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Government Responsibility For The Sea Empress Oil Pollution Disaster

EDM number 468 in 1995-96, proposed by Nick Ainger on 20/02/1996.

That this House is appalled that, as a result of the Governme nt's failure to fully implement Lord Donaldson's recommendation made in his report on the 'Braer' disaster that the Government should ensure adequate salvage tug capacity around the United Kingdom coast, the 'Sea Empress' remained out of control from Friday 16th February to date because the only tugs available were not powerful enough to maintain her in a safe position, which has resulted in the devastating oil spillages which began on Monday 19th February and threaten one of the world's most important habitats, the Pembrokeshire coast and islands; and calls on the Secretary of State for Transport to accept the full responsibility for this environmental disaster.

This motion has been signed by a total of 68 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Nick Ainger20/02/1996PembrokeProposed
Jon Owen Jones20/02/1996Cardiff CentralSigned
Rhodri Morgan20/02/1996Cardiff WestSigned
Ann Clwyd20/02/1996Cynon ValleySigned
Paul Flynn20/02/1996Newport WestSigned
Tony Banks20/02/1996Newham North WestSigned
Joan Walley20/02/1996Stoke-on-Trent NorthSigned
Alan Wynne Williams20/02/1996CarmarthenSigned
John McAllion21/02/1996Dundee EastSigned
Alice Mahon21/02/1996HalifaxSigned
William McKelvey21/02/1996Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Bill Michie21/02/1996Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Keith Bradley21/02/1996Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Jean Corston21/02/1996Bristol EastSigned
Andrew Faulds21/02/1996Warley EastSigned
Norman Godman21/02/1996Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Win Griffiths21/02/1996BridgendSigned
Mike Hall21/02/1996Warrington SouthSigned
Harry Barnes21/02/1996North East DerbyshireSigned
Ken Livingstone21/02/1996Brent EastSigned
David Hanson21/02/1996DelynSigned
Colin Pickthall21/02/1996West LancashireSigned
Robert Parry21/02/1996Liverpool, RiversideSigned
Ernie Ross21/02/1996Dundee WestSigned
Barry Sheerman21/02/1996HuddersfieldSigned
Dennis Skinner21/02/1996BolsoverSigned
Peter Hardy21/02/1996WentworthSigned
Keith Hill21/02/1996StreathamSigned
Helen Jackson21/02/1996Sheffield, HillsboroughSigned
Paddy Tipping22/02/1996SherwoodSigned
John Evans22/02/1996St Helens NorthSigned
John Cummings22/02/1996EasingtonSigned
Jeremy Corbyn22/02/1996Islington NorthSigned
David Clelland22/02/1996Tyne BridgeSigned
Roy Hughes22/02/1996Newport EastSigned
Malcolm Chisholm22/02/1996Edinburgh LeithSigned
Anne Campbell22/02/1996CambridgeSigned
Glenda Jackson22/02/1996Hampstead & HighgateSigned
Eric Illsley22/02/1996Barnsley CentralSigned
Doug Hoyle22/02/1996Warrington NorthSigned
John Heppell22/02/1996Nottingham EastSigned
Joan Ruddock22/02/1996Lewisham, DeptfordSigned
Gordon Prentice22/02/1996PendleSigned
Peter Pike22/02/1996BurnleySigned
Richard Burden22/02/1996Birmingham, NorthfieldSigned
Terry Rooney27/02/1996Bradford NorthSigned
Michael Connarty27/02/1996Falkirk EastSigned
Eric Clarke28/02/1996MidlothianSigned
Dafydd Wigley28/02/1996CaernarfonSigned
Terry Davis28/02/1996Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Edward O'Hara28/02/1996Knowsley SouthSigned
Greville Janner28/02/1996Leicester WestSigned
Rachel Squire28/02/1996Dunfermline WestSigned
Greg Pope28/02/1996HyndburnSigned
Alan Meale28/02/1996MansfieldSigned
Harry Cohen29/02/1996LeytonSigned
Kevin Hughes04/03/1996Doncaster NorthSigned
Jack Thompson06/03/1996WansbeckSigned
Don Touhig07/03/1996IslwynSigned
Peter Hain07/03/1996NeathSigned
Llin Golding11/03/1996Newcastle-under-LymeSigned
Elfyn Llwyd14/03/1996Meirionnydd Nant ConwySigned
Bridget Prentice19/03/1996Lewisham EastSigned
Tommy Graham19/03/1996Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Nick Harvey21/03/1996North DevonSigned
Paul Murphy27/03/1996TorfaenSigned
John Gunnell27/03/1996Leeds South and MorleySigned
Eddie LoydenUnknownWithdrawn

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