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INDIA NATIONAL DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1460: tabled on 24 January 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 71 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 that India's national day is on 26th January; recognises the significance of this day for the whole of India; salutes the close cultural and economic ties that continue to exist between the United Kingdom and India; further notes that India is the largest democracy in the world and in the next 30 years is set to become the largest country and second largest economy in the world; further recognises the growing importance of Indian businesses in diverse areas such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare, manufacturing and information technology; and calls on the Government to maintain and increase the links between the UK and India.

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.

Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Rossendale and Darwen
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2006
Banbury
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2006
Edinburgh West
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2006
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 February 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Birmingham, Northfield
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2006
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 January 2006
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2006
Gower
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2006
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Bolton North East
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2006
Easington
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2006
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 31 January 2006
Belfast North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Lewisham West
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 1 February 2006
Foyle
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Newport West
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 2 February 2006
Bethnal Green and Bow
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 2006
St Ives
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2006
Surrey Heath
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 31 January 2006
Wimbledon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 January 2006
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Preston
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2006
Gravesham
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 February 2006
Cheltenham
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2006
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2006
Hereford
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2006
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 31 January 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2006
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 2 February 2006
Mid Worcestershire
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2006
Wolverhampton South West
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 February 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Mansfield
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Hyndburn
Robertson, Hugh
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2006
Faversham and Mid Kent
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 2006
Romford
Ruffley, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2006
Bury St Edmunds
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 February 2006
Upper Bann
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2006
Castle Point
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2006
North West Leicestershire
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2006
North Dorset
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 2 February 2006
Upminster
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2006
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2006
Bristol West
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 2006
Spelthorne
Wilson, Mr Rob
Conservative
Signed on 2 February 2006
Reading East
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2006
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2006
Teignbridge

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.