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WIDENING ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 426: tabled on 15 November 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 114 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 supports the goals of widening access and increasing participation in higher education and ending student hardship; also welcomes the Government's plans for reviewing student finance with these goals in mind; and therefore, in common with the National Union of Students, urges the Government to introduce grants for low-income students and end the current system of tuition fees.

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.

Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2002
Leeds North West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2002
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2002
Sutton and Cheam
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2002
Cheadle
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2001
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Morley and Rothwell
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2001
Peterborough
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Northampton South
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Stockton North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2001
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2002
Bolton North East
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Hornchurch
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2002
Coventry South
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Workington
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2001
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2002
Cunninghame South
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Crewe and Nantwich
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Monmouth
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Eltham
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2002
Liverpool, Riverside
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2001
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2002
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Stevenage
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2002
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2002
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2002
Walsall South
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2002
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2002
Romsey
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2002
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2002
North Devon
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2002
Wirral West
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2001
Vauxhall
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Luton North
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2002
Cardiff Central
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2002
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2001
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Feltham and Heston
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Liverpool, Walton
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Rugby and Kenilworth
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2002
Bethnal Green and Bow
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
South Dorset
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2002
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Manchester Central
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Wrexham
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Thurrock
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2002
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2002
Halifax
Marshall, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2002
Leicester South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2002
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2002
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Mansfield
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2001
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Crawley
Mole, Chris
Signed on 9 May 2002
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2002
Ochil
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2002
Nuneaton
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2001
Forest of Dean
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2002
Warwick and Leamington
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2001
St Albans
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Ealing North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 29 November 2001
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2002
Dover
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Portsmouth North
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Vale of Clwyd
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2001
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2002
City of Chester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2002
Torbay
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Kettering
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2001
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2002
Bolsover
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Blaenau Gwent
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 11 April 2002
Belfast South
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2002
Wellingborough
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2001
Hazel Grove
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2002
Richmond Park
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2002
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2002
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Liverpool, West Derby
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2002
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2002
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2001
Conwy
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2002
Batley and Spen
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2002
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wright, David
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2002
Telford

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

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

WIDENING ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION (Amendment 1)
after 'mind;', insert 'congratulates the partnership administration in Scotland for having already taken firm steps to reform student finance; welcomes the decision of the partnership administration in Wales to set up the Rees Review and hopes that the recommendations will be swiftly implemented;'.
Liberal Democrat, Newbury
22
signatures
EDM 426A1: tabled on 6 December 2001