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EDM (Early Day Motion) 430: tabled on 10 December 2009

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 38 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 recognises that the elderly are amongst the most vulnerable during these tough economic times; is concerned at the increasing numbers of pensioners who are finding themselves in fuel poverty; further recognises the benefits of giving those aged over 75 years a free television licence; and encourages the Government to extend the free licensing scheme to all pensioners, regardless of age.

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.

Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2009
South Ribble
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 December 2009
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2009
Gower
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2010
Bolton North East
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2009
Easington
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 15 December 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 December 2009
Belfast North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 December 2009
Foyle
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 28 January 2010
Bethnal Green and Bow
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2010
Walsall South
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2009
Portsmouth South
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2010
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2010
Luton North
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2010
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2010
Tamworth
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 January 2010
Hereford
Mason, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2009
Glasgow East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2009
Hayes and Harlington
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 14 December 2009
Croydon Central
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2009
Dover
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Colchester
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 December 2009
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Bradford West
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 14 December 2009
Castle Point
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 15 December 2009
Liverpool, West Derby
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Ceredigion

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.