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LIVING WAGE AND WORKERS IN THE WATER INDUSTRY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1185: tabled on 02 March 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 54 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 that the 18 water companies in England, Scotland and Wales retained excess profits of £1.2 billion over the last five years; further notes that UNISON is campaigning to get all water companies to sign up as Living Wage employers; applauds South East Water, Scottish Water, Northumbria Water and Yorkshire Water for becoming accredited Living Wage employers with the Living Wage Foundation; and calls on the remaining companies to engage with UNISON and the Living Wage Foundation to commit to paying all those directly employed, as well as those indirectly paid to provide services, the Living Wage, which is only £8.25 per hour outside London and £9.40 per hour inside London.

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
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2016
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2016
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2016
Bolton North East
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 March 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
West Dunbartonshire
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2016
Cardiff South and Penarth
Dromey, Jack
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2016
Birmingham, Erdington
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Field, Frank
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2016
Birkenhead
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2016
Poplar and Limehouse
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2016
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 24 March 2016
Ilford South
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2016
Birmingham, Hall Green
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Glasgow North
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 April 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2016
Dulwich and West Norwood
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2016
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2016
Knowsley
Jarvis, Dan
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2016
Barnsley Central
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Mactaggart, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2016
Slough
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2016
Bassetlaw
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Glasgow South
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 3 March 2016
Glasgow East
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2016
Mansfield
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2016
Leeds North West
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 March 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
East Renfrewshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 March 2016
Stirling
Rimmer, Marie
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2016
St Helens South and Whiston
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 March 2016
Strangford
Spellar, John
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2016
Warley
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 March 2016
Glasgow South West
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 11 April 2016
Ilford North
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2016
Angus
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.