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ASSAULTS ON RAILWAY EMPLOYEES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 389: tabled on 04 December 2006

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 83 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 deplores the incidence of assaults on railway staff; recognises that railway employees should be free from any form of verbal or physical abuse; condemns those who commit such offences and in particular the fact that 37 per cent. of assaults are racially motivated according to a recent report by the British Transport Police; welcomes the zero tolerance campaign launched against those who attack railway empoyees; and calls on the Government to work with the British Transport Police, trade unions and train operating companies to tackle assaults on railway staff and increase penalties for such offences.

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 13 December 2006
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Rossendale and Darwen
Austin, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2006
Dudley North
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2006
City of York
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2006
South East Cornwall
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2006
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2006
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Gower
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2006
Leyton and Wanstead
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2007
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Easington
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Burton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 December 2006
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 December 2006
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 6 December 2006
Foyle
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2006
Sunderland North
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 19 December 2006
Bethnal Green and Bow
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2006
St Ives
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2006
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2006
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2006
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 December 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2007
Preston
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2007
Jarrow
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2006
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2006
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Luton North
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 December 2006
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Bolton South East
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Tamworth
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2006
Hereford
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2006
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 December 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
MacDougall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 19 February 2007
Glenrothes
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2006
Wolverhampton South West
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2007
Glasgow East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Calder Valley
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 December 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2006
Hayes and Harlington
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2006
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2006
Cardiff North
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2006
Bristol North West
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2007
Croydon Central
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Hyndburn
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 December 2006
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2006
Halifax
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 December 2006
Strangford
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Glasgow Central
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2006
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Bolsover
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Castle Point
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Manchester, Blackley
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2006
Hazel Grove
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
North West Leicestershire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2006
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 January 2007
Caernarfon
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2006
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2006
Bristol West
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 2006
East Antrim
Wright, David
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Telford

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.