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SAFETY AT WORK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 270: tabled on 18 June 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 41 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 congratulates the Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians and Unite trade unions for holding a joint lobby of Parliament titled Save Our Safety on 11 June 2013 to expose the Conservative-led Government's attacks on health and safety laws; believes that the Prime Minister's statement that he is waging a war against the excessive health and safety culture that has become an albatross around the neck of British business is totally shortsighted, out of touch and disrespectful to the 49 construction workers killed in accidents at work in 2011-12; calls for a reversal of the abolition of the Construction (Head Protection) Regulations, noting that the average number of construction deaths from head injury fell from 48 to 14 a year after the introduction of these regulations in 1989; further calls for the scrapping of the Tower Crane Regulations in April 2013 to be reversed; is alarmed that the 35 per cent cut in the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) budget by 2015 has resulted in the closure of the HSE infoline and the shelving of the Hidden Killer campaign which warned workers of the dangers of asbestos; and warns that fresh attacks on safety announced as part of the Budget in March 2013, where the Government confirmed a further round of the Red Tape Challenge which has previously been used to attack safety legislation, has the potential of resulting in the death and injury of more workers.

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.

Allen, Mr Graham
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2013
Nottingham North
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2013
Blaydon
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2013
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2013
North Ayrshire and Arran
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2013
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2013
Bolton North East
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2013
Aberdeen North
Engel, Natascha
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
North East Derbyshire
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 24 June 2013
Bradford West
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2013
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2013
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2013
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 26 June 2013
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2013
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
Knowsley
Irranca-Davies, Huw
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
Ogmore
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2013
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
Edinburgh North and Leith
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 June 2013
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 26 June 2013
Belfast East
McCabe, Steve
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
Birmingham, Selly Oak
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2013
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
Dundee West
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2013
Gateshead
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
Livingston
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2013
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2013
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 24 June 2013
South Down
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2013
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
Lewisham, Deptford
Sawford, Andy
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
Corby
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2013
Ealing, Southall
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
Stoke-on-Trent North
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
St Helens North
Wright, David
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2013
Telford

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.