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ELECTORAL FRAUD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 199: tabled on 09 December 2008

Tabled in the 2008-09 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 notes the improved security of ballots in Northern Ireland following implementation of the Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Act 2002 which has also resulted in increased levels of voter registration; further notes the successful prosecutions for electoral fraud in Slough, Peterborough and Birmingham; further notes the 2007 Council of Europe investigation into electoral fraud in the UK and the recent report entitled Purity of Elections in the UK: Causes for Concern, published by the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust Ltd which highlights how vulnerable the electoral system is to electoral fraud; and calls on the Government to improve electoral security across the rest of the UK.

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 17 December 2008
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 December 2008
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 2009
Southend West
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 1 June 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2009
Edinburgh West
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2009
Kingswood
Boswell, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2008
Daventry
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2009
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2008
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2009
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2009
North East Fife
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2008
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Morley and Rothwell
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2008
Barnsley West and Penistone
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Stockton North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Bolton North East
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 12 January 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 2008
Shipley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2008
Burton
Djanogly, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 25 February 2009
Huntingdon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 December 2008
Belfast North
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 March 2009
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2008
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2008
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 9 December 2008
Ribble Valley
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2009
Hornsey and Wood Green
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 2009
Bath
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 16 December 2008
Bethnal Green and Bow
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2009
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 2008
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2009
Walsall South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2008
Walthamstow
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 December 2008
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2008
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2008
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 December 2008
Birmingham, Yardley
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2008
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 2008
Orpington
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Cheltenham
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2009
Cambridge
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2009
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 December 2008
Eastleigh
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2008
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2008
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2008
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Clwyd South
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 February 2009
Hereford
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 December 2008
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
North Norfolk
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2008
Manchester, Withington
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2009
High Peak
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 2 February 2009
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 10 December 2008
Mid Worcestershire
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 January 2009
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2008
Hayes and Harlington
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 16 December 2008
Croydon Central
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2008
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 February 2009
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Dover
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 March 2009
Strangford
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2009
North Cornwall
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
Rochdale
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2009
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
Torbay
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2008
Aldridge-Brownhills
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2008
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2008
Bradford West
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 15 December 2008
Castle Point
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
Signed on 18 December 2008
Wyre Forest
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 December 2008
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2009
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 February 2009
Gosport
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 10 December 2008
Liverpool, West Derby
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 28 January 2009
Maidstone and The Weald
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2008
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 December 2008
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2008
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
Cardiff Central
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 January 2009
East Antrim
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
Batley and Spen
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.