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LOTTERY FUNDING FOR VILLAGE HALLS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1831A1: tabled on 06 November 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 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 Mr Mark Oaten on 29 October 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add ', which should be distributed fairly on the basis of population to urban and rural communities.'.

Original motion text

That this House calls on the Government to recognise the funding crisis now threatening the future of England's village and community halls, caused by reduction in funding to the National Lottery's Community Fund and compounded by changes in other funders' priorities and the new costs of having to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995; recognises the contribution that these village and community halls and their management committees make to civic renewal and regeneration; and supports calls by Action with Communities in Rural England for the Government to create a ú50 million per annum designated Lottery fund for community hall projects.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.