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EDM (Early Day Motion) 611A1: tabled on 07 February 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 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 Julie Morgan on 10 January 2007. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

after `street', insert `recognises the success of similar campaigns such as that promoted by the safer Swansea Partnership, which resulted in zero incidents involving glasses and bottles over the busy Christmas 2006 and New Year 2007 period in the Swansea City Centre pubs and clubs;'.

Original motion text

That this House notes the very considerable disfigurement, distress and costs of injuries including loss of sight from violence and accidents inflicted with glasses and bottles in and around city and town centre licensed premises, including annual costs of more than £4 million in criminal injury compensation awards alone; congratulates Cardiff Community Safety Partnership and other local organisations in their successful efforts to mandate the use of plastic and toughened glass and to prevent glassware being taken into the street; urges all local authorities to impose mandatory use of plastic glasses and bottles in licensed premises open after 11pm; further urges local authorities to introduce financial incentives, such as money-back schemes for glassware, for glass recycling; and further urges the British Standards Institution to develop manufacturing standards for toughened glass.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.