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LAUNCH OF SCOTTISH AND SOUTHERN ELECTRICITY NETWORKS' WINTER-READY CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 707: tabled on 22 November 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 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 launch of Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks' (SSEN) winter-ready campaign which aims to prepare customers for severe weather; further welcomes the £107 million investment SSEN has made in strengthening its electricity network across the north of Scotland and central southern England, which includes flood prevention measures, refurbishment and replacement of poles and extensive tree cutting to prevent falling branches coming into contact with overhead lines; encourages customers across these regions to note the winter awareness campaign and prepare for severe weather by packing an emergency bag and storing it in a safe place, safely storing a plug-in analogue phone which works in a power cut, saving important telephone numbers, downloading the SSEN Power Track app to be kept up-to-date of any power cut, and signing up to SSEN's Priority Service Register if they, or a vulnerable family member, require additional help in the event of a power cut; and promotes the new free-to-dial single emergency number, 105, for reporting power cuts.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.