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Honourable Member For Linlithgow

EDM number 1019 in 2004-05, proposed by Paul Marsden on 04/04/2005.

That this House salutes the honourable Member for Linlithgow, who is due to retire at the next election after 43 years' parliamentary service; remembers his service as a trooper in the Royal Scots Greys, teacher at Bo'ness High School, PPS to the Minister of Housing, Labour Opposition spokesman for Science, officer of numerous Labour Party and parliamentary committees, Rector at Edinburgh University, and author of many books and publications, including Dick Crossman: a portrait, and One Man's Falklands; notes that he tenaciously sought out the truth over the Belgrano affair; further notes his consistent opposition to wars in the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan and Iraq and his stoical support for the United Nations; thanks him for his thoughtful, determined and passionate approach to helping constituents and his friendliness to honourable Members on all sides; and wishes him, his wife Kathleen and his family all the very best for the future.

This motion has been signed by a total of 37 MPs.

Paul Marsden04/04/2005Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratProposed
Linda Perham05/04/2005Ilford NorthLabourSigned
Rudi Vis05/04/2005Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
David Taylor05/04/2005North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
Peter Bottomley05/04/2005Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Harry Barnes05/04/2005North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Richard Allan05/04/2005Sheffield, HallamLiberal DemocratSigned
Ian Gibson05/04/2005Norwich NorthLabourSigned
Edward Garnier05/04/2005HarboroughConservativeSigned
John Cummings05/04/2005EasingtonLabourSigned
Tony Colman05/04/2005PutneyLabourSigned
Ann Cryer05/04/2005KeighleyLabourSigned
Syd Rapson05/04/2005Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Llew Smith05/04/2005Blaenau GwentLabourSigned
Martin Smyth05/04/2005Belfast SouthUUPSigned
Glenda Jackson05/04/2005Hampstead & HighgateLabourSigned
Julian Lewis05/04/2005New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Alice Mahon05/04/2005HalifaxLabourSigned
Martin Caton05/04/2005GowerLabourSigned
Derek Wyatt06/04/2005Sittingbourne & SheppeyLabourSigned
Paul Tyler06/04/2005North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Simon Thomas06/04/2005CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Roy Beggs06/04/2005East AntrimUUPSigned
Mike Hancock06/04/2005Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
David Hamilton06/04/2005MidlothianLabourSigned
Win Griffiths06/04/2005BridgendLabourSigned
Andrew George06/04/2005St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Sue Doughty06/04/2005GuildfordLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeremy Corbyn06/04/2005Islington NorthLabourSigned
Tony Clarke06/04/2005Northampton SouthLabourSigned
John McDonnell06/04/2005Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Brian Iddon06/04/2005Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Alan Simpson06/04/2005Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Malcolm Savidge06/04/2005Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
John Randall06/04/2005UxbridgeConservativeSigned
Ken Purchase06/04/2005Wolverhampton North EastLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Julie Morgan06/04/2005Cardiff NorthLabourSigned

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