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Ministry Of Defence Site Closures

EDM number 914 in 2016-17, proposed by Chris Stephens on 02/02/2017.

That this House is concerned by the Government's proposed closure of almost 100 Ministry of Defence sites across the UK; notes the detrimental impact these closures will have on civilian and military staff and their families; further notes the socio-economic impact on local communities; is further concerned by the lack of consultation with representatives of civilian staff or community leaders; is aware a detailed financial assessment has not been made of the cost linked to closing sites and preparing them for resale, including decontamination works; notes that the Government has failed to carry out a site-by-site socio-economic impact assessment; and calls on the Government to delay closure of these sites to allow time for full consideration regarding the future of the defence estate with local community leaders, military and civilian staff.

This motion has been signed by a total of 9 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Chris Stephens02/02/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartyProposed
Kelvin Hopkins02/02/2017Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Lisa Cameron02/02/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySeconded
Ruth Smeeth02/02/2017Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSeconded
David Hanson02/02/2017DelynLabourSeconded
Elliott, Tom02/02/2017Seconded
Gordon Marsden02/02/2017Blackpool SouthLabourSigned
Danny Kinahan02/02/2017South AntrimUUPSigned
John Spellar02/02/2017WarleyLabourSigned

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