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Northumbria In Bloom Seaham Gold Awards

EDM number 319 in 2017-19, proposed by Grahame Morris on 13/09/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Agriculture, Leisure and Tourism.

That this House congratulates Seaham Town Council, local residents and voluntary groups for gaining Gold awards in the Northumbria in Bloom competition 2017; notes that the achievement is testament to the hard work and commitment of the Town Clerk, ground staff and gardeners as well as many community volunteers; further notes that one of the gold awards was for the best coastal resort recognising the unique and historic East Durham heritage coast as a place of natural beauty with rare coastal plants and fossils; welcomes the extensive regeneration of the marina with cafés, shops and watersports facilities which has led to Seaham's transformation from a former mining community into a historic, cultural and natural beauty spot on the East Coast; and believes the Government should do more to promote East Durham and Seaham as a tourist destination.

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

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Grahame Morris13/09/2017EasingtonLabourProposed
Ian Mearns13/09/2017GatesheadLabourSeconded
Stephen Hepburn13/09/2017JarrowLabourSeconded
Chris Stephens13/09/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Laura Pidcock13/09/2017North West DurhamLabourSeconded
Marsha de Cordova13/09/2017BatterseaLabourSeconded
Kate Hollern13/09/2017BlackburnLabourSigned
Mike Hill13/09/2017HartlepoolLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner14/09/2017BolsoverLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins09/10/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Jim Shannon09/10/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Jim Cunningham10/10/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned

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