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VAT On Grass Seed

EDM number 1209 in 1993-94, proposed by Andrew Smith on 11/05/1994.

That this House opposes the threatened imposition of VAT on grass seed and calls on the Government immediately to abandon a proposal which would damage the seed industry and consumers alike, which seeks to overturn the long-standing agreement that this seed should be zero-rated, which seeks to rely on a distinction between amenity and other grass seeds which is particularly unworkable in Scotland, and is further evidence of the Government's continuing drive to extend VAT in breach of its promises at the General Election; and furthermore condemns the Government's inadequate consultation and failure to seek the views of the Scottish Seed and Nursery Trade Association.

This motion has been signed by a total of 62 MPs.

Andrew Smith11/05/1994Oxford EastProposed
Nigel Griffiths11/05/1994Edinburgh SouthSigned
Rachel Squire11/05/1994Dunfermline WestSigned
John McFall11/05/1994DumbartonSigned
Alistair Darling11/05/1994Edinburgh CentralSigned
John Cummings12/05/1994EasingtonSigned
Paddy Tipping12/05/1994SherwoodSigned
Harry Barnes12/05/1994North East DerbyshireSigned
Jim Dowd12/05/1994Lewisham WestSigned
David Clelland12/05/1994Tyne BridgeSigned
Eric Clarke12/05/1994MidlothianSigned
Bill Michie12/05/1994Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Alan Meale12/05/1994MansfieldSigned
Ernie Ross12/05/1994Dundee WestSigned
William McKelvey12/05/1994Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion12/05/1994Dundee EastSigned
Eric Illsley12/05/1994Barnsley CentralSigned
Ray Michie12/05/1994Argyll & ButeSigned
Michael Connarty13/05/1994Falkirk EastSigned
Hugh Bayley13/05/1994York, City ofSigned
John Battle13/05/1994Leeds WestSigned
Tony Banks13/05/1994Newham North WestSigned
Norman Godman13/05/1994Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Ken Livingstone13/05/1994Brent EastSigned
Lynne Jones13/05/1994Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Janet Anderson16/05/1994Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Maria Fyfe16/05/1994Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Jeremy Corbyn16/05/1994Islington NorthSigned
Calum MacDonald16/05/1994Na h-Eileanan an IarSigned
Norman Hogg16/05/1994Cumbernauld & KilsythSigned
Peter Hardy16/05/1994WentworthSigned
Colin Pickthall16/05/1994West LancashireSigned
Barry Jones16/05/1994Alyn & DeesideSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie17/05/1994Glasgow, PollokSigned
Tony Worthington17/05/1994Clydebank & MilngavieSigned
Mike Watson17/05/1994Glasgow CentralSigned
Robert Wareing17/05/1994Liverpool, West DerbySigned
Tommy Graham17/05/1994Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Brian H Donohoe17/05/1994Cunninghame SouthSigned
James Callaghan17/05/1994Heywood & MiddletonSigned
Martin O'Neill17/05/1994ClackmannanSigned
Ian McCartney17/05/1994MakerfieldSigned
Michael Martin17/05/1994Glasgow, SpringburnSigned
Henry McLeish18/05/1994Central FifeSigned
Brian Wilson18/05/1994Cunninghame NorthSigned
John Evans18/05/1994St Helens NorthSigned
Alex Carlile18/05/1994MontgomerySigned
Keith Bradley18/05/1994Manchester, WithingtonSigned
John Home Robertson18/05/1994East LothianSigned
Bridget Prentice18/05/1994Lewisham EastSigned
Paul Flynn19/05/1994Newport WestSigned
Dennis Turner23/05/1994Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Adam Ingram14/06/1994East KilbrideSigned
Martyn Jones14/06/1994Clwyd South WestSigned
Kevin Barron16/06/1994Rother ValleySigned
Mike Hall22/06/1994Warrington SouthSigned
Jack Thompson30/06/1994WansbeckSigned
Alan Milburn05/07/1994DarlingtonSigned
Dale Campbell-Savours07/07/1994WorkingtonSigned
Audrey Wise11/07/1994PrestonSigned
Nigel Jones13/07/1994CheltenhamSigned
Mike Gapes20/07/1994Ilford SouthSigned

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