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The Kew Gardener

EDM (Early Day Motion) 759: tabled on 14 May 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the Kew Gardener’s vital role in Kew’s local economy; thanks its owner for his years of service to the community; expresses great concern at the 62.5% increase in the rent charged on the property; notes that dramatic increases in rent have been a contributing factor behind the closure of thousands of businesses across the UK; urges the owners of the property, who claim to pride themselves on being responsible investors, to reconsider their decision to close the premises; and asks that they work constructively with the Kew Gardener to ensure it’s doors can remain open.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.