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Redundancy of Seddons Factory Workers

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1149: tabled on 20 June 1990

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 149 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 expresses grave concern about the loss of over 1000jobs as a result of the clothing manufacturing company, James Seddon (UK) Ltd. going into receivership; supports the efforts of the workforce, the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers, the Scottish Trades Union Congress, Central Regional Council and Falkirk District Council in their campaign to get the factories back into operation; deplores the inaction of Her Majesty's Government in this respect; and demands that the Secretary of State for Scotland take urgent action by using every available means to re-open the factories and save as many jobs as possible.

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.

Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 5 July 1990
Leeds West
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Chesterfield
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
St Helens South
Bidwell, Sydney
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1990
Ealing, Southall
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1990
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Manchester, Withington
Brown, Ron
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1990
Edinburgh, Leith
Buckley, George
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Hemsworth
Caborn, Mr Richard
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1990
Sheffield Central
Callaghan, James
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Heywood and Middleton
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1990
Monklands West
Clay, Bob
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1990
Sunderland North
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Leyton
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 July 1990
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Tooting
Crowther, Stan
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1990
Rotherham
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Easington
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1990
Linlithgow
Darling, Mr Alistair
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Edinburgh Central
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Llanelli
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Caerphilly
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1990
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Aberdeen South
Douglas, Dick
Independent Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Dunfermline West
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Glasgow, Pollok
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 29 June 1990
Crewe and Nantwich
Eadie, Alex
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Midlothian
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Manchester, Blackley
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1990
St Helens North
Ewing, Harry
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Falkirk East
Fatchett, Derek
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Leeds Central
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Warley East
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flannery, Martin
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1990
Newport West
Foot, Michael
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Blaenau Gwent
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Fraser, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Norwood
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Glasgow, Hillhead
Garrett, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Norwich South
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Bow and Poplar
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 6 September 1990
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1990
Tottenham
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Bridgend
Grocott, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1990
The Wrekin
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Wentworth
Harman, Ms Harriet
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Peckham
Haynes, Frank
Labour
Signed on 22 June 1990
Ashfield
Heal, Sylvia
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1990
Mid Staffordshire
Heffer, Eric
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Liverpool, Walton
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 June 1990
Clydesdale
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Knowsley North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Pontypridd
Hughes, John
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Coventry North East
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 21 June 1990
Harrow West
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Newport East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 12 July 1990
Barnsley Central
Ingram, Mr Adam
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1990
East Kilbride
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Clwyd South West
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Cunninghame South
Lamond, James
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Oldham Central and Royton
Leadbitter, Ted
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Hartlepool
Leighton, Ron
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Newham North East
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Worsley
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 29 June 1990
Brent East
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 July 1990
Stretford
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Liverpool, Garston
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Western Isles
Madden, Max
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Bradford West
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Halifax
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Wrexham
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 July 1990
Glasgow, Shettleston
Martin, Mr Michael J.
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Glasgow, Springburn
Maxton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Glasgow, Cathcart
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Dundee East
McAvoy, Mr Thomas
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Glasgow, Rutherglen
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Makerfield
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Dumbarton
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1990
Barnsley West and Penistone
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McLeish, Mr Henry
Labour
Signed on 29 June 1990
Central Fife
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Mansfield
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Cardiff South and Penarth
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1990
Sheffield, Heeley
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Great Grimsby
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Kirkcaldy
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Cardiff West
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 4 July 1990
Glanford and Scunthorpe
Morris, Alf
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Manchester, Wythenshawe
Mowlam, Dr Mo
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Redcar
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 July 1990
Torfaen
Nellist, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Coventry South East
O'Brien, Sir Bill
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Normanton
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Clackmannan
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1990
Liverpool, Riverside
Patchett, Terry
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Barnsley East
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 29 June 1990
Stalybridge and Hyde
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 12 July 1990
Burnley
Powell, Sir Raymond
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Ogmore
Primarolo, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Bristol South
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Gateshead East
Redmond, Martin
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Don Valley
Rees, Merlyn
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Morley and Leeds South
Reid, John
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Motherwell North
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Dundee West
Rowlands, Mr Ted
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 25 July 1990
Lewisham, Deptford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Huddersfield
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Birmingham, Ladywood
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 22 June 1990
Bolsover
Smith, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 29 June 1990
Oxford East
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Islington South and Finsbury
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
West Bromwich East
Spearing, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Newham South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
City of Durham
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Edinburgh East
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 27 June 1990
Wansbeck
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Wolverhampton South East
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Leicester East
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Liverpool, West Derby
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 21 June 1990
Glasgow Central
Welsh, Michael
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Doncaster North
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Swansea West
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Carmarthen
Wilson, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Cunninghame North
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1990
Walsall North
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Preston
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 28 June 1990
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 20 June 1990
Glasgow, Provan
Young, David
Labour
Signed on 26 June 1990
Bolton South East

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.