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HOMELESSNESS, DERELICT HOUSES AND THE EMPTY HOMES CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2918: tabled on 26 March 2012

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 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 reports by the Empty Homes campaign which show that there are one million empty properties in the UK and increasingly people are reporting derelict homes in their localities; further notes that there aretwo million families in the UK inneed of a good home, and that homelessness charity Shelter reports a 13 per cent increase in the number of children living in sheltered accommodation since last year; praises the efforts of Empty Homes to bring this issue to public attention; and calls on the Government to take action to open up these empty properties to thosewhoare in need.

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.

Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2012
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2012
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2012
Edinburgh West
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2012
Glasgow South West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 2012
Belfast North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2012
Newport West
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 April 2012
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 17 April 2012
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2012
Luton North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2012
Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 April 2012
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 April 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 24 April 2012
Belfast East
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 April 2012
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 19 April 2012
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2012
Hayes and Harlington
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2012
Easington
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2012
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 March 2012
South Down
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 17 April 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2012
Torbay
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2012
Ealing, Southall
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 March 2012
Arfon
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2012
Bristol West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.