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CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY POLICY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 97: tabled on 09 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 56 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 new Government's claim to put concern for the environment at the heart of policy making, so that it is not an add-on extra but informs the whole of government from housing and energy policy through to global warming and international agreements; notes that later this month world leaders will meet at the Environmental Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly to discuss the environment for the first time since the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992, where the United Kingdom signed up to the Framework Convention on Climate Change whose objective is to constrain climate change to rates and limits allowing ecosystems to adapt naturally; further notes that in 1995 scientists from the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change deemed climate change to be discernible; calls on the Government to ensure that energy prices reflect the environmental costs of energy production using instruments such as carbon and energy taxes; and further believes that the priority should be given to developing renewables over fossil fuels by the removal of all direct and indirect subsidies to the fossil fuel and nuclear industries and the transferral of these funds to accelerate the commercialisation of sustainable energy technologies and the uptake of energy efficiency.

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.

Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 2 December 1997
Leeds North West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 1997
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 1997
South East Cornwall
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 1997
Gordon
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 1997
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 June 1997
Twickenham
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 November 1997
North East Fife
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Bury North
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 1997
Eastleigh
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 June 1997
Putney
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 1997
Weston-Super-Mare
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Hornchurch
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 June 1997
Ceredigion
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 1997
Kingston and Surbiton
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1997
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 1997
Southport
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 June 1997
Bath
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 1997
St Ives
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Edinburgh West
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
West Renfrewshire
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1997
Bedford
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 1997
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 1997
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1997
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 1997
Hereford
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 1997
Ross, Skye and Inverness West
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 June 1997
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 11 June 1997
Thurrock
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 June 1997
South Down
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 1997
Argyll and Bute
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 1997
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Plaskitt, Mr James
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1997
Warwick and Leamington
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Newbury
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1997
Vale of Clwyd
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 July 1997
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 20 November 1997
Nottingham South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 18 November 1997
City of Durham
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 June 1997
Wellingborough
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 1997
Hazel Grove
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 1997
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 1997
North Cornwall
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1997
Orkney and Shetland
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 June 1997
Caernarfon
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 1997
Harrogate and Knaresborough

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.