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PROPOSED CLOSURE OF COMPANIES HOUSE NANTGARW OFFICE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 225: tabled on 15 June 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 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 with concern the proposed closure of Companies House at Nantgarw and the pay freeze imposed on staff who will be forced to relocate to Cardiff; considers that this decision is certain to impact negatively on the local economy; challenges the decision to translate the savings target of 11 per cent. set by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills into wholesale closure of Companies House's operation in the South Wales Valleys; questions the long-term benefit of this short-term efficiency saving; and urges the Government to consider the significant social and economic impact of moving 250 jobs out of this area of higher unemployment.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.