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GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1774: tabled on 20 October 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 73 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 congratulates the Government on commissioning the largest ecological study of its kind, in the form of the farm scale evaluations of GM crops and the publication of the results; further congratulates the Government on the GM Nation Public Debate run by an independent steering board; congratulates the steering board on generating such a large number of responses and their careful assessment of the concerns of people not usually heard in such debates; believes that ministers must retain public confidence in such consultations by ensuring the responses are heard; notes the wealth of information now available to honourable Members; and calls for an urgent parliamentary debate on the commercialisation of GM crops in the UK.

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.

Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2003
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2003
Bury North
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2003
Peterborough
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2003
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2003
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2003
Tooting
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2003
Keighley
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2003
Bristol West
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2003
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2003
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2003
Hendon
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2003
Holborn and St Pancras
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 November 2003
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2003
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2003
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2003
Perth
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2003
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2003
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2003
Stevenage
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2003
Bath
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 October 2003
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2003
Walthamstow
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2003
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2003
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2003
North Devon
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2003
Wirral West
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2003
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2003
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2003
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2003
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2003
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 November 2003
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2003
Hereford
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2003
Brighton, Pavilion
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2003
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 October 2003
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2003
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2003
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2003
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2003
Medway
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2003
Kingston upon Hull North
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2003
Wansbeck
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2003
Winchester
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2003
Ynys Môn
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 October 2003
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 November 2003
Newbury
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2003
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 October 2003
Torbay
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2003
Kettering
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2003
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2003
Bolsover
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2003
Blaenau Gwent
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 November 2003
Hazel Grove
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2003
Truro and St Austell
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 October 2003
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2003
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2003
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2003
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2003
Stoke-on-Trent North
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2003
Northavon
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2003
Conwy

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.