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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1161: tabled on 19 April 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. 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 is concerned by the Conservative Party decision to allow Mr William Duffin to stand as a Conservative candidate in the London Borough of Brent, following being found guilty of maladministration by the Ombudsman after he intervened on behalf of his then employer to allow planning permission to be given to a public house owned by his employer; notes that 24 hours after the decision was made ú2000 was paid by his employers into the Brent Conservative Party; calls on the Conservative Party Chairman, the honourable Member for Haltemprice and Howden, publicly to disown Mr William Duffin as a candidate; and notes that no record of payment by the Conservatives into a local Brent charity, as agreed, has been made public.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.