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ARMS TRADE TREATY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1126: tabled on 28 November 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 188 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House is dismayed at the continued uncontrolled proliferation of arms around the globe which results in one death every minute, undermines development, fuels conflict and enables criminal activity to flourish; notes that the UK is the second biggest arms exporter in the world and has a particular responsibility better to control this trade; acknowledges that the development of an international Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) would ensure all states were bound by better rules governing arms transfers; congratulates the UK Government for its leadership in the promotion of such a treaty, which now has the support of over 40 countries across the world; further notes the Government's intention to begin negotiations for an ATT within the UN General Assembly during 2006; and calls on all hon. Members to use every chance to promote the ATT over the coming months, particularly with their international counterparts, in order to ensure that next year's historic opportunity is not missed and that negotiations begin.

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 5 June 2006
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 2006
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2006
Southend West
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2005
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Rossendale and Darwen
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2006
Lewes
Banks, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2006
Ochil and South Perthshire
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2005
Edinburgh West
Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Rother Valley
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
City of York
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2006
Northampton South
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2005
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2005
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 May 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2005
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Browne, Mr Jeremy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 February 2006
Taunton
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2006
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
Birmingham, Northfield
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2006
Elmet
Burrowes, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 2006
Enfield, Southgate
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2006
Sutton and Cheam
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 2006
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2005
Twickenham
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2005
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Greg
Conservative
Signed on 16 May 2006
Tunbridge Wells
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2006
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2006
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Clegg, Mr Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2006
Sheffield, Hallam
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2005
Leyton and Wanstead
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2006
Bolton North East
Creagh, Mary
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Wakefield
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2005
Keighley
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Crosby
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2006
Kingston and Surbiton
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2006
Glasgow South West
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 2006
Monmouth
Davies, Mr Quentin
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 2005
Grantham and Stamford
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2005
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Heywood and Middleton
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2006
Central Ayrshire
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2006
Aberdeen North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2005
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 29 November 2005
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2005
Sunderland North
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2006
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 May 2006
Hornsey and Wood Green
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2005
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2006
Bath
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2005
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2006
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2006
Norwich North
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2005
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2006
Falmouth and Camborne
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2005
Bishop Auckland
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 10 May 2006
Ryedale
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2006
Bedford
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2006
Midlothian
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2005
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2006
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2005
North Devon
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2006
Somerton and Frome
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2005
Birmingham, Yardley
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2006
Jarrow
Hillier, Meg
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2006
Vauxhall
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2005
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2005
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2006
Orpington
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 2005
Cheltenham
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2006
Dundee East
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 May 2006
Cambridge
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2005
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 May 2006
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 December 2005
Eastleigh
Hunt, Mr Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 2005
South West Surrey
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2005
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2006
Bolton South East
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2006
Manchester, Gorton
Keeble, Ms Sally
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2006
Northampton North
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2006
Hereford
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2006
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2005
Salisbury
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2006
Ealing, Southall
Khan, Mr Sadiq
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Tooting
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2006
Bromsgrove
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 May 2006
Richmond Park
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2006
North Norfolk
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2005
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2005
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Brighton, Pavilion
Lilley, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 2006
Hitchin and Harpenden
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2006
Battersea
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2005
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 December 2005
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2006
Edmonton
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 10 May 2006
Mid Worcestershire
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2005
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2005
Wolverhampton South West
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2006
Medway
Mates, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2005
East Hampshire
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Calder Valley
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 7 December 2005
Belfast South
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 February 2006
South Down
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
Glasgow North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2006
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 2006
Guildford
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Crawley
Moon, Mrs Madeleine
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2006
Bridgend
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2005
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2006
Cardiff North
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2006
Scunthorpe
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2005
Leeds North West
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Bristol North West
Norris, Dan
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2006
Wansdyke
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2006
Winchester
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2006
Montgomeryshire
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Ottaway, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2006
Croydon South
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Ynys Môn
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 6 July 2006
Croydon Central
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2005
Hyndburn
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2006
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 3 May 2006
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 December 2005
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2005
Wolverhampton North East
Willie Rennie,
Signed on 24 May 2006
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2006
Moray
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2006
Glasgow North West
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2006
North Cornwall
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2005
Colchester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2006
Reading West
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 25 April 2006
Ilford North
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2006
Huddersfield
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2006
Aldridge-Brownhills
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2005
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2005
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2006
Bradford West
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 May 2006
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2005
Castle Point
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Edinburgh East
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2005
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2005
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Stockton South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2005
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 2006
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 2006
Brent East
Thornberry, Ms Emily
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2006
Islington South and Finsbury
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 May 2006
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2006
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2006
Brighton, Kemptown
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2006
Wantage
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 4 July 2006
Lancaster and Wyre
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2006
Stoke-on-Trent North
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2006
North Dorset
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2005
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 May 2006
Northavon
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2005
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 April 2006
Caernarfon
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 May 2006
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2005
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 May 2006
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2005
Spelthorne
Wilson, Mr Rob
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2006
Reading East
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 5 June 2006
Congleton
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2006
Perth and North Perthshire

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

ARMS TRADE TREATY (Amendment 1)
after `trade;', insert `further notes that the British arms industry already operates to some of the highest standards in the world; considers that any measure that would make other countries live up to higher standards would be of direct advantage to the British arms industry and would benefit international security in general;'.
Conservative, Rutland and Melton
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signatures
EDM 1126A1: tabled on 27 April 2006