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Safety In The Channel Tunnel

EDM number 98 in 1989-90, proposed by Harry Barnes on 28/11/1989.

That this House notes with deep concern the professional anxieties of the Fire Brigades Union regarding safety in the Channel Tunnel and accepts that hundreds, if not thousands, of lives would be at risk in the event of a deliberate or accidental fire or explosion in the tunnel; therefore calls on the Eurotunnel Group to accept the principle of the segregation of vehicles and their passengers as a means of improving safety arrangements; and calls upon the Government to initiate an urgent inquiry into the whole issue of safety in the Channel Tunnel with a view to preventing a major catastrophe.

This motion has been signed by a total of 34 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Harry Barnes28/11/1989North East DerbyshireProposed
Bob Cryer29/11/1989Bradford SouthSigned
James Wray29/11/1989Glasgow ProvanSigned
Keith Vaz29/11/1989Leicester EastSigned
Andrew Faulds29/11/1989Warley EastSigned
Jeremy Corbyn29/11/1989Islington NorthSigned
Bill Michie29/11/1989Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Alan Meale29/11/1989MansfieldSigned
William McKelvey29/11/1989Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Ian McCartney29/11/1989MakerfieldSigned
John McAllion29/11/1989Dundee EastSigned
Ernie Ross29/11/1989Dundee WestSigned
Martin Redmond29/11/1989Don ValleySigned
Geoffrey Lofthouse30/11/1989Pontefract & CastlefordSigned
Gordon Oakes30/11/1989HaltonSigned
Keith Bradley30/11/1989Manchester, WithingtonSigned
John Cummings30/11/1989EasingtonSigned
Eric Illsley04/12/1989Barnsley CentralSigned
Roland Boyes05/12/1989Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Frank Cook05/12/1989Stockton NorthSigned
Gerry Steinberg05/12/1989Durham, City ofSigned
Mike Watson05/12/1989Glasgow CentralSigned
Terry Patchett06/12/1989Barnsley EastSigned
Jeff Rooker06/12/1989Birmingham, Perry BarrSigned
Adam Ingram06/12/1989East KilbrideSigned
Tony Lloyd06/12/1989StretfordSigned
Rhodri Morgan06/12/1989Cardiff WestSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie06/12/1989Glasgow, PollokSigned
Audrey Wise06/12/1989PrestonSigned
Max Madden07/12/1989Bradford WestSigned
Doug Hoyle07/12/1989Warrington NorthSigned
Harry Cohen07/12/1989LeytonSigned
Joan Walley07/12/1989Stoke-on-Trent NorthSigned
Norman BuchanUnknownWithdrawn

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