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SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE DURING RECONSIDERATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT ALLOWANCE REFUSALS
EDM #620
Tabled 23 October 2013
2013-14 Session
There has been an amendment to this EDM.
That this House notes that at present people who apply for employment and support allowance (ESA) and are declared fit for work can ask for this decision to be reconsidered prior to lodging a formal appeal; further notes that at present people can continue to receive ESA at the assessment rate during this period; welcomes the introduction of reconsideration in all cases as of 28 October 2013; expresses concern that people will no longer be able to claim ESA during this period; further expresses concern that their only alternative will be to apply for jobseeker's allowance (JSA), for which being fit for work is a condition of receipt; further notes that since October 2008 four in 10 appeals have been successful; fears that in future people who are awarded ESA on appeal will be ineligible for both ESA or JSA during reconsideration; believes that the Government has a duty to support those who cannot support themselves through no fault of their own; and calls on Ministers to bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that ESA claimants can continue to receive the benefit at the assessment rate during this period.

Signatures (154)

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.
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
16 January 2014
Ainsworth, Mr Bob
Labour
06 February 2014
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
29 October 2013
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
17 December 2013
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
06 January 2014
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
04 November 2013
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
06 January 2014
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
06 January 2014
Birtwistle, Gordon
Liberal Democrat
20 January 2014
Blears, Hazel
Labour
17 December 2013
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
31 October 2013
Blunkett, Mr David
Labour
16 December 2013
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
23 October 2013
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
04 November 2013
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
27 November 2013
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
17 December 2013
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
30 October 2013
Caton, Martin
Labour
30 October 2013
Champion, Sarah
Labour
11 November 2013
Clark, Katy
Labour
28 October 2013
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
19 November 2013
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
05 February 2014
Connarty, Michael
Labour
28 November 2013
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
08 November 2013
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
29 October 2013
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
06 November 2013
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
31 October 2013
Cryer, John
Labour
29 October 2013
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
31 October 2013
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
20 November 2013
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
04 November 2013
Davies, Geraint
Labour
20 November 2013
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
28 October 2013
Dobson, Frank
Labour
31 October 2013
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
29 October 2013
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
07 November 2013
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
12 November 2013
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
29 October 2013
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
11 November 2013
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
04 November 2013
Engel, Natascha
Labour
03 December 2013
Esterson, Bill
Labour
11 November 2013
Evans, Chris
Labour
05 March 2014
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
09 December 2013
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
06 November 2013
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
29 November 2013
Flello, Robert
Labour
26 November 2013
Flynn, Paul
Labour
30 October 2013
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
30 October 2013
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
11 November 2013
Gapes, Mike
Labour
06 November 2013
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
04 November 2013
Gilbert, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
08 January 2014
Glass, Pat
Labour
05 November 2013
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
29 October 2013
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
31 October 2013
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
11 December 2013
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
25 October 2013
Harris, Mr Tom
Labour
03 December 2013
Harvey, Sir Nick
Liberal Democrat
21 November 2013
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
31 October 2013
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
27 November 2013
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
28 October 2013
Hermon, Lady
Independent
27 November 2013
Heyes, David
Labour
04 November 2013
Hoey, Kate
Labour
29 November 2013
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
06 November 2013
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
24 October 2013
Horwood, Martin
Liberal Democrat
18 December 2013
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
09 January 2014
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
29 October 2013
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
29 October 2013
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
24 October 2013
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
10 February 2014
Jowell, Dame Tessa
Labour
16 December 2013
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
25 October 2013
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
07 January 2014
Lammy, Mr David
Labour
02 December 2013
Lavery, Ian
Labour
28 October 2013
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
30 October 2013
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
31 October 2013
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
28 October 2013
Long, Naomi
Alliance
06 November 2013
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
18 November 2013
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
30 October 2013
Mann, John
Labour
06 February 2014
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
13 January 2014
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
06 January 2014
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
01 November 2013
McDonnell, John
Labour
28 October 2013
McGovern, Jim
Labour
30 October 2013
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
05 November 2013
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
25 October 2013
Miller, Andrew
Labour
27 February 2014
Mitchell, Austin
Labour
30 October 2013
Morden, Jessica
Labour
05 November 2013
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
30 October 2013
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
23 October 2013
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
27 November 2013
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
03 December 2013
Murphy, Paul
Labour
04 December 2013
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
30 October 2013
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
12 November 2013
Owen, Albert
Labour
17 December 2013
Pearce, Teresa
Labour
18 November 2013
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
04 March 2014
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
09 December 2013
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
06 February 2014
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
06 November 2013
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
29 October 2013
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
04 December 2013
Robertson, John
Labour
05 November 2013
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
30 October 2013
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
04 November 2013
Ruane, Chris
Labour
30 October 2013
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
01 November 2013
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
05 December 2013
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
20 November 2013
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
24 October 2013
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
30 October 2013
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
12 December 2013
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
14 January 2014
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
06 January 2014
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
28 October 2013
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
06 February 2014
Stringer, Graham
Labour
12 February 2014
Stunell, Sir Andrew
Liberal Democrat
28 October 2013
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
27 November 2013
Swales, Ian
Liberal Democrat
22 November 2013
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
09 December 2013
Thornton, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
09 January 2014
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
04 November 2013
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
28 October 2013
Walley, Joan
Labour
30 October 2013
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
20 November 2013
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
30 October 2013
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
30 October 2013
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
05 November 2013
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
29 October 2013
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
30 October 2013
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
18 December 2013
Williamson, Chris
Labour
19 November 2013
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
27 November 2013
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
13 January 2014
Wood, Mike
Labour
04 November 2013
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Labour
21 November 2013
Wright, David
Labour
29 October 2013
Wright, Simon
Liberal Democrat
17 December 2013
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620A1
Mr Frank Field
"after `successful', insert ', which suggests that, at a minimum, the appeals system is doing what it was designed for'."
Tabled 29 October 2013
1 Signature