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EDM number 1564 in 2010-12, proposed by Greg Mulholland on 09/03/2011.
Categorised under the topic of Members of Parliament.

That this House expresses concern that Private Members' Bills are presented to the House on Fridays; notes that Friday is the day commonly used by hon. Members to visit their constituencies; notes the importance for hon. Members to have a day in their constituency to hold surgeries and attend local events; is concerned that Private Members' Bills have often been unable to reach Committee Stage because less than 100 hon. Members were in attendance; notes that this was the case for the Sustainable Livestock Bill on 12 November 2010, where only 62 hon. Members were able to attend, despite 176 having stated their support for the Bill; and calls upon the Government to examine the protocols for the Second Reading of Private Members' Bills, which unfairly discriminate againsthon. Memberswho are active in their constituencies and thus hinder the passage of Private Members' Bills.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

Greg Mulholland09/03/2011Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratProposed
Mark Durkan09/03/2011FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Adrian Sanders10/03/2011TorbayLiberal DemocratSeconded
Stephen Williams10/03/2011Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn10/03/2011Islington NorthLabourSeconded
John Pugh14/03/2011SouthportLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jonathan Edwards14/03/2011Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
John Leech14/03/2011Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Graham Stringer14/03/2011Blackley and BroughtonLabourSigned
Keith Vaz15/03/2011Leicester EastLabourSigned
Steve Rotheram16/03/2011Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell17/03/2011Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Joan Walley18/03/2011Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
Annette Brooke21/03/2011Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
Valerie Vaz21/03/2011Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds31/03/2011Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Mark Williams01/04/2011CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned

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