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CHALLENGE POVERTY WEEK 2018

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1703: tabled on 15 October 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises Challenge Poverty Week 2018, which took place from the 1 to 5 October 2018; pays thanks to the many organisations taking part in anti-poverty work across the UK; acknowledges that there are many vital organisations available to help those who may be in need and thanks all workers and volunteers who dedicate their time and effort to helping reduce the impact of poverty; notes that universal credit is pushing thousands of people into poverty; and calls on the Government to immediately halt the rollout of universal credit.

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.

Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2018
Livingston
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2018
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2018
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 October 2018
Inverclyde
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2018
Coventry South
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 October 2018
West Dunbartonshire
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 October 2018
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2018
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2018
High Peak
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 October 2018
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 October 2018
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 October 2018
Glasgow North
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 23 October 2018
North Down
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2018
Hartlepool
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 18 October 2018
Luton North
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2018
Dundee West
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 October 2018
Glasgow East
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 November 2018
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 October 2018
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 October 2018
Argyll and Bute
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2018
Brighton, Kemptown
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 October 2018
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 October 2018
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 October 2018
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 October 2018
Glasgow Central
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2018
Perth and North Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.