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DISQUALIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT FOLLOWING CRIMINAL CONVICTION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 200: tabled on 19 July 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 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 believes that the rules governing disqualification of membership of Parliament, consequent upon criminal conviction and imprisonment should be applied in the same manner in the House of Lords as applies to those serving as honourable Members of this House; and calls upon the Goverment to legislate accordingly at the earliest opportunity.

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 17 October 2001
Leeds North West
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 September 2001
Twickenham
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Gower
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Northampton South
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Cynon Valley
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2001
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2001
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2001
Keighley
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2001
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2001
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2001
Hendon
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2001
Monmouth
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Eltham
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2001
Sunderland North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 November 2001
St Ives
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 November 2001
Romsey
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2001
Midlothian
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2001
Somerton and Frome
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 October 2001
Chesterfield
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Chorley
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2001
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2001
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2001
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2001
Cheltenham
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2001
North Norfolk
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2001
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2001
Blaydon
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2001
Crawley
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2001
Pendle
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2001
Portsmouth North
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2001
Colchester
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2001
Bolsover
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Alyn and Deeside
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 14 September 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
Watson, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2001
West Bromwich East
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2001
Conwy

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.