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Fire Brigades And The Nation

EDM number 385 in 1990-91, proposed by Eddie Loyden on 30/01/1991.

That this House congratulates the Fire Brigades Union and its members on the magnificent demonstration and lobby of Parliament by 7, 000 firefighters on 29th January; supports the Fire Brigades Union's demands of: (a) protecting jobs and standards in the Fire Service, (b) opposing the introduction of wholetime retained duties, (c) opposing shift overtime working, (d) protecting the Fire Service pay formula; calls on the Government to maintain nationally agreed levels of staffing to meet increased workloads; views with concern the Minister for Local Government's disregard for the effects of poll tax capping on staffing levels and intimation that fire stations will close, albeit, subject to the approval of the Home Secretary; and calls on the trades union and labour movement and all local communities to join the Fire Brigades Union in their campaign to protect life and property against the Government's onslaught.

This motion has been signed by a total of 67 MPs.

Eddie Loyden30/01/1991Liverpool, GarstonProposed
Robert Parry30/01/1991Liverpool, RiversideSeconded
Terry Davis30/01/1991Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Tommy Graham30/01/1991Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Mildred Gordon30/01/1991Bow and PoplarSigned
George Galloway30/01/1991Glasgow HillheadSigned
Maria Fyfe30/01/1991Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Mark Fisher30/01/1991Stoke-on-Trent CentralSigned
Kenneth Eastham30/01/1991Manchester, BlackleySigned
John Cummings30/01/1991EasingtonSigned
Bob Cryer30/01/1991Bradford SouthSigned
Ronnie Campbell30/01/1991Blyth ValleySigned
Gordon Oakes30/01/1991HaltonSigned
Terry Patchett30/01/1991Barnsley EastSigned
John Reid30/01/1991Motherwell NorthSigned
Chris Smith30/01/1991Islington South & FinsburySigned
John Smith30/01/1991Vale of GlamorganSigned
Doug Hoyle30/01/1991Warrington NorthSigned
Robert Hughes30/01/1991Aberdeen NorthSigned
David Marshall30/01/1991Glasgow, ShettlestonSigned
Thomas McAvoy30/01/1991Glasgow, RutherglenSigned
Elliot Morley30/01/1991Glanford and ScunthorpeSigned
Edward O'Hara30/01/1991Knowsley SouthSigned
Tom Clarke31/01/1991Monklands WestSigned
Mike Watson31/01/1991Glasgow CentralSigned
John Battle31/01/1991Leeds WestSigned
Harry Barnes31/01/1991North East DerbyshireSigned
Norman Godman31/01/1991Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Ronnie Fearn31/01/1991SouthportSigned
Alexander Eadie31/01/1991MidlothianSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie31/01/1991Glasgow, PollokSigned
Keith Bradley31/01/1991Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Bill Michie31/01/1991Sheffield, HeeleySigned
William McKelvey31/01/1991Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion31/01/1991Dundee EastSigned
Alice Mahon31/01/1991HalifaxSigned
Geoffrey Lofthouse31/01/1991Pontefract & CastlefordSigned
Joan Lestor31/01/1991EcclesSigned
Ernie Ross31/01/1991Dundee WestSigned
Tom Pendry31/01/1991Stalybridge & HydeSigned
Chris Mullin31/01/1991Sunderland SouthSigned
Max Madden04/02/1991Bradford WestSigned
Dennis Turner04/02/1991Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Denzil Davies04/02/1991LlanelliSigned
Peter Hardy04/02/1991WentworthSigned
Dennis Skinner04/02/1991BolsoverSigned
James Wray05/02/1991Glasgow ProvanSigned
Robert Wareing05/02/1991Liverpool, West DerbySigned
Gerry Steinberg05/02/1991Durham, City ofSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe05/02/1991LeighSigned
Bruce Grocott05/02/1991Wrekin, TheSigned
Win Griffiths05/02/1991BridgendSigned
John Evans05/02/1991St Helens NorthSigned
Tom Cox05/02/1991TootingSigned
Alan Meale05/02/1991MansfieldSigned
Ian McCartney05/02/1991MakerfieldSigned
Peter Pike06/02/1991BurnleySigned
Roy Hughes06/02/1991Newport EastSigned
Eric Illsley06/02/1991Barnsley CentralSigned
Harry Cohen06/02/1991LeytonSigned
Joe Benton06/02/1991BootleSigned
Tony Lloyd07/02/1991StretfordSigned
Ronald Brown07/02/1991Edinburgh LeithSigned
Jack Thompson14/02/1991WansbeckSigned
Terry Rooney04/03/1991Bradford NorthSigned
Martyn Jones18/04/1991Clwyd South WestSigned
Ken Livingstone29/04/1991Brent EastSigned

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