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UK COMPETITIVENESS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 18: tabled on 15 November 2006

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 49 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 notes that since 1997 the UK has fallen from fourth to 10th place in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index and that the International Institute for Management Development World Competitiveness Yearbook shows that the UK has slipped from ninth place in 1997 to 21st in 2006; further notes that the UK has a record trade deficit of £45 billion; and calls on the Government to reverse its trend of bringing forward policies that harm UK competitiveness.

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.

Ancram, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Devizes
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2006
Hexham
Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Banbury
Benyon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Newbury
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2006
Reigate
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2006
Worthing West
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
West Chelmsford
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 December 2006
East Londonderry
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2006
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Shipley
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Ribble Valley
Fallon, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2006
Sevenoaks
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2006
South West Norfolk
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Harborough
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2006
South Holland and The Deepings
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 November 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2006
Cheadle
Kawczynski, Daniel
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Salisbury
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2006
Epping Forest
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
North East Milton Keynes
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
New Forest East
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
East Worthing and Shoreham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2006
Mid Worcestershire
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2006
Penrith and The Border
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Westbury
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Eddisbury
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 8 February 2007
Croydon Central
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 November 2006
Strangford
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Romford
Soames, Hon Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2006
Mid Sussex
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Castle Point
Stuart, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
Beverley and Holderness
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Wantage
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2006
Lancaster and Wyre
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2006
Upminster
Whittingdale, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Maldon and East Chelmsford
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2006
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 16 November 2006
Macclesfield

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.