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HOUSE OF COMMONS SITTINGS HOURS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 607: tabled on 29 January 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 195 Members. It has received 4 amendments.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Amendments to this motion

There have been 4 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House regrets the revised sitting hours; notes that the business of the House has been adversely affected; and calls for a review of arrangements.

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.

Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2003
Rother Valley
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2003
City of York
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 29 January 2003
East Antrim
Bellingham, Mr Henry
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
North West Norfolk
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Denton and Reddish
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Bootle
Blizzard, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2003
Waveney
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
South Ribble
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Canterbury
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2003
Cardiff West
Browning, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Tiverton and Honiton
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Elmet
Burnside, David
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 29 January 2003
South Antrim
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 8 September 2003
North East Bedfordshire
Butterfill, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2003
Bournemouth West
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 February 2003
East Londonderry
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2003
Orkney and Shetland
Chapman, Ben
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Wirral South
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2003
Chipping Barnet
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2003
Eastleigh
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2003
Peterborough
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Cynon Valley
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2003
Putney
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Islington North
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2003
South Staffordshire
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Coventry South
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 April 2003
Workington
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2003
Linlithgow
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2003
Llanelli
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Croydon Central
Davis, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Haltemprice and Howden
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Hendon
Djanogly, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2003
Huntingdon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 February 2003
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2003
Lagan Valley
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2003
Cunninghame South
Dorrell, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2003
Charnwood
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2003
Guildford
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2003
Lewisham West
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 6 February 2003
Rutland and Melton
Duncan, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 6 February 2003
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2003
Crewe and Nantwich
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Liverpool, Riverside
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2003
Ribble Valley
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2003
Lichfield
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 25 February 2003
Arundel and South Downs
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Francois, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2003
Rayleigh
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2003
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 January 2003
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2003
Walsall South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Walthamstow
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Chesham and Amersham
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2003
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2003
North Wiltshire
Grayling, Chris
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Epsom and Ewell
Grieve, Mr Dominic
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2003
Beaconsfield
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Midlothian
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 21 March 2003
Runnymede and Weybridge
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2003
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 29 January 2003
North Down
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Wakefield
Hoban, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2003
Fareham
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Vauxhall
Hogg, Mr Douglas
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 2003
Sleaford and North Hykeham
Howarth, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2003
Newport East
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Aldershot
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Chorley
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Doncaster North
Hume, Mr John
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 16 June 2003
Foyle
Hurst, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2003
Braintree
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2003
Wantage
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
North Essex
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Tamworth
Jones, Helen
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Warrington North
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Cardiff Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2003
Clwyd South
Kaufman, Mr Gerald
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Manchester, Gorton
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Ealing, Southall
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Liverpool, Walton
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2003
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Worsley
Lilley, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2003
Hitchin and Harpenden
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 26 June 2003
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Edmonton
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2003
Wrexham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 February 2003
Mid Worcestershire
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Thurrock
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2003
Halifax
Mallon, Mr Seamus
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 19 June 2003
Newry and Armagh
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2003
Bassetlaw
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Wolverhampton South West
Marshall, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Leicester South
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Carlisle
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2003
East Hampshire
Mawhinney, Sir Brian
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
North West Cambridgeshire
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2003
Dumbarton
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 23 June 2003
South Down
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 2003
Vale of York
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2003
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2003
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2003
Great Grimsby
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2003
North East Cambridgeshire
Mountford, Kali
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Colne Valley
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Leeds East
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2003
Bristol North West
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 25 March 2003
Eddisbury
O'Brien, Sir Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Normanton
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2003
Montgomeryshire
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Forest of Dean
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
West Lancashire
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2003
Warwick and Leamington
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Hyndburn
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2003
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 March 2003
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prisk, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 2003
Hertford and Stortford
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 2003
Uxbridge
Redwood, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 2003
Wokingham
Robathan, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Blaby
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Tewkesbury
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 January 2003
Strangford
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Bradford North
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 2003
Romford
Ruffley, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 2003
Bury St Edmunds
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Kettering
Sayeed, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2003
Mid Bedfordshire
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shephard, Mrs Gillian
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2003
South West Norfolk
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Stourbridge
Simmonds, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Boston and Skegness
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2003
Nottingham South
Simpson, Mr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2003
Mid Norfolk
Smith, Geraldine
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Blaenau Gwent
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 29 January 2003
Belfast South
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2003
West Worcestershire
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 3 February 2003
Castle Point
Steen, Mr Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2003
Totnes
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Eccles
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2003
Dartford
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Manchester, Blackley
Stuart, Ms Gisela
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
Birmingham, Edgbaston
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 2003
New Forest West
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
East Devon
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 4 March 2003
Poole
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2003
Alyn and Deeside
Tapsell, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2003
Louth and Horncastle
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 25 June 2003
Esher and Walton
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
Signed on 24 June 2003
Wyre Forest
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 10 February 2003
Rochford and Southend East
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 January 2003
Ceredigion
Trimble, Mr David
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 29 January 2003
Upper Bann
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2003
Wolverhampton South East
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2003
Brighton, Kemptown
Turner, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
Wigan
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2003
Hamilton South
Tyrie, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2003
Chichester
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2003
Leicester East
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2003
Gosport
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2003
Finchley and Golders Green
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2003
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2003
Upminster
Watson, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
West Bromwich East
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2003
St Helens North
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2003
North East Milton Keynes
Whittingdale, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 2003
Maldon and East Chelmsford
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 14 April 2003
Maidstone and The Weald
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2003
Leominster
Willetts, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2003
Havant
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2003
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 2003
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 2003
Macclesfield
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2003
Batley and Spen
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 January 2003
Teignbridge

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

HOUSE OF COMMONS SITTINGS HOURS (Amendment 1)
after 'hours' insert 'as regards Tuesday'.
Labour, Crosby
4
signatures
EDM 607A1: tabled on 30 January 2003
HOUSE OF COMMONS SITTINGS HOURS (Amendment 2)
after 'affected' insert 'and that the changes have severely restricted access for constituents to tours of Parliament,'.
Labour, Rossendale and Darwen
3
signatures
EDM 607A2: tabled on 30 January 2003
HOUSE OF COMMONS SITTINGS HOURS (Amendment 3)
after 'affected' insert 'and that the changes have severely restricted access for constituents to tours of Parliament,' after 'calls for a', insert 'urgent'.
Labour, Rossendale and Darwen
4
signatures
EDM 607A3: tabled on 30 January 2003
HOUSE OF COMMONS SITTINGS HOURS (Amendment 4)
leave out from 'House' to end and insert 'welcomes the introduction of more normal working hours but notes practical problems that have emerged; and requests that the House of Commons Commission review how these problems may be addressed rather than revert to the previous working hours with their negative impact on the ability of members to function more effectively.'
Labour, Broxtowe
6
signatures
EDM 607A4: tabled on 4 February 2003