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Growth Of British Venture Capital Industry

EDM number 703 in 2001-02, proposed by Mark Field on 22/01/2002.

That this House notes that according to a recent report by the British Venture Capital Association, private equity backed companies over the last five years have increased sales and exports by an average of 27 per cent. per annum and investments by 24 per cent. per annum; notes that private equity backed firms employ 2.7 million people and pay ú26.8 billion of taxes each year; and recognises private equity as a vital supporter of innovation, enterprise and economic growth.

This motion has been signed by a total of 28 MPs.

Mark Field22/01/2002Cities of London & WestminsterConservativeProposed
Mark Hoban22/01/2002FarehamConservativeSigned
Mark Francois22/01/2002RayleighConservativeSigned
Lynne Jones23/01/2002Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Vincent Cable23/01/2002TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Linda Perham24/01/2002Ilford NorthLabourSigned
Tom Brake24/01/2002Carshalton & WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Cousins24/01/2002Newcastle upon Tyne CentralLabourSigned
David Drew24/01/2002StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Mark Todd24/01/2002South DerbyshireLabourSigned
Mark Lazarowicz25/01/2002Edinburgh North & LeithLabour Co-operativeSigned
Peter Bottomley25/01/2002Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Matthew Taylor25/01/2002Truro & St AustellLiberal DemocratSigned
Ann Cryer28/01/2002KeighleyLabourSigned
Derek Wyatt28/01/2002Sittingbourne & SheppeyLabourSigned
Mike Hancock28/01/2002Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Ian Davidson28/01/2002Glasgow, PollokLabour Co-operativeSigned
Tony Colman28/01/2002PutneyLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd29/01/2002Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Harold Best29/01/2002Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Rob Marris30/01/2002Wolverhampton South WestLabourSigned
John McDonnell30/01/2002Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Si31/01/2002Birmingham, ErdingtonLabourSigned
James Plaskitt04/02/2002Warwick & LeamingtonLabourSigned
Robert Smith11/02/2002West Aberdeenshire & KincardineLiberal DemocratSigned
Matthew Green12/02/2002LudlowLiberal DemocratSigned
Rudi Vis13/02/2002Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Brian White25/02/2002North East Milton KeynesLabourSigned

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