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Post Offices In Ribble Valley

EDM number 1120 in 2007-08, proposed by Nigel Evans on 05/03/2008.
Categorised under the topics of Postal services and Service industries.

That this House is dismayed by the proposed closure of post offices across East Lancashire; notes with deep concern that in Ribble Valley branches may close in the villages of Billington, Mellor Brook, Newton-in-Bowland, Samlesbury, Chipping, Bashall Eaves and Bolton-by-Bowland; believes that these post offices play a vital role in the social and economic well-being of rural villages, evidenced by the overwhelming local opposition to their closure; regrets that the elderly, young families and people on low incomes will be hardest hit; and calls on Post Office Ltd to listen to local residents and to reconsider its proposals.

This motion has been signed by a total of 12 MPs.

Nigel Evans05/03/2008Ribble ValleyConservativeProposed
Lindsay Hoyle05/03/2008ChorleyLabourSeconded
Alan Meale06/03/2008MansfieldLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn06/03/2008Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock10/03/2008Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Ann Cryer10/03/2008KeighleyLabourSeconded
Robert Wareing11/03/2008Liverpool, West DerbyIndependentSigned
William McCrea12/03/2008South AntrimDUPSigned
Alasdair McDonnell12/03/2008Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Rudi Vis12/03/2008Finchley and Golders GreenLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell21/05/2008Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Paul Holmes02/06/2008ChesterfieldLiberal DemocratSigned

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