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BULL FIGHTING IN SPAIN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 847: tabled on 12 February 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 79 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 its strong opposition to the common practice of bull fighting in Spain; notes that 35,000 bulls are tormented and killed in bull fights every year in Spain; deplores the manner in which the bulls are stabbed, drugged and beaten in order to provide entertainment with thousands of people taking pleasure in watching the fights and determining whether the bull deserves to live; and calls on the Spanish Government to put a stop to bull fighting and ensure that better standards of welfare are imposed.

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.

Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Leeds North West
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Dumfries
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2002
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Northampton South
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Cynon Valley
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Putney
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Coventry South
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Workington
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Stroud
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Newport West
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Norwich North
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 February 2002
Portsmouth South
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Harwich
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 26 February 2002
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Chorley
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 February 2002
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2002
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Ealing, Southall
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Rugby and Kenilworth
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Edinburgh North and Leith
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 February 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Luke, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Dundee East
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Thurrock
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2002
Hemel Hempstead
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Mansfield
Picking, Anne
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
East Lothian
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Knowsley South
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2002
Broxtowe
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Burnley
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
St Albans
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Portsmouth North
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 February 2002
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Bolsover
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
City of Durham
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Alyn and Deeside
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
North West Leicestershire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2002
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2002
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Conwy
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Great Yarmouth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.