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NATIONAL GALLERY'S VISITOR SERVICES AND SECURITY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 300: tabled on 01 September 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 68 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 commends the knowledge, experience and dedication of the visitor and security services staff at the National Gallery; is concerned that the National Gallery is privatising up to 400 of its staff; does not support the decision to use a private company to manage services that include ticketing, security and information; notes in the past when front-line services have been privatised, experienced staff have left and that new staff have not had the knowledge nor training to provide the same standard of experience; believes that visitor and security services should remain in-house to ensure that world-famous art can be viewed and enjoyed by the public in an educational environment; and calls on the Government to ensure that funding is in place so valuable skills and knowledge of the current staff are not lost.

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 6 January 2015
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2014
Blaydon
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2015
Aberdeen South
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2015
Sheffield Central
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2015
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Blyth Valley
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2014
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2015
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2014
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2014
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2015
Edinburgh West
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2015
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2015
Coventry South
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2015
Workington
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2015
Holborn and St Pancras
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2015
Lewisham West and Penge
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2015
Poplar and Limehouse
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 September 2014
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2014
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 5 November 2014
Bradford West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2015
St Ives
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2015
Edinburgh East
Glass, Pat
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2015
North West Durham
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 4 September 2014
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 3 September 2014
Portsmouth South
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2015
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2015
Vauxhall
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2015
Knowsley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 January 2015
Cheadle
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Manchester, Gorton
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2015
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2015
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2015
Manchester, Withington
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 September 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Edmonton
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 17 December 2014
Brighton, Pavilion
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2015
Bassetlaw
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2014
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2015
Dundee West
Liz McInnes,
Signed on 7 January 2015
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2015
Gateshead
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Newport East
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2014
Easington
Murphy, Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2014
Torfaen
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2014
Bolton South East
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2015
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 January 2015
Torbay
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Ealing, Southall
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2015
Huddersfield
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2015
Blackley and Broughton
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2015
Bradford South
Thornton, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2015
Eastleigh
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2015
Stoke-on-Trent North
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2015
Bradford East
Watson, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2015
West Bromwich East
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2015
St Helens North
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 September 2014
Ceredigion
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2015
Brecon and Radnorshire
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2015
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.