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EDM (Early Day Motion) 80A1: tabled on 24 June 1998

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

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

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Alan Simpson on 05 June 1997. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

after 'promotion' insert 'notes that 60 per cent of the pump-priming cost of the programme could be met from Exchequer receipts from VAT on fuel, which the Chancellor of the Exchequer claims not to need or wish to receive;'.

Original motion text

That this House commends the Warm Homes and Energy Conservation (15 year Programme) Bill introduced in the last Session by a cross-party group of honourable Members which would require the Secretary of State to draw up a 15 year programme of action to ensure that energy conservation measures are taken on 500,000 houses per year over a period of 15 years; acknowledges that such a programme is designed to end fuel poverty in the United Kingdom; recognises that it would benefit the environment and create jobs; notes that the Bill does not create powers of entry in private homes; further notes that it does not involve compelling private individuals to carry out works, but rather relies on persuasion and promotion; and hopes that there will be time to discuss and pass the Bill in this Session.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.