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Extension Of The House Of Commons Disqualification Act

EDM number 1138 in 1994-95, proposed by Tony Benn on 17/05/1995.

That, in the opinion of this House, the list of disqualifying offices laid down in Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975, as amended, should be extended, by Order in Council, under the provisions of section 5(1) of that Act, as follows: Any person whether full-time or part-time, either as a director or employee of, or consultant working for, any company who is specifically paid to promote, or seek to promote, the financial, commercial or industrial interests of that company inside Parliament or in dealings with Government departments; and calls upon the Lord President of the Council to prepare and publish an Order in Council in these terms forthwith for the consideration of the House.

This motion has been signed by a total of 30 MPs.

Tony Benn17/05/1995ChesterfieldProposed
Brian Sedgemore17/05/1995Hackney South & ShoreditchSigned
Alan Simpson17/05/1995Nottingham SouthSigned
Dennis Skinner17/05/1995BolsoverSigned
Llew Smith17/05/1995Blaenau GwentSigned
Ken Livingstone17/05/1995Brent EastSigned
Alice Mahon17/05/1995HalifaxSigned
Chris Mullin17/05/1995Sunderland SouthSigned
Jeremy Corbyn17/05/1995Islington NorthSigned
Harry Barnes17/05/1995North East DerbyshireSigned
Tony Banks18/05/1995Newham North WestSigned
Norman Godman18/05/1995Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Neil Gerrard18/05/1995WalthamstowSigned
Bill Michie18/05/1995Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Lynne Jones18/05/1995Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
John Cummings18/05/1995EasingtonSigned
Max Madden22/05/1995Bradford WestSigned
Robert Parry22/05/1995Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Frank Cook22/05/1995Stockton NorthSigned
Alan Wynne Williams22/05/1995CarmarthenSigned
Malcolm Chisholm23/05/1995Edinburgh LeithSigned
Michael Clapham23/05/1995Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Colin Pickthall23/05/1995West LancashireSigned
Jean Corston24/05/1995Bristol EastSigned
Mike Hall24/05/1995Warrington SouthSigned
Martin Redmond25/05/1995Don ValleySigned
Alan Meale25/05/1995MansfieldSigned
Eric Clarke25/05/1995MidlothianSigned
Bill Etherington25/05/1995Sunderland NorthSigned
Audrey Wise25/05/1995PrestonSigned

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