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FUEL POVERTY ACTION'S ENERGY BILL OF RIGHTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 395: tabled on 23 October 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 81 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 welcomes the Energy Bill of Rights put forward by Fuel Poverty Action as people-centred proposals to end the scandal of fuel poverty; endorses the campaign for a right to affordable energy to meet basic needs, a right to community and publicly-owned energy generation, a right to energy that does not threaten the climate, water, air or the local environment, and a right to properly insulated, well-repaired housing; believes that these are reasonable, achievable goals offering a clear alternative to centralised profit-driven energy policy; welcomes in particular the proposed right not to be forced to have a pre-payment meter, which often leave vulnerable people in the cold and dark; further welcomes the demand for a fair energy pricing system without standing charges, which can hit the poorest hardest by imposing an unfair burden on people who use less energy to save money and cut carbon emissions; calls on the Government to recognise that, this autumn, many constituents are turning on heating for the first time and finding that, before they can access any gas, they must start paying huge arrears that built up over the summer while they were not using heating; and urges Ministers to consider the Energy Bill of Rights as part of a radically more ambitious approach to tackling fuel poverty and transforming our energy system in the public interest.

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 16 December 2014
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2014
Rother Valley
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 23 January 2015
Bootle
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Sheffield South East
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2015
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2014
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2014
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2015
North Ayrshire and Arran
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2014
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2015
Edinburgh West
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Stockton North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Coventry South
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2015
Glasgow South West
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 4 February 2015
Swansea West
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Holborn and St Pancras
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2014
Aberdeen North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2014
Lewisham West and Penge
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 October 2014
Foyle
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 28 October 2014
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2015
Liverpool, Riverside
Engel, Natascha
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2015
North East Derbyshire
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2015
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2014
Newport West
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 5 November 2014
Bradford West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 October 2014
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 30 October 2014
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2014
Leeds North East
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2014
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2014
Vauxhall
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2014
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 January 2015
Dundee East
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2014
Knowsley
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2014
Cheadle
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2015
Cambridge
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2014
Hampstead and Kilburn
Joyce, Eric
Independent
Signed on 7 January 2015
Falkirk
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2014
Manchester, Gorton
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 February 2015
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2014
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 November 2014
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 January 2015
Eastbourne
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 5 January 2015
Belfast East
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2014
Bassetlaw
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 October 2014
South Antrim
McInnes, Liz
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2015
Heywood and Middleton
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Oldham West and Royton
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Mansfield
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2014
Gateshead
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2015
Newport East
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2015
Leeds North West
Munt, Tessa
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 March 2015
Wells
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2014
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Pearce, Teresa
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2015
Erith and Thamesmead
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2015
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 27 October 2014
South Down
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 January 2015
Moray
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2014
Glasgow North West
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 December 2014
Torbay
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Ealing, Southall
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2014
Huddersfield
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2015
Blackley and Broughton
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 14 January 2015
Walsall South
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2014
Stoke-on-Trent North
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2014
St Helens North
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 January 2015
Angus
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 December 2014
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2014
Ceredigion
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2014
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williamson, Chris
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2014
Derby North
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2015
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.