Early day motion 1253

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LOCK-KEEPERS' HOMES ALONG THE THAMES

That this House is concerned about the Environment Agency's proposal to dispose by sale or letting lock-keepers' homes along the Thames; recognises the importance of lock-keepers being resident in homes adjacent to locks to maintain safety and prevent flooding on the river; notes that moving lock-keepers away from the locks may reduce response times from 15 minutes to up to two hours; fears for the welfare of the lock-keepers and their families; and calls on the Government to ask the Environment Agency to protect this unique part of the nation's river heritage and the tradition of lock-keepers living at the site of locks.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 15.04.2013
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 16.04.2013
Clarke, Tom Labour Party Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill 16.04.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 17.04.2013
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 18.04.2013
Doran, Frank Labour Party Aberdeen North 22.04.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 15.04.2013
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 18.04.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 16.04.2013
Pearce, Teresa Labour Party Erith and Thamesmead 26.03.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 17.04.2013