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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1237: tabled on 19 March 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 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 expresses its dismay at the developments that have taken place at Risebridge Golf Course in Romford where, under the guise of landscaping improvements, developers have been granted permission to deposit thousands of cubic metres worth of landfill waste onto Green Belt land; is concerned that this practice is now becoming a nationwide problem and calls on the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Environment Agency to investigate fully this environmental disaster and similar instances of its kind; urges the Government to withdraw waste licences pending an inquiry into the activities of these developers; and recommends that the exemption of landfill tax for the improvement of golf courses, which encourages these highly profitable activities, be suspended until all matters relating to this issue are thoroughly examined and investigated.

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.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support.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.