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EDM (Early Day Motion) 549A1: tabled on 12 December 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 5 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 Mrs Ann Cryer on 11 December 2001. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

after 'squad', insert 'as well as the not so awkward squad'.

Original motion text

That this House recognises the necessary role of Government whips in the running of the House and that a good relationship between backbenchers and whips is a pre-requisite not only for the day-to-day organisation of the House but also can ease the frequently distressing personal and constituency problems of honourable Members; and notes that some of those who could loosely be described as part of the awkward squad to recognise that they may tax the diplomatic skills of the honourable Member for Bradford South but along with others wish to put on record his invariably fair, understanding and courteous manner.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.