Early day motion 349

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NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING AND THE LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES

That this House notes that the second tranche of National Lottery money diverted to the London 2012 Olympics will result in £675 million taken from the National Lottery Good Causes between now and 2012; recognises the enormous contribution that National Lottery money makes to sport, the arts, heritage, the community and the voluntary sector; further notes that the Government's plan to repay the money taken from the National Lottery through the sale of the land after the Olympics may undermine the legacy from the Games because it does not compensate for a reduction in funding for community projects in the run-up to the Games; and calls on the Government to consider introducing a gross profits tax regime for the National Lottery which will increase prize money, the amount of money for good causes and revenue for the Exchequer.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 17.12.2008
Davey, Edward Liberal Democrats Kingston and Surbiton 15.01.2009
Drew, David Labour Party Stroud 13.01.2009
Foster, Don Liberal Democrats Bath 17.12.2008
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 18.12.2008
Gidley, Sandra Liberal Democrats Romsey 17.12.2008
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 18.12.2008
Harris, Evan Liberal Democrats Oxford West and Abingdon 18.12.2008
Harvey, Nick Liberal Democrats North Devon 14.01.2009
Holmes, Paul Liberal Democrats Chesterfield 17.12.2008
Huhne, Chris Liberal Democrats Eastleigh 19.01.2009
Hunter, Mark Liberal Democrats Cheadle 13.01.2009
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 19.01.2009
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Meirionnydd Nant Conwy 14.01.2009
Mason, John Scottish National Party Glasgow East 27.01.2009
Price, Adam Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 26.01.2009
Rowen, Paul Liberal Democrats Rochdale 12.01.2009
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 18.12.2008
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 21.01.2009
Williams, Roger Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 19.01.2009
Younger-Ross, Richard Liberal Democrats Teignbridge 17.12.2008