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CRUELTY OF WHALING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 26: tabled on 07 May 1992

Tabled in the 1992-93 session.

This motion has been signed by 212 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House notes with concern that great cruelty is involved in the slaughter of whales; is appalled that harpooned whales can often take a considerable time to die; believes that as it is not possible to slaughter whales humanely the ban on commercial whaling should be extended indefinitely; and calls upon Her Majesty's Government to take the lead in urging all other delegations at the June 1992 meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Glasgow to agree to a permanent ban on whaling and to extend that protection to dolphins and porpoises.

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.

Ainger, Nick
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Pembroke
Ainsworth, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Coventry North East
Alexander, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Newark
Anderson, Donald
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Swansea East
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Rossendale and Darwen
Ashton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 22 May 1992
Bassetlaw
Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Bournemouth East
Austin-Walker, John
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Woolwich
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 8 May 1992
North East Derbyshire
Bates, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 30 June 1992
Langbaurgh
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
York
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1992
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bellingham, Mr Henry
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
North West Norfolk
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Ilford North
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Bootle
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Blunkett, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 May 1992
Sheffield, Brightside
Boateng, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Brent South
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 1992
Eltham
Bowden, Sir Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Brighton, Kemptown
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 19 May 1992
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Manchester, Withington
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 1992
Gordon
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Birmingham, Northfield
Butcher, John
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Coventry South West
Byers, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Wallsend
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Cambridge
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 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 20 May 1992
Ipswich
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 1992
Montgomery
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Dr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Rochford
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Midlothian
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Stockport
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Leyton
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 1992
Romsey and Waterside
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Falkirk East
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Birmingham, Erdington
Couchman, James
Conservative
Signed on 21 May 1992
Gillingham
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1992
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 8 May 1992
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Leigh
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 May 1992
Ceredigion and Pembroke North
Darling, Mr Alistair
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Edinburgh Central
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Glasgow, Govan
Davies, Bryan
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Oldham Central and Royton
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1992
Llanelli
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Caerphilly
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Devlin, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Stockton South
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Glasgow, Pollok
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Wallasey
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 19 May 1992
Manchester, Blackley
Elletson, Harold
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 1992
Blackpool North
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Hemsworth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Sunderland North
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
St Helens North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 May 1992
Moray
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Warley East
Fenner, Dame Peggy
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 1992
Medway
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Newport West
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1992
Bath
Fraser, John
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Norwood
French, Douglas
Conservative
Signed on 22 June 1992
Gloucester
Fry, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 1992
Wellingborough
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galbraith, Mr Sam
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Garrett, John
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Norwich South
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Bow and Poplar
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Ealing North
Griffiths, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 1992
Portsmouth North
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Bridgend
Grocott, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 16 June 1992
The Wrekin
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Morley and Leeds South
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Neath
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Warrington South
Hannam, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 11 May 1992
Exeter
Hanson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Delyn
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Wentworth
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 1992
North Devon
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 1992
High Peak
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Nottingham East
Hill, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Southampton, Test
Hill, Keith
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Streatham
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Wakefield
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Vauxhall
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1992
Clydesdale
Hoon, Mr Geoff
Labour
Signed on 28 October 1992
Ashfield
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Knowsley North
Howell, Sir Ralph
Conservative
Signed on 23 June 1992
North Norfolk
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Pontypridd
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Doncaster North
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 1992
Harrow West
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Newport East
Hume, Mr John
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 May 1992
Foyle
Hutton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Barrow and Furness
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Barnsley Central
Ingram, Mr Adam
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1992
East Kilbride
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Hampstead and Highgate
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 19 May 1992
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Janner, Greville
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Leicester West
Jessel, Toby
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Twickenham
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 May 1992
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 4 June 1992
Ynys Môn
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Cardiff Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1992
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 1992
Cheltenham
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 May 1992
Ross, Cromarty and Skye
Kennedy, Jane
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Liverpool, Broadgreen
Kilfedder, Sir James
Ulster Popular Unionist Party
Signed on 13 May 1992
North Down
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Liverpool, Walton
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1992
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 11 May 1992
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lester, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 21 May 1992
Broxtowe
Lestor, Joan
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Eccles
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Worsley
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 June 1992
Stretford
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 May 1992
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lord, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Central Suffolk
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 1992
Worcester
Lynne, Liz
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 May 1992
Rochdale
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Thurrock
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Wrexham
Marland, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 1992
West Gloucestershire
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 19 May 1992
Carlisle
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Dundee East
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Makerfield
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 June 1992
Mid Ulster
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Dumbarton
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 May 1992
South Down
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McMaster, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Paisley South
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Mansfield
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Cardiff South and Penarth
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 1992
Argyll and Bute
Milburn, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Darlington
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Great Grimsby
Mowlam, Dr Mo
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Redcar
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1992
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1992
Torfaen
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 19 May 1992
Taunton
O'Brien, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
North Warwickshire
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1992
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Nuneaton
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Stalybridge and Hyde
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Burnley
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Lewisham East
Primarolo, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Bristol South
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Gateshead East
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 18 May 1992
Lewes
Raynsford, Mr Nick
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Greenwich
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Coventry North West
Roche, Mrs Barbara
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Hornsey and Wood Green
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 11 May 1992
Dundee West
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 9 June 1992
Lewisham, Deptford
Shepherd, Sir Colin
Conservative
Signed on 8 June 1992
Hereford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 June 1992
Nottingham South
Smith, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Oxford East
Smith, Sir Dudley
Conservative
Signed on 2 June 1992
Warwick and Leamington
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 21 May 1992
South Belfast
Spearing, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Newham South
Spellar, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Warley West
Steel, Sir David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 May 1992
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
City of Durham
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 2 June 1992
Solihull
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 24 June 1992
Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 May 1992
Leominster
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Wansbeck
Thompson, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 1992
Norwich North
Thornton, Sir Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 20 May 1992
Crosby
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Sherwood
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 1992
North Cornwall
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Reading East
Walker, Sir Cecil
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 18 May 1992
North Belfast
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 1992
Orkney and Shetland
Waller, Gary
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Keighley
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Stoke-on-Trent North
Ward, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Poole
Wardell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Gower
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Glasgow Central
Watts, John
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 1992
Slough
Welsh, Mr Andrew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 May 1992
Angus East
Wicks, Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Croydon North West
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 May 1992
Caernarfon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 2 June 1992
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Swansea West
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Carmarthen
Wilson, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1992
Cunninghame North
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 1992
Congleton
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 25 June 1992
Glasgow, Provan

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.

CRUELTY OF WHALING (Amendment 1)
at end add 'as a matter of urgency'.
Labour, Bradford South
16
signatures
EDM 26A1: tabled on 13 May 1992