Early day motion 2464

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AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS PREMISES

That this House is concerned at the risk to firefighters' lives and safety caused by fires in industrial and commercial buildings, as well as the cost of these fires through the loss of business, jobs and destruction of property and the impact on the environment of water waste, carbon dioxide emissions and other pollutants; believes that effective automatic fire protection for industrial and commercial buildings enhances arson prevention and business resilience; recognises the efficacy and value of automatic fire sprinklers for the protection and hence sustainability of both business and buildings; notes that building regulation provisions for automatic fire sprinkler installation in industrial and commercial buildings differ between England and Wales and Scotland and that even so, the vast majority of industrial and commercial buildings in the UK are not required by law to be protected from fire by automatic fire sprinkler systems; and so urges the Government to implement UK-wide measures to incentivise the business community to install automatic fire sprinkler systems into all industrial and commercial buildings.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Aldous, Peter Conservative Party Waveney 01.12.2011
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 29.11.2011
Begg, Anne Labour Party Aberdeen South 27.02.2012
Binley, Brian Conservative Party Northampton South 10.01.2012
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 25.11.2011
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 23.11.2011
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 28.11.2011
Campbell, Menzies Liberal Democrats North East Fife 27.02.2012
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 23.11.2011
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 20.02.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 23.11.2011
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 01.12.2011
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 25.01.2012
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 22.11.2011
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 20.02.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 23.11.2011
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 23.11.2011
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 06.12.2011
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 23.11.2011
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 22.11.2011
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 12.12.2011
Murphy, Paul Labour Party Torfaen 01.12.2011
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 20.02.2012
Robertson, John Labour Party Glasgow North West 16.04.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 23.11.2011
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 01.12.2011
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 22.11.2011
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 23.02.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 23.11.2011
Slaughter, Andy Labour Party Hammersmith 23.02.2012
Thurso, John Liberal Democrats Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross 21.02.2012