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BIOMASS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 864: tabled on 14 February 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 45 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 acknowledges the benefits that energy from Biomass offers the United Kingdom; recognises that it can play a critical role in reducing our greenhouse gas emissions; is aware of the significant environmental and economic benefits of using farm waste, such as slurry and poultry litter, to produce energy; and understands that in the wider context biomass and specifically energy crops offer farmers, land owners and rural communities exciting new opportunities to diversify their activities and rebuild their rural economies in a sustainable manner.

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.

Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2002
Gordon
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2002
Twickenham
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 March 2002
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2002
Gower
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Peterborough
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Northampton South
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2002
Weston-Super-Mare
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Lancaster and Wyre
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2002
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2002
Sunderland North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2002
St Ives
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2002
Portsmouth South
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2002
Chesterfield
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2002
Cheltenham
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2002
Stafford
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2002
North Norfolk
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 February 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2002
Hemel Hempstead
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 April 2002
Mansfield
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2002
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Nottingham South
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2002
Hazel Grove
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 February 2002
Ceredigion
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Pudsey
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 February 2002
Angus
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 26 February 2002
Caernarfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.