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DOMESTIC SOURCING BY FOREIGN COMPANIES RECEIVING GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1017: tabled on 04 February 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 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 believes that the absence of government support and a proper industrial strategy needlessly hobbles British companies; further believes that this is compounded by confusion between Government departments with overlapping responsibilities; fears that the Wallsend-based OGN company which makes offshore rigs consequently lost 1,500 jobs to a South Korean company because Ministers are insufficiently tough in insisting on domestic sourcing by foreign companies although tax incentives are provided to such energy companies; and hopes that this lackadaisical approach will be remedied as a matter of urgency.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.