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DISCRIMINATION AGAINST BRITISH PENSIONERS LIVING ABROAD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 279: tabled on 14 December 1994

Tabled in the 1994-95 session.

This motion has been signed by 253 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House expresses its grave concern at the discrimination practised by Her Majesty's Government against British state pensioners living in certain countries abroad; believes that the denial of pension increases to persons who have paid National Insurance contributions is indefensible; and calls on the Government on this 50th Anniversary year of VE-day to end without further delay this discrimination against the hero generation who saved the world from Hitler.

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.

Anderson, Donald
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
Swansea East
Ashby, David
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
North West Leicestershire
Aspinwall, Jack
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Wansdyke
Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Bournemouth East
Austin-Walker, John
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Woolwich
Banks, Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1994
Newham North West
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1994
North East Derbyshire
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1994
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
York
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 19 December 1994
East Antrim
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ilford North
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 1 March 1995
Chesterfield
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1995
Bootle
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
St Helens South
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1995
Kingswood
Boateng, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
Brent South
Body, Sir Richard
Independent Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Holland with Boston
Bowden, Sir Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Brighton, Kemptown
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1995
Houghton and Washington
Boyson, Sir Rhodes
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 1995
Brent North
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1995
Manchester, Withington
Bray, Dr Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 27 February 1995
Motherwell South
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 1995
Gordon
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
Birmingham, Northfield
Byers, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1995
Wallsend
Caborn, Mr Richard
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Sheffield Central
Callaghan, James
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Heywood and Middleton
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Cambridge
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 16 February 1995
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Falkirk West
Cann, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1995
Ipswich
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Montgomery
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 15 February 1995
Stafford
Channon, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Southend West
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Eastleigh
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Midlothian
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Stockport
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Leyton
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Romsey and Waterside
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1995
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Birmingham, Erdington
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 1994
South Staffordshire
Corston, Jean
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Bristol East
Couchman, James
Conservative
Signed on 11 January 1995
Gillingham
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Coventry South East
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ceredigion and Pembroke North
Davies, Bryan
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Oldham Central and Royton
Davies, Mr Quentin
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 1994
Stamford and Spalding
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Day, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Cheadle
Denham, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 1 March 1995
Southampton, Itchen
Deva, Nirj
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Brentford and Isleworth
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
Cunninghame South
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1994
Lewisham West
Dunn, Mr Bob
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 1994
Dartford
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Glasgow, Pollok
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 30 January 1995
Crewe and Nantwich
Durant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 16 February 1995
Reading West
Dykes, Hugh
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Harrow East
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Manchester, Blackley
Elletson, Harold
Conservative
Signed on 24 April 1995
Blackpool North
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Sunderland North
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
St Helens North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 1994
Moray
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Warley East
Fenner, Dame Peggy
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 1995
Medway
Fishburn, Dudley
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Kensington
Forsythe, Clifford
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 1994
South Antrim
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Bath
Fraser, John
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Norwood
Fry, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Wellingborough
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1995
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galbraith, Mr Sam
Labour
Signed on 28 February 1995
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Glasgow, Hillhead
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 28 February 1995
Ilford South
Gilbert, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Dudley East
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Birmingham, Small Heath
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Bow and Poplar
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Independent Conservative
Signed on 10 February 1995
Billericay
Gorst, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Hendon North
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Grant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
South West Cambridgeshire
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1995
Tottenham
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ealing North
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ryedale
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 13 February 1995
Morley and Leeds South
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Neath
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
Warrington South
Hannam, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Exeter
Hanson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1995
Delyn
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Wentworth
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 1995
North Devon
Hawkins, Mr Nick
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Blackpool South
Hawksley, Warren
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Halesowen and Stourbridge
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Nottingham East
Hill, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 1995
Southampton, Test
Hill, Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Streatham
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 March 1995
Wakefield
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Vauxhall
Home Robertson, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
East Lothian
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Clydesdale
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Knowsley North
Howell, Sir Ralph
Conservative
Signed on 31 January 1995
North Norfolk
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Warrington North
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Doncaster North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunt, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ravensbourne
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Basingstoke
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1994
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1994
Hampstead and Highgate
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Janner, Greville
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Leicester West
Jessel, Toby
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Twickenham
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ynys Môn
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Cheltenham
Jowell, Tessa
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1995
Dulwich
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1995
Feltham and Heston
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ross, Cromarty and Skye
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ealing, Southall
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 1995
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lawrence, Sir Ivan
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Burton
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 1995
Gainsborough and Horncastle
Liddell, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Monklands East
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 December 1994
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lord, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Central Suffolk
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1995
Liverpool, Garston
Lynne, Liz
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Rochdale
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Thurrock
Maddock, Mrs Diana
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Christchurch
Maginnis, Mr Ken
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 10 January 1995
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Halifax
Maitland, Lady Olga
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Sutton and Cheam
Marland, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
West Gloucestershire
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Glasgow, Shettleston
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
East Hampshire
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Dundee East
McAvoy, Mr Thomas
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Glasgow, Rutherglen
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 1994
Mid Ulster
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 10 January 1995
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McMaster, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Paisley South
McNair-Wilson, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 1995
New Forest
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Mansfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Argyll and Bute
Milburn, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Darlington
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1995
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mills, Iain
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 1995
Meriden
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Great Grimsby
Molyneaux, Sir James
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 1994
Lagan Valley
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Kirkcaldy
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Glanford and Scunthorpe
Morris, Alf
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Manchester, Wythenshawe
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Torfaen
O'Brien, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 30 January 1995
North Warwickshire
O'Brien, Sir Bill
Labour
Signed on 23 February 1995
Normanton
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1995
Clackmannan
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Nuneaton
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 1994
North Antrim
Patchett, Terry
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Barnsley East
Pawsey, James
Conservative
Signed on 20 February 1995
Rugby and Kenilworth
Peacock, Mrs Elizabeth
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Batley and Spen
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
Stalybridge and Hyde
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1995
Burnley
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Hyndburn
Porter, Barry
Conservative
Signed on 6 February 1995
Wirral South
Powell, Sir Raymond
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ogmore
Powell, William
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Corby
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
Lewisham East
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Gateshead East
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Lewes
Redmond, Martin
Labour
Signed on 20 April 1995
Don Valley
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Newbury
Robathan, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Blaby
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Coventry North West
Robinson, Mr Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 January 1995
East Belfast
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Rhondda
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Dundee West
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 1994
East Londonderry
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Lewisham, Deptford
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 March 1995
Banff and Buchan
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
Huddersfield
Shepherd, Sir Colin
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Hereford
Shore, Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Bethnal Green and Stepney
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Nottingham South
Sims, Sir Roger
Conservative
Signed on 31 January 1995
Chislehurst
Skeet, Sir Trevor
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 1995
North Bedfordshire
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Bolsover
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 16 December 1994
South Belfast
Speed, Sir Keith
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ashford
Spicer, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
West Dorset
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Tonbridge and Malling
Steel, Sir David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 December 1994
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
City of Durham
Sweeney, Walter
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Vale of Glamorgan
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Solihull
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 January 1995
Truro
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Independent Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Leominster
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Wansbeck
Thornton, Sir Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Crosby
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Sherwood
Trimble, Mr David
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 1994
Upper Bann
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
North Cornwall
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1995
Leicester East
Walker, Sir Cecil
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 30 January 1995
North Belfast
Walker, Sir Harold
Labour
Signed on 19 December 1994
Doncaster Central
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 1994
Orkney and Shetland
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1995
Liverpool, West Derby
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 8 February 1995
Glasgow Central
Welsh, Mr Andrew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 1994
Angus East
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 December 1994
Caernarfon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Independent Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1994
Swansea West
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 February 1995
Carmarthen
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Macclesfield
Wolfson, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 14 December 1994
Sevenoaks
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 January 1995
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1994
Glasgow, Provan
Wright, Dr Tony
Labour
Signed on 14 December 1994
Cannock and Burntwood