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COUNTRYSIDE AGENCY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 327A2: tabled on 12 December 2002

Tabled in the 2002-03 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 James Gray on 10 December 2002. This is amendment number 2.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

leave out from 'exclusion' to 'congratulates' and insert 'has been a harsh reality in rural areas for at least two decades;'

Original motion text

That this House acknowledges that social exclusion is a harsh reality in rural areas; congratulates the Countryside Agency on raising awareness that poverty is increasingly prevalent in rural areas; recognises that unemployment, low income, inadequate housing and amenities and isolation makes life difficult for many in the countryside; and calls on the Government to recognise this publicly, and take urgent action to alleviate and eradicate these problems.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.