Early day motion 1282

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CUTS AT KEW GARDENS

That this House is concerned by the latest round of cuts at Kew Gardens; notes that since 2010 Kew Gardens has suffered year on year budget reductions from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and is facing increasing pressure to generate more income itself; is aware that independent reviews of this world-renowned institution have praised the quality and value of its scientific work and have recommended public funding is maintained or increased; is alarmed that vital international conservation work would be threatened should further cuts take place; further notes with concern that over 120 jobs are at risk due to the funding cuts by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; and calls on the Government to allow a full public debate on the implications of such cuts and to encourage full and proper consultation with staff, the public and Kew volunteers before any final decisions are made.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blunkett, David Labour Party Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough 06.05.2014
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 10.04.2014
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 30.04.2014
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 29.04.2014
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 10.04.2014
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 09.04.2014
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 13.05.2014
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 28.04.2014
Donaldson, Jeffrey Democratic Unionist Party Lagan Valley 30.04.2014
Farron, Tim Liberal Democrats Westmorland and Lonsdale 28.04.2014
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 29.04.2014
George, Andrew [R] Liberal Democrats St Ives 10.04.2014
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 10.04.2014
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 12.05.2014
Goldsmith, Zac Conservative Party Richmond Park 28.04.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 28.04.2014
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 06.05.2014
Hoey, Kate Labour Party Vauxhall 01.05.2014
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 10.04.2014
Huppert, Julian Liberal Democrats Cambridge 28.04.2014
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 28.04.2014
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 29.04.2014
Lazarowicz, Mark Labour Party Edinburgh North and Leith 28.04.2014
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 01.05.2014
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 09.04.2014
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 28.04.2014
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 28.04.2014
O'Donnell, Fiona Labour Party East Lothian 30.04.2014
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 08.05.2014
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 10.04.2014
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 10.04.2014
Soames, Nicholas Conservative Party Mid Sussex 30.04.2014
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 12.05.2014
Williams, Roger Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 12.05.2014