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REMOVAL OF US TACTICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS FROM THE UK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1986: tabled on 08 July 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 37 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That this House welcomes the news that 110 US tactical nuclear weapons have been withdrawn from Lakenheath airbase in Suffolk; notes that there are now no US nuclear weapons in the UK for the first time since 1954; further notes that this move follows the withdrawal of similar weapons from Greece in 2001, and the April 2005 resolution passed by the Belgian Senate calling for the withdrawal of all US nuclear weapons in Europe; congratulates the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and the Lakenheath Action Group, which have tirelessly campaigned against US nuclear weapons at Lakenheath; is concerned that the weapons withdrawn from Lakenheath may be replaced by the installation of interceptor missiles as part of the US missile defence system; and calls on the Government to disregard the request by the former Prime Minister Tony Blair to the US in February 2007 to consider Britain as a possible location for US missile interceptors.

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 16 July 2008
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2008
Leeds West
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2008
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2008
Bury North
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2008
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2008
Leyton and Wanstead
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 10 July 2008
Blaenau Gwent
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 October 2008
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2008
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 July 2008
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2008
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2008
Newport West
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2008
Walthamstow
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2008
North Devon
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2008
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2008
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2008
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2008
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2008
Brighton, Pavilion
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 July 2008
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 6 October 2008
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2008
Hayes and Harlington
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2008
Bristol North West
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2008
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 October 2008
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2008
Halifax
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2008
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2008
Bolsover
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 14 July 2008
Liverpool, West Derby

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.