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Immigration Rules And Overseas Performers

EDM number 1563 in 2007-08, proposed by Mark Lazarowicz on 14/05/2008.
Categorised under the topics of Employment, Immigration and Performing arts.

That this House welcomes the decision by the Home Office to classify a special visitor category which will continue to allow non-European performers to come to perform at international events in Britain at a low visa cost; and recognises that many events across the country, such as the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe, benefit from the talents of these performers, and that this decision will ensure the continued success of such events.

This motion has been signed by a total of 40 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Mark Lazarowicz14/05/2008Edinburgh North and LeithLabourProposed
Gavin Strang14/05/2008Edinburgh EastLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley14/05/2008Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Andrew George14/05/2008St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Nigel Evans14/05/2008Ribble ValleyConservativeSeconded
David Drew15/05/2008StroudLabourSeconded
Andrew Dismore15/05/2008HendonLabourSigned
Michael Weir15/05/2008AngusScottish National PartySigned
Colin Breed15/05/2008South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Lynne Jones15/05/2008Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins16/05/2008Luton NorthLabourSigned
Michael Jabez Foster16/05/2008Hastings and RyeLabourSigned
Rudi Vis19/05/2008Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSigned
Betty Williams19/05/2008ConwyLabourSigned
Robert Wareing19/05/2008Liverpool, West DerbyIndependentSigned
John Battle19/05/2008Leeds WestLabourSigned
Mike Hancock19/05/2008Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Durkan19/05/2008FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Ann Cryer19/05/2008KeighleyLabourSigned
Marsha Singh19/05/2008Bradford WestLabourSigned
Alan Simpson19/05/2008Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Mohammad Sarwar19/05/2008Glasgow CentralLabourSigned
Neil Gerrard19/05/2008WalthamstowLabourSigned
Jo Swinson20/05/2008East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Pete Wishart20/05/2008Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySigned
Janet Dean20/05/2008BurtonLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell20/05/2008Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Eric Illsley20/05/2008Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Greg Pope20/05/2008HyndburnLabourSigned
Hywel Francis21/05/2008AberavonLabourSigned
Julie Morgan02/06/2008Cardiff NorthLabourSigned
Chris McCafferty02/06/2008Calder ValleyLabourSigned
Eddie McGrady02/06/2008South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Doug Naysmith02/06/2008Bristol North WestLabourSigned
Vincent Cable02/06/2008TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
David Hamilton02/06/2008MidlothianLabourSigned
Brian Jenkins03/06/2008TamworthLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin11/06/2008Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
John Mason09/10/2008Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
John MacDougallUnknownWithdrawn

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