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WOMEN'S AID AND HOUSING BENEFIT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1099: tabled on 10 February 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 40 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 concerned about the impact of the Government's planned changes to housing benefit on vulnerable people, particularly women and children across the UK who are fleeing domestic violence; notes that the Government has said changes to funding arrangements for supported accommodation would be cost neutral and is alarmed that the future of refuges and supported accommodation across the UK will be at risk; rejects these plans; and calls for a full exemption from the Local Housing Allowance rate for supported accommodation and refuges before April 2016 in order to safeguard the future of these vital services.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 February 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 February 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 February 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 February 2016
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 February 2016
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 February 2016
Glasgow North
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 23 February 2016
North Down
Kerevan, George
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
East Lothian
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 February 2016
Dundee West
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Brighton, Pavilion
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 23 February 2016
Glasgow East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
Falkirk
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 February 2016
Mansfield
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 February 2016
Argyll and Bute
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
East Renfrewshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
Stirling
Phillips, Jess
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2016
Birmingham, Yardley
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2016
Bolton South East
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 February 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 February 2016
Strangford
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 February 2016
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 February 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 February 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2016
Midlothian
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2016
Leicester East
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 February 2016
Angus
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.