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CENTENARY OF ELECTION OF 29 LABOUR HON. MEMBERS LEADING TO THE FORMATION OF THE PARLIAMENTARY LABOUR PARTY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1496: tabled on 26 January 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 191 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House notes the election in early 1906 of the 29 Labour Members of Parliament who formed the Parliamentary Labour Party on 12th February of that year: G Barnes (Glasgow, Blackfriars), C Bowerman (Deptford), J R Clynes (Manchester North East), W Crooks (Woolwich), C Duncan (Barrow), A H Gill (Bolton), T Glover (St Helens), J K Hardie (Merthyr), A Henderson (Barnard Castle), J Hodge (Manchester, Gorton), W Hudson (Newcastle), J Jenkins (Chatham), F Jowett (Bradford West), G Kelly (Manchester South West), R MacDonald (Leicester), J T MacPherson (Preston), J O'Grady (Leeds), J Parker (Halifax), T F Richards (Wolverhampton West), G Roberts (Norwich), J Seddon (Newton), D Shakleton (Clitheroe), P. Snowden (Blackburn), T Summerbell (Sunderland), W Thorne (West Ham), S Walsh (Ince), G Wardle (Stockport), A Wilkie (Dundee) and W T Wilson (Westhoughton); further notes that many of these men were the first Labour Members of Parliament to represent their constituencies; and congratulates the Parliamentary Labour Party on its centenary.

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 31 January 2006
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2006
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Rossendale and Darwen
Atkins, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Staffordshire Moorlands
Austin, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Dudley North
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
West Bromwich West
Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Rother Valley
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
City of York
Bell, Sir Stuart
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Middlesbrough
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Blackman-Woods, Dr Roberta
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
City of Durham
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 2006
Worthing West
Brown, Lyn
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
West Ham
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend
Browne, Des
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Rhondda
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Birmingham, Northfield
Butler, Ms Dawn
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Brent South
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Gower
Chapman, Ben
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Wirral South
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2006
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clark, Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Gillingham
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Tyne Bridge
Coaker, Mr Vernon
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Gedling
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Stockport
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Bolton North East
Creagh, Mary
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Wakefield
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Coventry South
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Caerphilly
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Holborn and St Pancras
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Central Ayrshire
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Aberdeen North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Stroud
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Crewe and Nantwich
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 1 February 2006
Foyle
Eagle, Maria
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Liverpool, Garston
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Liverpool, Riverside
Engel, Mrs Natascha
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
North East Derbyshire
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2006
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Birkenhead
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flello, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Stoke-on-Trent South
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Stevenage
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Aberavon
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Norwich North
Gilroy, Linda
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Plymouth, Sutton
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2006
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Bishop Auckland
Griffith, Nia
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Llanelli
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Selby
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Midlothian
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Leeds North East
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Jarrow
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Wirral West
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hillier, Meg
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Vauxhall
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2006
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Hampstead and Highgate
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Swansea East
Johnson, Ms Diana R.
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Kingston upon Hull North
Jones, Helen
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Warrington North
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Clwyd South
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Manchester, Gorton
Keeley, Ms Barbara
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Worsley
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Feltham and Heston
Khan, Mr Sadiq
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Tooting
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Stafford
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Liverpool, Walton
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
High Peak
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Manchester Central
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Edmonton
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Thurrock
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Amber Valley
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Bassetlaw
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Wolverhampton South West
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Glasgow East
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Medway
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Carlisle
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Hayes and Harlington
McFadden, Mr Pat
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Wolverhampton South East
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
West Dunbartonshire
McGovern, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Dundee West
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Glasgow North
McKenna, Rosemary
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Moffat, Anne
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
East Lothian
Moon, Mrs Madeleine
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Bridgend
Moran, Margaret
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Luton South
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Newport East
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Cardiff North
Mountford, Kali
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Colne Valley
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Leeds East
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Wansbeck
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Torfaen
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Bristol North West
Norris, Dan
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Wansdyke
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Hyndburn
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Ealing North
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Pendle
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Dover
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Glasgow North West
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Coventry North West
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Bradford North
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Vale of Clwyd
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Reading West
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Glasgow Central
Seabeck, Alison
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Plymouth, Devonport
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Huddersfield
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2006
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Bolsover
Smith, Ms Angela C.
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Snelgrove, Anne
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
South Swindon
Soulsby, Sir Peter
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Leicester South
Spellar, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Warley
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Milton Keynes South West
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Dartford
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Manchester, Blackley
Stuart, Ms Gisela
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Birmingham, Edgbaston
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Alyn and Deeside
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Stockton South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
North West Leicestershire
Thornberry, Ms Emily
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Islington South and Finsbury
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Sherwood
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Hemsworth
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Brighton, Kemptown
Turner, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Wigan
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Waltho, Lynda
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Stourbridge
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Liverpool, West Derby
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
St Helens North
Whitehead, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Southampton, Test
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Conwy
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2006
Bristol West
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2006
Batley and Spen
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Great Yarmouth
Wright, David
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Telford
Wright, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Hartlepool
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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

CENTENARY OF ELECTION OF 29 LABOUR HON. MEMBERS LEADING TO THE FORMATION OF THE PARLIAMENTARY LABOUR PARTY (Amendment 1)
at end add 'and further notes that the 1906 election saw the return of 397 Liberal Members of Parliament including 32 Liberal and Liberal/Labour Members out of the total of 33 Welsh MPs.'.
Liberal Democrat, Brecon and Radnorshire
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EDM 1496A1: tabled on 31 January 2006
CENTENARY OF ELECTION OF 29 LABOUR HON. MEMBERS LEADING TO THE FORMATION OF THE PARLIAMENTARY LABOUR PARTY (Amendment 2)
after Westhoughton, add `and notes that J Burns (Battersea), first elected as a Labour MP in 1892 and a member of the Labour Representation Committee from 1900, accepted a ministerial post in 1906, becoming "the first working man in the Cabinet", but continued to sit as a Labour MP until 1918.'.
Labour, Battersea
1
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EDM 1496A2: tabled on 6 February 2006