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Inquiry Into Loss Of Mv Derbyshire

EDM number 1196 in 1989-90, proposed by Eddie Loyden on 27/06/1990.

That this House calls on the Secretary of State for Transport, using powers vested in him by the Merchant Shipping Act 1970, to re-open the Wreck Commissioner's inquiry into the loss in 1980 of MV 'Derbyshire' to hear vital new scientific research on why that British-built, British-classed and British-flagged vessel sank without trace; notes that the research now with the Royal Institution of Naval Architects was carried out by the late Professor Richard Bishop, Vice Chancellor of Brunel University and his partners, Professor Geraint Price and Pendari Temarel; further notes that their research indicates that the stresses in the hull of the 'Derbyshire' were grossly underestimated; believes that this has important implications for the safety of other vessels still at sea; and notes the Wreck Commissioner's report into the loss of the 'Derbyshire' said last year that if the stresses in the hull of the ship had been underestimated, that could lead to different conclusions about the structural integrity of the ship.

This motion has been signed by a total of 88 MPs.

Eddie Loyden27/06/1990Liverpool, GarstonProposed
John Evans27/06/1990St Helens NorthSigned
Alan Meale27/06/1990MansfieldSigned
Kenneth Eastham27/06/1990Manchester, BlackleySigned
Terry Davis27/06/1990Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
John Cummings27/06/1990EasingtonSigned
Bob Cryer27/06/1990Bradford SouthSigned
Jeremy Corbyn27/06/1990Islington NorthSigned
Frank Cook27/06/1990Stockton NorthSigned
Harry Cohen27/06/1990LeytonSigned
Dale Campbell-Savours27/06/1990WorkingtonSigned
Ronnie Campbell27/06/1990Blyth ValleySigned
James Callaghan27/06/1990Heywood & MiddletonSigned
Ronald Brown27/06/1990Edinburgh LeithSigned
Roland Boyes27/06/1990Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Bill Michie27/06/1990Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Peter Pike27/06/1990BurnleySigned
Harry Ewing27/06/1990Falkirk EastSigned
Tommy Graham27/06/1990Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Graham Allen27/06/1990Nottingham NorthSigned
Bruce Grocott27/06/1990Wrekin, TheSigned
Tony Banks27/06/1990Newham North WestSigned
Harry Barnes27/06/1990North East DerbyshireSigned
Kevin Barron27/06/1990Rother ValleySigned
Roy Beggs27/06/1990East AntrimSigned
Gerry Bermingham27/06/1990St Helens SouthSigned
Gerry Steinberg27/06/1990Durham, City ofSigned
Jack Thompson27/06/1990WansbeckSigned
Dennis Turner27/06/1990Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Robert Wareing27/06/1990Liverpool, West DerbySigned
Michael Welsh27/06/1990Doncaster NorthSigned
David Winnick27/06/1990Walsall NorthSigned
Audrey Wise27/06/1990PrestonSigned
Ian McCartney27/06/1990MakerfieldSigned
Robert Parry27/06/1990Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Terry Patchett27/06/1990Barnsley EastSigned
John Prescott27/06/1990Kingston upon Hull EastSigned
Dawn Primarolo27/06/1990Bristol SouthSigned
Martin Redmond27/06/1990Don ValleySigned
John Reid27/06/1990Motherwell NorthSigned
Ernie Ross27/06/1990Dundee WestSigned
Joan Ruddock27/06/1990Lewisham, DeptfordSigned
Dennis Skinner27/06/1990BolsoverSigned
Nigel Spearing27/06/1990Newham SouthSigned
Sylvia Heal27/06/1990Staffordshire MidSigned
David Hinchliffe27/06/1990WakefieldSigned
Jimmy Hood27/06/1990ClydesdaleSigned
George Howarth27/06/1990Knowsley NorthSigned
Doug Hoyle27/06/1990Warrington NorthSigned
Alice Mahon27/06/1990HalifaxSigned
Robert Hughes27/06/1990Aberdeen NorthSigned
William McKelvey27/06/1990Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Thomas McAvoy27/06/1990Glasgow, RutherglenSigned
John McAllion27/06/1990Dundee EastSigned
Eric Martlew27/06/1990CarlisleSigned
Michael Martin27/06/1990Glasgow, SpringburnSigned
David Marshall27/06/1990Glasgow, ShettlestonSigned
Geoffrey Lofthouse27/06/1990Pontefract & CastlefordSigned
Tony Lloyd27/06/1990StretfordSigned
Robert Litherland27/06/1990Manchester CentralSigned
Terry Lewis27/06/1990WorsleySigned
Ron Leighton27/06/1990Newham North EastSigned
David Lambie27/06/1990Cunninghame SouthSigned
Ieuan Wyn Jones27/06/1990Ynys MSigned
Roy Hughes27/06/1990Newport EastSigned
Keith Bradley28/06/1990Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Tony Benn28/06/1990ChesterfieldSigned
Tom Pendry28/06/1990Stalybridge & HydeSigned
Max Madden28/06/1990Bradford WestSigned
Peter Hardy28/06/1990WentworthSigned
Jeff Rooker02/07/1990Birmingham, Perry BarrSigned
Chris Smith02/07/1990Islington South & FinsburySigned
Norman Hogg02/07/1990Cumbernauld & KilsythSigned
Willie Ross03/07/1990East LondonderrySigned
Gordon Oakes03/07/1990HaltonSigned
Denzil Davies03/07/1990LlanelliSigned
Frank Doran04/07/1990Aberdeen SouthSigned
Win Griffiths04/07/1990BridgendSigned
Martin Smyth04/07/1990Belfast SouthSigned
David Alton05/07/1990Liverpool Mossley HillSigned
Gareth Wardell05/07/1990GowerSigned
James Molyneaux10/07/1990Lagan ValleySigned
Clifford Forsythe10/07/1990South AntrimSigned
John Taylor10/07/1990StrangfordSigned
Eric Illsley12/07/1990Barnsley CentralSigned
John Battle12/07/1990Leeds WestSigned
Austin Mitchell19/07/1990Great GrimsbySigned
Mo Mowlam26/07/1990RedcarSigned

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