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WIDOWS' BENEFIT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 211: tabled on 14 September 2001

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 70 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 urges the Department of Work and Pensions to amend the social security legislation in respect of widows' benefit, thereby ensuring that widows do not suffer financial detriment if they have not claimed within the time limit of three months for claiming; and also calls for the re-introduction of discretionary elements within social security legislation which would facilitate such situations.

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.

Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 17 October 2001
East Antrim
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Leeds North West
Burnside, David
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 18 October 2001
South Antrim
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 2002
Cheadle
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2001
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Gower
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2001
Eastleigh
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Northampton South
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2001
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2001
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2001
Hornchurch
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2002
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2001
Kingston and Surbiton
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Caerphilly
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2001
Glasgow, Pollok
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 5 February 2002
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 October 2001
Belfast North
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 October 2001
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2001
Monmouth
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2002
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2001
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 October 2001
Perth
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2001
Bath
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2002
Glasgow, Kelvin
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 October 2001
St Ives
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 November 2001
Romsey
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Bridgend
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Bedford
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 October 2001
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2001
North Devon
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 October 2001
Chesterfield
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2002
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Chorley
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2001
Barnsley Central
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2001
Cheltenham
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2001
Ealing, Southall
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2002
Liverpool, Walton
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2002
North Norfolk
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2001
Manchester Central
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2001
Hayes and Harlington
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2001
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2002
Hemel Hempstead
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2001
Blaydon
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2001
Knowsley South
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2002
Ealing North
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 October 2001
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2001
Portsmouth North
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 October 2001
Colchester
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 17 October 2001
Belfast South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2001
North West Leicestershire
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 October 2001
Ceredigion
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 2001
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2001
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2001
Finchley and Golders Green
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2001
Stoke-on-Trent North
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2001
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2001
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 October 2001
Caernarfon
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 October 2001
North Tayside

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.