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TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE COLLAPSE OF ASTRA TRAINING SERVICES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1329: tabled on 04 June 2003

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 58 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 it is 10 years since the collapse of Astra Training Services following its privatisation by the then Conservative Government; notes that following the collapse all employees were made redundant and lost their pension entitlements; is concerned that former staff received contradictory advice about their pension situation; is further concerned that the staffs' pension contribution for June 1993 remains unaccounted for; and calls on the Government to launch an investigation into the events surrounding the collapse.

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.

Blackman, Liz
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2003
Erewash
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Manchester, Withington
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 September 2003
Carshalton and Wallington
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2003
Cardiff West
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2003
Dumfries
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2003
Gower
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2003
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2003
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2003
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2003
Keighley
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2003
Caerphilly
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2003
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2003
Lancaster and Wyre
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2003
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2003
Hendon
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 September 2003
Guildford
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2003
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2003
Sunderland North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2003
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2003
Ilford South
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2003
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2003
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2003
Portsmouth South
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2003
Chesterfield
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2003
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2003
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 June 2003
Cheltenham
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2003
Ealing, Southall
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 10 September 2003
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2003
Worsley
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 June 2003
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Halifax
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2003
Kingston upon Hull North
Munn, Meg
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2003
Sheffield, Heeley
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Ochil
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2003
Burnley
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 September 2003
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2003
Portsmouth North
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2003
Kettering
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2003
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2003
Bolsover
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2003
City of Durham
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2003
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2003
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2003
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2003
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2003
Conwy
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2003
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.