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HABITUAL RESIDENCE TEST AND THE BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORIES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1756: tabled on 18 October 2004

Tabled in the 2003-04 session.

This motion has been signed by 42 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 calls for the suspension of the habitual residence test for British Indian Ocean Territory residents; notes that the orders in Council of 10th June denies their right of return to the islands; and believes that they deserve to be decently treated by the UK if they exercise their right to travel to this country.

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.

Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Gower
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2004
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2004
Stockton North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2004
Keighley
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2004
Hendon
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2004
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2004
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 October 2004
Perth
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 October 2004
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2004
Walthamstow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2004
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2004
Portsmouth South
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2004
Somerton and Frome
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Luton North
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2004
Cheltenham
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2004
Worsley
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Halifax
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2004
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2004
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2004
Kingston upon Hull North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Mansfield
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Ealing North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 October 2004
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 October 2004
Moray
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 October 2004
Strangford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 October 2004
Colchester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2004
Banff and Buchan
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2004
Blaenau Gwent
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 November 2004
Hazel Grove
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 October 2004
Ceredigion
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2004
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2004
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2004
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2004
Angus
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2004
North East Milton Keynes
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 October 2004
North Tayside

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.