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FALKLANDS WAR VETERANS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1134: tabled on 16 April 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 58 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 notes with concern the number of Falklands War veterans who have committed suicide since the end of the conflict in 1982; recognises that the number of suicides amongst veterans is now double the number of those killed during the conflict; and calls on the Government to mark the 20th anniversary of the Falklands War by supporting and assisting Falklands veterans and the organisations working on their behalf to ensure that they receive all the advice, support and help they need in order to reduce the incidence of suicides.

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.

Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2002
South East Cornwall
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Dumfries
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 April 2002
Twickenham
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Greenock and Inverclyde
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2002
Eastleigh
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2002
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2002
Kingston and Surbiton
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Caerphilly
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2002
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Sunderland North
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 17 April 2002
Lichfield
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2002
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 April 2002
St Ives
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2002
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 April 2002
North Down
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2002
Cheltenham
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 16 April 2002
Bromsgrove
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
South Dorset
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 April 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2002
Halifax
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Bassetlaw
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 April 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Portsmouth North
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 April 2002
Moray
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 April 2002
Strangford
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 17 April 2002
Romford
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Vale of Clwyd
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 April 2002
Colchester
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2002
Bradford West
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 17 April 2002
Castle Point
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2002
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2002
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 April 2002
Caernarfon
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2002
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.