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ESSEX POLICE DIVING UNIT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 818: tabled on 06 February 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 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 pays tribute to the excellent work carried out by the Essex Police Diving Unit; regrets the proposal to close the unit on the grounds of lack of financial resources; notes that Essex police disbanded its entire motor-cycle fleet and shut its mounted section in previous rounds of spending cuts; believes that the policing of Essex is diminished by the loss of such specialised units; and calls on the Government to increase levels of funding to enable Essex Police to provide the full range of policing activities which the community expects.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.