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EUROPEAN ASBESTOS SEMINAR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 34: tabled on 26 June 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 81 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 notes scientists predict that the total number of asbestos-related fatalities over the next 30 years in Western Europe could exceed 500,000; and welcomes the motion agreed by the European Asbestos Seminar held on 7th and 8th June 2001 which calls for the establishment of local, national and international networks, accurate recording of the location of asbestos, development and implementation of techniques for treating waste containing asbestos, an end to the use of asbestos for chlorine production, the harmonisation of criteria for diagnosing asbestos-related diseases and compensation procedures and shared medical knowledge to give all sufferers of asbestos-related diseases equal access to the most effective treatments.

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 27 June 2001
Leeds North West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2001
Carshalton and Wallington
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2001
Dumfries
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2001
Elmet
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2001
Greenock and Inverclyde
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2001
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Gower
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2001
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2001
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2001
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2001
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2001
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Easington
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Bristol West
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2001
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2001
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2001
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2001
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2001
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2001
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2001
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2001
Newport West
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2001
Glasgow, Kelvin
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2001
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2001
Norwich North
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2001
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2001
Portsmouth South
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Harwich
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2002
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2001
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Chorley
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Barnsley Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2001
Cheltenham
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2001
Liverpool, Walton
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2001
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2001
Worsley
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2001
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2001
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2001
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2001
Glasgow, Shettleston
Marshall, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2001
Leicester South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2001
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2001
Dumbarton
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2001
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Hemel Hempstead
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2001
Mansfield
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2001
Bristol North West
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Burnley
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2001
Dover
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 July 2001
Moray
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2001
Glasgow, Anniesland
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2001
Dundee West
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2001
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2001
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 28 June 2001
Bolsover
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 June 2001
Belfast South
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2001
Milton Keynes South West
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2001
Eccles
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2001
Hazel Grove
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2001
Pudsey
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 December 2001
Angus
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2001
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2001
Conwy
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2001
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2001
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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.