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CHANGES TO DISABLED STUDENTS' ALLOWANCES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 48: tabled on 05 June 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 111 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 importance of providing support to disabled students to enable them to access education and to help them study; further notes that National Union of Students' research has found that 55 per cent of disabled students have already seriously considered leaving their course compared to 35 per cent of non-disabled respondents with 54 per cent reporting this was because of financial problems; further notes with concern the proposed changes to disabled students' allowance (DSA) as announced on 7 April 2014; further notes that DSA is an important means of support for disabled students to access support and research has shown that students receiving DSA are more likely to reach a first or upper class second honours degree than disabled students who do not receive an allowance; further notes that many potential students stand to be affected by the proposed changes to DSA; and calls on the Government to provide equal access, wherever the student is studying.

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
Signed on 18 June 2014
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Ainsworth, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2014
Coventry North East
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2014
Blaydon
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
York Central
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2014
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Sheffield South East
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Sheffield Central
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 June 2014
Worthing West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 June 2014
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2014
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Gower
Champion, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Rotherham
Chapman, Jenny
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2014
Darlington
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2014
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2014
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2014
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2014
West Lancashire
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2014
Edinburgh West
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Stockton North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2014
Coventry South
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Workington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2014
Glasgow South West
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2014
Swansea West
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 June 2014
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 June 2014
Lagan Valley
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Aberdeen North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2014
Lewisham West and Penge
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 June 2014
Foyle
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 10 June 2014
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2014
Liverpool, Riverside
Engel, Natascha
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2014
North East Derbyshire
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2014
Sefton Central
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2014
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Birkenhead
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2014
Poplar and Limehouse
Flello, Robert
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2014
Stoke-on-Trent South
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2014
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 June 2014
St Ives
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2014
Edinburgh East
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2014
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2014
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 17 June 2014
Portsmouth South
Harris, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2014
Glasgow South
Harvey, Sir Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2015
North Devon
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Vauxhall
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2014
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2014
Knowsley
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Hampstead and Kilburn
Johnson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle
Jowell, Dame Tessa
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2014
Dulwich and West Norwood
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2014
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Edinburgh North and Leith
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 June 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Edmonton
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 June 2014
South Antrim
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2014
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2014
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2014
Dundee West
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2014
Oldham West and Royton
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2014
Mansfield
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Gateshead
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2014
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mitchell, Austin
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2014
Great Grimsby
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Livingston
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Easington
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2014
Leeds East
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
East Lothian
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2014
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2014
Ynys Môn
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Bolton South East
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 June 2014
South Down
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Glasgow North West
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2014
Coventry North West
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2014
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2014
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2014
Torbay
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 June 2014
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Ealing, Southall
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Huddersfield
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Bolsover
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Bradford South
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Alyn and Deeside
Thornton, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2014
Eastleigh
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2014
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2014
Leicester East
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2014
Walsall South
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2014
Stoke-on-Trent North
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 June 2014
Bradford East
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2014
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 June 2014
Banff and Buchan
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 June 2014
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2014
Ceredigion
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2014
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williamson, Chris
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2014
Derby North
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2014
Batley and Spen
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2014
St Helens South and Whiston

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.