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POLICING OF THE MINERS' STRIKE 1984-85

EDM (Early Day Motion) 775: tabled on 26 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 42 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 with profound concern reports in a recent BBC documentary alleging that some police who were involved in prosecutions following the infamous violence at the Orgreave Coke plant in South Yorkshire colluded when they wrote their statements; further notes that the 95 miners who were charged with riot and unlawful assembly at Orgreave were all acquitted a year later; believes that the alleged manipulation of statements raises further serious questions about the conduct of South Yorkshire Police in the 1980s; further believes that the decision of South Yorkshire Police to refer themselves to the Independent Police Complaints Commission is too little too late; and calls on the Director of Public Prosecutions to investigate South Yorkshire Police in tandem with the Independent Police Complaints Commission; and further believes that the Director of Public Prosecutions should also deliver a full comprehensive inquiry into the policing of the miners' strike throughout the UK to ensure miners, their families and communities finally receive the justice they deserve.

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.

Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2012
Rother Valley
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2012
Sheffield Central
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2012
Worthing West
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2012
Gower
Sarah Champion,
Signed on 25 February 2013
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2012
Islington North
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2012
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2012
Coventry South
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2012
Glasgow South West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 November 2012
Foyle
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 November 2012
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2012
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2012
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 28 November 2012
Bradford West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2012
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2012
North Tyneside
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2012
Portsmouth South
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2012
Jarrow
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2012
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2012
Knowsley
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2012
Manchester, Withington
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2013
Bassetlaw
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2012
Dundee West
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2012
Mansfield
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2013
Leeds East
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2012
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
South Down
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 December 2012
North Cornwall
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2012
Ealing, Southall
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2012
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Smith, Nick
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2012
Blaenau Gwent
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Blackley and Broughton

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.