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EDM number 1414 in 1994-95, proposed by Ken Livingstone on 14/07/1995.

That this House notes that the Conservative Leader of Brent Council recently requested a new computer for his office and, when this was provided, his old computer was reallocated to the Leader of the Labour Group on Brent Council who discovered that Councillor Blackman had omitted to download any of the files held on this computer; further notes that an examination of his files has so far revealed that in letters to Gavin Barwell at Conservative Central Office, David Ruffley, Special Advisor at the Treasury, George Bridges, of the Political Office at 10 Downing Street, Keith Adams and James Grey, Special Advisers at the Department of the Environment, Damien Green, Policy Unit, 10 Downing Street, the Minister for Local Government, and the Secretary of State for the Environment, he thanks them for rigging the local government grant system to assist his party to hold power in the 1994 borough elections and requests them to do the same for the 1995 settlement to ensure that they do not 'lose control of the Borough should a by-election arise'; and calls on all the individuals concerned to deposit in the Library their replies to Councillor Blackman's letters, and in the relevant cases, the notes they made following their lunch engagements with Councillor Blackman and their visits to the borough.

This motion has been signed by a total of 25 MPs.

Ken Livingstone14/07/1995Brent EastProposed
Dennis Skinner17/07/1995BolsoverSigned
Lynne Jones17/07/1995Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Harry Cohen17/07/1995LeytonSigned
Jim Dowd17/07/1995Lewisham WestSigned
Harry Barnes17/07/1995North East DerbyshireSigned
Piara S Khabra18/07/1995Ealing, SouthallSigned
Eddie Loyden18/07/1995Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Michael Connarty18/07/1995Falkirk EastSigned
Jeremy Corbyn18/07/1995Islington NorthSigned
John Cummings18/07/1995EasingtonSigned
Audrey Wise18/07/1995PrestonSigned
Colin Pickthall19/07/1995West LancashireSigned
Dennis Turner19/07/1995Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Jack Thompson19/07/1995WansbeckSigned
Neil Gerrard19/07/1995WalthamstowSigned
Bill Etherington19/07/1995Sunderland NorthSigned
Jamie Cann19/07/1995IpswichSigned
Bill Michie19/07/1995Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Terry Lewis19/07/1995WorsleySigned
Martin Redmond16/10/1995Don ValleySigned
Jimmy Hood19/10/1995ClydesdaleSigned
Ronnie Campbell19/10/1995Blyth ValleySigned
Michael Clapham19/10/1995Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Mike Hall26/10/1995Warrington SouthSigned

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