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TACKLING HOLIDAY HUNGER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 560: tabled on 21 October 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House notes that thousands of children in the UK are suffering from hunger and malnutrition during school holidays; further notes the impact that this has on children's wellbeing and educational attainment; recognises the need to provide greater support for projects which are working to ensure children are fed during school holidays; urges further action to tackle holiday hunger in the UK; and calls on the Government to meet the Holiday Hunger Task Force as a matter of urgency, to commission further research into the impact of holiday learning loss, and to provide financial support to pilot community projects in the worst affected constituencies to develop a solution for holiday hunger.

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.

Cox, Jo
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2015
Batley and Spen
Coyle, Neil
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2015
Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 28 January 2016
Bolton North East
Debbonaire, Thangam
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2015
Bristol West
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Foyle
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2015
Liverpool, Riverside
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2015
Sefton Central
Field, Frank
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2015
Birkenhead
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2015
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2015
Birmingham, Hall Green
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2015
Knowsley
Hunt, Tristram
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2015
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Lucas, Ian C.
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2015
Wrexham
Mactaggart, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2015
Slough
Matheson, Christian
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2015
City of Chester
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2015
Mansfield
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2015
Gateshead
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 October 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Osamor, Kate
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2015
Edmonton
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2015
Bolton South East
Rimmer, Marie
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2015
St Helens South and Whiston
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 October 2015
Belfast East
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Upper Bann

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

TACKLING HOLIDAY HUNGER (Amendment 1)
after "UK"; insert "further notes the success of North Ayrshire Council in keeping 10 schools open throughout the summer holidays to provide school meals and thereby avoid holiday hunger in their area this year;"
Scottish National Party, Central Ayrshire
2
signatures
EDM 560A1: tabled on 29 October 2015