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Committee on arms export controls

EDM (Early Day Motion) 24: tabled on 20 December 2019

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 73 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that in 1998 members of the Foreign Affairs, Trade, Defence and International Development Committees met together to scrutinise the Government's annual report on arms exports; further notes that this arrangement has been repeated annually and gradually became more formalised as the Committees on Arms Exports Controls (CAEC); expresses concern that, at a time when arms exports were an issue of major public interest, the CAEC in the last Parliament, as technically comprising four separate Committees, found it difficult to hold a quorate meeting; and calls for the establishment of a Committee on Arms Export Controls as a full non-departmental Select Committee, as was one of the recommendations from the 2017-19 CAEC, with an elected chair, members dedicated to it and adequate staffing so as to enable it to give effective scrutiny to a major cross-departmental issue.

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.

Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 January 2020
Dundee West
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 January 2020
Ceredigion
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2020
Cardiff South and Penarth
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 January 2020
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2020
Ealing, Southall
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 January 2020
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 January 2020
Glasgow Central
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 January 2020
Strangford
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2020
Kingston and Surbiton
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2020
Glasgow East
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2020
North Ayrshire and Arran
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 January 2020
Arfon
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 January 2020
Midlothian
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2020
Hartlepool
Murray, James
Labour
Signed on 16 January 2020
Ealing North
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 January 2020
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 January 2020
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2020
Edinburgh West
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2020
East Lothian
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Motherwell and Wishaw
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
East Renfrewshire
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 January 2020
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2020
Edinburgh East
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2020
Edinburgh North and Leith
Daby, Janet
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2020
Lewisham East
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2020
Orkney and Shetland
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2020
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 22 January 2020
North Down
Cadbury, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2020
Brentford and Isleworth
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2020
Glasgow North
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 January 2020
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2020
Bedford
Howarth, Sir George
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2020
Knowsley
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2020
Ealing Central and Acton
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 January 2020
Glasgow North West
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 29 January 2020
Congleton
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 January 2020
Gordon
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 31 January 2020
Glasgow South
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 February 2020
Argyll and Bute
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2020
Hammersmith
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2020
North East Fife
Anderson, Fleur
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2020
Putney
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2020
Richmond Park
Abrahams, Debbie
Labour
Signed on 19 February 2020
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 February 2020
Lanark and Hamilton East
Eshalomi, Florence
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2020
Vauxhall
Murray, Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2020
Edinburgh South
McMorrin, Anna
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2020
Cardiff North
Lammy, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2020
Tottenham
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2020
Dagenham and Rainham
Smith, Alyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 February 2020
Stirling
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2020
St Albans
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 March 2020
Oxford West and Abingdon
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 March 2020
Edinburgh South West
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2020
Coventry South
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2020
Leyton and Wanstead
Thomas, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2020
Harrow West
Clark, Feryal
Labour
Signed on 21 April 2020
Enfield North
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2020
Poplar and Limehouse
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2020
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2020
Streatham
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2020
Norwich South
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 30 June 2020
Foyle
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2020
Jarrow
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2020
Sheffield, Hallam

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.