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Clearing Cheques

EDM number 523 in 1993-94, proposed by Nigel Griffiths on 03/02/1994.

That this House notes that some high street banks clear customers' cheques within three days but do not credit accounts for a further day; notes that the banks earn up to ú300 million from this practice; notes that the Chancellor of the Exchequer has sanctioned this; calls on the National Westminster, Lloyd's and Midland to review this practice and credit customers' accounts as soon as cheques are cleared; and calls on the Chancellor and the Banking Ombudsman to investigate this practice and ensure that customers are fairly treated in future.

This motion has been signed by a total of 66 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Nigel Griffiths03/02/1994Edinburgh SouthProposed
Lynne Jones03/02/1994Birmingham, Selly OakSeconded
Hugh Bayley03/02/1994York, City ofSeconded
Ronnie Campbell03/02/1994Blyth ValleySeconded
Tommy Graham03/02/1994Renfrew West and InverclydeSeconded
Peter Kilfoyle03/02/1994Liverpool, WaltonSeconded
Estelle Morris03/02/1994Birmingham, YardleySigned
Alan Keen03/02/1994Feltham & HestonSigned
Glenda Jackson03/02/1994Hampstead & HighgateSigned
Adam Ingram03/02/1994East KilbrideSigned
Nick Harvey04/02/1994North DevonSigned
Eric Clarke07/02/1994MidlothianSigned
Harry Barnes07/02/1994North East DerbyshireSigned
Janet Anderson07/02/1994Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Win Griffiths07/02/1994BridgendSigned
Norman Godman07/02/1994Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Jim Dowd07/02/1994Lewisham WestSigned
Terry Davis07/02/1994Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Alex Carlile07/02/1994MontgomerySigned
Bill Michie07/02/1994Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Alan Meale07/02/1994MansfieldSigned
Barry Jones07/02/1994Alyn & DeesideSigned
Barbara Roche07/02/1994Hornsey & Wood GreenSigned
Bridget Prentice07/02/1994Lewisham EastSigned
Elfyn Llwyd08/02/1994Meirionnydd Nant ConwySigned
Paddy Tipping08/02/1994SherwoodSigned
John Evans08/02/1994St Helens NorthSigned
Ian Davidson08/02/1994Glasgow, GovanSigned
Michael Connarty08/02/1994Falkirk EastSigned
Keith Bradley08/02/1994Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Andrew Miller08/02/1994Ellesmere Port & NestonSigned
Kim Howells08/02/1994PontypriddSigned
John Heppell08/02/1994Nottingham EastSigned
Gordon Prentice09/02/1994PendleSigned
Mike Watson09/02/1994Glasgow CentralSigned
Edward O'Hara09/02/1994Knowsley SouthSigned
Gerry Steinberg09/02/1994Durham, City ofSigned
Peter Pike10/02/1994BurnleySigned
Allan Rogers10/02/1994RhonddaSigned
Martin Smyth10/02/1994Belfast SouthSigned
John Hutton10/02/1994Barrow & FurnessSigned
Eric Illsley10/02/1994Barnsley CentralSigned
Greville Janner10/02/1994Leicester WestSigned
Nigel Jones10/02/1994CheltenhamSigned
Ken Livingstone10/02/1994Brent EastSigned
Eddie Loyden10/02/1994Liverpool, GarstonSigned
David Clelland10/02/1994Tyne BridgeSigned
Bill Etherington10/02/1994Sunderland NorthSigned
Richard Burden11/02/1994Birmingham, NorthfieldSigned
Andrew Faulds14/02/1994Warley EastSigned
Neil Gerrard14/02/1994WalthamstowSigned
Anne Campbell14/02/1994CambridgeSigned
Terry Rooney15/02/1994Bradford NorthSigned
Martyn Jones15/02/1994Clwyd South WestSigned
Mike Gapes15/02/1994Ilford SouthSigned
John Gunnell16/02/1994Leeds South and MorleySigned
Jack Thompson16/02/1994WansbeckSigned
Alan Simpson17/02/1994Nottingham SouthSigned
Michael Clapham17/02/1994Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Jeff Rooker21/02/1994Birmingham, Perry BarrSigned
Tony Wright23/02/1994Cannock and BurntwoodSigned
Barry Sheerman24/02/1994HuddersfieldSigned
Max Madden28/02/1994Bradford WestSigned
Mike Hall28/02/1994Warrington SouthSigned
George Mudie21/03/1994Leeds EastSigned
Bob CryerUnknownWithdrawn

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