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RECYCLING IN SCHOOLS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1647: tabled on 11 June 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 58 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House notes the important role recycling has in the sustainable use of resources and in protecting the environment; further notes that, according to the Waste Resources and Action Programme (WRAP), 78 per cent. of schools' waste could be easily recycled or composted; further notes the Department for Children, Schools and Families target to ensure that all schools are sustainable schools by 2020; is concerned that the financial implications of facilitating recycling mean straining school resources and often deterring schools from recycling at all; is further concerned by a UK Youth Parliament survey which found that 73 per cent. of councils do not provide a full recycling service for schools for free, that a third of local authorities classify schools' recycling waste as trade waste, despite Government recommendations, and that many councils that do offer the service said they may need to start charging in the future; supports the UK Youth Parliament campaign to make recycling in schools free and compulsory; and believes that recycling in schools is something local authorities need to prioritise as a necessary cost and work in partnership with schools to provide free recycling facilities and collections.

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.

Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2009
Erith and Thamesmead
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2009
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2009
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 November 2009
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 June 2009
South East Cornwall
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 June 2009
East Londonderry
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 23 June 2009
Stone
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2009
Gower
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2009
Brigg and Goole
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2009
Keighley
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 16 June 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2009
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2009
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 16 June 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2009
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2009
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 June 2009
St Ives
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2009
Romsey
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 June 2009
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2009
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 June 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 June 2009
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2009
Luton North
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 June 2009
Cambridge
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2009
Chorley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 June 2009
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2009
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2009
Richmond Park
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2009
Manchester, Withington
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2009
Calder Valley
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 June 2009
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 17 June 2009
Belfast South
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2009
Sunderland South
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2009
Halifax
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2009
Rochdale
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2009
Glenrothes
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 June 2009
Torbay
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2009
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 June 2009
Upper Bann
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 July 2009
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 June 2009
East Dunbartonshire
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2009
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2009
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 June 2009
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2009
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 July 2009
Cardiff Central

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

RECYCLING IN SCHOOLS (Amendment 1)
leave out `for free' and insert `free of charge'.
Labour, North West Leicestershire
2
signatures
EDM 1647A1: tabled on 15 June 2009