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BIOMASS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 28: tabled on 23 November 2004

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 70 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 acknowledges the benefits that energy from biomass offers the United Kingdom; recognises that it can play a critical role in reducing UK greenhouse gas emissions; notes the significant environmental and economic benefits of using farm waste, such as slurry and poultry litter, to produce energy and the opportunities that energy crops offer farmers, landowners and rural communities to diversify their activities and rebuild rural economies in a sustainable manner; and calls on the Government to ensure that the new Biomass Taskforce is given the strength and resources to develop positive policy recommendations that will facilitate the growth of this industry.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
Worthing West
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2004
Canterbury
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2004
West Chelmsford
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2004
North East Bedfordshire
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 10 March 2005
Stone
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2005
Chipping Barnet
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2004
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2004
Guildford
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 5 April 2005
Rutland and Melton
Duncan, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2005
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2004
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Ribble Valley
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2004
Lichfield
Field, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 13 January 2005
Cities of London and Westminster
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
Arundel and South Downs
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2004
Taunton
Francois, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2004
Rayleigh
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2004
Harborough
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2004
Chesham and Amersham
Goodman, Mr Paul
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2004
Wycombe
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2004
North Wiltshire
Green, Damian
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2004
Ashford
Gummer, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 9 December 2004
Suffolk Coastal
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 17 January 2005
Runnymede and Weybridge
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
North East Hertfordshire
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2005
Wealden
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2004
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Orpington
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Independent Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2004
Basingstoke
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2004
Cheltenham
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2004
Salisbury
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Bromsgrove
Letwin, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
West Dorset
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 November 2004
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2004
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2004
Mid Worcestershire
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Penrith and The Border
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Wolverhampton South West
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2004
Vale of York
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2004
Newark
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2005
Eddisbury
Osborne, Mr George
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Tatton
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Ynys Môn
Paice, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2005
South East Cambridgeshire
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2004
Brentwood and Ongar
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2004
Uxbridge
Roe, Dame Marion
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
Broxbourne
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2005
Romford
Sayeed, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 23 February 2005
Mid Bedfordshire
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Nottingham South
Simpson, Mr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2004
Mid Norfolk
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2004
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2004
Castle Point
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2004
East Devon
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Gosport
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 4 April 2005
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2004
Upminster
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2004
Leominster
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2004
Spelthorne
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2004
Teignbridge

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.