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Better Outcomes For Local Communities

EDM number 344 in 2000-01, proposed by David Taylor on 13/02/2001.

That this House welcomes the contribution of the Town and Country Finance Issues Group in promoting the interests of town and country communities in the debate about modernising the local government finance system; believes that the current SSA system discriminates against those councils which have both urban and rural characteristics; supports the group in calling for a grant system which is simpler to understand, promotes better outcomes for local communities through a community plan and resource bidding process and helps boost the capacity of smaller councils to modernise their services and promote best value through a modernisation grant of ú250,000; and calls upon the Government to ensure that the needs of town and country communities are adequately met.

This motion has been signed by a total of 27 MPs.

David Taylor13/02/2001North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeProposed
Norman Baker13/02/2001LewesLiberal DemocratSigned
David Drew13/02/2001StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Judy Mallaber13/02/2001Amber ValleyLabourSigned
Bob Russell13/02/2001ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Palmer13/02/2001BroxtoweLabourSigned
Paul Tyler14/02/2001North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Virginia Bottomley14/02/2001South West SurreyConservativeSigned
Harry Barnes14/02/2001North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Mike Hancock14/02/2001Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew George14/02/2001St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Tom Brake14/02/2001Carshalton & WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Marsden14/02/2001Shrewsbury & AtchamLabourSigned
Nigel Jones14/02/2001CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Brian White15/02/2001North East Milton KeynesLabourSigned
Jon Trickett15/02/2001HemsworthLabourSigned
Simon Thomas15/02/2001CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Peter Bottomley15/02/2001Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Huw Edwards15/02/2001MonmouthLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin15/02/2001Heywood & MiddletonLabour Co-operativeSigned
Colin Breed15/02/2001South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Keetch15/02/2001HerefordLiberal DemocratSigned
Janet Dean07/03/2001BurtonLabourSigned
James Gray08/03/2001North WiltshireConservativeSigned
Alan Simpson15/03/2001Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Peter Brand15/03/2001Isle of WightLiberal DemocratSigned
Matthew Taylor10/05/2001Truro & St AustellLiberal DemocratSigned

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