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PROGRESS TOWARDS A PROTOCOL TO THE BIOLOGICAL AND TOXIN WEAPONS CONVENTION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 104: tabled on 10 July 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 68 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House notes the considerable achievements of the Ad Hoc Group in working towards the negotiation of an efficient and effective Protocol to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention; commends successive British Governments for their significant role since 1995 in furthering a successful outcome to those negotiations; notes the importance of reaching agreement of the Protocol on the basis of the Chairman's text prior to the next Review Conference of the BTWC in November this year; and urges the Government to impress upon all states party to the BTWC the importance of achieving this objective.

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 19 July 2001
Leeds North West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 July 2001
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2001
South East Cornwall
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2001
Dumfries
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2001
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2001
Twickenham
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2001
North East Fife
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2001
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Bury North
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2001
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2001
Falkirk East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2001
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2001
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Keighley
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2001
Bristol West
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2001
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 14 September 2001
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2001
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2001
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2001
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2001
Sunderland North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 November 2001
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2001
Walthamstow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2001
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2001
Portsmouth South
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2001
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2001
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2001
Bolton South East
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2001
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2001
Cheltenham
Kaufman, Mr Gerald
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2001
Manchester, Gorton
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2001
Hereford
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2001
Liverpool, Walton
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2001
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2001
Worsley
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 July 2001
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2001
Halifax
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2001
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2001
Dumbarton
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 11 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
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2001
Crawley
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2001
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2001
Burnley
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2001
Newbury
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2001
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2001
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2001
Bolsover
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 11 July 2001
Belfast South
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 2001
Tonbridge and Malling
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 July 2001
Ceredigion
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2001
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2001
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2001
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2001
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2001
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2001
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 14 September 2001
Conwy
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2001
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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.

PROGRESS TOWARDS A PROTOCOL TO THE BIOLOGICAL AND TOXIN WEAPONS CONVENTION (Amendment 1)
at end add 'bearing in mind the belated admission in 1992 by then President Yeltsin that for 20 years Russia had deliberately been violating the 1972 Convention banning the retention of offensive stockpiles of biological weapons.'.
Conservative, New Forest East
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EDM 104A1: tabled on 12 July 2001