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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LEGISLATION AND ROYAL HOUSEHOLD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 83: tabled on 18 November 2009

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 83 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 disagrees with the proposed removal of the public interest test for access through the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to information held by public authorities relating to the Royal Household's function and activities, and with the blanket ban on accessing Royal documents that would result; and instead supports the removal of the exemption of the Royal Household from the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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 14 December 2009
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2009
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2009
Blaydon
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
City of York
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2010
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 December 2009
South East Cornwall
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2009
Birmingham, Northfield
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 2009
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 January 2010
Twickenham
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2009
Inverclyde
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2010
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Keighley
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 25 November 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2010
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2009
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 2009
Hornsey and Wood Green
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2009
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2010
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 12 January 2010
Bethnal Green and Bow
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2009
Romsey
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Bedford
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Midlothian
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Oxford West and Abingdon
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2009
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2009
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Luton North
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 December 2009
Cambridge
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Pontypridd
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2009
Eastleigh
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2009
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2009
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Tamworth
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2009
Manchester, Withington
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2009
Battersea
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Thurrock
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2009
Glasgow East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2009
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2010
Mansfield
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2010
Cardiff North
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2010
Leeds North West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Winchester
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2009
Broxtowe
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 December 2009
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Dover
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2009
Wolverhampton North East
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
Loughborough
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2009
Dunfermline and West Fife
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2009
North Cornwall
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 December 2009
Rochdale
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2009
Torbay
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2009
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Bolsover
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Milton Keynes South West
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2009
Eccles
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Truro and St Austell
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2009
Brent East
Thornberry, Ms Emily
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2009
Islington South and Finsbury
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 January 2010
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2009
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2009
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2009
Bristol West
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2010
Cardiff Central
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2009
Great Yarmouth
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.