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NEPIC GROWTH STRATEGY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2807: tabled on 19 October 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 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 supports the North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) in its effort to help the process industry to grow from £8.8 billion to £13.3 billion in the North East of England in the next 10 years; congratulates NEPIC and its industrialists for working together and formulating such a powerful argument for developing this sector; encourages the Department of Trade and Industry and One North East to ensure that they receive the resources to enable them to meet these targets; notes the concerns the 200 chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the North East have about the availability of skilled science and engineering staff in the future; and further notes the Cogent sector skills council assessment which shows that over 60,000 skilled people will be needed by the chemical sector alone.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.