 2002
Bury St Edmunds
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2002
Colchester
Simon, Mr Siôn
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Birmingham, Erdington
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 19 March 2002
Belfast South
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 25 March 2002
West Worcestershire
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 25 March 2002
Castle Point
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 23 July 2002
City of Durham
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2002
Hazel Grove
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 25 March 2002
East Devon
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 April 2002
Richmond Park
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Wolverhampton South East
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2002
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 19 March 2002
Liverpool, West Derby
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 15 April 2002
Upminster
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
St Helens North
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2002
Angus
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2002
North East Milton Keynes
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2002
Leominster
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2002
Conwy
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 18 March 2002
Spelthorne
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 16 April 2002
Macclesfield
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2002
Glasgow, Baillieston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.