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Registration Of Chimney Sweeps

EDM number 271 in 1996-97, proposed by Alan W Williams on 27/11/1996.

That this House notes that a young couple nearly lost their lives from carbon monoxide poisoning in Capel Hendre, Ammanford, on 18th October, because of a blocked chimney, that this had been cleaned by a chimney sweep in May 1996 but that after the accident a second cleaning produced three sackfulls of soot; notes that there is no professional body to maintain standards for chimney sweeps and that anyone can set himself up in business as a chimney sweep simply by buying a set of brushes; and calls on the Department of Trade and Industry to set up a national registration scheme for chimney sweeps analogous to the CORGI scheme for gas engineers.

This motion has been signed by a total of 53 MPs.

Alan Wynne Williams27/11/1996CarmarthenProposed
John Evans28/11/1996St Helens NorthSeconded
Lynne Jones28/11/1996Birmingham, Selly OakSeconded
Tony Banks28/11/1996Newham North WestSigned
Harry Barnes28/11/1996North East DerbyshireSigned
Win Griffiths28/11/1996BridgendSigned
Norman Godman28/11/1996Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Maria Fyfe28/11/1996Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Keith Bradley28/11/1996Manchester, WithingtonSigned
John Heppell28/11/1996Nottingham EastSigned
Nick Harvey28/11/1996North DevonSigned
Alice Mahon28/11/1996HalifaxSigned
Bill Michie02/12/1996Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Lawrence Cunliffe02/12/1996LeighSigned
Andrew Faulds02/12/1996Warley EastSigned
Dennis Turner03/12/1996Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Hugh Bayley03/12/1996York, City ofSigned
William McKelvey03/12/1996Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion03/12/1996Dundee EastSigned
Joan Lestor03/12/1996EcclesSigned
Roy Hughes03/12/1996Newport EastSigned
Dennis Skinner03/12/1996BolsoverSigned
Ernie Ross03/12/1996Dundee WestSigned
Terry Rooney03/12/1996Bradford NorthSigned
Audrey Wise03/12/1996PrestonSigned
Robert Wareing03/12/1996Liverpool, West DerbySigned
Allan Rogers04/12/1996RhonddaSeconded
Ted Rowlands04/12/1996Merthyr Tydfil & RhymneySeconded
Don Touhig04/12/1996IslwynSeconded
Nigel Griffiths04/12/1996Edinburgh SouthSigned
David Hanson04/12/1996DelynSigned
Barry Jones04/12/1996Alyn & DeesideSigned
Jon Owen Jones04/12/1996Cardiff CentralSigned
Edward O'Hara04/12/1996Knowsley SouthSigned
Michael Connarty04/12/1996Falkirk EastSigned
Paul Flynn04/12/1996Newport WestSigned
Nick Ainger04/12/1996PembrokeSigned
Peter Hain04/12/1996NeathSigned
Mike Hall04/12/1996Warrington SouthSigned
Gareth Wardell04/12/1996GowerSigned
Michael Clapham05/12/1996Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Bill Etherington05/12/1996Sunderland NorthSigned
Ian Davidson05/12/1996Glasgow, GovanSigned
Martyn Jones06/12/1996Clwyd South WestSigned
Dafydd Wigley11/12/1996CaernarfonSigned
Ken Livingstone12/12/1996Brent EastSigned
Elfyn Llwyd12/12/1996Meirionnydd Nant ConwySigned
Neil Gerrard16/12/1996WalthamstowSigned
Chris Mullin14/01/1997Sunderland SouthSigned
John Gunnell15/01/1997Leeds South and MorleySigned
Ieuan Wyn Jones04/02/1997Ynys MSigned
Nigel Jones06/02/1997CheltenhamSigned
Paul Murphy17/03/1997TorfaenSigned

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