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PENSIONERS AND POVERTY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 133: tabled on 06 June 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 37 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 expresses concern at the findings of the recent report by Independent Age, entitled The overlooked over-75s, that an estimated 20 per cent of older pensioners are living in poverty; and urges the Government to take immediate remedial action to reduce this figure so that those who have contributed to this country their entire lives can enjoy their retirement in dignity.

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 8 June 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
Livingston
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 June 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2016
Blyth Valley
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Inverclyde
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2016
Bolton North East
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 June 2016
Lagan Valley
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2016
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2016
Birmingham, Hall Green
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 June 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 8 June 2016
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2016
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2016
Knowsley
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Dundee West
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 15 June 2016
Brighton, Pavilion
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 June 2016
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 14 June 2016
Glasgow East
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2016
Mansfield
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 June 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2016
Bolton South East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
Midlothian
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.