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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1295: tabled on 21 May 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes recent Ministerial support for a Prison Service Parliamentary Scheme; notes that similar schemes for the Police Service, Fire Service and Armed Forces are popular with hon. Members; believes that such a scheme for the Prison Service would provide hon. Members with invaluable first-hand knowledge of the challenges faced by prison officers; and calls on the Government to launch such a scheme in conjunction with the Prison Officers Association as a matter of priority.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.