EDM | Loftus Saxon Treasure

Andrew George MP has signed EDM number 1796 in 2010-11, proposed by Tom Blenkinsop on 11/05/2011. The motion reads, That this House notes and welcomes the news that a collection of seventh century treasure found in Loftus, East Cleveland, is set to go on show locally; further notes that these treasures are unique to the […]

EDM | Human Rights In Malaysia

Andrew George MP has signed EDM number 1800 in 2010-11, proposed by Paul Blomfield on 12/05/2011. The motion reads, That this House notes with concern that Mr Charles Hector Fernandez, a Malaysian human rights lawyer, faces defamation charges in Malaysia for having detailed labour rights violations of 31 Burmese migrant workers at a Japanese firm […]

EDM | Flexible Tenancies

Andrew George MP has signed EDM number 1803 in 2010-11, proposed by John Leech on 12/05/2011. The motion reads, That this House deplores the decline in the number of new lettings made by local authorities and registered social landlords from 423,000 in 1996-97 to 264,000 in 2008-09; notes the view of the Chartered Institute of […]

EDM | Fourth Carbon Budget

Andrew George MP has signed EDM number 1804 in 2010-11, proposed by David Ward on 12/05/2011. The motion reads, That this House calls on the Government to accept a level of 1950 megatons for the Fourth Carbon Budget, as recommended by the Committee on Climate Change. join our mailing list * indicates required Email Address […]

EDM | Tigertime Campaign

Andrew George MP has signed EDM number 1806 in 2010-11, proposed by Tessa Munt on 12/05/2011. The motion reads, That this House commends the work of the artist and conservationist David Shepherd on his 80th birthday and notes the launch of his worldwide movement to save the tiger in the wild, TigerTime; expresses its backing […]

EDM | Review Of The Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive

Andrew George MP has signed EDM number 1811 in 2010-11, proposed by Linda Riordan on 16/05/2011. The motion reads, That this House notes that the implementation of the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive on 30 April 2011 risks orphaning hundreds of safe and popular herbal remedies whose manufacturers are unable to meet the cost of […]

Twitchy Whips

Originally posted November 21st 2006 AN ARTICLE FOR LIB DEM NEWS “Litvinenko should think himself lucky”, muttered one Government Whip as he breezed past me dragging behind him the customary gruesome instruments of torture. Whips are twitchy this week. The traditionally uneventful week long debate which follows The Queen’s Speech is grinding relentlessly to its […]