Early Day Motion


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Early Day Motion

A UK term of art for a formal motion for a Parliamentary debate on a particular subject to be held on an "early day" (i.e. soon). Topics for EDMs range widely—from support of homeopathic hospitals to the introduction of a bill on climate change. There is no guarantee that an EDM will be debated, even when multiple MPs sign the Motion.
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Mr Vaz's Early Day Motion called for the award to be paid in full and described the savings as petty and needless.
EDMID=35375 & SESSION=891 Can I encourage any photographers out there - or other people who care about our civil rights and freedoms - to contact their MP to ask them to support this Early Day Motion.
He has a chance to answer me by voting to support the early day motion 368 on January 22.
Twenty MPs have signed the Early Day Motion so far and Mr Kumar is now calling on the Government, other clubs and Teesside businesses to follow the example by supporting and promoting such activities.
The early day motion was tabled by former Sports Minister Tony Banks and signed by 157 MPs.
After an outcry from people and local councils about the impact of wide-scale garden grabbing, a new Early Day Motion will be launched this June.
Cardiff North MP Julie Morgan has tabled an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons seeking support against plans to develop the area.
The early day motion was tabled by the chairman of the influential Commons Public Administration Committee, Tony Wright, and signed by Labour former ministers Chris Smith, Kate Hoey, Peter Kilfoyle, Glenda Jackson and Mark Fisher, as well as veteran Transport Committee chairman Gwyneth Dunwoody.
He signed an Early Day Motion urging the Government to act on the recommendations of an Audit Commission report two years ago which highlighted problems with the NHS's equipment for elderly and disabled people trying to live independently.
Seven MPs, led by Fraser Kemp (Houghton and Washington East), tabled a Commons early day motion expressing concern at Mr Portillo's 'apparent contradiction' in his declaration of the payments in the Register of Members Interests.
Dr Jonathan Wallace, a Liberal Democrat councillor for Whickham South and Sunniside, has criticised the actions of Sharon Hodgson, Labour MP for Gateshead East and Washington West, who he says wrote acclaim for herself into a Parliamentary Early Day Motion.
Sharon Hodgson, MP for Gateshead East and Washington West, has tabled an Early Day Motion praising the 18% rise in passengers using Go North East.

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