Early day motion 272

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LOW CARBON TRANSITION

That this House welcomes the cross party commitment for a rapid transition to a low carbon and resource efficient economy; recognises that the challenges of climate change and resource depletion require urgent action; believes that explicit policies are required to stimulate UK jobs and wealth creation in a global environmental goods and services sector that is currently valued at £3.2 trillion; further welcomes the Aldersgate Group's report Accelerating the Transition: Priorities for the first 100 days of the new Government, which calls for quick and decisive action to ensure an effective carbon price to help drive investments in low carbon technologies, the creation of a Green Investment Bank with a significant level of capital, a more comprehensive industrial strategy to maximise the economic opportunities for the UK, greater accountability across government departments to ensure cross-cutting challenges are effectively addressed and the implementation of a national energy efficiency delivery plan; and recognises that the achievement of these objectives would help reduce the UK's carbon emissions and reliance on overseas energy and ensure the new green technologies and jobs of the future are developed and deployed in the UK.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 22.06.2010
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 21.02.2012
Brooke, Annette Liberal Democrats Mid Dorset and North Poole 14.10.2010
Brown, Russell Labour Party Dumfries and Galloway 22.07.2010
Campbell, Menzies Liberal Democrats North East Fife 12.07.2010
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 29.06.2010
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 21.06.2010
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 08.07.2010
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 01.07.2010
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 05.07.2010
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 22.06.2010
Dobson, Frank Labour Party Holborn and St Pancras 06.07.2010
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 21.06.2010
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 22.06.2010
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 17.06.2010
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 23.06.2010
Goldsmith, Zac Conservative Party Richmond Park 05.07.2010
Gray, James Conservative Party North Wiltshire 17.11.2010
Gwynne, Andrew Labour Party Denton and Reddish 22.06.2010
Hames, Duncan Liberal Democrats Chippenham 22.07.2010
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 22.06.2010
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 28.06.2010
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 23.06.2010
Horwood, Martin Liberal Democrats Cheltenham 17.06.2010
Huppert, Julian Liberal Democrats Cambridge 21.06.2010
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 21.06.2010
Lazarowicz, Mark Labour Party Edinburgh North and Leith 29.06.2010
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 22.06.2010
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 20.10.2010
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 29.06.2010
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 29.06.2010
Meacher, Michael Labour Party Oldham West and Royton 23.06.2010
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 28.06.2010
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 01.07.2010
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 24.06.2010
Riordan, Linda Labour Party Halifax 27.07.2010
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 22.06.2010
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 20.10.2010
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 17.06.2010
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 21.06.2010
Sheerman, Barry Labour Party Huddersfield 22.06.2010
Swales, Ian Liberal Democrats Redcar 06.07.2010
Vickers, Martin Conservative Party Cleethorpes 10.05.2011
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 23.06.2010
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 22.06.2010
Williamson, Chris Labour Party Derby North 28.06.2010
Wright, Simon Liberal Democrats Norwich South 22.06.2010
Yeo, Tim Conservative Party South Suffolk 17.06.2010