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Sex Discrimination in Pensions

EDM (Early Day Motion) 45: tabled on 22 November 1989

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 94 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 this House, noting the widespread interest in equality between the sexes, deplores the use of separate actuarial tables for men and women, whereby the latter receive lower pensions than men of the same age, even where both sexes have paid identical contributions.

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.

Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Leeds West
Bell, Sir Stuart
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Middlesbrough
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Manchester, Withington
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Blyth Valley
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 1989
Montgomery
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Monklands West
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Leyton
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1989
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1989
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Tooting
Cryer, Bob
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Bradford South
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Leigh
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Caerphilly
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
St Helens North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 November 1989
Moray
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Warley East
Fields, Terry
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Liverpool, Broadgreen
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Glasgow, Hillhead
Garrett, Edward
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Wallsend
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Tottenham
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Bridgend
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Wentworth
Haynes, Frank
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Ashfield
Heffer, Eric
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Liverpool, Walton
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Wakefield
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Clydesdale
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Knowsley North
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Warrington North
Hughes, John
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1989
Coventry North East
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 1989
Harrow West
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1989
Barnsley Central
Ingram, Mr Adam
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
East Kilbride
Janner, Greville
Labour
Signed on 1 December 1989
Leicester West
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Clwyd South West
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 1989
Ross, Cromarty and Skye
Kilfedder, Sir James
Ulster Popular Unionist Party
Signed on 27 November 1989
North Down
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Cunninghame South
Lamond, James
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Oldham Central and Royton
Leadbitter, Ted
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Hartlepool
Lofthouse, Sir Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Pontefract and Castleford
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Halifax
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Wrexham
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Carlisle
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Dundee East
McAvoy, Mr Thomas
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Glasgow, Rutherglen
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Makerfield
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Barnsley West and Penistone
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Mansfield
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 1989
Argyll and Bute
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Kirkcaldy
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Glanford and Scunthorpe
Mowlam, Dr Mo
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Redcar
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Sunderland South
O'Brien, Sir Bill
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Normanton
Oakes, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Halton
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Liverpool, Riverside
Patchett, Terry
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Barnsley East
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1989
Burnley
Powell, Sir Raymond
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Ogmore
Primarolo, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Bristol South
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Dundee West
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 22 November 1989
Birmingham, Ladywood
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 23 November 1989
Bolsover
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
City of Durham
Thomas, Dafydd Elis
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 November 1989
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Wansbeck
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1989
Wolverhampton South East
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Leicester East
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 1989
Orkney and Shetland
Watson, Mike
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Glasgow Central
Welsh, Mr Andrew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 November 1989
Angus East
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 November 1989
Caernarfon
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Preston
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 20 December 1989
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Glasgow, Provan

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.

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

Sex Discrimination in Pensions (Amendment 1)
At end add 'and demand that the United Kingdom Government take immediate steps to rectify the situation.'
Labour, Sheffield, Heeley
2
signatures
EDM 45A1: tabled on 28 November 1989