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REFORM OF THE HOURS AND BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 9: tabled on 06 May 1992

Tabled in the 1992-93 session.

This motion has been signed by 216 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House welcomes the Report of the Select Committee on the Sittings of the House, HC20, Session 1991-92, which considered 'whether the public and private business of the House might be conducted more effectively by making changes to the order and timing of business, the hours of sitting and the arrangement of the parliamentary year'; notes the recommendations of the report and the debate on 2nd March 1992; and urges the Government to provide time to discuss further and consider on substantive motions and vote on the recommendations of the report at the earliest opportunity.

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.

Alton, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 June 1992
Liverpool, Mossley Hill
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1992
Rossendale and Darwen
Armstrong, Hilary
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
North West Durham
Ashton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1992
Bassetlaw
Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Bournemouth East
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Leeds West
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 May 1992
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bell, Sir Stuart
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1992
Middlesbrough
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Bootle
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Kingswood
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Blunkett, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1992
Sheffield, Brightside
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 1992
Eltham
Boyce, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Rotherham
Boyson, Sir Rhodes
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Brent North
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 6 May 1992
Manchester, Withington
Bruce, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 2 June 1992
South Dorset
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 1992
Gordon
Butcher, John
Conservative
Signed on 15 June 1992
Coventry South West
Caborn, Mr Richard
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Sheffield Central
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 June 1992
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Blyth Valley
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Falkirk West
Cann, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Ipswich
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 1992
Montgomery
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 1992
Stafford
Channon, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 1992
Southend West
Churchill, Winston
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 1992
Davyhulme
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clappison, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Hertsmere
Clark, Dr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Rochford
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Tyne Bridge
Clifton-Brown, Mr Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 19 May 1992
Cirencester and Tewkesbury
Coe, Sebastian
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 1992
Falmouth and Camborne
Congdon, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Croydon North East
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Falkirk East
Coombs, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 6 May 1992
Swindon
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
South Staffordshire
Corston, Jean
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1992
Bristol East
Couchman, James
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 1992
Gillingham
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 8 May 1992
Tooting
Cran, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Beverley
Critchley, Sir Julian
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 1992
Aldershot
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1992
Coventry South East
Currie, Mrs Edwina
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 1992
South Derbyshire
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 June 1992
Ceredigion and Pembroke North
Darling, Mr Alistair
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1992
Edinburgh Central
Davies, Bryan
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Oldham Central and Royton
Denham, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Southampton, Itchen
Devlin, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 1992
Stockton South
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Lewisham West
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Glasgow, Pollok
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Wallasey
Elletson, Harold
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 1992
Blackpool North
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Hemsworth
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 5 June 1992
Ribble Valley
Fatchett, Derek
Labour
Signed on 6 May 1992
Leeds Central
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 June 1992
Bath
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Fry, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 June 1992
Wellingborough
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galbraith, Mr Sam
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Gallie, Mr Phil
Conservative
Signed on 3 June 1992
Ayr
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Ilford South
Gardiner, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 21 May 1992
Reigate
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Ludlow
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1992
Birmingham, Small Heath
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Bow and Poplar
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 1992
Billericay
Gorst, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 15 June 1992
Hendon North
Grant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 6 May 1992
South West Cambridgeshire
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 7 May 1992
Ealing North
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Ryedale
Griffiths, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Portsmouth North
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 7 May 1992
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Morley and Leeds South
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Neath
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Warrington South
Hampson, Dr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 1992
Leeds North West
Hannam, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Exeter
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Wentworth
Hargreaves, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Birmingham, Hall Green
Harman, Ms Harriet
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1992
Peckham
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 1992
North Devon
Haselhurst, Sir Alan
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Saffron Walden
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1992
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Wakefield
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Vauxhall
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Hoon, Mr Geoff
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Ashfield
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Orpington
Howell, David
Conservative
Signed on 6 May 1992
Guildford
Howell, Sir Ralph
Conservative
Signed on 6 May 1992
North Norfolk
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Warrington North
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Doncaster North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 1992
Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunt, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Ravensbourne
Hutton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Barrow and Furness
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Barnsley Central
Ingram, Mr Adam
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1992
East Kilbride
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
North Colchester
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 May 1992
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 May 1992
Ynys Môn
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Cardiff Central
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1992
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 1992
Cheltenham
Kennedy, Jane
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1992
Liverpool, Broadgreen
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Ealing, Southall
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Liverpool, Walton
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 11 May 1992
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lawrence, Sir Ivan
Conservative
Signed on 15 June 1992
Burton
Leighton, Ron
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Newham North East
Lester, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 1992
Broxtowe
Lestor, Joan
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Eccles
Lidington, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Aylesbury
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Brent East
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Stretford
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 1992
Worcester
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Western Isles
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Thurrock
Maclennan, Mr Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 June 1992
Caithness and Sutherland
Madel, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
South West Bedfordshire
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Halifax
Mallon, Mr Seamus
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 June 1992
Newry and Armagh
Marland, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
West Gloucestershire
Marshall, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 1992
Arundel
Martin, Mr Michael J.
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Glasgow, Springburn
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Dundee East
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 June 1992
Mid Ulster
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Cardiff South and Penarth
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 June 1992
Argyll and Bute
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1992
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Milligan, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 3 June 1992
Eastleigh
Mills, Iain
Conservative
Signed on 21 May 1992
Meriden
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Great Grimsby
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Kirkcaldy
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Glanford and Scunthorpe
Morris, Estelle
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Birmingham, Yardley
Mowlam, Dr Mo
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1992
Redcar
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 May 1992
Torfaen
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 19 May 1992
Taunton
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1992
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Nuneaton
Ottaway, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Croydon South
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Liverpool, Riverside
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Burnley
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Hyndburn
Powell, William
Conservative
Signed on 11 May 1992
Corby
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1992
Lewisham East
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1992
Gateshead East
Radice, Mr Giles
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1992
North Durham
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 1992
Lewes
Robathan, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 1992
Blaby
Robertson, George
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1992
Hamilton
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Coventry North West
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Broxbourne
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Bradford North
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Dundee West
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 1992
Mid Kent
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Lewisham, Deptford
Shaw, Sir Giles
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Pudsey
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 15 June 1992
Huddersfield
Shore, Peter
Labour
Signed on 6 May 1992
Bethnal Green and Stepney
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Nottingham South
Sims, Sir Roger
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 1992
Chislehurst
Smith, Sir Dudley
Conservative
Signed on 2 June 1992
Warwick and Leamington
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 4 June 1992
South Belfast
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Hammersmith
Squire, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Dunfermline West
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
City of Durham
Stephen, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 1992
Shoreham
Stern, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 1992
Bristol North West
Stevenson, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Stoke-on-Trent South
Sumberg, David
Conservative
Signed on 6 May 1992
Bury South
Sweeney, Walter
Conservative
Signed on 3 June 1992
Vale of Glamorgan
Sykes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 5 June 1992
Scarborough
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 1992
Leominster
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1992
Wansbeck
Thompson, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Norwich North
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1992
Sherwood
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 1992
Bridlington
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
Bexleyheath
Tracey, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 1992
Surbiton
Trotter, Sir Neville
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 1992
Tynemouth
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 1992
North Cornwall
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 1992
Reading East
Walden, George
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Buckingham
Walker, Sir Harold
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Doncaster Central
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 1992
Orkney and Shetland
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Stoke-on-Trent North
Ward, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 1992
Poole
Wardell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Gower
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Glasgow Central
Watts, John
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Slough
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 June 1992
Caernarfon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 May 1992
Carmarthen
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 1992
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 1992
Macclesfield
Wolfson, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Sevenoaks
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1992
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wright, Dr Tony
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Cannock and Burntwood

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.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

REFORM OF THE HOURS AND BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (Amendment 1)
leave out from 'House' to end and add 'has consistently failed to adequately consider the avalanche of delegated legislation, the vast majority of which is subject to the negative procedure,and is rarely subject to debate even when prayers are tabled, and reminds honourable Members that the majority of legislation is by delegated means affecting millions of people and that proposals for the reduction of parliamentary hours cannot be considered unless adequate scrutiny of Ministerial powers is virtually abandoned, which would be grossly irresponsible'.
Labour, Bradford South
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EDM 9A1: tabled on 18 May 1992