Early day motion 1206

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THE GREENWICH JUDGEMENT

  • Session: 1997-98
  • Date tabled: 06.04.1998
  • Primary sponsor: Davey, Edward
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    That this House notes the March 1998 edition of Merton News, a leaflet from Merton Conservatives which trumpets the high standards of education in boroughs like Kingston and Sutton and criticises education in their own borough saying 'Too many Merton children are educated outside the borough, especially in secondary schools in Kingston and Sutton'; welcomes and supports this Conservative endorsement for the quality of education in the Liberal Democrat-run boroughs of Kingston and Sutton; expresses concern that such leaflets may only serve further to aggravate the problems in planning both primary and secondary school places already experienced by the education authorities in Kingston and Sutton as a result of the 'Greenwich decision'; and calls on the Labour Government and the Conservative Party to end their opposition to the Liberal Democrat policy of repealing the Greenwich Judgement which would restore the rights of parents living, voting and paying council tax in boroughs like Kingston and Sutton to have the first choice for places in their local schools for their children.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Ballard, Jackie Liberal Democrats Taunton 22.04.1998
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 06.04.1998
Breed, Colin Liberal Democrats South East Cornwall 28.04.1998
Burstow, Paul Liberal Democrats Sutton and Cheam 06.04.1998
Cable, Vincent Liberal Democrats Twickenham 20.04.1998
Chidgey, David Liberal Democrats Eastleigh 23.04.1998
Davey, Edward Liberal Democrats Kingston and Surbiton 06.04.1998
Fearn, Ronnie Liberal Democrats Southport 07.04.1998
Foster, Don Liberal Democrats Bath 06.04.1998
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 27.07.1998
Gorrie, Donald Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 08.04.1998
Harris, Evan Liberal Democrats Oxford West and Abingdon 23.04.1998
Harvey, Nick Liberal Democrats North Devon 21.05.1998
Keetch, Paul Liberal Democrats Hereford 24.04.1998
Livingstone, Ken No party affiliation Brent East 16.07.1998
Livsey, Richard Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 22.04.1998
Rendel, David Liberal Democrats Newbury 22.04.1998
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 21.04.1998
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 07.04.1998
Stunell, Andrew Liberal Democrats Hazel Grove 22.04.1998
Tonge, Jenny Liberal Democrats Richmond Park 06.04.1998
Wallace, James Liberal Democrats Orkney and Shetland 07.04.1998
Willis, Phil Liberal Democrats Harrogate and Knaresborough 27.04.1998