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ROAD CHAOS IN LONDON

EDM (Early Day Motion) 531A1: tabled on 09 February 1994

Tabled in the 1993-94 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Tony Banks on 03 February 1994. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

leave out from 'stress' to end,and add 'believes therefore that it is vital, especially in the interests of travellers from East Anglia, to build the A12 Hackney Wick to M11 link road as soon as possible; and urges the Labour Party to stop objecting to this essential improvement. '.

Original motion text

That this House expresses its extreme concern at the appalling state of London's road system at present; notes that rush hours in the capital have become slow-moving misery for public and private vehicles alike, creating environmental pollution, deep frustration and personal stress; asks why the Government has taken no action to minimise the disruption in London through co-ordination of works being carried out on roads, tunnels and bridges; believes that privatisation and deregulation in London have exacerbated the problem; and calls upon the Government to take urgent action to control and co-ordinate road works in London, insisting wherever possible that 24-hour working be implemented, sensible alternative traffic control systems established and penalties imposed upon those undertakings which show little or no concern for the chaos they are inflicting upon Londoners.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.