Early day motion 320

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That this House gives its support to the Get Britain Building campaign which calls on the Government to start building social housing, stimulate home improvement with a cut in VAT and invest in infrastructure; notes that the campaign has already attracted a wide range of support from the trade unions, community groups and individual people; praises companies like Marshalls plc in Halifax who are leading on the campaign at alocal level; acknowledges that with the UK now officially back in recession, unemployment at 2.6 million and one in five young people now unemployed, that radical action needs to be taken to address the situation; calls on the Government to recognise the important role the construction industry can play in getting the economy growing; recognises that every 1 invested in construction generates 2.84 in economic activity; further recognises that there are over five million people in the UK on waiting lists for social housing; further acknowledges that urgent action needs to be taken to address this situation; and further calls on the Government to take note of the Get Britain Building Campaign and implement its policies as soon as possible to help stimulate economic growth in all regions of the UK.

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Total number of signatures: 49

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 11.07.2012
Barron, Kevin Labour Party Rother Valley 12.07.2012
Betts, Clive Labour Party Sheffield South East 13.07.2012
Blomfield, Paul Labour Party Sheffield Central 05.09.2012
Burden, Richard Labour Party Birmingham Northfield 18.09.2012
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 04.07.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 05.07.2012
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 03.07.2012
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 03.09.2012
Cooper, Rosie Labour Party West Lancashire 03.09.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 03.07.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 03.07.2012
Cunningham, Alex Labour Party Stockton North 06.09.2012
Davidson, Ian Labour Party Glasgow South West 06.09.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 10.07.2012
Doran, Frank Labour Party Aberdeen North 18.09.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 05.07.2012
Esterson, Bill Labour Party Sefton Central 17.09.2012
Field, Frank Labour Party Birkenhead 05.09.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 11.07.2012
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 05.07.2012
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 11.07.2012
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 05.07.2012
Hood, Jim Labour Party Lanark and Hamilton East 15.10.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 03.07.2012
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 05.07.2012
Jackson, Glenda Labour Party Hampstead and Kilburn 05.07.2012
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 05.07.2012
Lazarowicz, Mark Labour Party Edinburgh North and Leith 12.09.2012
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 12.09.2012
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 06.07.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 03.07.2012
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 09.07.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 04.07.2012
Mitchell, Austin Labour Party Great Grimsby 03.07.2012
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 05.09.2012
Mudie, George Labour Party Leeds East 12.09.2012
Riordan, Linda Labour Party Halifax 03.07.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 16.07.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 05.07.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 04.07.2012
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 09.07.2012
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 05.09.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 04.07.2012
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 03.07.2012
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Blackley and Broughton 05.07.2012
Turner, Karl Labour Party Kingston upon Hull East 06.09.2012
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 11.07.2012
Wood, Mike Roy Labour Party Batley and Spen 03.07.2012