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PADDLE STEAMER WAVERLEY

That this House notes the good work done by the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society in safeguarding the only paddle steamer left in the world, Paddle Steamer Waverley; further notes the engineering and sea-going heritage that the paddle steamer represents and its being a symbol of an historic age; recognises its importance to the British tourist industry, as something which travels across much of the British coastline and raises the great British community spirit; further recognises the high costs of maintenance which, alongside increasing fuel costs, threaten the survival of this national asset; further notes that a motion insimilarterms has been tabled in the Scottish Parliament; and calls on the Government to take action securing support in Westminster, so that the only remaining paddle steamer, a treasured part of the UK's heritage, is not lost forever.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 31.10.2011
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 01.11.2011
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 07.11.2011
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 02.11.2011
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 07.11.2011
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 10.11.2011
Gray, James Conservative Party North Wiltshire 08.11.2011
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 01.11.2011
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 14.11.2011
Lloyd, Stephen Liberal Democrats Eastbourne 31.10.2011
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 08.11.2011
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 07.11.2011
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 14.11.2011
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 01.11.2011
Michael, Alun Labour Party Cardiff South and Penarth 03.11.2011
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 09.11.2011
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 02.11.2011