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Effective use of Criminal Assets Confiscated under the Drug Trafficking (Offences) Act

EDM (Early Day Motion) 19: tabled on 21 November 1989

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 124 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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

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Motion text

That this House, welcoming the effect of the Drug Trafficking (Offences) Act in confiscating the assets gained as a result of drug trafficking, calls upon Her Majesty's Government to use such monies to establish a central fund specifically to help finance schemes to reduce the demand for, and the supply of, illicit drugs; and requests Ministers to make the necessary arrangements urgently.

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.

Ashby, David
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
North West Leicestershire
Aspinwall, Jack
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 1989
Wansdyke
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
North East Derbyshire
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Leeds West
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 1989
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 1989
Ilford North
Benyon, Sir William
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Milton Keynes
Bonsor, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Upminster
Bowden, Sir Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Brighton, Kemptown
Braine, Sir Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Castle Point
Bruce, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
South Dorset
Butcher, John
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Coventry South West
Butler, Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Warrington South
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 1989
Montgomery
Clark, Sir William
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Croydon South
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Birmingham, Erdington
Couchman, James
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Gillingham
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Tooting
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Leigh
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Glasgow, Pollok
Eadie, Alex
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Midlothian
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
St Helens North
Ewing, Harry
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Falkirk East
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 1989
Moray
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Warley East
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 1989
Southport
Fenner, Dame Peggy
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Medway
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Birkenhead
Finsberg, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 1989
Hampstead and Highgate
Flannery, Martin
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Fookes, Dame Janet
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Plymouth, Drake
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Glasgow, Maryhill
Gale, Mr Roger
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
North Thanet
Garrett, Edward
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Wallsend
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gorst, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 1989
Hendon North
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Ealing North
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Bridgend
Hampson, Dr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Leeds North West
Hannam, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Exeter
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Wentworth
Haselhurst, Sir Alan
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Saffron Walden
Hicks, Mrs Maureen
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Wolverhampton North East
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Knowsley North
Hunt, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Ravensbourne
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1989
Barnsley Central
Irving, Sir Charles
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Cheltenham
Jessel, Toby
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Twickenham
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 1989
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 1989
Ross, Cromarty and Skye
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 1989
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Knowles, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Nottingham East
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Cunninghame South
Litherland, Robert
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Manchester Central
Lord, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Central Suffolk
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Glasgow, Shettleston
Marshall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Hendon South
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Dundee East
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Makerfield
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Barnsley West and Penistone
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Montgomery, Sir Fergus
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Altrincham and Sale
Morris, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Northampton South
Morrison, Sir Charles
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Devizes
Mudd, David
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Falmouth and Camborne
Nelson, Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Chichester
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Taunton
Nicholson, Emma
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Torridge and West Devon
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Liverpool, Riverside
Pattie, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Chertsey and Walton
Peacock, Mrs Elizabeth
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Batley and Spen
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Burnley
Powell, William
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 1989
Corby
Raffan, Keith
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Delyn
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 1989
Broxbourne
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Dundee West
Rossi, Sir Hugh
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 1989
Hornsey and Wood Green
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Mid Kent
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 1989
Banff and Buchan
Shaw, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 1989
Dover
Shaw, Sir Giles
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Pudsey
Shelton, Sir William
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Streatham
Sillars, Jim
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 1989
Glasgow, Govan
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Islington South and Finsbury
Smith, Sir Dudley
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Warwick and Leamington
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 November 1989
South Belfast
Squire, Mr Robin
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Hornchurch
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
City of Durham
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Edinburgh East
Summerson, Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Walthamstow
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Leominster
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Wansbeck
Thorne, Sir Neil
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Ilford South
Thornton, Sir Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Crosby
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Bridlington
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Bexleyheath
Tracey, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Surbiton
Trotter, Sir Neville
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Tynemouth
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Reading East
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Leicester East
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 1989
Orkney and Shetland
Walters, Sir Dennis
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Westbury
Wardell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Gower
Warren, Sir Kenneth
Conservative
Signed on 4 December 1989
Hastings and Rye
Welsh, Michael
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Doncaster North
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 1989
Maidstone
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 November 1989
Caernarfon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Ruislip - Northwood
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1989
Spelthorne
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Preston
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Glasgow, Provan

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

Effective use of Criminal Assets Confiscated under the Drug Trafficking (Offences) Act (Amendment 1)
At end add 'and calls upon the Government to end its erosion of the strength of the Custom and Excise staff which is of direct practical help to drug smugglers.'.
Labour, Nottingham North
9
signatures
EDM 19A1: tabled on 22 November 1989