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ANNIVERSARY OF THE EQUAL FRANCHISE ACT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1820: tabled on 03 July 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 74 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 anniversary of the Equal Franchise Act on 2nd July which granted women the right to vote in 1928; celebrates the work of Millicent Fawcett and other campaigners who fought for the vote for women; notes that the centenary of the Act is 21 years away; commends the Fawcett Society for its new Equal Power: 2028 campaign; and calls on the Government to ensure that gender equality comes of age by taking concerted action to close the power, money and justice gaps between women and men.

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 11 July 2007
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2007
Blaydon
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2007
Worthing West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2007
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Lyn
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2007
West Ham
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2007
Gordon
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2007
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2007
Elmet
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2007
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 July 2007
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 July 2007
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2007
Gower
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2007
North Ayrshire and Arran
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2007
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2007
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2007
Keighley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2007
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2007
Hendon
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2007
Holborn and St Pancras
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2007
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 July 2007
Foyle
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2007
Eltham
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2007
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2007
Ribble Valley
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 July 2007
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2007
Hastings and Rye
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2007
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2007
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2007
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2007
Norwich North
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2007
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2007
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2007
Birmingham, Yardley
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2007
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2007
Jarrow
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2007
Wirral West
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 23 July 2007
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2007
Luton North
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2007
Cambridge
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2007
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2007
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 July 2007
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2007
Hampstead and Highgate
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
Signed on 26 July 2007
Swansea East
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2007
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2007
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 12 July 2007
Bromsgrove
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2007
Richmond Park
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2007
Brighton, Pavilion
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2007
Amber Valley
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2007
Calder Valley
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2007
Makerfield
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 24 July 2007
Belfast South
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2007
Bristol North West
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 24 July 2007
Croydon Central
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2007
Hyndburn
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 July 2007
Southport
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2007
Rochdale
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2007
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2007
Nottingham South
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2007
Dartford
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2007
East Dunbartonshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2007
Pudsey
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2007
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 22 October 2007
Lancaster and Wyre
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2007
Conwy
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2007
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 October 2007
Harrogate and Knaresborough

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.