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RURAL POST OFFICES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 328A1: tabled on 12 December 2002

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. 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 James Gray on 10 December 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from 'calls' to end and insert 'for a thorough review of the policy of successive governments to encourage the transfer of pension and benefit business away from the network.'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes the announcement of ú450 million for rural post offices; recognises and is deeply concerned that changes to the pensions distribution mechanism will still mean huge deficits for rural and urban post offices; and calls upon the Government to re-examine its policy of pension distribution.