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EDM (Early Day Motion) 766: tabled on 25 November 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 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 alarmed by the Government proposals to cut by up to 87 per cent support for the solar feed-in tariff scheme which supports small-scale renewables, thereby decimating the rooftop solar industry throughout the UK; notes that such a strategy will put at least 20,000 people at risk of losing their jobs, result in almost one million fewer solar schemes being installed by the year 2020 and increase UK carbon emissions by 1.6 million tonnes per annum; believes such action will result in householders, schools, community groups and facilities being economically forced out of the solar revolution for a cost saving of less than energy companies routinely overcharge their customers; and calls on the Government to desist from this action immediately.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.