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Barnett Formula

EDM number 206 in 2009-10, proposed by Roger Williams on 24/11/2009.
Categorised under the topic of Public expenditure.

That this House notes with concern the findings of the Holtham Commission's first report which suggested that Wales is under-funded by £300 million every year under the Barnett Formula; further notes that the House of Lords Select Committee on the Barnett Formula has proposed the creation of a Funding Commission that would recommend the allocation of public monies on the basis of need; acknowledges that only a funding settlement based on need to replace the Barnett Formula can provide an equitable solution; and calls on the Government urgently to review the Barnett Formula with a view to replacing it with a needs-based assessment.

This motion has been signed by a total of 20 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Roger Williams24/11/2009Brecon and RadnorshireLiberal DemocratProposed
Alan Simpson25/11/2009Nottingham SouthLabourSeconded
Mark Williams25/11/2009CeredigionLiberal DemocratSeconded
Ronnie Campbell25/11/2009Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Stephen Williams25/11/2009Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Mike Hancock25/11/2009Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Elfyn Llwyd26/11/2009Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Martin Caton26/11/2009GowerLabourSigned
Jim Cousins26/11/2009Newcastle upon Tyne CentralLabourSigned
John Hemming26/11/2009Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Keetch30/11/2009HerefordLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Harvey01/12/2009North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Malcolm Bruce02/12/2009GordonLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Stunell07/12/2009Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Danny Alexander07/12/2009Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyLiberal DemocratSigned
Iris Robinson10/12/2009StrangfordDUPWithdrawn
Kelvin Hopkins15/12/2009Luton NorthLabourSigned
Simon Hughes16/12/2009North Southwark and BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Julia Goldsworthy16/12/2009Falmouth and CamborneLiberal DemocratSigned
Jennifer Willott10/02/2010Cardiff CentralLiberal DemocratSigned

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