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Barnett Formula

EDM number 618 in 2000-01, proposed by Ronnie Campbell on 30/04/2001.

That this House calls for a review of the 22 year-old Barnett Formula under which Scotland has a huge funding advantage over the North East of England;notes that spending per head on education in Scotland is ú863 and in the North East ú686, health and social services spending is ú1,271 and in the North East ú1,090, transport spending is ú180 to the North East's ú133, industry spending is ú171 to the North East's ú119 and tourist industry spending per head is ú5.85p to the North East's 16p; further notes that the Barnett Formula gives Scotland ú5,271 per head and the North East ú4,837; and calls on the Government to tackle the ú1billion divide between spending in Scotland and spending in the North East of England.

This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Ronnie Campbell30/04/2001Blyth ValleyLabourProposed
Alice Mahon01/05/2001HalifaxLabourSigned
Gerry Steinberg01/05/2001Durham, City ofLabourSigned
Eric Illsley02/05/2001Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Ashok Kumar02/05/2001Middlesbrough South & East ClevelandLabourSigned
David Clark02/05/2001South ShieldsLabourSigned
Rudi Vis08/05/2001Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
John Cummings09/05/2001EasingtonLabourSigned
Ann Cryer10/05/2001KeighleyLabourSigned
Bill Etherington10/05/2001Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Jeremy CorbynUnknownWithdrawn

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