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WATERAID'S 21ST ANNIVERSARY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1248A1: tabled on 09 May 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 Don Foster on 08 May 2002. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

at end add,'whilst taking the lead in pressing for an international tax on currency speculation which could apply full funding for such a project.'.

Original motion text

That this House notes WaterAid's valuable contribution to eradicating poverty in its first 21 years; congratulates WaterAid's achievement in becoming the leading United Kingdom charity dedicated to the provision of safe domestic water, sanitation and hygiene promotion to the world's poorest people; recognises the dedication of WaterAid and its supporters in assisting over seven million people who have gained access to safe water; notes with extreme concern that 1.1 billion people in the world do not have access to safe water and 2.4 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation; and therefore calls on the Government to argue for the prioritisation of water and sanitation at the forthcoming World Summit on Sustainable 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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.