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Ferris Wheel And The Homeless

EDM number 81 in 1996-97, proposed by Jeremy Corbyn on 28/10/1996.

That this House is depressed that Lambeth Council has granted planning permission for a 500 foot giant ferris wheel on the South Bank of the Thames; believes it to be an eyesore and totally inappropriate for that site; is further concerned that vast amounts of money are being expended on millennium projects of dubious or no value when the over-riding priority should be to ensure a roof over the head of everyone; accordingly calls upon the Government to halt the ferris wheel project and ensure that the resources allocated for it are directed to the needs of the homeless and poorly housed.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs, 2 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Jeremy Corbyn28/10/1996Islington NorthProposed
John Cummings29/10/1996EasingtonSigned
Harry Barnes29/10/1996North East DerbyshireSigned
Tom Cox30/10/1996TootingSigned
Eric Clarke30/10/1996MidlothianSigned
William McKelvey30/10/1996Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
John McAllion30/10/1996Dundee EastSigned
Eddie Loyden30/10/1996Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Michael Clapham31/10/1996Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Mike Hall06/11/1996Warrington SouthSigned
Andrew Miller07/11/1996Ellesmere Port & NestonSigned
Terry Davis13/11/1996Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Allan Rogers03/12/1996RhonddaSigned
Alan MealeUnknownWithdrawn
Martyn JonesUnknownWithdrawn

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