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MORTGAGE PAYERS AT RISK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 610: tabled on 14 February 1995

Tabled in the 1994-95 session.

This motion has been signed by 70 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That the House applauds the recently published Trades Union Congress report Mortgage Payers at Risk which surveyed on exclusions and eligibilities for private mortgage protection insurance in the United Kingdom; is alarmed by its findings which exposed the fact that those excluded and with previous difficulties in obtaining private insurance, included 2.6 million part-time workers working under 16 hours per week, 1.6 million workers on temporary contracts of less than 12 months duration, many of the nation's 3.3 million self-employed, the over 55s, who are either excluded or face sharply increasing premiums as they get closer to retirement age, and other groups such as the 300,000 people on government training schemes and the estimated 144,000 unpaid family workers in Britain; notes also that other reasons given for ineligibility for benefit included such factors as childbirth, pregnancy, miscarriage, abortion, or related complications, stress-related conditions, backacke, HIV and AIDS sufferers, those dismissed due to their behaviour at work and those who had either been directly or indirectly involved in a strike or lockout; and calls upon Her Majesty's Government to immediately act to end such inequalities by the introduction of a system of national guarantee for every citizen, funded on the basis of the ability to pay, thus avoiding any further increase in the inequality which is now a disgraceful feature of British society.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
North East Derbyshire
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Leeds West
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 16 February 1995
Bootle
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 20 February 1995
Manchester, Withington
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Birmingham, Northfield
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 23 February 1995
Cambridge
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 16 February 1995
Workington
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Midlothian
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Stockport
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Islington North
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Coventry South East
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 22 February 1995
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Lewisham West
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Glasgow, Pollok
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Wallasey
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Sunderland North
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
St Helens North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 February 1995
Newport West
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Walthamstow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Birmingham, Small Heath
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 17 February 1995
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Morley and Leeds South
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Warrington South
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 16 February 1995
Wentworth
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Nottingham East
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Doncaster North
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 21 February 1995
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 21 February 1995
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 1 March 1995
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 1995
Cheltenham
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Brent East
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 28 February 1995
Thurrock
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 21 February 1995
Halifax
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Dundee East
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Makerfield
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Sheffield, Heeley
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Nuneaton
Patchett, Terry
Labour
Signed on 21 February 1995
Barnsley East
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 17 February 1995
Burnley
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 17 February 1995
Lewisham East
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Pendle
Primarolo, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 21 February 1995
Bristol South
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Dundee West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Bolsover
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 22 February 1995
Blaenau Gwent
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Wansbeck
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Sherwood
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 22 February 1995
Liverpool, West Derby
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Glasgow Central
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 20 February 1995
Swansea West
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 February 1995
Walsall North
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 22 February 1995
Preston
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 14 February 1995
Glasgow, Provan

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

MORTGAGE PAYERS AT RISK (Amendment 1)
leave out from `House' to end and add `notes that 70 per cent. of home owners would not be entitled to income support mortgage interest if they became unemployed today; welcomes the proposals which will encourage the development of comprehensive quality insurance which will result in better protection for all home owners, not just those who are currently able to claim income support mortgage interest; notes the ABI and the Abbey National have said that if a person fulfils the criteria for a mortgage then there is no reason why they should not also qualify for insurance; and condemns the Labour Party for talking down the housing market on the basis of a report whose findings are based on many people who would never get a mortgage in the first place.'.
Conservative, Cheadle
9
signatures
EDM 610A1: tabled on 15 February 1995