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EDM (Early Day Motion) 694: tabled on 07 February 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

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

Amendments to this motion

There have been 2 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House notes the announcement on 5th February from the German Federal Employment Office of the non-adjusted unemployment statistics for January, which show that unemployment has risen by 398,000, making the total number of unemployed 4.62 million; further notes that this takes the unemployment rate to 11.1 per cent.; and believes this shows, clearly and unequivocally, that the euro is not working for Germany.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

PERFORMANCE OF THE EURO (No.6) (Amendment 1)
leave out from 'January' to end and add 'and notes that this has no bearing whatsoever on whether the euro would work for the UK.'.
Labour, Birmingham, Erdington
EDM 694A1: tabled on 12 February 2003
PERFORMANCE OF THE EURO (No.6) (Amendment 2)
at end add 'and looks forward to the assessment of the five economic tests by June 2003.'.
Labour, Leicester East
EDM 694A2: tabled on 12 February 2003