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TAKING FORWARD THE MARINE BILL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2189: tabled on 07 October 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 157 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House welcomes the publication of the Government's Command Paper Taking Forward the Marine Bill; further welcomes the Prime Minister's inclusion of the Bill in the draft legislative programme for 2008-09; acknowledges the work of Wildlife and Countryside Link, a coalition of environmental organisations including the Marine Conservation Society, the RSPB, The Wildlife Trusts and WWF-UK for their ongoing campaign for a Marine Bill; notes that robust legislation is needed to secure effective management and protection of UK seas; encourages the Government to include the necessary statutory duties in the Bill to safeguard the effective implementation of its proposals; urges the Government to continue the dialogue with the devolved administrations to ensure that marine legislation is coherent across borders; and calls on the Prime Minister to include this Bill in the Queen's Speech and to introduce it into Parliament at the earliest opportunity.

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.

Ainsworth, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 7 October 2008
East Surrey
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2008
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 2008
Southend West
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2008
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2008
Rossendale and Darwen
Arbuthnot, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 2008
North East Hampshire
Bacon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2008
South Norfolk
Baron, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2008
Billericay
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 November 2008
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2008
Kingswood
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 2008
Reigate
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2008
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2008
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2008
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 October 2008
South East Cornwall
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2008
Gordon
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 11 November 2008
West Chelmsford
Butterfill, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 11 November 2008
Bournemouth West
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 November 2008
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2008
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2008
Gower
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2008
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 7 October 2008
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2008
Stockton North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2008
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2008
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2008
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2008
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2008
Hendon
Djanogly, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2008
Huntingdon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2008
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 November 2008
Lagan Valley
Dorries, Nadine
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2008
Mid Bedfordshire
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2008
Stroud
Dunne, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2008
Ludlow
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 7 October 2008
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2008
Sunderland North
Evennett, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2008
Bexleyheath and Crayford
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2008
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 November 2008
Hornsey and Wood Green
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2008
Newport West
Fox, Dr Liam
Conservative
Signed on 10 November 2008
Woodspring
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2008
Ilford South
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
Signed on 7 October 2008
Brent North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 October 2008
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2008
Walsall South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2008
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2008
Norwich North
Gilroy, Linda
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2008
Plymouth, Sutton
Goodwill, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 2008
Scarborough and Whitby
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 9 October 2008
North Wiltshire
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2008
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 October 2008
Portsmouth South
Harper, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 11 November 2008
Forest of Dean
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 October 2008
North Devon
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 22 October 2008
North Down
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 11 November 2008
Gravesham
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 October 2008
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 7 October 2008
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2008
Orpington
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2008
Cheltenham
Howard, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2008
Folkestone and Hythe
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2008
Cambridge
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 20 November 2008
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2008
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2008
Cheadle
Hurd, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 7 October 2008
Ruislip - Northwood
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2008
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2008
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2008
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2008
North Essex
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2008
Tamworth
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 17 October 2008
Clwyd West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2008
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 2008
Hereford
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 8 October 2008
Salisbury
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2008
Bromsgrove
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 2008
Epping Forest
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 2008
North East Milton Keynes
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2008
Yeovil
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2008
Derby North
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2008
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2008
Brighton, Pavilion
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2008
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 2008
Mid Worcestershire
Mackay, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 10 November 2008
Bracknell
Main, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 10 November 2008
St Albans
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2008
Bassetlaw
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2008
Medway
Mates, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2008
East Hampshire
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 27 October 2008
Maidenhead
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2008
Calder Valley
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2008
Makerfield
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 October 2008
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2008
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 5 November 2008
South Down
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 7 October 2008
Vale of York
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2008
Mansfield
Miller, Mrs Maria
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2008
Basingstoke
Mitchell, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 10 November 2008
Sutton Coldfield
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 2008
North East Cambridgeshire
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2008
Sunderland South
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2008
Bristol North West
Neill, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2008
Bromley and Chislehurst
Newmark, Mr Brooks
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 2008
Braintree
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2008
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2008
Nuneaton
Ottaway, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 27 October 2008
Croydon South
Paice, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 7 October 2008
South East Cambridgeshire
Penrose, John
Conservative
Signed on 11 November 2008
Weston-Super-Mare
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2008
Southport
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2008
Loughborough
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 November 2008
North Cornwall
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 14 October 2008
Romford
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2008
Rochdale
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 October 2008
Colchester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2008
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 October 2008
Torbay
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 2008
South West Bedfordshire
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 2008
Aldridge-Brownhills
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 24 November 2008
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2008
Nottingham South
Simpson, Mr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 2008
Mid Norfolk
Smith, Ms Angela C.
Labour
Signed on 7 October 2008
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2008
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 2008
Mid Sussex
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2008
Edinburgh East
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2008
East Dunbartonshire
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 2008
East Devon
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 8 October 2008
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2008
Esher and Walton
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
Signed on 10 November 2008
Wyre Forest
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2008
South Derbyshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2008
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2008
Brighton, Kemptown
Twigg, Derek
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2008
Halton
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 2008
Lancaster and Wyre
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2008
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 13 October 2008
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2008
Northavon
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 2008
Maidstone and The Weald
Willetts, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2008
Havant
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2008
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2008
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 October 2008
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 October 2008
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 November 2008
Perth and North Perthshire
Wright, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2008
Rugby and Kenilworth
Yeo, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2008
South Suffolk
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 October 2008
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

TAKING FORWARD THE MARINE BILL (Amendment 1)
after `seas', insert `notes that one of the greatest threats to marine life in UK waters is that, under the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) more fish are thrown back dead than are legally landed across the EU, and that marine conservation has been destroyed by the CFP.'.
UK Independence Party, Castle Point
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signatures
EDM 2189A1: tabled on 27 October 2008