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DEFENCE SPENDING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 757: tabled on 03 February 2015

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 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 believes that the UK faces a growing and ever more complex range of current and future threats, many of which were unforeseen, such as the Ukrainian crisis; calls on the next Government to adopt effective and properly resourced diplomatic, development and defence policies to meet these threats; and supports the UK devoting at least two per cent of its gross domestic product to defence, including a one per cent per annum increase in the defence equipment budget.

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.

Bayley, Sir Hugh
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2015
York Central
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 11 February 2015
Harrow East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 5 February 2015
Worthing West
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 3 February 2015
Congleton
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 3 February 2015
North East Bedfordshire
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2015
Bolton North East
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 February 2015
Lagan Valley
Drax, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 3 March 2015
South Dorset
Evans, Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 3 February 2015
Cardiff North
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2015
Ilford South
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2015
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2015
Birmingham, Hall Green
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2015
North Wiltshire
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2015
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hendrick, Mark
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2015
Preston
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2015
Luton North
Howarth, Sir Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2015
Aldershot
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2015
Harwich and North Essex
Leigh, Sir Edward
Conservative
Signed on 4 February 2015
Gainsborough
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 3 February 2015
New Forest East
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 February 2015
South Antrim
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2015
Mitcham and Morden
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2015
Glasgow North West
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2015
Liverpool, Walton
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 February 2015
Strangford
Soames, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 3 February 2015
Mid Sussex
Stewart, Rory
Conservative
Signed on 3 February 2015
Penrith and The Border

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.