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SUPPORT FOR THE NORTH SEA OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 538: tabled on 21 November 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 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 welcomes the news that Andy Samuel has been appointed as the future chief executive of the Oil and Gas Authority; recognises this appointment as an important step in the implementation of the Wood Review recommendations to maximise oil and gas recovery in the North Sea; notes that the oil and gas industry plays a significant role in the UK's economy; and calls on the Government to continue to support the industry by encouraging new exploration and production projects.