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VAT REGISTRATION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 275: tabled on 14 November 2007

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 67 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 the significant delays in the processing of VAT registration applications; further notes that currently fewer than one in five applications are processed within the target time of 14 days and that the average time for one registration site is over 50 days; expresses concern that the delays are hindering the establishment of legitimate new businesses in the UK and that this will damage the competitiveness of the UK economy; and calls upon the Government and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs to take appropriate and urgent measures to reduce delays in the processing of VAT registration applications.

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.

Atkins, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2008
Staffordshire Moorlands
Bacon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2007
South Norfolk
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2007
Northampton South
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2007
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2007
Altrincham and Sale West
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2007
Canterbury
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2007
South East Cornwall
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2007
Gordon
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 January 2008
Twickenham
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2007
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2007
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2007
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Curry, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2007
Skipton and Ripon
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2007
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2007
Shipley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2007
Burton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 December 2007
Belfast North
Duddridge, James
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2007
Rochford and Southend East
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2007
Ribble Valley
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2007
Lichfield
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 2007
South West Norfolk
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 26 November 2007
Chesham and Amersham
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2007
Portsmouth South
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2007
North East Hertfordshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2007
Birmingham, Yardley
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2007
Gravesham
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2007
Chesterfield
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2007
Orpington
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2007
Tamworth
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2007
Clwyd West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2007
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kawczynski, Daniel
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2007
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2007
Epping Forest
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2008
North East Milton Keynes
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 14 November 2007
Gainsborough
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2007
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 November 2007
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 21 November 2007
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2008
Hayes and Harlington
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2007
North East Cambridgeshire
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 4 December 2007
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2007
Westbury
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 9 January 2008
Brentwood and Ongar
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 December 2007
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2007
Southport
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2007
Nottingham South
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2007
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 2007
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 10 December 2007
Castle Point
Stuart, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 20 November 2007
Beverley and Holderness
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2007
East Dunbartonshire
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 22 July 2008
East Devon
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2007
North West Leicestershire
Touhig, Mr Don
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2007
Islwyn
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2008
Upminster
Whittingdale, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 November 2007
Maldon and East Chelmsford
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 2008
Leominster
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2007
Bristol West
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2007
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2007
Macclesfield
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2007
Teignbridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.