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UK OFFSHORE OIL INDUSTRY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 821: tabled on 25 February 2015

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 49 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 severity of the downturn in the UK's offshore oil industry resulting from the slump in oil prices; believes that short-term responses such as delay or cancellation of long-term projects, laying off workers, extending working hours, accelerating cost-cutting recruitment practices or changing terms and conditions without consultation will fail to mitigate the impacts on workers or the wider economy; further believes that reducing essential maintenance work would jeopardise infrastructure integrity and capacity, thousands of jobs, essential skills and future tax revenues from this vital sector; further believes that oil industry trade unions have a key role to play in government and industry initiatives, such as the Energy Jobs Taskforce, in ensuring that the views and interests of those working in the industry are taken fully into account; and calls on the Government at every level to work closely with employers, regulators, trade unions and elected representatives to support measures that preserve the sustainability of operations, jobs, skills and investment, as well as a robust safety regime in the North Sea.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Blaydon
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2015
Aberdeen South
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2015
Worthing West
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2015
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Blyth Valley
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2015
North Ayrshire and Arran
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Stockton North
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2015
Workington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2015
Glasgow South West
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2015
Aberdeen North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2015
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 6 March 2015
Bradford West
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2015
Jarrow
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2015
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2015
Luton North
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2015
Dundee East
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2015
Knowsley
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2015
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2015
Manchester, Withington
MacNeil, Mr Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 March 2015
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2015
Hayes and Harlington
McInnes, Liz
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Heywood and Middleton
Meacher, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2015
Oldham West and Royton
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2015
Gateshead
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2015
Livingston
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Easington
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2015
Ynys Môn
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 March 2015
Moray
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2015
Glasgow North West
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2015
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2015
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2015
Lewisham, Deptford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2015
Ealing, Southall
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2015
Blackley and Broughton
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2015
Walsall South
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 March 2015
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 March 2015
Banff and Buchan
Williamson, Chris
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2015
Derby North
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 March 2015
Perth and North Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.