Early day motion 3010

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That this House notes with concern the Government's proposals to make static caravans subject to the standard rate of VAT; recognises that the caravan industry has already been severely hit by the recession, suffering more than 1,500 jobs losses in 2008, and that this measure will put further pressure on the industry; further notes the impact that this measure could have on caravan parks and their surrounding businesses; commends the vital role played by caravanning in the tourism industry notably in rural and coastal communities; and calls on the Government to reconsider this measure.

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Total number of signatures: 10

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 25.04.2012
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 26.04.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 30.04.2012
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 26.04.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 26.04.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 26.04.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 25.04.2012
Reid, Alan Liberal Democrats Argyll and Bute 30.04.2012
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 25.04.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 30.04.2012