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SEXUAL ORIENTATION REGULATIONS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 21: tabled on 15 November 2006

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 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 provisions in the Equality Act 2006 which allow regulations on the discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation to be brought forward; congratulates hon. Members in both houses who lobbied the Government for these regulations to be included in the Equality Act 2006; acknowledges that these regulations are controversial; and therefore calls on the Government to publish regulations in draft in order to facilitate discussion and debate ahead of these regulations being laid before Parliament.

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.

Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2006
Hexham
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Banbury
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2006
Reigate
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2006
Worthing West
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2006
Twickenham
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2006
Kingston and Surbiton
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Ribble Valley
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2006
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2006
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 November 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2006
Cambridge
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2006
Cheadle
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Tamworth
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2006
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Salisbury
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
North East Milton Keynes
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
East Worthing and Shoreham
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Westbury
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2006
Nottingham South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Castle Point
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Wantage
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2006
Finchley and Golders Green

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.