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That this House shares the concern of the Trade Justice Movement about the plight of the poorest people in the world, and congratulates them on bringing them to the attention of the public; notes with concern the fact that a billion live on less than a dollar a day, that life expectancy in many African countries is declining, and that 30 million people in Africa have HIV/AIDS; believes that rising levels of international trade and trade liberalisation offer the best hope of alleviating poverty in the developing world; calls for quality legal and economic advice for developing countries on trade issues; believes that the Government has failed to do enough to promote trade liberalisation, reform agricultural subsidies and phase out European trade barriers; and further calls on the Government to use the World Trade Organisation meeting at Cancun to do more to reform the international trade rules to give poor countries a fair deal on international trade.
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Line 7, leave out from 'issues' to end and add 'applauds the stance the Government has taken to reform agricultural subsidies and phase out European Trade barriers; warmly endorses its commitment not to sign up to anything at Cancun that it does not believe to be in the interest of devloping countries; and welcomes the apparent new-found interest of the Conservative Party in development matters after their record in Government of halving the proportion of GNP devoted to aid and consistently neglecting the trade needs of the developing world.'
Total number of signatures: 41
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Line 5, leave out from 'trade' to 'of' in line 6 and insert 'offers one of the best ways'.
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Line 6, after 'world' insert 'but also believes that devloping countries should be able to regulate their economies as appropriate to their development needs; calls for'.
Line 8, leave out from second 'to' to 'reform'.