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BISHOPSGATE GOODS YARD AND THE EAST LONDON LINE TUBE EXTENSION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1226: tabled on 01 May 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 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 that proposals for the East London Line tube extension, involving Bishopsgate Goods Yard, have been discussed extensively for the past 10 years and that throughout that period English Heritage have not made a single contribution to the debate, did not give evidence to the public enquiry or approach the City of London Corporation or Tower Hamlets or Hackney councils on the subject; is appalled that English Heritage, seduced the ultra-conservative architects, have now come up with a hare-brained technically flawed scheme whose consideration can only result in extensive and unnecessary delay in completing the East London Line; is saddened that English Heritage have the support of the Prince of Wales whose unusual views on architecture and urban renaissance are well documented; condemns English Heritage for acting so as to damage the interests of the people of East London and put the regeneration of Hackney and Tower Hamlets at risk; and calls on Railtrack or its successor and London Underground to get on with the development without delay.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.