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REDUCTIONS IN EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT ALLOWANCE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 868: tabled on 14 December 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 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 is aware of the review carried out into the up to £30 per week cut for some claimants of employment and support allowance, as set out in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill, which clearly shows that far from incentivising people with disabilities to find work as the Government claims such cuts will widen the disability employment gap, increase the likelihood of ill health and hinder, not enhance, people closer to employment prospects; believes such cuts will have devastating consequences, particularly upon people with learning disabilities; and calls on the Minister to desist from imposing such unfair measures.

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.

Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 2015
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2015
Blyth Valley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2016
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2015
Coventry South
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 December 2015
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 December 2015
North Ayrshire and Arran
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2016
North Tyneside
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2016
Preston
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 6 January 2016
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2015
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2016
Knowsley
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 2015
Dundee West
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 11 January 2016
Brighton, Pavilion
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 January 2016
Belfast South
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 2015
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2016
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
South Down
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2016
Liverpool, Walton
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 January 2016
Gordon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2016
Ealing, Southall
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2015
Bolsover
Smeeth, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2015
Stoke-on-Trent North
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Glasgow Central
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2015
Leicester East
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 December 2015
Angus
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 January 2016
Central Ayrshire
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 January 2016
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.