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EDM #2339
Tabled 29 April 2019
2017-19 Session
That this House recognises that there are two million pensioners living in poverty; further recognises that the level of pensioner poverty is rising; notes that free television licences for pensioners can help to combat loneliness and provide a window to the world; acknowledges the need to support some of the most vulnerable people in society; regrets the calls to abolish free television licences for the over-75s; and calls on the Government to provide all pensioners with free television licences.

Signatures (46)

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.
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
29 April 2019
Western, Matt
Labour
29 April 2019
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
29 April 2019
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
30 April 2019
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
30 April 2019
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
30 April 2019
Morgan, Stephen
Labour
30 April 2019
Drew, Dr David
Labour
30 April 2019
Lucas, Ian C.
Labour
01 May 2019
Smith, Laura
Labour
01 May 2019
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
01 May 2019
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
01 May 2019
Hermon, Lady
Independent
01 May 2019
Hoey, Kate
Labour
01 May 2019
Rashid, Faisal
Labour
01 May 2019
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
01 May 2019
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
03 May 2019
Hardy, Emma
Labour
06 May 2019
Reynolds, Emma
Labour
07 May 2019
Coaker, Vernon
Labour
07 May 2019
Eagle, Maria
Labour
08 May 2019
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
08 May 2019
George, Ruth
Labour
09 May 2019
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
09 May 2019
McGinn, Conor
Labour
09 May 2019
Glindon, Mary
Labour
09 May 2019
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
13 May 2019
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
13 May 2019
Green, Kate
Labour
13 May 2019
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
14 May 2019
Smeeth, Ruth
Labour
15 May 2019
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
17 May 2019
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
22 May 2019
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
04 June 2019
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
05 June 2019
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
05 June 2019
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
06 June 2019
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
06 June 2019
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
10 June 2019
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
17 June 2019
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion