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SUPPORT FOR UK WINE TRADE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1253: tabled on 08 May 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 welcomes the Government's support for United Kingdom beer and spirits; notes that the United Kingdom wine industry faces many difficulties with duty on wine much higher than other European countries; recognises the importance of the United Kingdom wine industry and the number of jobs that this supports; and calls on the Government to assist the industry by reducing duty and scrapping the anomaly that exists in the rate of duty on sparkling wines.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.