Skip to main content


EDM (Early Day Motion) 804A1: tabled on 06 December 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. 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 Keith Vaz on 03 December 2012. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add `and believes that this reform should be applied retrospectively'.

Original motion text

That this House congratulates the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the announcement that they are expecting their first child; notes the importance of introducing legislation immediately in the UK to reform the outdated law of succession; further notes that it has been over a year since the Commonwealth Heads of Government agreed to change the laws of succession;and urges the Government to ensure that Britain and the Commonwealth implement this change before the royal child is born.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.