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EDM (Early Day Motion) 201: tabled on 06 June 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 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 differences in the legal status and powers of seafarer and land-based health and safety representatives; is concerned that land-based representatives are legally required after appointment to attend a trade union-approved health and safety training course as soon as possible, whilst seafarer representatives are only required to undertake on-board health and safety training at some stage; is further concerned that this inferior status compromises the health and safety regime for seafarers working on UK-flagged vessels; and calls on the Government to take steps to bring seafarer health and safety representatives up to the legal status of their land-based counterparts.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.