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LONDON TAXICARD SCHEME

EDM (Early Day Motion) 134: tabled on 04 November 1996

Tabled in the 1996-97 session.

This motion has been signed by 38 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House is concerned by the proposals in a recent review of the London Committee on Accessible Transport and its staff unit, the London Accessible Transport Unit, and, in particular, by those relating to the management and administration of the London taxicard scheme which serves about 50,000 severely disabled residents of the 29 London boroughs participating in the scheme, providing them with subsidised travel in London taxis which they would otherwise not be able to afford and which, in many cases, is their only form of mobility; and notes the concern of voluntary organisations a bout the proposals in this review for their impact on the taxicard scheme and on other services provided by the London Committee on Accessible Transport to elderly and disabled Londoners.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 1996
Chipping Barnet
Churchill, Winston
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 1996
Davyhulme
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 7 November 1996
Romsey and Waterside
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 1996
South Staffordshire
Dover, Den
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 1996
Chorley
Duncan Smith, Mr Iain
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 1996
Chingford
Dykes, Hugh
Conservative
Signed on 5 November 1996
Harrow East
Evans, David
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 1996
Welwyn Hatfield
Fry, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1996
Wellingborough
Gardiner, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 1996
Reigate
Gorst, Sir John
Independent Conservative
Signed on 12 November 1996
Hendon North
Grant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 11 November 1996
South West Cambridgeshire
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 5 November 1996
Ealing North
Grylls, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 1996
North West Surrey
Hawksley, Warren
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 1996
Halesowen and Stourbridge
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 November 1996
Southwark and Bermondsey
Jessel, Toby
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 1996
Twickenham
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 1996
Wealden
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 5 November 1996
Staffordshire Moorlands
Marshall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 1996
Hendon South
Roe, Mrs Marion
Conservative
Signed on 11 November 1996
Broxbourne
Speed, Sir Keith
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 1996
Ashford
Spicer, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 1996
West Dorset
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 1996
Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 1996
Leominster
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 1996
Bexleyheath
Tracey, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 1996
Surbiton
Twinn, Dr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 1996
Edmonton
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 1996
Ruislip - Northwood
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 13 November 1996
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 1996
Macclesfield

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

LONDON TAXICARD SCHEME (Amendment 1)
leave out from 'House' to end and add 'welcomes the recent review to improve the administration of the London Committee on Accessible Transport (LCAT) which has achieved savings for London council tax payers of ú200,000 in administrative costs without affecting the high level of the service provided to those entitled to concessionary fares; further welcomes the achievement of LCAT in guaranteeing the future of the taxicard scheme with a new contract with the taxicard operators; and deprecates the action of those who raise unnecessary fears among those entitled to concessionary fares in London.'.
Labour, Woolwich
9
signatures
EDM 134A1: tabled on 11 November 1996