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ANIMAL WELFARE DURING THE U.K. PRESIDENCY OF THE E.C.

EDM (Early Day Motion) 749A2: tabled on 26 February 1992

Tabled in the 1991-92 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Dame Janet Fookes on 25 February 1992. This is amendment number 2.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from 'Ministers;' to end and add 'notes that the Labour Party has very clear policies on the import of wild caught birds into the E.C., the use of live animals for the testing of cosmetics, the battery cage for egg laying hens, journey limits for slaughter animals, their welfare at the point of slaughter and the regulation of zoos; also believes action should be taken on badgers, hunting with hounds, fur farming, the protection of wild mammals, whales and dolphins, species and habitat protection, dog registration and circuses; and looks forward to the election of a Labour Government so that real progress can be made in animal welfare during the United Kingdom Presidency of the E.C. and thereafter.'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes the fact that during the United Kingdom Presidency a number of important EC animal welfare proposals will be brought before the Council of Ministers; and calls upon the Government to take the lead on the following issues, amongst others; the import of wild caught birds into the EC, the use of live animals for the testing of cosmetics, the battery cage for egg laying hens, journey limits for slaughter animals, their welfare at the point of slaughter and the regulation of zoos.

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.

Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1992
Stockton North
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1992
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1992
Leigh
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1992
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1992
St Helens North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1992
Warley East
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1992
Newport West
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1992
Walsall South
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1992
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 5 March 1992
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1992
Bridgend
Haynes, Frank
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1992
Ashfield
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1992
Cunninghame South
Lestor, Joan
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1992
Eccles
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1992
Stretford
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1992
Carlisle
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1992
Makerfield
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1992
Barnsley West and Penistone
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1992
Sheffield, Heeley
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1992
Glanford and Scunthorpe
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1992
Liverpool, Riverside
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 26 February 1992
Burnley
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 9 March 1992
Huddersfield
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1992
Bolsover
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1992
Wansbeck
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1992
Swansea West
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1992
Preston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.