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Firefighters In Arfon

EDM number 1481 in 2017-19, proposed by Hywel Williams on 04/07/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Fire services.

That this House expresses gratitude for all the firefighters who are battling the forest fire in Braichmelyn, near Bethesda, Gwynedd and the mountain fire at Mynydd Cilgwyn in Carmel; praises firefighters from across Arfon for their endless hard work in the face of mounting pressure on the service; expresses thanks to North Wales Police and Gwynedd Council for assisting in the evacuation of residents from properties in Carmel and Bethesda; notes the importance of retaining local fire stations in rural communities in order to maintain emergency service cover across the parliamentary constituency; further notes that local knowledge and expertise should be safeguarded in order to protect the public; and expresses concern that the potential loss of local firefighters with detailed knowledge of their patch could lead to a dangerous vacuum, amplifying the danger to life and property.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

Hywel Williams04/07/2018ArfonPlaid CymruProposed
Liz Saville Roberts04/07/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Jonathan Edwards04/07/2018Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Ben Lake04/07/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Jim Shannon05/07/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Chris Stephens05/07/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Alison Thewliss06/07/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Mike Hill09/07/2018HartlepoolLabourSigned
Patrick Grady09/07/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Kelvin Hopkins09/07/2018Luton NorthLabourSigned
Michael Penning10/07/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSigned
Marie Rimmer10/07/2018St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Albert Owen10/07/2018Ynys MLabourSigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle10/07/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Alan Brown16/07/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry16/07/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins23/10/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned

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