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Closure of BAT Factory in Liverpool

EDM (Early Day Motion) 81: tabled on 27 November 1989

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 138 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 deplores the announcement by the British American Tobacco Company of the closure of their Liverpool factory, four weeks before Christmas, with the loss of 500 jobs; notes that British American Tobacco Company's latest annual report shows a projected profit of two billion pounds; and calls upon Her Majesty's Government to have urgent talks with the British American Tobacco Company in an attempt to put together a regional investment package which will avert the closure in the Liverpool, Riverside constituency which has the highest unemployment level in England, Scotland and Wales.

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 28 November 1989
Stoke-on-Trent South
Ashton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Bassetlaw
Banks, Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Newham North West
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
North East Derbyshire
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Rother Valley
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Leeds West
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Chesterfield
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
St Helens South
Bidwell, Sydney
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Ealing, Southall
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Manchester, Withington
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Brown, Ron
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Edinburgh, Leith
Buckley, George
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Hemsworth
Caborn, Mr Richard
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Sheffield Central
Callaghan, James
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Heywood and Middleton
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Falkirk West
Clay, Bob
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Sunderland North
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Leyton
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Tooting
Crowther, Stan
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Rotherham
Cryer, Bob
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Bradford South
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Leigh
Darling, Mr Alistair
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Edinburgh Central
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Llanelli
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Glasgow, Pollok
Eadie, Alex
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Midlothian
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Manchester, Blackley
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
St Helens North
Ewing, Harry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Falkirk East
Fatchett, Derek
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Leeds Central
Fields, Terry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Liverpool, Broadgreen
Flannery, Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galbraith, Mr Sam
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Glasgow, Hillhead
Garrett, John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Norwich South
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Tottenham
Griffiths, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Edinburgh South
Grocott, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
The Wrekin
Haynes, Frank
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Ashfield
Heffer, Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Liverpool, Walton
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Wakefield
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Clydesdale
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Knowsley North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Warrington North
Hughes, John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Coventry North East
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 1989
Harrow West
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
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 27 November 1989
Cunninghame South
Lamond, James
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Oldham Central and Royton
Leadbitter, Ted
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Hartlepool
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Worsley
Litherland, Robert
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Manchester Central
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Stretford
Lofthouse, Sir Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Pontefract and Castleford
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Liverpool, Garston
Madden, Max
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Bradford West
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Halifax
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Wrexham
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Glasgow, Shettleston
Marshall, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Leicester South
Martin, Mr Michael J.
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Glasgow, Springburn
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Carlisle
Maxton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Glasgow, Cathcart
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Dundee East
McAvoy, Mr Thomas
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Glasgow, Rutherglen
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Makerfield
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Barnsley West and Penistone
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McLeish, Mr Henry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Central Fife
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Mansfield
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Cardiff South and Penarth
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Sheffield, Heeley
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Kirkcaldy
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Torfaen
Nellist, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Coventry South East
O'Brien, Sir Bill
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Normanton
Oakes, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Halton
Patchett, Terry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Barnsley East
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Stalybridge and Hyde
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Burnley
Powell, Sir Raymond
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Ogmore
Primarolo, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Bristol South
Redmond, Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Don Valley
Reid, John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Motherwell North
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Rhondda
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Dundee West
Rowlands, Mr Ted
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Lewisham, Deptford
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Huddersfield
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Birmingham, Ladywood
Sillars, Jim
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 1989
Glasgow, Govan
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Bolsover
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Islington South and Finsbury
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
West Bromwich East
Spearing, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Newham South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
City of Durham
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Edinburgh East
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Wansbeck
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Wolverhampton South East
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Leicester East
Wardell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Gower
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Liverpool, West Derby
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Glasgow Central
Welsh, Michael
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Doncaster North
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 6 December 1989
Preston
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Glasgow, Provan
Young, David
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Bolton South East