Early day motion 205

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COMPULSORY METRICATION

  • Session: 2000-01
  • Date tabled: 16.01.2001
  • Primary sponsor: Heath, David
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    That this House recognises the advantages of using common units of measurement in scientific, technological and professional activities, but believes that no such considerations apply to the sale and purchase of loose goods; does not believe the use of measures familiar to both traders and customers constitutes an intention to confuse the consumer; and believes that inappropriate and heavy-handed attempts to impose metrication by compulsion are counter productive.

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Total number of signatures: 28

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Baker, Norman Liberal Democrats Lewes 22.01.2001
Beith, Alan Liberal Democrats Berwick-Upon-Tweed 24.01.2001
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 17.01.2001
Brand, Peter Liberal Democrats Isle of Wight 25.01.2001
Breed, Colin Liberal Democrats South East Cornwall 18.01.2001
Cable, Vincent Liberal Democrats Twickenham 17.01.2001
Chidgey, David Liberal Democrats Eastleigh 15.03.2001
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 18.01.2001
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 22.01.2001
Cummings, John Labour Party Easington 22.01.2001
Davey, Edward Liberal Democrats Kingston and Surbiton 17.01.2001
Davies, Denzil Labour Party Llanelli 12.03.2001
Fearn, Ronnie Liberal Democrats Southport 17.01.2001
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 17.01.2001
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 18.01.2001
Heath, David Liberal Democrats Somerton and Frome 16.01.2001
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 09.02.2001
Howarth, Gerald Conservative Party Aldershot 15.02.2001
Hughes, Simon Liberal Democrats North Southwark and Bermondsey 06.04.2001
Keetch, Paul Liberal Democrats Hereford 24.01.2001
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 18.01.2001
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 01.02.2001
McWalter, Tony Labour Party Hemel Hempstead 23.01.2001
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 17.01.2001
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 17.01.2001
Smyth, Martin Ulster Unionist Party Belfast South 17.01.2001
Thomas, Simon Plaid Cymru Ceredigion 24.01.2001
Webb, Steve Liberal Democrats Northavon 17.01.2001

Amendment 205A1 - COMPULSORY METRICATION;Amdt. line 6:

  • Session: 2000-01
  • Date tabled: 17.01.2001
  • Primary sponsor: Wyatt, Derek
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    at end add ' and further notes that the current EU regulations do not apply to wholesalers who still supply their goods in pounds (lbs) and stones, causing retailers, especially family-owned butchers and fishmongers, to have to re-weigh them in grammes and kilos, thus making a mockery of the whole system.'.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Falkirk East 28.03.2001
Godman, Norman A Labour Party Greenock and Inverclyde 24.01.2001
Ross, William Ulster Unionist Party East Londonderry 24.01.2001
Trickett, Jon Labour Party Hemsworth 25.01.2001
Tyler, Paul Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 22.01.2001
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 18.01.2001
Wyatt, Derek Labour Party Sittingbourne and Sheppey 17.01.2001