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EDM (Early Day Motion) 122: tabled on 22 May 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 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 that the councils of Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire wish to work together as Swansea Bay City Region, representing a population of three quarters of a million people; further notes that alongside business and university stakeholders across the City Region they support the electrification of the Valleys' Lines to Bridgend and Maesteg and the Paddington line to Swansea to promote economic growth for West Wales; and calls on the Government to include rail electrification for the Valleys and to Swansea in its High Level Output Statement in July 2012 for capital investment for 2014-19.

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.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support.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.