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Advantage West Midlands

EDM number 456 in 2010-12, proposed by Jim Cunningham on 12/07/2010.
Categorised under the topics of Companies and Regional development agencies.

That this House applauds the work of Advantage West Midlands in promoting sustainable economic growth across the West Midlands; notes that there is a vital need for strong, effective and efficient regional development in the West Midlands, one of the worst affected regions in the recession; welcomes the fact that independent auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, verified Advantage West Midlands' findings that for every 1it invests, 8.14 is generated for the regional economy, making this double the national average for regional development agency investment growth; further notes that since 1999 140,000 jobs have been created or safeguarded in the region as a direct result of Advantage West Midlands' work; and calls on the Government to reverse its decision to abolish Advantage West Midlands.

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

Jim Cunningham12/07/2010Coventry SouthLabourProposed
Geoffrey Robinson12/07/2010Coventry North WestLabourSeconded
Valerie Vaz12/07/2010Walsall SouthLabourSeconded
Jack Dromey12/07/2010Birmingham, ErdingtonLabourSeconded
Emma Reynolds12/07/2010Wolverhampton North EastLabourSeconded
Richard Burden12/07/2010Birmingham, NorthfieldLabourSeconded
Roger Godsiff13/07/2010Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
David Winnick13/07/2010Walsall NorthLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn14/07/2010Islington NorthLabourSigned
Paul Flynn14/07/2010Newport WestLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma14/07/2010Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Tristram Hunt14/07/2010Stoke-on-Trent CentralLabourSigned

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