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EDM number 458 in 2007-08, proposed by Julia Goldsworthy on 04/12/2007.
Categorised under the topics of Employment, Service industries, Taxation and Unemployment.

That this House notes with serious concern the continuing threat to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) offices and jobs in Cornwall; believes that closure of HMRC offices will have an adverse impact on local communities and vulnerable individuals; notes the efforts of HMRC staff to reduce fraud in the tax system; believes that reducing staff numbers will cause more fraud to go undetected, proving the reduction to be a false economy; further notes the loss of 25 million people's personal data; condemns the Government for describing massive systemic failure as junior official error; believes that the recent data loss crisis will result in an increase in child benefit enquiries, as well as additional security checks; further believes that, given this latest incident, it is entirely inappropriate for the Government to put more pressure on staff by continuing with job cuts and office closures; and calls upon the Government to reassess and reconsider its proposals in this light.

This motion has been signed by a total of 18 MPs.

Julia Goldsworthy04/12/2007Falmouth and CamborneLiberal DemocratProposed
Dan Rogerson04/12/2007North CornwallLiberal DemocratSeconded
Colin Breed04/12/2007South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSeconded
Andrew George04/12/2007St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Matthew Taylor04/12/2007Truro and St AustellLiberal DemocratSeconded
Adrian Sanders05/12/2007TorbayLiberal DemocratSeconded
Mark Hunter05/12/2007CheadleLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams05/12/2007Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Hancock05/12/2007Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Gregory Campbell05/12/2007East LondonderryDUPSigned
Willie Rennie06/12/2007Dunfermline and West FifeLiberal DemocratSigned
John Hemming10/12/2007Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
John Leech10/12/2007Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
John McDonnell11/12/2007Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Nick Harvey12/12/2007North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Ann Cryer12/12/2007KeighleyLabourSigned
Mark Williams13/12/2007CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Vincent Cable07/01/2008TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned

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