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RATE OF DUTY ON BIOFUELS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1385: tabled on 23 May 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 145 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 the 800,000ha of set aside land in the United Kingdom; observes that this land could be used to produce at least one million tonnes of biodiesel/bioethanol for road transport; and urges the Chancellor to build on his existing policy by changing the rate of duty for these environmentally friendly fuels to match the 40p per litre rebate already granted to the fossil gas fuels LPG and CNG.

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.

Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 11 June 2002
East Antrim
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 May 2002
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2002
Kingswood
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2002
Worthing West
Bradley, Peter
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
The Wrekin
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2002
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2002
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Dumfries
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Gordon
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2002
Birmingham, Northfield
Burnett, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2002
Torridge and West Devon
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2002
West Chelmsford
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Twickenham
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2002
Cheadle
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
North East Fife
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 2002
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Morley and Rothwell
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2002
Peterborough
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2002
Northampton South
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Stockton North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 2002
Weston-Super-Mare
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Easington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Glasgow, Pollok
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Stroud
Duncan, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 2002
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 June 2002
Perth
Fallon, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2002
Sevenoaks
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
Bath
Francois, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 8 July 2002
Rayleigh
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Walthamstow
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Selby
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2002
Bedford
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 2002
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2002
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 July 2002
North Devon
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 25 June 2002
South Holland and The Deepings
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Somerton and Frome
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 July 2002
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Chesterfield
Hurst, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Braintree
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2002
Wantage
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2002
Tamworth
Johnson, Mr Boris
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2002
Henley
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Cardiff Central
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2002
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2002
Hereford
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
South Dorset
Lait, Mrs Jacqui
Conservative
Signed on 27 June 2002
Beckenham
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 2002
North Norfolk
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Yeovil
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 2002
Gainsborough
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 June 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Wrexham
Mactaggart, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Slough
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 2002
East Hampshire
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 June 2002
South Down
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Mansfield
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2002
Newark
Mole, Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Ipswich
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2002
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Munn, Meg
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Sheffield, Heeley
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Ochil
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Winchester
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2002
Montgomeryshire
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Forest of Dean
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2002
St Albans
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 26 June 2002
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prisk, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 2002
Hertford and Stortford
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Southport
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Argyll and Bute
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 September 2002
Newbury
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Glasgow, Anniesland
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Vale of Clwyd
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2002
City of Chester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2002
Banff and Buchan
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Reading West
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Glasgow, Govan
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Kettering
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 10 July 2002
South West Bedfordshire
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Huddersfield
Shephard, Mrs Gillian
Conservative
Signed on 18 June 2002
South West Norfolk
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Nottingham South
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 13 June 2002
Belfast South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
City of Durham
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2002
Hazel Grove
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 27 June 2002
East Devon
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2002
Truro and St Austell
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2002
Rochford and Southend East
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 May 2002
Ceredigion
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
South Derbyshire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 September 2002
Richmond Park
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Pudsey
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 May 2002
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 24 June 2002
North Dorset
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2002
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2002
Angus
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
North East Milton Keynes
Whitehead, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Southampton, Test
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2002
Brecon and Radnorshire
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 July 2002
North Tayside
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Batley and Spen
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Young, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 2 July 2002
North West Hampshire
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 May 2002
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.