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PROPOSED WATER BILL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 891: tabled on 26 February 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 54 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 believes that over-abstraction of water leads to problems for the environment and consumers; notes with concern that most abstraction licences in England and Wales date back to the Water Resources Act 1963 and have little regard for their environmental impact; believes that legislation is needed now to improve water policy and management in relation to abstraction; notes that the Water Bill has been ready in draft for over a year; and calls on the Government to include the Water Bill in its programme of legislation for the next session of Parliament.

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.

Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2002
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2002
Gower
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 September 2002
Eastleigh
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Peterborough
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2002
Putney
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2002
Stockton North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2002
Weston-Super-Mare
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2002
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
Keighley
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2002
Bristol West
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Stroud
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 24 September 2002
Wallasey
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Liverpool, Riverside
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2002
Sunderland North
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2002
Stevenage
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2002
Reading East
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Bedford
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2002
Leeds North East
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 5 March 2002
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2002
Luton North
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2002
Ealing, Southall
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 February 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marshall, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Leicester South
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 24 July 2002
East Hampshire
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2002
Hemel Hempstead
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2002
Cardiff North
Munn, Meg
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Sheffield, Heeley
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Bristol North West
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2002
Portsmouth North
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 July 2002
Newbury
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Vale of Clwyd
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2002
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2002
Nottingham South
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2002
Milton Keynes South West
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2002
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2002
Northavon
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2002
Conwy
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2002
Macclesfield
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Batley and Spen
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2002
Clydebank and Milngavie
Young, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2002
North West Hampshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.