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INTERNATIONAL WHALING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2565: tabled on 10 January 2012

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 104 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 condemns the departure of the Japanese whaling fleet for Antarctica with the intention of killing almost 1,000 whales; believes that whaling is cruel and unnecessary and that there is no humane way to kill a whale; opposes the accession of Iceland to the EU unless it ceases whaling; welcomes the record of successive UK governments in taking the lead in opposing whaling at the International Whaling Commission (IWC); andurges the Government to take diplomatic action at the highest level to urge Japan, Iceland and Norway to end their whaling for commercial purposes and to ensure that the IWC becomes a true conservation body for the protection of whales.

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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2012
Southend West
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Blaydon
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
West Bromwich West
Banks, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2012
Ochil and South Perthshire
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2012
Rother Valley
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Sheffield South East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2012
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2012
Carshalton and Wallington
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 2012
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2012
Gordon
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2012
Solihull
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2012
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2012
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2012
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2012
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2012
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2012
Edinburgh West
Crouch, Tracey
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2012
Chatham and Aylesford
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2012
Dagenham and Rainham
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2012
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2012
Stockton North
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2012
Glasgow South West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2012
Holborn and St Pancras
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2012
Aberdeen North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Lewisham West and Penge
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 January 2012
Foyle
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2012
Liverpool, Riverside
Evans, Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 23 January 2012
Cardiff North
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2012
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2012
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 2012
Bath
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2012
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2012
St Ives
Gilbert, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2012
St Austell and Newquay
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2012
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2012
Birmingham, Hall Green
Goldsmith, Zac
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2012
Richmond Park
Hames, Duncan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2012
Chippenham
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2012
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2012
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2012
Birmingham, Yardley
Henderson, Gordon
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2012
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Independent
Signed on 17 January 2012
North Down
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 February 2012
Cambridge
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Hampstead and Kilburn
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2012
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2012
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2012
Eastbourne
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 January 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 19 January 2012
Belfast East
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2012
Edmonton
Main, Mrs Anne
Conservative
Signed on 16 April 2012
St Albans
Malhotra, Seema
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Feltham and Heston
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2012
Bassetlaw
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Blackpool South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2012
Hayes and Harlington
McKenzie, Iain
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Inverclyde
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2012
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mordaunt, Penny
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 2012
Portsmouth North
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2012
Livingston
Munt, Tessa
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2012
Wells
Nandy, Lisa
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Wigan
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Ynys Môn
Parish, Neil
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2012
Tiverton and Honiton
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Bolton South East
Reevell, Simon
Conservative
Signed on 18 January 2012
Dewsbury
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2012
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 17 January 2012
South Down
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 2012
North Cornwall
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 31 January 2012
Romford
Roy, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2012
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2012
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2012
Torbay
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2012
Huddersfield
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2012
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Bolsover
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2012
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2012
Bradford South
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2012
East Dunbartonshire
Tredinnick, David
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2012
Bosworth
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2012
Walsall South
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2012
Stoke-on-Trent North
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2012
Bradford East
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2012
St Helens North
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 2012
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 2012
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2012
Bristol West
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 April 2012
Perth and North Perthshire
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2012
Batley and Spen
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2012
St Helens South and Whiston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.