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LORDS SPIRITUAL AND SCOTTISH DEBATES AND VOTES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 952: tabled on 13 January 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 49 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 calls on the following 26 Bishops of the Church of England as Lords Spiritual of the House of Lords to desist in debating and voting on Scottish legislation; further calls on the Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop of York, Bishop of London, Bishop of Durham, Bishop of Winchester, Bishop of Chester, Bishop of Norwich, Bishop of Bristol, Bishop of Derby, Bishop of Birmingham, Bishop of Worcester, Bishop of Coventry, Bishop of Truro, Bishop of Sheffield, Bishop of St Albans, Bishop of Carlisle, Bishop of Peterborough, Bishop of Portsmouth, Bishop of Chelmsford, Bishop of Rochester, Bishop of Ely, Bishop of Southwark, Bishop of Leeds, Bishop of Salisbury, Bishop of Gloucester and Bishop of Newcastle to recognise the grave concern in Scotland at their involvement in the legislative process as unelected peers; and believes that the Church of England should curtail its interference in the affairs of the community of Scotland as a matter of urgency.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Arkless, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Dumfries and Galloway
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Aberdeen North
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2016
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 January 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Dundee East
Kerr, Calum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCaig, Callum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Aberdeen South
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2016
Glasgow South
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Glasgow North East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2016
Falkirk
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Glasgow North West
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
East Dunbartonshire
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Argyll and Bute
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Stirling
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Gordon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 January 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Midlothian
Thomson, Michelle
Independent
Signed on 13 January 2016
Edinburgh West
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.