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Reduction In The Number Of Beds In The Nhs In Halifax

EDM number 1111 in 1995-96, proposed by Alice Mahon on 08/07/1996.

That this House is deeply concerned that if the private finance initiative to rebuild Halifax General Hospital goes ahead in Calderdale the reduction in beds from 834 to 500 will lead to a serious deterioration in services for the sick, more operations will be postponed, seriously ill patients will be discharged too early and many may not even be admitted to hospital; notes there is already pressure on existing beds, staff morale is at an all time low and Calderdale Healthcare Trust has not yet negotiated a pay rise for nurses; believes this situation can only worsen as the private company winning the private finance initiative contract will take over the running of domestic services, catering, laundry and linen, staff accommodation, portering and internal distribution, security, car parking and estates management; believes the only way the private company will make a profit is by cutting staff pay and offering worse conditions; condemns the Government's continued obsession with private finance initiative; and calls upon them to build the new Halifax General Hospital from public funds and retain the current number of beds.

This motion has been signed by a total of 88 MPs.

Alice Mahon08/07/1996HalifaxProposed
Mike Gapes08/07/1996Ilford SouthSigned
George Galloway08/07/1996Glasgow HillheadSigned
Maria Fyfe08/07/1996Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Paul Flynn08/07/1996Newport WestSigned
John Evans08/07/1996St Helens NorthSigned
Bill Etherington08/07/1996Sunderland NorthSigned
Angela Eagle08/07/1996WallaseySigned
Brian H Donohoe08/07/1996Cunninghame SouthSigned
Donald Dixon08/07/1996JarrowSigned
Jim Cunningham08/07/1996Coventry South EastSigned
John Cummings08/07/1996EasingtonSigned
Jean Corston08/07/1996Bristol EastSigned
Jeremy Corbyn08/07/1996Islington NorthSigned
Neil Gerrard08/07/1996WalthamstowSigned
Llin Golding08/07/1996Newcastle-under-LymeSigned
Mildred Gordon08/07/1996Bow and PoplarSigned
James Wray08/07/1996Glasgow ProvanSigned
Audrey Wise08/07/1996PrestonSigned
David Winnick08/07/1996Walsall NorthSigned
Mike Watson08/07/1996Glasgow CentralSigned
Gerry Sutcliffe08/07/1996Bradford SouthSigned
Gerry Steinberg08/07/1996Durham, City ofSigned
Hugh Bayley08/07/1996York, City ofSigned
Tony Banks08/07/1996Newham North WestSigned
Mike Hall08/07/1996Warrington SouthSigned
John Gunnell08/07/1996Leeds South and MorleySigned
Nick Ainger08/07/1996PembrokeSigned
Irene Adams08/07/1996Paisley NorthSigned
Diane Abbott08/07/1996Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonSigned
Michael Connarty08/07/1996Falkirk EastSigned
Harry Cohen08/07/1996LeytonSigned
Max Madden08/07/1996Bradford WestSigned
Helen Jackson08/07/1996Sheffield, HillsboroughSigned
Jimmy Hood08/07/1996ClydesdaleSigned
Norman Hogg08/07/1996Cumbernauld & KilsythSigned
David Hinchliffe08/07/1996WakefieldSigned
John Heppell08/07/1996Nottingham EastSigned
Nigel Spearing08/07/1996Newham SouthSigned
Llew Smith08/07/1996Blaenau GwentSigned
Brian Sedgemore08/07/1996Hackney South & ShoreditchSigned
Ernie Ross08/07/1996Dundee WestSigned
Ken Purchase08/07/1996Wolverhampton North EastSigned
Gordon Prentice08/07/1996PendleSigned
Peter Pike08/07/1996BurnleySigned
Colin Pickthall08/07/1996West LancashireSigned
Piara S Khabra08/07/1996Ealing, SouthallSigned
Terry Lewis08/07/1996WorsleySigned
Ann Clwyd08/07/1996Cynon ValleySigned
David Clelland08/07/1996Tyne BridgeSigned
Michael Clapham08/07/1996Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Dale Campbell-Savours08/07/1996WorkingtonSigned
Ronnie Campbell08/07/1996Blyth ValleySigned
Bill Olner08/07/1996NuneatonSigned
Chris Mullin08/07/1996Sunderland SouthSigned
Bill Michie08/07/1996Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Ken Livingstone08/07/1996Brent EastSigned
Eddie Loyden08/07/1996Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Andrew MacKinlay08/07/1996ThurrockSigned
John Marek08/07/1996WrexhamSigned
John McAllion08/07/1996Dundee EastSigned
William McKelvey08/07/1996Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Robert Wareing09/07/1996Liverpool, West DerbySigned
Win Griffiths09/07/1996BridgendSigned
Ian Davidson09/07/1996Glasgow, GovanSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe09/07/1996LeighSigned
Keith Bradley09/07/1996Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Lynne Jones09/07/1996Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Roy Hughes09/07/1996Newport EastSigned
Rachel Squire09/07/1996Dunfermline WestSigned
Dennis Skinner09/07/1996BolsoverSigned
Robert Parry09/07/1996Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Peter Hardy10/07/1996WentworthSigned
Roland Boyes12/07/1996Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Barry Jones15/07/1996Alyn & DeesideSigned
Harry Barnes15/07/1996North East DerbyshireSigned
Alex Salmond16/07/1996Banff & BuchanSigned
Eric Clarke17/07/1996MidlothianSigned
Alan Meale17/07/1996MansfieldSigned
Allan Rogers17/07/1996RhonddaSigned
Nigel Griffiths17/07/1996Edinburgh SouthSigned
Doug Hoyle18/07/1996Warrington NorthSigned
Martyn Jones18/07/1996Clwyd South WestSigned
Tommy Graham18/07/1996Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Eric Illsley23/07/1996Barnsley CentralSigned
Dennis Turner23/07/1996Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Jack Thompson24/07/1996WansbeckSigned
Austin Mitchell14/10/1996Great GrimsbySigned

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