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Us Congressman Request For Hearings On Implications Of Thorp

EDM number 74 in 1993-94, proposed by Simon Hughes on 24/11/1993.

That this House welcomes the initiative on 20th November by Congressman Pete Stark, Democrat, California, to request the Chairman of the Congressional Joint Economic Committee, Representative David Obey, that the Committee hold early hearings on the economic and national security implications of plutonium use in the light of the imminent decision over THORP; applauds his judgement that this is an opportune moment for Congress to focus on the issue more closely; calls upon the Trade & Industry Select Committee and Foreign Affairs Select Committee to follow suit and arrange immediate parallel inquiries into THORP; and further calls upon Her Majesty's Government not to take any decision on THORP until these committee enquiries report.

This motion has been signed by a total of 32 MPs.

Simon Hughes24/11/1993Southwark and BermondseyProposed
Llew Smith24/11/1993Blaenau GwentSigned
Frank Cook24/11/1993Stockton NorthSigned
Terry Davis25/11/1993Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Dafydd Wigley25/11/1993CaernarfonSigned
Matthew Taylor25/11/1993TruroSigned
Harry Barnes25/11/1993North East DerbyshireSigned
Norman Godman25/11/1993Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Jim Dowd25/11/1993Lewisham WestSigned
Ian Davidson25/11/1993Glasgow, GovanSigned
Eric Clarke25/11/1993MidlothianSigned
Alex Carlile25/11/1993MontgomerySigned
Eddie Loyden25/11/1993Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Elfyn Llwyd25/11/1993Meirionnydd Nant ConwySigned
Ken Livingstone25/11/1993Brent EastSigned
Nigel Jones25/11/1993CheltenhamSigned
Lynne Jones25/11/1993Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Jon Owen Jones25/11/1993Cardiff CentralSigned
Jimmy Hood25/11/1993ClydesdaleSigned
Alan Simpson25/11/1993Nottingham SouthSigned
Colin Pickthall25/11/1993West LancashireSigned
Alan Meale25/11/1993MansfieldSigned
Michael Connarty29/11/1993Falkirk EastSigned
David Rendel30/11/1993NewburySigned
Jack Thompson30/11/1993WansbeckSigned
Jim Wallace30/11/1993Orkney & ShetlandSigned
Michael Clapham01/12/1993Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Alan Wynne Williams01/12/1993CarmarthenSigned
Eddie McGrady06/12/1993South DownSigned
Martyn Jones08/12/1993Clwyd South WestSigned
Roland Boyes08/12/1993Houghton and WashingtonSigned
John Gunnell08/12/1993Leeds South and MorleySigned

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