House of Commons
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SKIPTON EAST LANCASHIRE RAIL ACTION PARTNERSHIP
EDM #479
Tabled 05 September 2012
2012-13 Session
That this House congratulates Skipton East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership (SELRAP) onits ongoing campaign to reopen the Skipton to Colne line; notessupport for SELRAP from 195 hon. Members, 101 Lords, two-thirds of UK MEPs and 505 councils; welcomes this Government's commitment to investing in transport infrastructure especially in the North West such as the Todmorden Curve, North Hub and HS2; further notes that 17,000 residents in Pendle have no access to rail facilities, that because of poor transport options 148 of the 279 most deprived wards nationwide are along the line of the railway between Shipley, Skipton and Blackburn, that rail journey times from Colne to Liverpool or Leeds are an hour longer and to Manchester 45 minutes longer than in 1950, that reopening the line could save up to 581 tonnes of carbon dioxide andthat a report in 2007 estimated the benefit cost ratio of reopening the line at 2.43/1; supports SELRAP's bid for the GRIP 3 funding that will further establish the viability of reopening the line; and encourages the Secretary of State for Transport to support SELRAP's campaign to reopen the Skipton to Colne line.

Signatures (46)

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.
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
18 September 2012
Birtwistle, Gordon
Liberal Democrat
22 January 2013
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
13 September 2012
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
13 September 2012
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
12 September 2012
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
26 November 2012
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
06 November 2012
Davies, Philip
Conservative
11 December 2012
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
12 September 2012
Dobson, Frank
Labour
01 November 2012
Esterson, Bill
Labour
17 September 2012
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
13 December 2012
Gapes, Mike
Labour
12 December 2012
Heyes, David
Labour
17 September 2012
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
06 November 2012
Lavery, Ian
Labour
05 November 2012
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
04 February 2013
Long, Naomi
Alliance
31 October 2012
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
05 November 2012
McGovern, Alison
Labour
19 December 2012
Morris, David
Conservative
12 September 2012
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
06 November 2012
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
13 September 2012
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
12 September 2012
Owen, Albert
Labour
13 November 2012
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
17 January 2013
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
05 November 2012
Reevell, Simon
Conservative
30 October 2012
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
08 November 2012
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
26 February 2013
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
12 December 2012
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
21 November 2012
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
19 December 2012
Vickers, Martin
Conservative
01 November 2012
Walley, Joan
Labour
08 November 2012
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
29 October 2012
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
30 October 2012
Whittaker, Craig
Conservative
13 September 2012
Wood, Mike
Labour
07 January 2013
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.