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EDM (Early Day Motion) 558: tabled on 15 October 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 200 million eurosspent every year moving the European Parliament between Brussels and Strasbourg is a waste of taxpayers' money; further notes that the co-location of the European Parliament's sitting generates 20,000 tonnes ofcarbon dioxideat a time when all countries and EU member states are required to cut their levels ofcarbon dioxideemissions; therefore calls on the Government to support the One Seat Campaign and lobby for the end of the co-location of the sitting of the European Parliament; and further calls on the Prime Minister to submit a proposal in support of the One Seat Campaign to the European Council demanding a change in European law so that the European Parliament need only meet in one place.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.