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EDM (Early Day Motion) 295: tabled on 28 June 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 122 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 deplores that thousands of sick and disabled constituents are experiencing immense hardship after being deprived of benefits following a work capability assessment carried out by Atos Healthcare under a £100 million a year contract; notes that 40 per cent of appeals are successful but people wait up to six months for them to be heard; deplores that last year 1,100 claimants died while under compulsory work-related activity for benefit and that a number of those found fit for work and left without income have committed or attempted suicide; condemns the International Paralympic Committee's promotion of Atos as its top sponsor and the sponsorship of the Olympics by Dow Chemical and other corporations responsible for causing death and disability; welcomes the actions taken by disabled people, carers, bereaved relatives and organisations to end this brutality and uphold entitlement to benefits; and applauds the British Medical Association call for the work capability assessment to end immediately and to be replaced with a system that does not cause harm to some of the most vulnerable people in society.

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.

Ainsworth, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Coventry North East
Allen, Mr Graham
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Nottingham North
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Blaydon
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2012
Rother Valley
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Bootle
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Sheffield South East
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2012
Sheffield Central
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2012
Birmingham, Northfield
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2012
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2012
Cynon Valley
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
West Lancashire
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2012
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2013
Stockton North
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2012
Glasgow South West
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 10 September 2012
Swansea West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Holborn and St Pancras
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 14 September 2012
Aberdeen North
Stephen Doughty,
Signed on 19 December 2012
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2012
Lewisham West and Penge
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 2 July 2012
Foyle
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2013
Liverpool, Riverside
Engel, Natascha
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2012
North East Derbyshire
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2012
Sefton Central
Evans, Chris
Labour
Signed on 4 September 2012
Islwyn
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 6 September 2012
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 3 September 2012
Bradford West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2012
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2012
St Ives
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Edinburgh East
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Birmingham, Hall Green
Goggins, Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2012
Wythenshawe and Sale East
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
Bishop Auckland
Griffith, Nia
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Llanelli
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2012
Neath
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
Leeds North East
Healey, John
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2012
Wentworth and Dearne
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Jarrow
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2012
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2012
Vauxhall
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2012
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2012
Luton North
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 November 2012
Dundee East
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
Knowsley
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
Hampstead and Kilburn
Johnson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle
Joyce, Eric
Independent
Signed on 9 July 2012
Falkirk
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2012
Manchester, Gorton
Lammy, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 September 2012
Tottenham
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2012
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 3 July 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 6 September 2012
Edmonton
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 5 July 2012
Brighton, Pavilion
MacNeil, Mr Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 July 2012
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2012
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Bassetlaw
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 September 2012
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 17 December 2012
Belfast South
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2012
Mansfield
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
Gateshead
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 6 July 2012
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Newport East
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2012
Livingston
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Easington
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Leeds East
Murphy, Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2012
Torfaen
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2012
East Lothian
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2012
Ynys Môn
Paisley, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 July 2012
North Antrim
Pearce, Teresa
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Erith and Thamesmead
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 September 2012
Southport
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2012
Bolton South East
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 3 July 2012
South Down
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 July 2012
Moray
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2012
Glasgow North West
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2012
Coventry North West
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Motherwell and Wishaw
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2012
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 September 2012
Torbay
Andy Sawford,
Signed on 17 January 2013
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 July 2012
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Ealing, Southall
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 7 September 2012
Huddersfield
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2012
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2012
Bolsover
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Hammersmith
Smith, Nick
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2013
Blaenau Gwent
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2012
Blackley and Broughton
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 17 September 2012
Bradford South
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2012
Alyn and Deeside
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2012
Walsall South
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2012
Stoke-on-Trent North
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2012
St Helens North
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 July 2012
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2012
Banff and Buchan
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 July 2012
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2012
Ceredigion
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
Walsall North
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2012
Perth and North Perthshire
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2012
Batley and Spen
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2012
St Helens South and Whiston
Wright, David
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2012
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.