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HEREDITARY PEERAGES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 33: tabled on 11 May 1992

Tabled in the 1992-93 session.

This motion has been signed by 61 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 urges the Prime Minister not to recommend the creation of any more hereditary peerages; and points out that while there is justification for giving recognition to the achievements of individuals, it is logically inconsistent with a classless society to perpetuate that honour to descendants.

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.

Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Birmingham, Northfield
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 1992
Montgomery
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 14 May 1992
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1992
Tyne Bridge
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Falkirk East
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Leigh
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, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Caerphilly
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Hemsworth
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Newport West
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 12 November 1992
Glasgow, Hillhead
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Ilford South
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Bridgend
Grocott, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
The Wrekin
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 4 June 1992
Morley and Leeds South
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Wentworth
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Wakefield
Hoon, Mr Geoff
Labour
Signed on 28 October 1992
Ashfield
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 1992
Southwark and Bermondsey
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Barnsley Central
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 1992
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 15 May 1992
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 1992
Cheltenham
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Liverpool, Walton
Lestor, Joan
Labour
Signed on 12 November 1992
Eccles
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Thurrock
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Dundee East
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Makerfield
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McMaster, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Paisley South
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Mansfield
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 November 1992
Torfaen
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 20 May 1992
Knowsley South
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Liverpool, Riverside
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
West Lancashire
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 2 June 1992
Pendle
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 18 May 1992
Gateshead East
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 26 October 1992
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Dundee West
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
City of Durham
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Wansbeck
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 21 May 1992
Wolverhampton South East
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 1992
Orkney and Shetland
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 13 May 1992
Liverpool, West Derby
Wilson, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1992
Cunninghame North

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.

HEREDITARY PEERAGES (Amendment 1)
leave out from 'that to 'it' in line 3.
Labour, Bolsover
10
signatures
EDM 33A1: tabled on 12 May 1992