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MR JOHN PROFUMO

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1151: tabled on 07 May 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House, recalling the Norway Debate at the beginning of World War Two, wishes to record its thanks to John Profumo for using the first vote he cast in the House of Commons to unseat the Chamberlain Government; believes that his courage helped bring Winston Churchill to power, thereby ensuring the survival of this country; further notes that he is now the last surviving Conservative honourable Member to have voted against the Chamberlain Government in that fateful division on the evening of 8th May, 1940; and publicly salutes a gallant and honourable gentleman to whom this country owes a huge debt of gratitude.

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.

Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2003
Hornchurch
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2003
Crewe and Nantwich
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2003
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2003
Aberavon
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 2003
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 2003
St Ives
Goodman, Mr Paul
Conservative
Signed on 8 May 2003
Wycombe
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 2003
Portsmouth South
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2003
Vauxhall
Hogg, Mr Douglas
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 2003
Sleaford and North Hykeham
Howarth, Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2003
Newport East
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2003
Cardiff Central
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2003
Cheltenham
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2003
New Forest East
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2003
Worsley
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 8 May 2003
East Worthing and Shoreham
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2003
Blackpool South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2003
Hayes and Harlington
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 8 May 2003
Uxbridge
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2003
Glasgow, Govan
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2003
Nottingham South
Simpson, Mr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 7 May 2003
Mid Norfolk
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 7 May 2003
Mid Sussex
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2003
Finchley and Golders Green
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 8 May 2003
Macclesfield

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.

MR JOHN PROFUMO (Amendment 1)
at end add 'and notes his service to Toynbee Hall'.
Conservative, Worthing West
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EDM 1151A1: tabled on 14 May 2003