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WAVERLEY LINE EDINBURGH TO CARLISLE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 653: tabled on 15 January 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 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 urges both the United Kingdom and Scottish Parliaments to ensure the Waverley Line becomes a priority, which will open up both Midlothian and the Scottish Borders; and notes that it is imperative that the rail and road infrastructure is put into operation, which will support semi-rural and rural areas in their drive to develop their economic and tourism strategies that are being promoted following the demise of the coal and textile industries in these constituencies.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.