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FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH SOLDIERS CONTRIBUTION IN THE BRITISH ARMY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 353: tabled on 08 December 2004

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 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 celebrates the huge historic and continuing role that foreign and Commonwealth recruits play in the British Army; notes with concern the proposal that their numbers are not to be included in the Infantry Review; proposes that the Army Board should return to its initial policy and include the figures when looking at each battalion's figures; and strongly believes that every soldier is equal and should be counted as such.

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.

Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2004
Barnsley West and Penistone
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2004
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Keighley
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Caerphilly
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2004
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 2004
Belfast North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2005
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2004
Newport West
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2004
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2004
Portsmouth South
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2005
Jarrow
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Luton North
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Ealing, Southall
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2004
Worsley
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2004
Manchester Central
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Wolverhampton South West
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2004
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2005
Mansfield
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 2004
North Antrim
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Hyndburn
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2004
Ealing North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2005
Loughborough
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 9 December 2004
Belfast South
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2004
Wellingborough
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 December 2004
Hazel Grove
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2005
Wolverhampton South East
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Finchley and Golders Green
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2004
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Conwy
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 2004
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.