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RED ENSIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1182: tabled on 01 December 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 95 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 rejoices in the current and historic value of the Red Ensign; recognises the emotional attachment felt towards it by those who have served, do serve and will serve under it; salutes the bravery of the contribution made by the Merchant Navy during recent conflicts, most especially the Falklands War; acknowledges the economic and strategic necessity of having an independent merchant fleet; and calls upon the Government to reject the proposal by the European Commission to introduce a European maritime flag.

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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2005
Southend West
Barker, Gregory
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2005
Bexhill and Battle
Bellingham, Mr Henry
Conservative
Signed on 31 January 2006
North West Norfolk
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Reigate
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2005
South East Cornwall
Brokenshire, James
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
Hornchurch
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2005
Sutton and Cheam
Butterfill, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
Bournemouth West
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2005
East Londonderry
Clark, Greg
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2005
Tunbridge Wells
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Crabb, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2005
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2005
Shipley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2006
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2005
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 December 2005
Belfast North
Duddridge, James
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 2005
Rochford and Southend East
Ellwood, Mr Tobias
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Bournemouth East
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 2005
Lichfield
Fallon, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2005
Sevenoaks
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
South West Norfolk
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2005
Harborough
Gauke, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2005
South West Hertfordshire
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Chesham and Amersham
Goodwill, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 9 January 2006
Scarborough and Whitby
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 2005
Surrey Heath
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
North Wiltshire
Grieve, Mr Dominic
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Beaconsfield
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 9 January 2006
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2005
Portsmouth South
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2005
South Holland and The Deepings
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 20 January 2006
North East Hertfordshire
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2005
Somerton and Frome
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2005
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Wealden
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2005
Gravesham
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2006
Orpington
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2005
Chorley
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 December 2005
Eastleigh
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2005
Tamworth
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
Clwyd West
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2005
Bromsgrove
Knight, Mr Greg
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
East Yorkshire
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2006
Epping Forest
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2006
Gainsborough
Letwin, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 2006
West Dorset
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2006
New Forest East
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2005
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2005
Mid Worcestershire
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Penrith and The Border
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 December 2005
South Antrim
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2005
Mansfield
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 9 January 2006
Newark
Miller, Mrs Maria
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2006
Basingstoke
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 2005
Guildford
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Westbury
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2005
Winchester
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2005
Montgomeryshire
Ottaway, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2005
Croydon South
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2005
Hemel Hempstead
Pritchard, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 2006
The Wrekin
Redwood, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Wokingham
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2006
Argyll and Bute
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Tewkesbury
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 2005
Romford
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
Ilford North
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2005
Upper Bann
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
Mid Sussex
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2005
Meriden
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2005
West Worcestershire
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2005
Castle Point
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2005
New Forest West
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2006
East Devon
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
Poole
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2005
Wantage
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 2005
Gosport
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 2005
Lancaster and Wyre
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2005
Upminster
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2005
Maidstone and The Weald
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2006
Leominster
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2005
Bristol West
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2005
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2005
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
Macclesfield
Wright, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2005
Rugby and Kenilworth

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.