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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1001: tabled on 01 March 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 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 there are 1.1 million families registered with the old Child Support Agency; further notes that £3.4 billion of arrears are outstanding; that this averages £3,000 per family which would make a significant impact on keeping these families out of poverty; notes that administration of the child support system needs to be improved; that the 83 staff at Vinovium House were a top-performing office and that staff are loyal and committed; that there are not many similar job opportunities in Bishop Auckland; notes that it is important small towns thrive; and calls on the Department for Work and Pensions to rescind their threat to close Vinovium House and continue to administer the Child Support System from this centre.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.