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AGRICULTURAL SHOWS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 87: tabled on 13 November 2002

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 59 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 recognises the importance of agricultural shows to the rural economy and is concerned that the bio-security regulations governing the shows are threatening their viability; further notes that many shows have been forced to cancel livestock classes; and urges the Government to review the regulations to ensure flexibility.

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.

Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 9 December 2002
Lagan Valley
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 25 March 2003
Rutland and Melton
Duncan, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2002
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2003
Ribble Valley
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2002
Arundel and South Downs
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2002
Taunton
Francois, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 2002
Rayleigh
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2002
Harborough
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2002
Chesham and Amersham
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2002
North Wiltshire
Grayling, Chris
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2002
Epsom and Ewell
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2002
Ryedale
Grieve, Mr Dominic
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2002
Beaconsfield
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2002
Runnymede and Weybridge
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 21 January 2003
North East Hertfordshire
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 20 November 2002
North Down
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2002
Orpington
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Independent Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2002
Basingstoke
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2003
Cheltenham
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 2002
Salisbury
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2002
Epping Forest
Lait, Mrs Jacqui
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2002
Beckenham
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2002
New Forest East
Lidington, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2002
Aylesbury
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2002
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2002
Mid Worcestershire
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 2002
Penrith and The Border
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2002
Vale of York
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2002
Newark
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2002
North East Cambridgeshire
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2002
Westbury
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2002
Eddisbury
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 2002
Uxbridge
Robertson, Hugh
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2002
Faversham and Mid Kent
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2002
Romford
Sayeed, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2002
Mid Bedfordshire
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 24 March 2003
South West Bedfordshire
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2002
Mid Sussex
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2002
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2002
Castle Point
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2002
New Forest West
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 November 2002
Ceredigion
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 November 2002
North Cornwall
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2002
North Dorset
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2002
Upminster
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2002
Maidstone and The Weald
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2002
Leominster
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 November 2002
Caernarfon
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2002
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2002
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2002
Macclesfield
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2002
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.