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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2: tabled on 25 May 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 36 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.

Blenkinsop, Tom
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2010
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Campbell, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2010
Tynemouth
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2010
Bolton North East
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2010
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 June 2010
Belfast North
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2010
Sefton Central
Evans, Chris
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2010
Islwyn
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2010
Newport West
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2010
Birmingham, Hall Green
Gwynne, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2010
Denton and Reddish
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 June 2010
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Independent
Signed on 27 May 2010
North Down
Heyes, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2010
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hilling, Julie
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2010
Bolton West
McCrea, William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 June 2010
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2010
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2010
Mansfield
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 3 June 2010
Easington
Owen, Mr Albert
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2010
Ynys Môn
Paisley Junior, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 June 2010
North Antrim
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 27 July 2010
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 2 June 2010
South Down
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 June 2010
Strangford
Sharma, Virendra
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2010
Ealing, Southall
Sheridan, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2010
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2010
Bolsover
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 27 May 2010
Leicester East
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 May 2010
Ceredigion
Wright, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2010
Telford

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.