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EDM (Early Day Motion) 487A1: tabled on 17 September 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Peter Aldous on 06 September 2012. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

leave out from `economy' to end and add `so long as it provides energy at competitive prices without subsidies for which no coherent and defensible rationale has been produced.'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes the Renewable Energy Associationand Innovas report Renewable Energy: Made in Britain; recognises the important contribution of the renewable energy sector to the UK economy employing over 100,000 people across the country and achieving a market value estimated at over 12.5 billion in 2010-11; congratulates the industry across a wide range of technologies for demonstrating high levels of innovation; further recognises the huge potential of the renewable energy sector to address the challenges of energy security, climate change and unemployment; and urges the Government to take steps to fully realise the national benefits of renewable energy investment including expediting confidence in the policy framework, addressing the sector's urgent need for skills, enforcing a long-term perspective on renewable energy infrastructure investment and systematically auditing the many benefits of renewable energy investment to the UK economy including employment, tax revenues, industrial and export opportunities and the UK balance of trade.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.