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Moratorium On New Waste Incineration Capacity

EDM number 581 in 2017-19, proposed by John Grogan on 22/11/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Waste management.

That this House notes in the UK there is now more waste incineration capacity built and under construction than it is forecast there will be genuinely residual combustible waste to burn; further notes that incineration overcapacity can be a barrier to achieving the recycling society; believes that realising such a recycling society would result in significant economic, social and environmental benefits; acknowledges the need to send a clear message that the waste hierarchy should shift focus away from incineration and towards waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting; and calls on the Government and the devolved governments to introduce a complete moratorium on new waste incineration capacity, covering both conventional waste incineration and other forms such as gasification and pyrolysis, as a matter of urgency.

This motion has been signed by a total of 19 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John Grogan22/11/2017Proposed
Caroline Lucas22/11/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSeconded
Philip Davies22/11/2017ShipleyConservativeSeconded
Sharon Hodgson22/11/2017Washington and Sunderland WestLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon22/11/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Roger Godsiff22/11/2017Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSeconded
Mohammad Yasin23/11/2017BedfordLabourSigned
Chris Stephens27/11/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Marie Rimmer28/11/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Jonathan Edwards28/11/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Rosie Cooper28/11/2017West LancashireLabourSigned
Lady Hermon29/11/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Henry Bellingham01/12/2017North West NorfolkConservativeSigned
Norman Lamb04/12/2017North NorfolkLiberal DemocratSigned
Frank Field06/12/2017BirkenheadLabourSigned
Anne Main14/12/2017St AlbansConservativeSigned
David Crausby19/12/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Preet Kaur Gill08/01/2018Birmingham, EdgbastonLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Paul Girvan31/01/2018South AntrimDUPSigned

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