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STATE RETIREMENT PENSIONS TO PEOPLE RESIDENT ABROAD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 327: tabled on 30 July 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 146 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 notes that, by the dissolution of the last Parliament, 247 honourable Members had signed Early Day Motion number 680, which read: That this House welcomes the Third Report of the Social Security Select Committee into the Uprating of State Retirement Pensions payable to People Resident Abroad (HC 143 of Session 1996-97; and strongly supports its concluding recommendation: That there should be a free vote at prime time to allow honourable Members to express their opinion on the principle of whether the Government should pay upratings to some or all of those pensioners living in countries where upratings are not paid at present.

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 30 July 1997
North East Derbyshire
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
East Antrim
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Chesterfield
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Bootle
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
St Helens South
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Kingswood
Body, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Boston and Skegness
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 July 1997
Carshalton and Wallington
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Birmingham, Northfield
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 October 1997
Twickenham
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Falkirk West
Cann, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Ipswich
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Eastleigh
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Midlothian
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Birmingham, Erdington
Corston, Jean
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Bristol East
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Coventry South
Dafis, Cynog
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 July 1997
Ceredigion
Davies, Mr Quentin
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Grantham and Stamford
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1998
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Day, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Cheadle
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Cunninghame South
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Crewe and Nantwich
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 November 1997
Sunderland North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
Moray
Forsythe, Clifford
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
South Antrim
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Bath
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Glasgow, Kelvin
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Ilford South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Walthamstow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Greenock and Inverclyde
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Billericay
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 1997
Edinburgh West
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
West Renfrewshire
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Tottenham
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Morley and Rothwell
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
North Devon
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Nottingham East
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Wakefield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Clydesdale
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Basingstoke
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 July 1997
Ynys Môn
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Feltham and Heston
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Ross, Skye and Inverness West
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Ealing, Southall
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Gainsborough
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Worsley
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 July 1997
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Thurrock
MacShane, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Rotherham
Maginnis, Mr Ken
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 28 October 1997
Halifax
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
East Hampshire
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Dundee East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 4 November 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 5 November 1997
South Down
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Kingston upon Hull North
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Blaydon
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Argyll and Bute
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Great Grimsby
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Kirkcaldy
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Sunderland South
O'Brien, Sir Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Normanton
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Ochil
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 1997
Montgomeryshire
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
North Antrim
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 28 October 1997
Broxtowe
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Burnley
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Newbury
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Rhondda
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Dundee West
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
East Londonderry
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 27 October 1997
Vale of Clwyd
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
Banff and Buchan
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Huddersfield
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Aldridge-Brownhills
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Bolsover
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 28 October 1997
Belfast South
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
West Bromwich East
Soley, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 3 November 1997
Ealing, Acton and Shepherd's Bush
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
City of Durham
Stevenson, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Stoke-on-Trent South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 31 July 1997
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Truro and St Austell
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Rochford and Southend East
Temple-Morris, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Leominster
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Sherwood
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 October 1997
Richmond Park
Trimble, Mr David
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
Upper Bann
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
North Cornwall
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Leicester East
Walker, Sir Cecil
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
Belfast North
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 July 1997
Orkney and Shetland
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Liverpool, West Derby
Welsh, Mr Andrew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 July 1997
Angus
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 28 October 1997
North East Milton Keynes
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 July 1997
Caernarfon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Ruislip - Northwood
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Swansea West
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 30 July 1997
Macclesfield
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Preston
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 30 July 1997
Glasgow, Baillieston