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AMBER ALERT SCHEME TO COUNTER CHILD ABDUCTIONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 73: tabled on 26 November 2003

Tabled in the 2003-04 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 notes with great sadness recent violent deaths of children and expresses its deep concern at the continued threat faced by children at the hands of evil abductors; further notes that in the United States of America, the America's Missing Broadcast Emergency Response (Amber Alert) scheme started in Texas in 1996, and now operating in 15 states, has scored great success in saving the lives of abducted children by means of early interruption of television and other media broadcasts and messages beamed on to road signs, alerting the public to the details of missing children in the crucial early hours and that since the adoption of the scheme in California at least 11 children have been rescued as a result of this scheme; welcomes the response of Sussex Police who have launched a pilot across Sussex backed by Adur Council and other local authorities; and calls upon the Government to set up pilots across the United Kingdom to evaluate the practical implementation of such a scheme in this country as part of an urgent campaign to provide a practical response to horrific murders and help prevent further such deaths in the future.

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.

Boswell, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
Daventry
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 3 December 2003
Canterbury
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
West Chelmsford
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2003
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Djanogly, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
Huntingdon
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
Rutland and Melton
Duncan, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2003
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2003
Ribble Valley
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 22 March 2004
Lichfield
Field, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2003
Cities of London and Westminster
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 9 December 2003
Arundel and South Downs
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 5 January 2004
Taunton
Francois, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2003
Rayleigh
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2003
Harborough
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 7 January 2004
Chesham and Amersham
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2003
North Wiltshire
Grayling, Chris
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
Epsom and Ewell
Grieve, Mr Dominic
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
Beaconsfield
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2003
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hawkins, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
Surrey Heath
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 10 December 2003
North East Hertfordshire
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 5 May 2004
Wealden
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 December 2003
North Down
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Independent Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2003
Basingstoke
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2003
Salisbury
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 27 January 2004
Bromsgrove
Lait, Mrs Jacqui
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
Beckenham
Letwin, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
West Dorset
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
New Forest East
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
Mid Worcestershire
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 7 January 2004
Penrith and The Border
Malins, Mr Humfrey
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
Woking
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2003
Wolverhampton South West
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 10 December 2003
Vale of York
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2003
Newark
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2003
North East Cambridgeshire
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 8 January 2004
Westbury
Osborne, Mr George
Conservative
Signed on 10 February 2004
Tatton
Paice, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2003
South East Cambridgeshire
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 2004
Brentwood and Ongar
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2003
Uxbridge
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 December 2003
Strangford
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2003
Broxbourne
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 4 December 2003
Romford
Sayeed, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 5 January 2004
Mid Bedfordshire
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 2003
South West Bedfordshire
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2003
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 4 December 2003
Castle Point
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2004
East Devon
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 3 December 2003
Esher and Walton
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2003
Upminster
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 10 December 2003
Leominster
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2003
Spelthorne

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.