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GRANDPARENTS' RIGHTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1202: tabled on 22 March 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 75 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 campaign by the Townswomen's Guilds and other organisations to raise awareness of grandparent's rights; acknowledges the vital and significant role that grandparents play in children's lives; is concerned about the lack of clarity and understanding of access rights for grandparents; believes that it is essential that grandparents are given information about their rights; recognises that information is key to enabling grandparents to maintain access to their grandchildren; calls on hon. Members to play their part by providing information to grandparents in their constituencies; and calls upon the Government to review current legislation with regard to the role that grandparents play in active family life and childcare and the legal rights of access for grandparents.

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.

Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2007
South East Cornwall
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 2007
North East Bedfordshire
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 March 2007
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2007
Gower
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2007
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 9 May 2007
Monmouth
Davies, Mr Quentin
Conservative
Signed on 9 May 2007
Grantham and Stamford
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2007
Livingston
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 May 2007
Belfast North
Dorrell, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 2007
Charnwood
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 March 2007
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2007
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 2007
Ribble Valley
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2007
Lichfield
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2007
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2007
Aberavon
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 2007
South West Norfolk
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2007
St Ives
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2007
Chesham and Amersham
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2007
Portsmouth South
Hands, Mr Greg
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 2007
Hammersmith and Fulham
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2007
North Devon
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2007
North East Hertfordshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2007
Birmingham, Yardley
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 14 June 2007
Gravesham
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 14 June 2007
Orpington
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2007
Chorley
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2007
Tamworth
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2007
Clwyd West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2007
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2007
Liverpool, Walton
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2007
Epping Forest
Lait, Mrs Jacqui
Conservative
Signed on 21 May 2007
Beckenham
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2007
North East Milton Keynes
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2007
Manchester, Withington
Letwin, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
West Dorset
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 March 2007
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 2007
East Worthing and Shoreham
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 March 2007
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Maples, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 5 July 2007
Stratford-on-Avon
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2007
Carlisle
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 March 2007
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2007
Hayes and Harlington
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 14 June 2007
Vale of York
Mitchell, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 17 April 2007
Sutton Coldfield
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2007
North East Cambridgeshire
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 March 2007
Leeds North West
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 2007
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2007
Westbury
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2007
Eddisbury
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2007
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Ottaway, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 2007
Croydon South
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 26 March 2007
Hemel Hempstead
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2007
Brentwood and Ongar
Robinson, Mr Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 June 2007
Belfast East
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2007
Rochdale
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2007
Colchester
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2007
Glasgow Central
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2007
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2007
Nottingham South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 26 March 2007
Castle Point
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 May 2007
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2007
North West Leicestershire
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 3 May 2007
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2007
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 19 April 2007
Lancaster and Wyre
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2007
Eastbourne
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 2007
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 2007
Congleton

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.