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REVIEW OF ABORTION LEGISLATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2379: tabled on 15 June 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 158 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 endorses Recommendation 77 of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee, Human Reproductive Technologies and the Law; and calls on the Government to set up a joint committee of both Houses to consider the scientific, medical and social changes in relation to abortion that have taken place since 1967, with a view to presenting options for new legislation.

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.

Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2006
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 2006
Southend West
Ancram, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2006
Devizes
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2006
Rossendale and Darwen
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2006
Hexham
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 2006
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2006
Bootle
Benyon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2006
Newbury
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 24 July 2006
Northampton South
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2006
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2006
Altrincham and Sale West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 October 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 2006
Canterbury
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2006
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 July 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 12 July 2006
West Chelmsford
Burrowes, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 6 July 2006
Enfield, Southgate
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 November 2006
Sutton and Cheam
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 9 October 2006
North East Bedfordshire
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2006
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2006
Twickenham
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2006
Orkney and Shetland
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 2006
Stone
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2006
Gower
Chapman, Ben
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Wirral South
Clark, Greg
Conservative
Signed on 17 July 2006
Tunbridge Wells
Clegg, Mr Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2006
Sheffield, Hallam
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2006
Stockton North
Crabb, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2006
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2006
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2006
Coventry South
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2006
Crosby
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 12 July 2006
Monmouth
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2006
Shipley
Davies, Mr Quentin
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2006
Grantham and Stamford
Davis, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 13 July 2006
Haltemprice and Howden
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2006
Burton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 June 2006
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 July 2006
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2006
Stroud
Duncan Smith, Mr Iain
Conservative
Signed on 25 July 2006
Chingford and Woodford Green
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 June 2006
Foyle
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 2006
Ribble Valley
Evennett, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2006
Bexleyheath and Crayford
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 July 2006
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2006
Birkenhead
Field, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 17 July 2006
Cities of London and Westminster
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 November 2006
Bath
Fox, Dr Liam
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 2006
Woodspring
Galloway, Mr George
Respect Party
Signed on 24 July 2006
Bethnal Green and Bow
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2006
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 June 2006
St Ives
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 2006
Falmouth and Camborne
Goodman, Mr Paul
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2006
Wycombe
Goodwill, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 6 July 2006
Scarborough and Whitby
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2006
Surrey Heath
Grayling, Chris
Conservative
Signed on 25 July 2006
Epsom and Ewell
Green, Damian
Conservative
Signed on 6 July 2006
Ashford
Grieve, Mr Dominic
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2006
Beaconsfield
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2006
Selby
Gummer, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 2006
Suffolk Coastal
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2006
Midlothian
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 2006
Wimbledon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2006
Portsmouth South
Hands, Mr Greg
Conservative
Signed on 5 July 2006
Hammersmith and Fulham
Harper, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 5 July 2006
Forest of Dean
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2006
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 6 July 2006
South Holland and The Deepings
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2006
North East Hertfordshire
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2006
Wealden
Herbert, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 9 October 2006
Arundel and South Downs
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 2006
Orpington
Howard, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2006
Folkestone and Hythe
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 October 2006
Cambridge
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2006
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2006
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2006
Eastleigh
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 October 2006
Cheadle
Jackson, Mr Stewart
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2006
Peterborough
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 24 July 2006
Clwyd West
Jones, Helen
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2006
Warrington North
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2006
Manchester, Gorton
Kawczynski, Daniel
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2006
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2006
Hereford
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2006
Salisbury
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 24 July 2006
Bromsgrove
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2006
North Norfolk
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
Derby North
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2006
Gainsborough
Lilley, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 25 July 2006
Hitchin and Harpenden
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2006
Edmonton
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2006
Thurrock
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 June 2006
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Main, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2006
St Albans
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2006
Blackpool South
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2006
Glasgow East
Mates, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 2006
East Hampshire
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 25 July 2006
Maidenhead
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 July 2006
South Antrim
McGovern, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Dundee West
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 October 2006
South Down
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2006
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 2006
Guildford
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2006
Torfaen
Newmark, Mr Brooks
Conservative
Signed on 24 July 2006
Braintree
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2006
Knowsley South
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2006
Winchester
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2006
Hyndburn
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2006
Southport
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 25 July 2006
Uxbridge
Rifkind, Sir Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 13 July 2006
Kensington and Chelsea
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 28 June 2006
Tewkesbury
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 July 2006
Strangford
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2006
Romford
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2006
Rochdale
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 6 July 2006
South West Bedfordshire
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 November 2006
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 13 July 2006
Mid Sussex
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 9 October 2006
West Worcestershire
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2006
South West Devon
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2006
Manchester, Blackley
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2006
Hazel Grove
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 9 October 2006
New Forest West
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 2006
Esher and Walton
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 July 2006
Brent East
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 October 2006
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2006
South Derbyshire
Touhig, Mr Don
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2006
Islwyn
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2006
Wantage
Walker, Mr Charles
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2006
Broxbourne
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2006
Lancaster and Wyre
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 9 October 2006
North Dorset
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2006
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2006
Upminster
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2006
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 June 2006
Angus
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2006
Maidstone and The Weald
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 October 2006
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2006
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2006
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilson, Mr Rob
Conservative
Signed on 18 October 2006
Reading East
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 October 2006
East Antrim
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 2006
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 26 June 2006
Macclesfield
Wright, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 1 November 2006
Rugby and Kenilworth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2006
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Yeo, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 2006
South Suffolk
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2006
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.