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WOMEN BISHOPS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1825: tabled on 17 June 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 96 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 calls on the Church of England to remove all legal obstacles which at present prevent women from becoming bishops; and asks the Church to end this unacceptable form of discrimination against women clergy.

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 1 July 2008
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2008
Rossendale and Darwen
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2008
Erith and Thamesmead
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2008
Banbury
Baron, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 18 June 2008
Billericay
Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2008
Rother Valley
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2008
Aberdeen South
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 7 July 2008
Buckingham
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Blackman-Woods, Dr Roberta
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2008
City of Durham
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2008
South Ribble
Boswell, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 2 July 2008
Daventry
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 June 2008
South East Cornwall
Brown, Lyn
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2008
West Ham
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2008
Dumfries and Galloway
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2008
Birmingham, Northfield
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2008
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2008
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2008
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2008
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2008
Bury North
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2008
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2008
Islington North
Curry, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2008
Skipton and Ripon
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2008
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2008
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Hendon
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Stroud
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2008
Eltham
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Sunderland North
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2008
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2008
Bath
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2008
Aberavon
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2008
Walsall South
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2008
Romsey
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2008
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2008
Bedford
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 2 July 2008
Wimbledon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2008
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2008
North Devon
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2008
Gateshead East and Washington West
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2008
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2008
Luton North
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 October 2008
Cambridge
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 7 July 2008
North Essex
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2008
North Norfolk
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 June 2008
Yeovil
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 June 2008
Manchester, Withington
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2008
High Peak
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2008
Thurrock
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2008
Blackpool South
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Calder Valley
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 6 October 2008
Makerfield
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2008
Hayes and Harlington
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2008
Newark
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2008
Cardiff North
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2008
Westbury
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2008
Bristol North West
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2008
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2008
Hyndburn
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2008
Pendle
Redwood, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2008
Wokingham
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2008
Halifax
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2008
Colchester
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2008
South West Bedfordshire
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 3 July 2008
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2008
Bradford West
Soulsby, Sir Peter
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2008
Leicester South
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 8 July 2008
Meriden
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2008
South West Devon
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 July 2008
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2008
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
Signed on 1 July 2008
Wyre Forest
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
South Derbyshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Brighton, Kemptown
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2008
Wantage
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2008
North Dorset
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Conwy
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2008
Bristol West
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2008
Batley and Spen
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 July 2008
Teignbridge

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.