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SIEMENS WIND TURBINE BLADE FACTORY - HULL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 737: tabled on 29 November 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 11 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 congratulates the management and employees at Siemens Wind Power on the completion of the first wind turbine blade to be produced at its new site in Hull's Alexandra Dock; welcomes the news that the company has employed almost 700 people in Hull so far, with 96 per cent living within a 30 mile radius of the city, and that recruitment will continue into 2017 up to a total of 1000 jobs; highlights the transformation of what was a post-industrial waterfront location into a world class hub for wind power manufacturing, logistics and assembly; and commends this as an example of industrial strategy in practice, creating new, local, skilled jobs and sustainable growth, to the benefit of the economy and society, and helping the UK to meet its climate change targets