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Pension Age for Men

EDM (Early Day Motion) 88: tabled on 28 November 1989

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 116 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 urges Her Majesty's Government to take early steps to reduce by stages to 60 years the age at which men are entitled to a full state pension.

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.

Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 1989
Bournemouth East
Barnes, Mrs Rosie
Social Democratic Party
Signed on 23 April 1990
Greenwich
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Leeds West
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 20 July 1990
Chesterfield
Benyon, Sir William
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 1989
Milton Keynes
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1989
St Helens South
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 5 December 1989
Houghton and Washington
Braine, Sir Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 1989
Castle Point
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 1990
Gordon
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 2 May 1990
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Falkirk West
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 1989
Montgomery
Cartwright, John
Social Democratic Party
Signed on 5 December 1989
Woolwich
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 December 1989
Tyne Bridge
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Tooting
Crowther, Stan
Labour
Signed on 5 December 1989
Rotherham
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Leigh
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Day, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 17 May 1990
Cheadle
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Aberdeen South
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 5 June 1990
Crewe and Nantwich
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Manchester, Blackley
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 April 1990
Moray
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 June 1990
Southport
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Fox, Sir Marcus
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 1990
Shipley
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Glasgow, Hillhead
Garrett, Edward
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Wallsend
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 2 May 1990
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Grant, Bernie
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Tottenham
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 1989
Ealing North
Griffiths, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 2 April 1990
Portsmouth North
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Bridgend
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Wentworth
Hargreaves, Kenneth
Conservative
Signed on 4 December 1989
Hyndburn
Hayes, Jerry
Conservative
Signed on 29 March 1990
Harlow
Haynes, Frank
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Ashfield
Heal, Sylvia
Signed on 7 June 1990
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Holt, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 1989
Langbaurgh
Home Robertson, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 6 December 1989
East Lothian
Howells, Geraint
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 1990
Ceredigion and Pembroke North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 19 April 1990
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 7 December 1989
Warrington North
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 9 July 1990
Newport East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1989
Barnsley Central
Irving, Sir Charles
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 1989
Cheltenham
Janner, Greville
Labour
Signed on 1 December 1989
Leicester West
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 1990
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 July 1990
Ynys Môn
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 July 1990
Ross, Cromarty and Skye
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 1989
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1990
Cunninghame South
Leadbitter, Ted
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1989
Hartlepool
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 1 May 1990
Brent East
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 May 1990
Brecon and Radnor
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 5 December 1989
Western Isles
Macfarlane, Sir Neil
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 1990
Sutton and Cheam
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 3 April 1990
East Hampshire
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Dundee East
McAvoy, Mr Thomas
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1989
Glasgow, Rutherglen
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Makerfield
McKay, Allen
Labour
Signed on 5 December 1989
Barnsley West and Penistone
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 13 June 1990
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 6 September 1990
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 5 December 1989
Mansfield
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1990
Cardiff West
Morley, Mr Elliot
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Glanford and Scunthorpe
Morris, Alf
Labour
Signed on 25 July 1990
Manchester, Wythenshawe
Mowlam, Dr Mo
Labour
Signed on 8 December 1989
Redcar
Mudd, David
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 1989
Falmouth and Camborne
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 8 May 1990
Sunderland South
Oakes, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1989
Halton
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 1989
North Antrim
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Liverpool, Riverside
Pawsey, James
Conservative
Signed on 15 February 1990
Rugby and Kenilworth
Powell, Sir Raymond
Labour
Signed on 25 July 1990
Ogmore
Radice, Mr Giles
Labour
Signed on 19 June 1990
North Durham
Raffan, Keith
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 1990
Delyn
Rees, Merlyn
Labour
Signed on 10 May 1990
Morley and Leeds South
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 18 April 1990
Coventry North West
Rowlands, Mr Ted
Labour
Signed on 20 April 1990
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 March 1990
Banff and Buchan
Smith, Sir Cyril
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 1989
Rochdale
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 7 December 1989
South Belfast
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 October 1990
West Bromwich East
Speller, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 1989
North Devon
Stanbrook, Ivor
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 1990
Orpington
Steel, Sir David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 1990
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 21 December 1989
Wansbeck
Thorne, Sir Neil
Conservative
Signed on 26 July 1990
Ilford South
Tracey, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 5 July 1990
Surbiton
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1989
Wolverhampton South East
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 14 February 1990
Reading East
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 29 November 1989
Leicester East
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 1989
Orkney and Shetland
Wardell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 24 April 1990
Gower
Welsh, Mr Andrew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 March 1990
Angus East
Welsh, Michael
Labour
Signed on 12 December 1989
Doncaster North
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 July 1990
Caernarfon
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 1990
Ruislip - Northwood
Wilson, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 20 February 1990
Cunninghame North
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 1989
Macclesfield
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 6 December 1989
Preston
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 19 July 1990
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 5 December 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.

Pension Age for Men (Amendment 1)
At end add 'and restore the link between pensions and earnings or inflation, whichever is the higher.'.
Labour, Bradford South
29
signatures
EDM 88A1: tabled on 29 November 1989