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Protect offshore jobs

EDM (Early Day Motion) 439: tabled on 04 May 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 50 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is concerned about the crisis facing the oil and gas sector as a result of covid-19; notes that the price of oil is now just over $20 per barrel compared with over $70 per barrel this time last year; fears that this low price of oil could see upwards of 3,500 workers displaced by September 2020; expresses solidarity with drilling sector workers who have been told there will not be any upturn in activity until 2022; is distressed to hear Subsea sector contracts are being ended and vessels tied up; notes the effect that this will have on Government energy strategy and the wider economy; and calls on the Government to intervene to save the sector, protect jobs and ensure a just transition to a carbon neutral state.

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.

Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Liverpool, Wavertree
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 May 2020
Glasgow South West
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Hartlepool
Byrne, Ian
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Liverpool, West Derby
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 May 2020
East Lothian
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2020
Hemsworth
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2020
Ealing, Southall
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 May 2020
East Antrim
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2020
Cardiff West
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2020
Poplar and Limehouse
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2020
Leeds East
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 May 2020
Strangford
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2020
Gateshead
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2020
South Shields
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Glasgow Central
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Dundee West
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Glasgow North
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Gordon
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Glasgow North East
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2020
Birkenhead
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Angus
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 June 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 June 2020
Midlothian
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 June 2020
East Renfrewshire
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 June 2020
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 June 2020
North Ayrshire and Arran
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 June 2020
Central Ayrshire
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 June 2020
Dundee East
Paisley, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 June 2020
North Antrim
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2020
West Lancashire
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 June 2020
Aberdeen North
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 June 2020
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2020
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Howarth, Sir George
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2020
Knowsley
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 July 2020
Glasgow South
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2020
Glasgow East
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2020
Airdrie and Shotts
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2020
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 July 2020
Falkirk
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2020
Brighton, Kemptown

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.