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Contraction And Convergence

EDM number 538 in 2004-05, proposed by Norman Baker on 18/01/2005.

That this House recognises the serious threat posed to all life on this planet by climate change as a result of increasing greenhouse gas emissions; notes with grave concern the continued failure of the United States federal administration in particular to join international efforts to cut these emissions levels; further notes the extreme differences in emissions levels per head between nations; recognises that the objections of non-signatories to the Kyoto Treaty that it does not include rapidly developing nations such as India and China requires the need for a new global policy to tackle climate change beyond Kyoto; therefore advocates a policy of contraction and convergence, in which all nations seek to reduce their levels of greenhouse gas emissions, and converge emissions levels towards a point where all citizens of the world are entitled to emit equal amounts of pollutants recalls the Prime Minister's promise to make tackling climate change a priority for the United Kingdom's presidencies of the EU and G8 this year; and urges the Government to adopt this policy and use this opportunity to urge other national governments to do likewise.

This motion has been signed by a total of 64 MPs.

Norman Baker18/01/2005LewesLiberal DemocratProposed
Alan Simpson18/01/2005Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
David Kidney18/01/2005StaffordLabourSigned
Sue Doughty18/01/2005GuildfordLiberal DemocratSigned
Peter Bottomley18/01/2005Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Simon Thomas18/01/2005CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Mike Hancock19/01/2005Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Williams19/01/2005CaernarfonPlaid CymruSigned
Michael Weir19/01/2005AngusScottish National PartySigned
Rudi Vis19/01/2005Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Harry Barnes19/01/2005North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Andrew George19/01/2005St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Huw Edwards19/01/2005MonmouthLabourSigned
David Drew19/01/2005StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Annette Brooke19/01/2005Mid Dorset & North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
Colin Breed19/01/2005South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Bob Russell19/01/2005ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Tom Brake19/01/2005Carshalton & WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
John McDonnell19/01/2005Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Nigel Jones19/01/2005CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Adrian Sanders19/01/2005TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton19/01/2005GowerLabourSigned
John Robertson20/01/2005Glasgow, AnnieslandLabourSigned
Richard Younger-Ross20/01/2005TeignbridgeLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Tyler20/01/2005North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Dismore20/01/2005HendonLabourSigned
David Heath20/01/2005Somerton & FromeLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Smyth20/01/2005Belfast SouthUUPSigned
David Rendel20/01/2005NewburyLiberal DemocratSigned
Andy Reed20/01/2005LoughboroughLabour Co-operativeSigned
Betty Williams24/01/2005ConwyLabourSigned
Robert Wareing24/01/2005Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Lynne Jones24/01/2005Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell24/01/2005Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Ann Cryer24/01/2005KeighleyLabourSigned
Paul Holmes24/01/2005ChesterfieldLiberal DemocratSigned
Adam Price24/01/2005Carmarthen East & DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Jane Griffiths24/01/2005Reading EastLabourSigned
Mark Lazarowicz25/01/2005Edinburgh North & LeithLabour Co-operativeSigned
Elfyn Llwyd25/01/2005Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
David Taylor25/01/2005North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
Vincent Cable26/01/2005TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Cousins26/01/2005Newcastle upon Tyne CentralLabourSigned
Patsy Calton27/01/2005CheadleLiberal DemocratSigned
Colin Challen27/01/2005Morley & RothwellLabourSigned
Mohammad Sarwar31/01/2005Glasgow, GovanLabourSigned
Jenny Tonge31/01/2005Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Lady Hermon01/02/2005North DownUUPSigned
Jon Trickett01/02/2005HemsworthLabourSigned
Bill Etherington01/02/2005Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Llew Smith01/02/2005Blaenau GwentLabourSigned
Angus Robertson01/02/2005MorayScottish National PartySigned
David Chaytor02/02/2005Bury NorthLabourSigned
Simon Hughes03/02/2005North Southwark & BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Wood08/02/2005Batley & SpenLabourSigned
Christine Russell21/02/2005Chester, City ofLabourSigned
Andy King21/02/2005Rugby & KenilworthLabourSigned
Neil Gerrard22/02/2005WalthamstowLabourSigned
Brian Cotter23/02/2005Weston-Super-MareLiberal DemocratSigned
James Plaskitt24/02/2005Warwick & LeamingtonLabourSigned
Alex Salmond10/03/2005Banff & BuchanScottish National PartySigned
Edward Davey24/03/2005Kingston & SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
Annabelle Ewing04/04/2005PerthScottish National PartySigned
Parmjit Gill06/04/2005Leicester SouthLiberal DemocratSigned

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