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EXCLUSION OF SEAFARERS - EU LABOUR DIRECTIVES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 860: tabled on 09 December 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 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 discussions are currently taking place at inter-Government level to allow the inclusion of seafarers to be within the scope of EU social directives, thereby ending the unjustifiable and discriminatory treatment of this group of workers; notes that so far there have been three individual Commission consultations on this matter since 2007; believes there is no rationale for sustaining the current exclusion regime and that instead all seafaring employees should as of right be placed on an equal footing with other land-based workers; and calls on the Government to support the extension of the acquis communautaire on labour and social laws so that such people enjoy the same protection as other categories of 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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 December 2013
Worthing West
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2013
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2013
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2013
North Ayrshire and Arran
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2013
Islington North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2013
Coventry South
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2013
Workington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2013
Glasgow South West
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 December 2013
Foyle
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2013
Newport West
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 5 February 2014
Bradford West
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 16 December 2013
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 17 December 2013
North Down
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2013
Hampstead and Kilburn
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 December 2013
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2014
Dundee West
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2014
East Lothian
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2013
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 December 2013
South Down
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2013
Liverpool, Walton
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 December 2013
Strangford
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 10 December 2013
Bolsover
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 December 2013
Arfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.