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ROAD TRANSPORT SAFETY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1736: tabled on 14 October 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 51 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 is concerned that the injuries and fatalities suffered by many professional drivers each year are due to accidents in which fatigue has played a part; believes that the Government should ensure effective enforcement of the working directives so that road transport driver hours do not exceed 48 hours a week; and calls on the Government to implement ILO conventions limiting driving turns to four hours before rest and for the amendment of EU regulation 3820/85 to control working hours as well as driving time.

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.

Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2003
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2003
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2003
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2003
Hornchurch
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2003
Coventry South
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2003
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2003
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2003
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2003
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2003
Sunderland North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2003
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2003
Norwich North
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2003
Bridgend
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2003
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2003
Portsmouth South
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2003
Chorley
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2003
Doncaster North
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
Bolton South East
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 November 2003
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 October 2003
Hereford
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Edinburgh North and Leith
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 October 2003
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2003
Wolverhampton South West
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
Kingston upon Hull North
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Ynys Môn
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 October 2003
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2003
Southport
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 October 2003
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 November 2003
Torbay
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
West Renfrewshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2003
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2003
Bolsover
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2003
Blaenau Gwent
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
North West Leicestershire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2003
Richmond Park
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2003
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2003
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2003
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2003
Conwy
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2003
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.