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EDM (Early Day Motion) 912: tabled on 14 January 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 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 is aware of the huge distinction between the homeless who need our assistance and squatters who choose to occupy property without permission as a lifestyle preference; and acknowledges that more needs to be done to encourage owners of empty buildings to bring them back into use, but ultimately believes that owners of commercial premises - whose properties can be out of use for all sorts of legitimate reasons - should have the same rights as owners of residential premises when it comes to removing squatters.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.