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COASTGUARD STATION CLOSURE (No. 3)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2848: tabled on 08 March 2012

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 49 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 is alarmed by the Government's plans to close coastguard stations at Clyde, Forth, Yarmouth, Thames, Portland, Brixham, Solent, Swansea and Liverpool; notes that this would reduce the number of coastguard stations in the UK from 19 to 10 with aggregate job losses of over 140 and have a negative economic impact on coastal communities; is deeply concerned over the maritime and other safety implications of reducing the number of coastguard stations; recognises that technological advances offer some opportunity for rescues to be co-ordinated from a distance but does not believe that the case has been made by the Government to implement these changes; believes that technology should complement the knowledge of local coastal areas which coastguards possess, not supplant it; and calls on the Government to ensure that no coastguard officer will be made redundant and step back from this hazardous reduction in the number of local coastguard stations.

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.

Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Rother Valley
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2012
Aberdeen South
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2012
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2012
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Workington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2012
Glasgow South West
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2012
Swansea West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Eagle, Maria
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2012
Garston and Halewood
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 March 2012
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2012
Ilford South
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2012
Portsmouth South
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2012
Ashton-under-Lyne
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2012
Knowsley
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2012
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2012
Edinburgh North and Leith
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 March 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 22 March 2012
Brighton, Pavilion
MacNeil, Mr Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 April 2012
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 March 2012
South Antrim
McGuire, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2012
Stirling
McKenzie, Iain
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Inverclyde
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2012
Newport East
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Livingston
Murphy, Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Torfaen
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Ynys Môn
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2012
Halifax
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2012
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 March 2012
Torbay
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 March 2012
Upper Bann
Smith, Nick
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2012
Blaenau Gwent
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2012
Blackley and Broughton
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2012
Alyn and Deeside
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2012
Stoke-on-Trent North
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2012
St Helens North
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 March 2012
Arfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.