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PROCEDURE COMMITTEE INQUIRY INTO EARLY DAY MOTIONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1597: tabled on 07 February 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 51 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 welcomes the Procedure Committee's inquiry into early day motions (EDMs) which will examine the uses currently made of EDMs by hon. Members and others, explore what opportunities presently exist and what others might be introduced, to allow EDMs to be brought before and debated by the House, consider whether the existing procedures for the tabling and printing of EDMs are appropriate and evaluate the merits of allowing the tabling of EDMs, and of amendments and added names to them by electronic means; and encourages all hon. Members to fill in and return the Committee's questionnaire on EDMs either electronically or in hard copy.

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, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2006
Blaydon
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2006
Edinburgh West
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2006
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 February 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2006
South East Cornwall
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 February 2006
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 February 2006
East Londonderry
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 13 February 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2006
Keighley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 February 2006
Foyle
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Eltham
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2006
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 February 2006
Midlothian
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 February 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 February 2006
Cheltenham
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2006
Barnsley Central
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2006
Swansea East
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 9 February 2006
Clwyd West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2006
Salisbury
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 February 2006
Manchester, Withington
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Blackpool South
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 February 2006
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 February 2006
Belfast South
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Mansfield
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 15 February 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 13 February 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Hyndburn
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2006
Southport
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 February 2006
Strangford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 February 2006
Upper Bann
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2006
Castle Point
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2006
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
North West Leicestershire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 February 2006
Caernarfon
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2006
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2006
Spelthorne
Wilson, Mr Rob
Conservative
Signed on 9 February 2006
Reading East
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 13 February 2006
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 9 February 2006
Macclesfield
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2006
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.