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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1682: tabled on 22 July 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 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 recognises the importance of Birmingham International Airport, already bringing over ú165 million into the regional economy and with over 8,600 jobs currently dependent on the airport; recognises that, located at the heart of the national road and rail network, Birmingham International Airport also has increasing significance to the United Kingdom as a whole; notes that realising the further potential of Birmingham International Airport could save around five million unnecessary road journeys to airports in the South East by passengers from the regions; and urges Ministers to pay full regard to the potential offered by the further development of Birmingham International Airport both to growing regional and national prosperity and to sustainable aviation development.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.