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ARMED FORCES PARLIAMENTARY SCHEME

EDM (Early Day Motion) 703: tabled on 15 January 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 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 salutes the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme; notes that over the past 20 years around 150 honourable Members of both Houses have participated in the scheme enabling them to speak with greater authority on matters relating to Her Majesty's Armed Forces; appreciates the support given by the Armed Forces and various sponsors; and congratulates Sir Neil Thorne for his initiative in starting the scheme and for his continued involvement with it.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 2008
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 January 2008
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2008
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2008
Birmingham, Northfield
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2008
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2008
Keighley
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2008
Livingston
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 January 2008
Belfast North
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2008
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 15 January 2008
Ribble Valley
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2008
Hastings and Rye
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 January 2008
St Ives
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2008
North Wiltshire
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2008
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2008
Portsmouth South
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2008
Orpington
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2008
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2008
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2008
Cheadle
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2008
Tamworth
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2008
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2008
New Forest East
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2008
Mansfield
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2008
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2008
Hyndburn
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2008
Dunfermline and West Fife
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
Romford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2008
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 January 2008
Upper Bann
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 February 2008
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2008
Stockton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2008
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2008
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 2008
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 2008
Macclesfield

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.