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Fire Service Cuts

EDM number 659 in 2012-13, proposed by George Galloway on 31/10/2012.
Categorised under the topic of Fire services.

That this House believes that the cuts to the fire service will put lives at risk; notes that metropolitan brigades receive a disproportionate reduction in grant compared to other parts of the country and that these brigades have had to make percentage cuts double the national average; further notes that West Yorkshire Fire Service has seen its grant reduced by 5.9 million; further notes that theWest Yorkshire service has the lowest expenditure per head of population and the lowest grant of all metropolitan brigades; and urges the Government to reconsider its position on funding fire and rescue services.

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

George Galloway31/10/2012Bradford WestRespectProposed
Alan Meale01/11/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn02/11/2012Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins05/11/2012Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Jim Dobbin05/11/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSeconded
John McDonnell06/11/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSeconded
Elfyn Llwyd06/11/2012Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
David Simpson07/11/2012Upper BannDUPSigned
Virendra Sharma08/11/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Mike Wood22/11/2012Batley and SpenLabourSigned
Hywel Williams30/11/2012ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Linda Riordan08/01/2013HalifaxLabourSigned

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