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EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT ALLOWANCE (SANCTIONS) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2012 (SI 2012/2756)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 882: tabled on 07 January 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 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 the Employment and Support Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/2756) laid in the House, which introduces a new sanctions regime for Employment and Support Allowance claimants, as an interim step towards the Universal Credit sanctions regime; and calls on the Government to ensure that the work related activity which ESA recipients will be required to undertake will be appropriate, given their health condition, and that benefit sanctions will only be applied where recipients have failed to comply with a request that was reasonable given their circumstances.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.