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SECOND CHANCE INITIATIVE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 236: tabled on 08 July 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 36 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 acknowledges the importance of sustained and meaningful employment in reducing instances of reoffending; expresses its support for the Second Chance initiative to enhance employment opportunities for ex-offenders which is spearheaded by the Citizen Trust working in the community and at HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs; welcomes the creation of the Second Chance Charter with a nationally recognised kitemark, which will identify employers willing to consider offering employment to suitable ex-offenders without discrimination on the basis of past records.

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.

Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Aberdeen South
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 2014
Congleton
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Gower
Champion, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2014
Rotherham
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2014
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
West Lancashire
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2014
Workington
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Lewisham West and Penge
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2014
Newport West
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2014
North Tyneside
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 15 July 2014
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 17 July 2014
North Down
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2014
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Hampstead and Kilburn
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 September 2014
Manchester, Withington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2014
Dundee West
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Easington
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2014
Leeds East
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Lewisham, Deptford
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Stunell, Sir Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 September 2014
Hazel Grove
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Walsall South
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 September 2014
Ceredigion
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2015
Brecon and Radnorshire
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 September 2014
East Antrim
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Batley and Spen

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.