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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1494: tabled on 24 June 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 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 that the people of Burnley in the year since the disturbances of 24th and 25th June 2001 have worked to pull their communities together and that the issues highlighted in the Taskforce Report of November 2001 have been addressed and continue to be tackled by Burnley Borough Council, Lancashire County Council, the police and others; supports the Building Bridges Project launched between the Christian and Muslim Communities at St. Andrews Church on Sunday 23rd June aimed at pulling all the people of any faith and no faith together to make Burnley a place to be proud to live in; and urges the Treasury in the comprehensive spending review to provide funding for the key problems of empty housing, poverty and deprivation to be tackled in Burnley and other places with identical problems.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.