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HUNTING VOTES AND SCOTTISH HONOURABLE MEMBERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1034A2: tabled on 25 March 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mr Peter Duncan on 19 March 2002. This is amendment number 2.

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Suggested amendment

after 'March;' leave out to end and add 'notes that as elected members of the United Kingdom House of Commons they have every right to do so; and congratulates them on voting to extend across the whole of the UK the historic decision of the Scottish Parliament to end the cruel and barbaric sport of hunting animals with hounds.'.

Original motion text

That this House notes that 32 honourable Members with constituencies in Scotland saw fit to express their view on hunting in England and Wales when the House divided on 18th March, despite each of them having personally voted for the passing of the Scotland Act 1998 which devolved responsibility for this policy in Scotland to the Scottish Parliament; and urges these members to abstain on future votes on hunting legislation brought forward.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.