Skip to main content

RELOCATION OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 10: tabled on 21 June 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House believes that the economic playing field is weighted heavily in favour of London and the South East; further believes that relocating government departments around the UK would start to address this imbalance; notes that doing so would bring jobs to areas that sorely need them and provide the Government with a more rounded perspective when creating policies; and calls on the Government to relocate departments to Bristol, Sheffield, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Newcastle, Leeds and Liverpool.