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TRADE UNION RECOGNITION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1706: tabled on 28 February 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 159 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 Asda Wal-Mart has been fined £850,000 in the United Kingdom for offering employees a pay rise to give up union rights at their depot in Washington Tyne and Wear; congratulates the GMB union on its successful campaign on the legal right to maintain union recognition which is fundamental to society; expresses concern over the role of the Portland public relations company in its attempts to discredit the GMB; and further notes that trade unions play a constructive role in the United Kingdom for employees and employers.

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 6 March 2006
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2006
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2006
Rossendale and Darwen
Austin, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2006
Dudley North
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Erith and Thamesmead
Barlow, Ms Celia
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2006
Hove
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Aberdeen South
Bell, Sir Stuart
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Middlesbrough
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Bootle
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Kingswood
Blackman-Woods, Dr Roberta
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
City of Durham
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2006
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2006
South East Cornwall
Brown, Lyn
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2006
West Ham
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Rhondda
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2006
Elmet
Butler, Ms Dawn
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Brent South
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2006
Morley and Rothwell
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2006
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2006
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Tyne Bridge
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Stockton North
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Bolton North East
Creagh, Mary
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Wakefield
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2006
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Coventry South
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Glasgow South West
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2006
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Livingston
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Aberdeen North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2006
Lewisham West
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Stroud
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Crewe and Nantwich
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Eltham
Engel, Mrs Natascha
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
North East Derbyshire
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2006
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2006
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2006
Birkenhead
Flello, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Stoke-on-Trent South
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Hastings and Rye
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 13 March 2006
Bethnal Green and Bow
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2006
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2006
Norwich North
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2006
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2006
Bishop Auckland
Griffith, Nia
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Llanelli
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2006
Selby
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Midlothian
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Preston
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2006
Jarrow
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Wirral West
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2006
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2006
Vauxhall
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2006
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2006
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2006
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2006
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2006
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2006
Barnsley Central
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Swansea East
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Tamworth
Johnson, Ms Diana R.
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Kingston upon Hull North
Jones, Helen
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Warrington North
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2006
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2006
Clwyd South
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Manchester, Gorton
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2006
Feltham and Heston
Keen, Ann
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2006
Brentford and Isleworth
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Ealing, Southall
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2006
Derby North
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2006
High Peak
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2006
Battersea
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 March 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2006
Amber Valley
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2006
Wolverhampton South West
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2006
Medway
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Calder Valley
McCarthy, Kerry
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2006
Bristol East
McCarthy-Fry, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
Portsmouth North
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 6 March 2006
Belfast South
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
West Dunbartonshire
McGovern, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Dundee West
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Glasgow North
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Great Grimsby
Moon, Mrs Madeleine
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Bridgend
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Newport East
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Leeds East
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2006
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Wansbeck
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Torfaen
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2006
Bristol North West
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Nuneaton
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2006
Hyndburn
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Wolverhampton North East
Reed, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Copeland
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2006
Halifax
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2006
Glasgow North West
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2006
Lewisham, Deptford
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2006
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Glasgow Central
Seabeck, Alison
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Plymouth, Devonport
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2006
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Bolsover
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Vale of Glamorgan
Soulsby, Sir Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2006
Leicester South
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Milton Keynes South West
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2006
Eccles
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2006
Dartford
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2006
Edinburgh East
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Manchester, Blackley
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2006
Hazel Grove
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2006
Stockton South
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
South Derbyshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Brighton, Kemptown
Ussher, Kitty
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Burnley
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2006
Leicester East
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2006
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2006
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 May 2006
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2006
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2006
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 April 2006
Caernarfon
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2006
Bristol West
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Batley and Spen
Wright, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Hartlepool

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.