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Make Wood Work Campaign

EDM number 1788 in 2010-12, proposed by Anne McGuire on 10/05/2011.
Categorised under the topic of Renewable energy.

That this House recognises the important contribution of the wood manufacturing sector to the UK economy; is alarmed by the inefficiency of burning wood to generate electricity alone; doubts the sustainability and environmental benefits of large-scale biomass energy; is further alarmed that a single biomass plant could consume a quarter of the UK's annual wood harvest; is concerned that the Renewables Obligation is distorting the domestic wood market; supports the wood panel industry's campaign, Make Wood Work, to promote the optimal use of a valuable and limited resource; notes that the wood panel industry contributes over a third of industrial renewable heat generation and is the largest processor of waste wood; further recognises the vital contribution of wood products in storing carbon; and calls on the Government to move biomass support from low-efficiency electricity generation to high-efficiency heat and combined heat and power.

This motion has been signed by a total of 47 MPs.

Anne McGuire10/05/2011StirlingLabourProposed
Gregory Campbell10/05/2011East LondonderryDUPSeconded
Susan Elan Jones10/05/2011Clwyd SouthLabourSeconded
Cathy Jamieson10/05/2011Kilmarnock and LoudounLabourSeconded
Pat Glass10/05/2011North West DurhamLabourSeconded
Sandra Osborne10/05/2011Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSeconded
Neil Parish10/05/2011Tiverton and HonitonConservativeSigned
Mike Hancock11/05/2011Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Flynn11/05/2011Newport WestLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn11/05/2011Islington NorthLabourSigned
Martin Caton11/05/2011GowerLabourSigned
Alan Meale11/05/2011MansfieldLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell11/05/2011Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
William McCrea11/05/2011South AntrimDUPSigned
David Simpson11/05/2011Upper BannDUPSigned
Bob Russell12/05/2011ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew George12/05/2011St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Tom Blenkinsop12/05/2011Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins13/05/2011Luton NorthLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley16/05/2011Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Valerie Vaz16/05/2011Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson18/05/2011Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
Mark Williams19/05/2011CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Craig Whittaker23/05/2011Calder ValleyConservativeSigned
George Howarth07/06/2011KnowsleyLabourSigned
Ian Paisley Jnr07/06/2011North AntrimDUPSigned
Mark Durkan07/06/2011FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Sammy Wilson07/06/2011East AntrimDUPSigned
Dai Havard07/06/2011Merthyr Tydfil and RhymneyLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin08/06/2011Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds08/06/2011Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Jenny Chapman08/06/2011DarlingtonLabourSigned
David Crausby09/06/2011Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Mike Wood09/06/2011Batley and SpenLabourSigned
Gordon Banks10/06/2011Ochil and South PerthshireLabourSigned
Barry Sheerman13/06/2011HuddersfieldLabourSigned
Debbie Abrahams13/06/2011Oldham East and SaddleworthLabourSigned
John Hemming22/06/2011Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Tony Baldry23/06/2011BanburyConservativeSigned
John Robertson29/06/2011Glasgow North WestLabourSigned
Tom Harris29/06/2011Glasgow SouthLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell04/07/2011Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Margaret Ritchie06/07/2011South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
David Davies11/07/2011MonmouthConservativeSigned
Charles Kennedy13/07/2011Ross, Skye and LochaberLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Smith18/07/2011Blaenau GwentLabourSigned
Margaret Curran05/09/2011Glasgow EastLabourSigned

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