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GREEN INVESTMENT BANK OFFSHORE WIND FUND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 863: tabled on 17 January 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 37 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 announcement that the Green Investment Bank's Offshore Wind Fund has exceeded its original £1 billion investment target; notes that the Fund is the world's first dedicated offshore wind fund and Europe's largest dedicated renewable energy fund, providing long-term institutional investors with the opportunity to access the UK's green infrastructure sector; understands that the six projects the Fund has invested in have a capacity of 1.45GW producing over 4,500 GWh renewable electricity each year, resulting in the avoidance of almost 2 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions annually, and that the portfolio will also result in avoidance of emissions to air and consumption of fossil fuel; believes that the announcement is a strong indicator of the growing maturity of the UK offshore wind sector; further notes with concern reports that the Green Investment Bank will be asset stripped if it is transferred to the private sector; and calls on the Government immediately to halt the proposed sale of the Green Investment Bank.

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.

Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2017
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2017
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 January 2017
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 January 2017
Edinburgh South West
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2017
Bolton North East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2017
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2017
Motherwell and Wishaw
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2017
Newport West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
North East Fife
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2017
Birmingham, Hall Green
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2017
Bishop Auckland
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 January 2017
Glasgow North
Green, Kate
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2017
Stretford and Urmston
Hanson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2017
Delyn
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2017
Luton North
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 January 2017
East Lothian
Kerr, Calum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2017
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2017
Dundee West
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2017
York Central
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 25 January 2017
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 1 February 2017
Glasgow East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2017
Falkirk
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2017
Gateshead
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 January 2017
East Dunbartonshire
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2017
Ynys Môn
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2017
Gordon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 January 2017
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2017
Glasgow South West
Thomson, Michelle
Independent
Signed on 1 February 2017
Edinburgh West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.