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VAT AND STATIC CARAVANS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 50: tabled on 14 May 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 30 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 concernthe proposals to make static caravans subject to the standard rate of VAT; recognises that thecaravan industry has already been severely hit by the recession, suffering more than 1,500job losses in 2008; further notes that this measure will put further pressure on the industry; further notes the impact that this measure could have on caravan parks and their surroundingbusinesses; commends the vital role played by caravanning in the tourism industry notably in rural and coastal communities; and calls on the Government to reconsider this measure.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Blaydon
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
West Lancashire
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2012
Bolton North East
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 May 2012
Belfast North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
Foyle
Evans, Chris
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Islwyn
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 May 2012
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
North Tyneside
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 22 May 2012
North Down
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 May 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
South Antrim
McKenzie, Iain
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Inverclyde
Murphy, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Torfaen
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
Ynys Môn
Paisley, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
North Antrim
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
Upper Bann
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 May 2012
Angus
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2012
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.