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Dalesbus

EDM number 650 in 2017-19, proposed by John Grogan on 05/12/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Buses.

That this House congratulates The Dales and Bowland Community Interest Group, a subsidiary of the Yorkshire Dales Society, on its 10th anniversary; acknowledges the work that this not-for-profit company has undertaken with its DalesBus service to deliver affordable public passenger transport to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland every Sunday and Bank Holiday throughout the year; notes that the continuation of the DalesBus service is essential so that less traffic enters the National Parks; further notes the mental and physical health benefits to West and North Yorkshire residents which the DalesBus offers by improving mobility and combatting isolation and loneliness, as well as the economic benefits it brings to pubs, cafes, shops and other businesses in the Yorkshire Dales National Park; notes that in 2017 the Group wants to reinstate the Summer Sunday Nidderdale Service which will give people from West Yorkshire direct access to Washburndale and Nidderdale and serve no less than seven reservoirs; welcomes the continuing financial support that West Yorkshire gives to DalesBus; and calls on the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority and Yorkshire Water to consider doing likewise.

This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
John Grogan05/12/2017Proposed
Jim Shannon06/12/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Paul Flynn07/12/2017Newport WestLabourSeconded
Alex Sobel07/12/2017Leeds North WestLabour/Co-operativeSeconded
Tim Farron11/12/2017Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jim Cunningham11/12/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
David Linden11/12/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Thelma Walker11/12/2017Colne ValleyLabourSigned
Hilary Benn11/12/2017Leeds CentralLabourSigned
Philip Davies11/12/2017ShipleyConservativeSigned
Mike Hill12/12/2017HartlepoolLabourSigned

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