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COUNCIL HOUSE BUILDING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 355: tabled on 17 December 2008

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 105 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 points out the urgent need to boost the economy by a massive programme of public investment to improve existing council homes and estates and build a new generation of first-class council housing to provide secure tenancies and low rents, and managed by an accountable landlord of the type the large numbers of people in housing need desire; and calls on Government to stop taking money out of tenants' rents and to ring-fence all rents and receipts within a national housing revenue account, to fully fund allowances to local authorities for the management, maintenance and repair of council homes at level of need, along with a level playing field on gap funding and debt write-off so as to secure the long-term future for council housing, and to provide funding to build new council homes thus allowing authorities to open up their allocation policies once again to the wide range of people on council housing waiting lists so that butchers, bakers, nurses and teachers can live together with young families and pensioners thus returning our estates to the mixed and sustainable communities they used to be, and to provide a sustainable housing policy offering security and stability for the 21st century.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2009
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Blaydon
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 1 June 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2009
Lewes
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2009
City of York
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Kingswood
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2008
South East Cornwall
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Elmet
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2009
Morley and Rothwell
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2009
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2009
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2008
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Keighley
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 2 February 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Livingston
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 December 2008
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2009
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2009
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 April 2009
Hornsey and Wood Green
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2009
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 June 2009
Bath
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 21 April 2009
Bethnal Green and Bow
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2008
Walthamstow
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2009
Romsey
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2009
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2009
Falmouth and Camborne
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2009
Selby
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2009
Midlothian
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2008
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2008
Oxford West and Abingdon
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2009
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 January 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2009
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Jarrow
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2009
Vauxhall
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2009
Cheltenham
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 April 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2008
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2008
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Feltham and Heston
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 January 2009
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 January 2009
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2009
Blackpool South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2008
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2009
Dundee West
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2009
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2009
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2009
Cardiff North
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2009
Wansbeck
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2009
Bristol North West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 June 2009
Winchester
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 2 March 2009
Croydon Central
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2009
Pendle
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Dover
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2009
Southport
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2009
Halifax
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 March 2009
Strangford
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2009
North Cornwall
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2009
Reading West
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2008
Torbay
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 25 February 2009
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2009
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 January 2009
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2009
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2009
Bolsover
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2009
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Eccles
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2009
Dartford
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2009
Edinburgh East
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2009
Hazel Grove
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2009
South Derbyshire
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2009
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 19 January 2009
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 February 2009
Ceredigion
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 2009
Cardiff Central
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2009
Great Yarmouth
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2009
Teignbridge

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.