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SHREWSBURY 24

EDM (Early Day Motion) 449: tabled on 18 July 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 40 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 the application to the Criminal Cases Review Commission by Ricky Tomlinson and other convicted building workers known as the Shrewsbury 24 who were prosecuted in 1973 following the national building workers' strike in 1972; further notes the support for the Shrewsbury 24 campaign from building workers’ unions the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians and Unite and many other trades unions; further notes that on the 40th anniversary of the dispute the Government continues, on the grounds of national security, to withhold a number of papers relating to the strike and prosecutions from being deposited at the National Archives under section 23 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000; and calls on the Government to release forthwith all such papers for public scrutiny.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 September 2013
Blaydon
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 4 September 2013
Sheffield Central
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 2 September 2013
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 2 September 2013
Blyth Valley
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2013
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2013
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2014
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2013
West Lancashire
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 September 2013
Bolton North East
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2014
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2014
Stockton North
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2014
Glasgow South West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2013
Heywood and Middleton
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2013
Aberdeen North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 23 January 2014
Foyle
Engel, Natascha
Labour
Signed on 12 September 2013
North East Derbyshire
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 5 September 2013
Bradford West
Glass, Pat
Labour
Signed on 2 September 2013
North West Durham
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2013
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 2 September 2013
Jarrow
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2014
Vauxhall
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2013
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2013
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2014
Knowsley
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2014
Blackpool South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2013
Hayes and Harlington
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2013
Oldham West and Royton
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 2 September 2013
Livingston
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2013
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2013
Glasgow North West
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2014
Lewisham, Deptford
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2013
Bolsover
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2014
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2014
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.