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INVESTIGATION INTO BOMBAY STORES, BRADFORD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 27: tabled on 22 June 2001

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 calls on the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry to conduct an inquiry into the trading practices of Bombay Stores, Bombay Buildings, Shearbridge Road, Bradford BD7 1NX, and in particular their cheating out of ú250 of Mrs K. Alam, a constituent of the Right honourable Member for Manchester, Gorton, who bought a garment from Bombay Stores, found it was of poor and deteriorating quality, returned it and received no acknowledgment; expresses its disgust not only at Bombay Stores' dishonest handling of this transaction but at its proprietors' failure, over a period of more than three months, to reply to letters sent to them by the honourable Member on Mrs Alam's behalf; and warns other potential customers to have nothing to do with these fraudulent traders.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.