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FIRE SERVICE INVESTMENT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 694: tabled on 06 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 47 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 recognises that cuts to the fire and rescue service put the public at great risk; is deeply concerned that around 1,500 frontline firefighter jobs and over 700 support jobs were lost in the last year in the UK; notes that professional bodies throughout the service including the Fire Brigades Union are warning of further reductions, which could cut one in five firefighters compared with 2010 levels; is deeply concerned that more cuts will mean slower response times to emergencies; further notes that fire station closures and fewer appliances will devastate local communities; believes that the fire and rescue service, which costs around £50 per person per year, is exceptional value for money for a world-class emergency service; further believes that the service requires investment not cuts; and calls on the Government to ensure that the forthcoming local government settlement provides funding to ensure that there are no further cuts to the fire service.

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.

Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 November 2012
East Londonderry
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2012
Gower
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2012
Leyton and Wanstead
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 November 2012
Belfast North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 6 November 2012
Foyle
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 November 2012
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2013
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 8 November 2012
Bradford West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2012
Ilford South
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
Signed on 13 November 2012
Brent North
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2012
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2012
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2012
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Sir Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 November 2012
North Devon
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 12 November 2012
North Down
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2012
Knowsley
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 November 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 9 November 2012
Brighton, Pavilion
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2013
Blackpool South
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 November 2012
South Antrim
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2012
Dundee West
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2012
Mansfield
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2012
Easington
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Leeds East
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 7 November 2012
South Down
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Andy Sawford,
Signed on 12 March 2013
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 November 2012
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2012
Ealing, Southall
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2012
Huddersfield
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2012
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 November 2012
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2012
Bolsover
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2012
Bradford South
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2013
Bradford East
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 November 2012
Arfon
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2012
Batley and Spen
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2012
St Helens South and Whiston

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.