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EDM (Early Day Motion) 41A1: tabled on 12 July 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mr Adrian Sanders on 27 June 2001. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from 'west' to 'suffered' and insert 'or the north east to see how those areas have'.

Original motion text

That this House condemns the reported comments of the Mayor of London that funds should be switched from the regions of England to London; notes that public spending per person is 21 per cent. higher in the capital than in the rest of England; suggests that the Mayor should visit somewhere like the far South West to see how much that area has suffered from lack of investment as more and more of the country's wealth and prosperity has been concentrated in London and the South East; and believes that the answer to assisting those pockets of deprivation that exist in London would be to give the Mayor and GLA greater powers to redistribute resources within the capital rather than argue that the Government should take funds away from regions that need more, not less investment.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.