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NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AREA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1223: tabled on 20 April 1998

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House welcomes the statement by the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in the Daily Telegraph of 20th April that he would support associate membership of the North American Free Trade Area for the United Kingdom; notes the immense ties of culture, language, history, trade and family which bind the peoples of the United Kingdom to those of North America; notes that NAFTA represents an area with a larger gross domestic product and faster growth than the European Union; supports the vision of a free trade area without erosion of sovereignty; and urges a rapid and positive response to the Speaker's offer.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.