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VAT On Commemorative Headstones

EDM number 98 in 2002-03, proposed by Mike Hancock on 14/11/2002.

That this House condemns the Government's decision not to exempt commemorative headstones for graves from VAT, in contrast to all other services provided by an undertaker in connection with a burial or cremation; believe this to be a decision which takes advantage of people at their lowest time; and urges the Government to reconsider and lighten the heavy financial burden placed on people at a vulnerable time.

This motion has been signed by a total of 25 MPs.

Mike Hancock14/11/2002Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratProposed
Bob Spink19/11/2002Castle PointConservativeSigned
Paul Marsden19/11/2002Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
David Heath20/11/2002Somerton & FromeLiberal DemocratSigned
Ronnie Campbell20/11/2002Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Nicholas Winterton20/11/2002MacclesfieldConservativeSigned
Eric Illsley21/11/2002Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Colin Breed21/11/2002South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Michael Clapham21/11/2002Barnsley West & PenistoneLabourSigned
Paul Tyler21/11/2002North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Terry Davis25/11/2002Birmingham, Hodge HillLabourSigned
Andrew Rosindell25/11/2002RomfordConservativeSigned
Syd Rapson25/11/2002Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd26/11/2002Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
David Crausby26/11/2002Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Paul Keetch28/11/2002HerefordLiberal DemocratSigned
John Barrett02/12/2002Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Alistair Carmichael03/12/2002Orkney & ShetlandLiberal DemocratSigned
Annabelle Ewing03/12/2002PerthScottish National PartySigned
Bill Etherington05/12/2002Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
George Galloway10/12/2002Glasgow, KelvinLabourSigned
Kevin McNamara16/12/2002Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourSigned
Nigel Jones13/01/2003CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Angus Robertson03/03/2003MorayScottish National PartySigned
Chris Grayling26/03/2003Epsom & EwellConservativeSigned

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