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Pergamon Press Dispute

EDM (Early Day Motion) 40: tabled on 21 November 1989

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 168 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 condemns the dismissal by Pergamon Press of employees who took official one-day action in compliance with their overwhelming, properly conducted, secret ballot vote in favour of such action to secure recognition of the National Union of Journalists to represent journalists eligible for membership, choosing to be represented by the union, and not working in areas where another union already exercises similar rights; notes that on the 24th November the campaign for the reinstatement of the dismissed employees and for recognition of the National Union of Journalists to represent all its members at Pergamon reaches its six month anniversary with no progress from the management of Pergamon on these points of principle, and that so far the only offer made to the sacked members of the Pergamon National Union of Journalists Chapel has been one of ú3,500 to each Chapel member to go away - an offer that the Chapel has unanimously rejected; and calls upon Pergamon Press to reinstate the dismissed employees forthwith, to grant the right of the National Union of Journalists to represent all its members in Pergamon Press, and to enter negotiations with the National Union of Journalists in order to resolve the dispute without further industrial confrontation.

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.

Ashley, Jack
Labour
Signed on 23 October 1990
Stoke-on-Trent South
Ashton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Bassetlaw
Banks, Tony
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Newham North West
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
North East Derbyshire
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 22 October 1990
Rother Valley
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Leeds West
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 January 1990
Chesterfield
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Denton and Reddish
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 4 April 1990
St Helens South
Bidwell, Sydney
Labour
Signed on 9 January 1990
Ealing, Southall
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Manchester, Withington
Brown, Ron
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Edinburgh, Leith
Buckley, George
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Hemsworth
Caborn, Mr Richard
Labour
Signed on 23 January 1990
Sheffield Central
Callaghan, James
Labour
Signed on 8 May 1990
Heywood and Middleton
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 23 May 1990
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 5 April 1990
Falkirk West
Clay, Bob
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Sunderland North
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Leyton
Coleman, Donald
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1990
Neath
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1989
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 4 April 1990
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1989
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Tooting
Crowther, Stan
Labour
Signed on 4 April 1990
Rotherham
Cryer, Bob
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Bradford South
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1990
Leigh
Darling, Mr Alistair
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1990
Edinburgh Central
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 4 April 1990
Caerphilly
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 April 1990
Aberdeen South
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Glasgow, Pollok
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Crewe and Nantwich
Eadie, Alex
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1990
Midlothian
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1990
Manchester, Blackley
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1990
St Helens North
Ewing, Harry
Labour
Signed on 23 October 1990
Falkirk East
Fatchett, Derek
Labour
Signed on 5 April 1990
Leeds Central
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 4 April 1990
Warley East
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Birkenhead
Fields, Terry
Labour
Signed on 7 June 1990
Liverpool, Broadgreen
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 10 July 1990
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flannery, Martin
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 4 April 1990
Newport West
Foot, Michael
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Blaenau Gwent
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 2 May 1990
Glasgow, Hillhead
Garrett, John
Labour
Signed on 10 May 1990
Norwich South
Garrett, Edward
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1990
Wallsend
Gilbert, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Dudley East
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 4 April 1990
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Bow and Poplar
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 6 September 1990
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Tottenham
Griffiths, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 31 October 1990
Edinburgh South
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Bridgend
Grocott, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1989
The Wrekin
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Wentworth
Haynes, Frank
Labour
Signed on 22 June 1990
Ashfield
Heal, Sylvia
Signed on 18 April 1990
Heffer, Eric
Labour
Signed on 4 April 1990
Liverpool, Walton
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Wakefield
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Vauxhall
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1990
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Home Robertson, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
East Lothian
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 April 1990
Clydesdale
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Knowsley North
Howell, Denis
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Birmingham, Small Heath
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 8 May 1990
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 29 October 1990
Warrington North
Hughes, John
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1989
Coventry North East
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 1989
Harrow West
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 22 June 1990
Newport East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1989
Barnsley Central
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Clwyd South West
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Cunninghame South
Lamond, James
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1990
Oldham Central and Royton
Leadbitter, Ted
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Hartlepool
Leighton, Ron
Labour
Signed on 19 April 1990
Newham North East
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Worsley
Litherland, Robert
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Manchester Central
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 15 January 1990
Brent East
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Stretford
Lofthouse, Sir Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 19 April 1990
Pontefract and Castleford
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1990
Liverpool, Garston
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Western Isles
Madden, Max
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Bradford West
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Halifax
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 24 April 1990
Wrexham
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 June 1990
Glasgow, Shettleston
Martin, Mr Michael J.
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1990
Glasgow, Springburn
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1990
Carlisle
Maxton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 7 June 1990
Glasgow, Cathcart
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Dundee East
McAvoy, Mr Thomas
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1990
Glasgow, Rutherglen
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Makerfield
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Dumbarton
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Barnsley West and Penistone
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 23 April 1990
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Mansfield
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1990
Cardiff South and Penarth
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Sheffield, Heeley
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1990
Great Grimsby
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 18 January 1990
Kirkcaldy
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 24 April 1990
Cardiff West
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 26 April 1990
Glanford and Scunthorpe
Mowlam, Dr Mo
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Redcar
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 21 November 1989
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 April 1990
Torfaen
Nellist, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Coventry South East
O'Brien, Sir Bill
Labour
Signed on 13 June 1990
Normanton
Orme, Stan
Labour
Signed on 7 June 1990
Salford East
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1990
Liverpool, Riverside
Patchett, Terry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Barnsley East
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1990
Stalybridge and Hyde
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1989
Burnley
Powell, Sir Raymond
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Ogmore
Primarolo, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1990
Bristol South
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 5 April 1990
Gateshead East
Randall, Stuart
Labour
Signed on 30 October 1990
Kingston upon Hull West
Redmond, Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Don Valley
Rees, Merlyn
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Morley and Leeds South
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1989
Dundee West
Rowlands, Mr Ted
Labour
Signed on 6 June 1990
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 9 May 1990
Lewisham, Deptford
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 5 April 1990
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 17 May 1990
Huddersfield
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Birmingham, Ladywood
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Bolsover
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Islington South and Finsbury
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 23 May 1990
West Bromwich East
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Hammersmith
Spearing, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Newham South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
City of Durham
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 2 May 1990
Edinburgh East
Taylor, Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1990
Dewsbury
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Wansbeck
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Wolverhampton South East
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 16 May 1990
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wardell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Gower
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Liverpool, West Derby
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 9 May 1990
Glasgow Central
Welsh, Michael
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Doncaster North
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1990
Swansea West
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 January 1990
Carmarthen
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 April 1990
Walsall North
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Preston
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 23 May 1990
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Glasgow, Provan
Young, David
Labour
Signed on 13 June 1990
Bolton South East