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VENTILATION IN PORTCULLIS HOUSE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 30: tabled on 26 June 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 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 notes the immense discomfort that staff are suffering in Portcullis House due to the total lack of ventilation and a working air-conditioning system; notes that there has been a lack of communication with staff and honourable Members about the failure of the ventilation system and the work being undertaken to resolve it; notes that the heat is exacerbated on the fifth floor due to the design of the building that does not allow windows to be opened; further notes that compensation should be sought from the designer of the ventilation system for their failure to deliver a system conducive to a good working environment; and urges that all necessary action be taken to resolve this problem as an immediate priority.