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EDM (Early Day Motion) 927: tabled on 08 February 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the promise made to the ASW steelworkers to guarantee compensation for pensions that were lost at the time their firm went bust; recognises that in decades of work they paid for 100 per cent of their pensions; further notes that in 2007, those workers agreed to accept only 90 per cent of their pension; further recognises that the Government guaranteed that it would deliver to those workers 90 per cent of the pension for which they paid; acknowledges that inflation since 2007 will have wiped out 25 per cent of the value of a pension issued in 2007; is concerned that the Government has now refused to grant the ASW pensions inflation protected pensions, thereby breaching the guarantee of 90 per cent of a pension, the whole of which should have been theirs in the first place.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.