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FLOODING AT BROOKS CORNER, PAR, CORNWALL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 862: tabled on 10 March 2015

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 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 residents of Brooks Corner, Par, Cornwall, have suffered from flooding on scores of occasions over more than a decade; further notes that South West Water Limited has failed to resolve the flooding issues in the area; acknowledges that South West Water Limited has paid a settlement to some residents in return for a non-disclosure agreement; is concerned that South West Water Limited's parent company, the Pennon Group Plc, has subsequently sought to prevent residents from raising concerns about South West Water Limited's handling of the issues at Brooks Corner with their elected representatives and legal representatives; is deeply concerned that lawyers at the Pennon Group Plc have sought to apply pressure on both the residents and their legal counsel; and encourages South West Water Limited to take the necessary steps to fulfil promises made to residents to resolve the flooding issues and to desist from threatening residents and their legal representatives from sanctions subsequent to raising their concerns.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.