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BRITISH COMPANIES AND THE TORTURE TRADE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 124: tabled on 21 May 1992

Tabled in the 1992-93 session.

This motion has been signed by 84 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 is concerned about the reported involvement of British companies in the manufacture and installation of equipment for torture and the infliction of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment throughout the world; calls for a prohibition on the export of military, security and police equipment where it is reasonably foreseeable that these could be used for human rights abuses, the manufacture of equipment which can only be used for torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment; and therefore calls for a change in the law so as to provide that all transfers of repressive equipment and technology be disclosed in advance, take into account the human rights situation of the receiving country and establish channels for the receipt of information from non-governmental organisations on human rights aspects of such transfers, so as to demonstrate, before transfer takes place, that the equipment will not contribute to human rights violation.

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 2 June 1992
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
York
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1992
Chesterfield
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Manchester, Withington
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Birmingham, Northfield
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Cambridge
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1992
Montgomery
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Edinburgh, Leith
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Midlothian
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Stockport
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Leyton
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Falkirk East
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Leigh
Darling, Mr Alistair
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Edinburgh Central
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1992
Wallasey
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Hemsworth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Sunderland North
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1992
St Helens North
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 1 July 1992
Warley East
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Ilford South
Garrett, John
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1992
Norwich South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Walthamstow
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1992
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Morley and Leeds South
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 29 June 1992
Warrington South
Harman, Ms Harriet
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Peckham
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 June 1992
North Devon
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Nottingham East
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Wakefield
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Vauxhall
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 9 July 1992
Knowsley North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1992
Pontypridd
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Harrow West
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 June 1992
Southwark and Bermondsey
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 1992
Cheltenham
Jowell, Tessa
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Dulwich
Lestor, Joan
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Eccles
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Worsley
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 19 October 1992
Brent East
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Stretford
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Liverpool, Garston
Madden, Max
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Bradford West
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Halifax
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Dundee East
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Dumbarton
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McMaster, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1992
Paisley South
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Mansfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Sheffield, Heeley
Milburn, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Darlington
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Knowsley South
Oakes, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Halton
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1992
Liverpool, Riverside
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1992
Lewisham East
Primarolo, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Bristol South
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Gateshead East
Robertson, George
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Hamilton
Roche, Mrs Barbara
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Hornsey and Wood Green
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Dundee West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Bolsover
Smith, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Islington South and Finsbury
Squire, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Dunfermline West
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
City of Durham
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Wansbeck
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Wolverhampton South East
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 June 1992
Orkney and Shetland
Wardell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1992
Gower
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Glasgow Central
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 13 July 1992
Preston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.