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PENSIONERS - COLD WEATHER PERIODS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 782: tabled on 27 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 39 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 is aware that every yeartens ofthousands of elderly UK citizens become either seriously ill or die over the winter period; notes research showing death rates in much colder countries at considerably lower levels than in Britain; knows that during such periods keeping warm is key to staying healthy; believes consequently that urgent priority must be given to measures which will ensure the short and long-term needs of the elderly during the winter periods are met, including ensuring that their homes are energy efficient, that energy companies are required to offer lower rates to pensioners and that sufficient funds are provided to local authorities to enable them to contact and support their senior citizens during cold weather periods.

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.

Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2012
Sheffield Central
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2012
Islington North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2012
Coventry South
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 November 2012
Belfast North
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 28 November 2012
Bradford West
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2012
Brent North
Glass, Pat
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2012
North West Durham
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2012
North Tyneside
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2012
Portsmouth South
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2012
Jarrow
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2012
Knowsley
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 12 December 2012
Brighton, Pavilion
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2012
Dundee West
McKenzie, Iain
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2012
Inverclyde
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Easington
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2012
Bolton South East
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2013
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
South Down
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 December 2012
Moray
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2012
Glenrothes
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2012
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2012
Bolsover
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 November 2012
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 December 2012
Banff and Buchan
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 December 2012
Perth and North Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.