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RATE RELIEF FOR VILLAGE PUBS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 255: tabled on 12 January 2000

Tabled in the 1999-00 session.

This motion has been signed by 132 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 notes from the recent survey of the Countryside Agency and BBC televsion's Countryfile programme that up to six rural pubs are now shutting every week; regards the village pub as an important focal point for rural community life; and urges the Government to extend 50 per cent. mandatory rate relief to village pubs on the same basis as that enjoyed by village post offices and village stores.

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.

Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2000
North East Derbyshire
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Leeds North West
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 29 February 2000
Reigate
Body, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2000
Boston and Skegness
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2000
South Ribble
Bradley, Peter
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
The Wrekin
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 15 March 2000
Altrincham and Sale West
Brand, Dr Peter
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2000
Isle of Wight
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2000
Canterbury
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 2000
South East Cornwall
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2000
Gordon
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2000
Elmet
Burnett, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 March 2000
Torridge and West Devon
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2000
West Chelmsford
Butler, Christine
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Castle Point
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 January 2000
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Tynemouth
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2000
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2000
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2000
Midlothian
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2000
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2000
Weston-Super-Mare
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2000
Bolton North East
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2000
Coventry South
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2000
Crosby
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 March 2000
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2000
Bristol West
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2000
Caerphilly
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2000
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2000
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2000
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2000
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 2000
Ribble Valley
Fallon, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 16 February 2000
Sevenoaks
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2000
Southport
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2000
Bath
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2000
Walthamstow
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2000
Ludlow
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 3 April 2000
Billericay
Graham, Mr Tommy
Independent Labour
Signed on 18 January 2000
West Renfrewshire
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2000
North Wiltshire
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2000
Reading East
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2000
Bedford
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 April 2000
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2000
Somerton and Frome
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Jarrow
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Chorley
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2000
Basingstoke
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2000
Wantage
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2000
Wealden
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2000
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 February 2000
Ynys Môn
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2000
Cardiff Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2000
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2000
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2000
Feltham and Heston
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 January 2000
Hereford
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 17 February 2000
Rugby and Kenilworth
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2000
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2000
Worsley
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Battersea
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2000
Brecon and Radnorshire
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2000
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 18 January 2000
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 January 2000
Mid Worcestershire
Lyell, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 23 March 2000
North East Bedfordshire
Madel, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 29 February 2000
South West Bedfordshire
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2000
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2000
East Hampshire
McCabe, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2000
Birmingham, Hall Green
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2000
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2000
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2000
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2000
Mansfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2000
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2000
Argyll and Bute
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2000
Great Grimsby
Norris, Dan
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2000
Wansdyke
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 6 April 2000
Eddisbury
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2000
Winchester
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2000
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2000
Montgomeryshire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Burnley
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 17 January 2000
St Albans
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2000
Dover
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Scarborough and Whitby
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2000
Rhondda
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2000
Dundee West
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 19 January 2000
Faversham and Mid Kent
Ruffley, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2000
Bury St Edmunds
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
City of Chester
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Kettering
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Nottingham South
Angela Smith,
Signed on 13 January 2000
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2000
City of Durham
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2000
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2000
Wellingborough
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 2000
New Forest West
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2000
North West Leicestershire
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2000
East Yorkshire
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2000
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2000
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Stoke-on-Trent North
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 24 January 2000
North Dorset
Wardle, Mr Charles
Conservative
Signed on 3 February 2000
Bexhill and Battle
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 2000
Northavon
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 May 2000
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2000
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 27 January 2000
Macclesfield
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2000
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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.