House of Commons
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ASYLUM SEEKERS
EDM #545
Tabled 17 February 1997
1996-97 Session
That this House welcomes the decision of the Court of Appeal on 17th February, which notes the special circumstances which make asylum seekers eligible for food and shelter under the National Assistance Act 1948; and calls on the Government to accept the Court's decision, fully compensate local authorities for the costs involved in discharging their duties to asylum seekers under the Act and work constructively with these authorities to ensure that an adequate and consistent level of support is provided to enable them to live decently while pursuing their applications.

Signatures (83)

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.
Alexander, Richard
Conservative
17 March 1997
Austin, John
Labour
19 February 1997
Banks, Tony
Labour
18 February 1997
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
19 February 1997
Battle, John
Labour
06 March 1997
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
18 February 1997
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
27 February 1997
Boyson, Sir Rhodes
Conservative
19 February 1997
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
27 February 1997
Burden, Richard
Labour
20 February 1997
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
19 February 1997
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
19 February 1997
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
03 March 1997
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
19 February 1997
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
20 February 1997
Cohen, Harry
Labour
18 February 1997
Connarty, Michael
Labour
18 February 1997
Cox, Tom
Labour
19 February 1997
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
18 February 1997
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
24 February 1997
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
20 February 1997
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
05 March 1997
Etherington, Bill
Labour
27 February 1997
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
19 February 1997
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
24 February 1997
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
18 February 1997
Gapes, Mike
Labour
04 March 1997
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
20 February 1997
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
18 February 1997
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
25 February 1997
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
20 February 1997
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
05 March 1997
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
24 February 1997
Hardy, Peter
Labour
19 February 1997
Hill, Keith
Labour
20 February 1997
Howarth, Alan
Labour
19 February 1997
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
25 February 1997
Hunt, Sir John
Conservative
20 February 1997
Jackson, Helen
Labour
19 February 1997
Jones, Lynne
Labour
19 February 1997
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
18 March 1997
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
24 February 1997
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
04 March 1997
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
18 February 1997
Lestor, Joan
Labour
27 February 1997
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
18 February 1997
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
19 February 1997
Lynne, Liz
Liberal Democrat
18 February 1997
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
12 March 1997
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
17 February 1997
Madden, Max
Labour
06 March 1997
Maddock, Mrs Diana
Liberal Democrat
10 March 1997
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
18 February 1997
McKelvey, William
Labour
18 February 1997
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
20 February 1997
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
18 February 1997
Nicholson, Emma
Liberal Democrat
25 February 1997
Parry, Robert
Labour
25 February 1997
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
19 February 1997
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
19 February 1997
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
05 March 1997
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
24 February 1997
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
18 February 1997
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
17 February 1997
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
18 February 1997
Squire, Rachel
Labour
20 February 1997
Steel, Sir David
Liberal Democrat
25 February 1997
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
24 February 1997
Thompson, Jack
Labour
27 February 1997
Thurnham, Peter
Liberal Democrat
24 February 1997
Timms, Mr Stephen
Labour
18 February 1997
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
18 February 1997
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
26 February 1997
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
05 March 1997
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
12 March 1997
Watson, Mike
Labour
12 March 1997
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
20 February 1997
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion