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CONTRACTS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR DISABLED WORKERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2192: tabled on 18 March 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the equal role that disabled people can play in a workplace; acknowledges the value of employers having the proper infrastructure and facilities in place to support disabled employees; notes that an employer can currently retract a job offer on the basis of an individual having a disability; and urges the Government to introduce stricter legislation to prevent employers from retracting job offers on the basis of the prospective employee having a disability.

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.

Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2019
Edinburgh West
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 March 2019
Belfast East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 March 2019
Glasgow South West
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2019
Coventry South
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2019
Harrow East
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2019
Blyth Valley
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2019
Dundee West
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2019
North Tyneside
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 March 2019
Arfon
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2019
High Peak
McGinn, Conor
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2019
St Helens North
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
Signed on 25 March 2019
St Helens South and Whiston
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2019
Cardiff South and Penarth
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2019
Dulwich and West Norwood
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 26 March 2019
Upper Bann
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2019
Hartlepool
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 March 2019
Glasgow North West
Sobel, Alex
Labour
Signed on 26 March 2019
Leeds North West
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2019
Bolton North East
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 4 April 2019
North Down
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 April 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 April 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.