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Compulsory Competitive Tendering

EDM number 1070 in 1992-93, proposed by Mike O'Brien on 14/12/1992.

That this House notes that the Association of District Councils has established that the costs of putting out to tender under compulsory competitive tendering varies from ú15,000 to ú50,000, depending on the service and that, if it is generously assumed that a saving of 10 per cent. can be made as a result of compulsory competitive tendering, then even to recover initial costs the contract values must be at a minimum of ú150,000 to ú500,000; currently notes that the Government is forcing councils to put contracts out to compulsory competitive tendering valued at a de minimis level of ú100,000, and has done so since 1988 without adjustment, and that this is scandalously wasteful of poll tax payers' money; and demands that the de minimis level be increased to a more realistic figure of at least ú250,000 urgently, and that the whole policy of compulsory competitive tendering be reviewed forthwith.

This motion has been signed by a total of 58 MPs.

Mike O'Brien14/12/1992North WarwickshireProposed
Barbara Roche14/12/1992Hornsey & Wood GreenSigned
Chris Mullin14/12/1992Sunderland SouthSigned
Colin Pickthall15/12/1992West LancashireSigned
James Wray15/12/1992Glasgow ProvanSigned
Harry Barnes15/12/1992North East DerbyshireSigned
Norman Godman15/12/1992Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Jim Dowd15/12/1992Lewisham WestSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe15/12/1992LeighSigned
John Cummings15/12/1992EasingtonSigned
Tom Cox15/12/1992TootingSigned
Jean Corston15/12/1992Bristol EastSigned
Eric Clarke15/12/1992MidlothianSigned
Ronnie Campbell15/12/1992Blyth ValleySigned
Bill Olner15/12/1992NuneatonSigned
Bill Michie15/12/1992Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Alan Meale15/12/1992MansfieldSigned
William McKelvey15/12/1992Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion15/12/1992Dundee EastSigned
Lynne Jones15/12/1992Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Eric Illsley15/12/1992Barnsley CentralSigned
Ernie Ross15/12/1992Dundee WestSigned
Terry Patchett15/12/1992Barnsley EastSigned
Mike Watson16/12/1992Glasgow CentralSigned
Gerry Steinberg16/12/1992Durham, City ofSigned
John Evans16/12/1992St Helens NorthSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie16/12/1992Glasgow, PollokSigned
Frank Cook16/12/1992Stockton NorthSigned
Edward O'Hara16/12/1992Knowsley SouthSigned
David Hinchliffe16/12/1992WakefieldSigned
John Heppell16/12/1992Nottingham EastSigned
Alan Simpson16/12/1992Nottingham SouthSigned
Barry Sheerman16/12/1992HuddersfieldSigned
Keith Bradley16/12/1992Manchester, WithingtonSigned
John Spellar17/12/1992Warley WestSigned
Peter Hardy17/12/1992WentworthSigned
Alan Milburn17/12/1992DarlingtonSigned
Audrey Wise17/12/1992PrestonSigned
Michael Clapham11/01/1993Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Terry Davis11/01/1993Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Roland Boyes11/01/1993Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Ken Livingstone11/01/1993Brent EastSigned
Helen Jackson11/01/1993Sheffield, HillsboroughSigned
Martin Redmond11/01/1993Don ValleySigned
Alun Michael11/01/1993Cardiff South & PenarthSigned
Peter Pike12/01/1993BurnleySigned
Michael Connarty12/01/1993Falkirk EastSigned
Paul Flynn12/01/1993Newport WestSigned
Dennis Turner12/01/1993Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Richard Burden13/01/1993Birmingham, NorthfieldSigned
Jack Thompson13/01/1993WansbeckSigned
Barry Jones14/01/1993Alyn & DeesideSigned
Win Griffiths14/01/1993BridgendSigned
Austin Mitchell15/01/1993Great GrimsbySigned
Greg Pope21/01/1993HyndburnSigned
Bill Etherington21/01/1993Sunderland NorthSigned
Eric Martlew28/01/1993CarlisleSigned
Eddie Loyden11/03/1993Liverpool, GarstonSigned

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