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Peterborough Reading Buddy Scheme

EDM number 582 in 1999-00, proposed by Brian Mawhinney on 30/03/2000.

That this House congratulates the Peterborough Reading Buddy Scheme, established by the Kids at Christmas 1999 Appeal in Peterborough, on its success; welcomes the work done by 102.7 Hereward FM in bringing together a partnership of Peterborough City Council, Greater Peterborough Chamber, the Peterborough Evening Telegraph and the charity, Business in the Community; commends the 17 Peterborough companies and their staff that have committed to send reading teams into local primary schools to help raise literacy levels; further commends the many residents of Peterborough who have together donated over 3,5000 books to the scheme; and wishes the scheme and all its partners every success in the year ahead.

This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs.

Brian Mawhinney30/03/2000North West CambridgeshireConservativeProposed
Barry Jones03/04/2000Alyn & DeesideLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn03/04/2000Islington NorthLabourSigned
John Austin03/04/2000Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Harry Barnes04/04/2000North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Norman Godman05/04/2000Greenock & InverclydeLabourSigned
Tommy Graham05/04/2000West RenfrewshireIndependent LabourSigned
John McDonnell06/04/2000Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Win Griffiths06/04/2000BridgendLabourSigned
Rudi Vis12/04/2000Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Bill Etherington18/04/2000Sunderland NorthLabourSigned

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