Skip to main content

WELFARE OF ANIMALS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 98: tabled on 17 May 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 108 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 believes that all animals should be treated as sentient beings and is concerned that unacceptable practices where animals are treated as objects continue; further believes that all animals, at whatever stage of evolution, deserve protection and recognition; welcomes New Zealand's decision to introduce a bill to grant apes certain basic rights; and calls upon the Government to improve the welfare and status of all animals in the United Kingdom.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2006
Blaydon
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Erith and Thamesmead
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2006
Lewes
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Leeds West
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2006
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Kingswood
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2006
South Ribble
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2006
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2005
Elmet
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2006
Sutton and Cheam
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 May 2006
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2005
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Morley and Rothwell
Clegg, Mr Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 2005
Sheffield, Hallam
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Leyton and Wanstead
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 25 May 2005
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2006
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2005
Burton
Mr Jim Devine,
Signed on 19 April 2006
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
Heywood and Middleton
Dorrell, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2006
Charnwood
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2005
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2005
Stroud
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2005
Eltham
Engel, Mrs Natascha
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2005
North East Derbyshire
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2006
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 October 2005
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2006
Hornsey and Wood Green
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2005
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2006
Bath
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2006
St Ives
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 June 2006
Romsey
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2005
Falmouth and Camborne
Goodwill, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2006
Scarborough and Whitby
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2006
Leeds North East
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2006
North Devon
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2005
Jarrow
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2006
Chesterfield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2006
Lanark and Hamilton East
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 2006
Cambridge
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2006
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2006
Eastleigh
Mark Hunter,
Signed on 4 July 2006
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2005
Barnsley Central
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 2006
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2006
Ealing, Southall
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 2005
Richmond Park
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2006
North Norfolk
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2005
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2006
Edmonton
Malik, Mr Shahid
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2006
Dewsbury
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2005
Blackpool South
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2006
Medway
Mates, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 9 October 2006
East Hampshire
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2006
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2005
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2005
Mansfield
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2005
Great Grimsby
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2005
Newport East
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2005
Cardiff North
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Leeds East
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2005
Leeds North West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2005
Winchester
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Ynys Môn
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2006
Croydon Central
Penrose, John
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 2005
Weston-Super-Mare
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2005
Hyndburn
Pritchard, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 2006
The Wrekin
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 25 July 2006
Uxbridge
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2006
Coventry North West
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2006
Vale of Clwyd
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2006
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 May 2005
Colchester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 June 2006
Banff and Buchan
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 2006
Ilford North
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 9 October 2006
South West Bedfordshire
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Bradford West
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Vale of Glamorgan
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2005
East Dunbartonshire
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
Alyn and Deeside
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2006
Truro and St Austell
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
Signed on 2 May 2006
Wyre Forest
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Hemsworth
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Pudsey
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2006
Leicester East
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2006
North Dorset
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 15 June 2006
Maidstone and The Weald
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2005
Conwy
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 May 2006
Bristol West
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2006
Cardiff Central
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2006
Perth and North Perthshire
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2006
Batley and Spen
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2006
Great Yarmouth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.