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Conduct Of The Honourable Member For Dover And Herald Of Free Enterprise;amdt. Line 1:

EDM number 522A1 in 1995-96, proposed by John Townend on 28/02/1996.

leave out at from `House' and add `congratulates the honourable Member for Dover for his continued vigorous defence of Dover's ferry industry; notes the extensive support and sympathy that the honourable Member for Dover has given to those who suffered bereavements in the `Herald of Free Enterprise' disaster at religious services and other services in Dover; recognises that at the Coroner's inquest held after the Sheen Report, evidence of alcohol consumption was admitted to by a crew member who on legal advice declined to answer further questions on alcohol because of legal concerns about self-incrimination; supports the immediate ban on alcohol consumption by crew members that was imposed by ferry operators; deplores attempts by Opposition honourable Members to make capital out of a tragedy and to deflect criticism away from the trade unions; and supports the honourable Member for Dover in drawing attention to the many improvements made to ensure that British ferries are amongst the safest in the world.'.

This is a ammendment to 522.

This motion has been signed by a total of 16 MPs.

John Townend28/02/1996BridlingtonProposed
Andrew Hargreaves28/02/1996Birmingham, Hall GreenSigned
Robert Hughes28/02/1996Harrow WestSigned
Roger Moate28/02/1996FavershamSigned
Matthew Carrington28/02/1996FulhamSigned
Bob Dunn28/02/1996DartfordSigned
Neil Hamilton28/02/1996TattonSigned
Jacques Arnold28/02/1996GraveshamSigned
Vivian Bendall28/02/1996Ilford NorthSigned
David Nicholson29/02/1996TauntonSigned
Harry Greenway29/02/1996Ealing NorthSigned
Graham Riddick04/03/1996Colne ValleySigned
Nirj Deva05/03/1996Brentford & IsleworthSigned
Michael Fabricant05/03/1996Staffordshire MidSigned
Bill Walker05/03/1996North TaysideSigned
Phil Gallie18/03/1996AyrSigned

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