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British Airways redundancies

EDM (Early Day Motion) 438: tabled on 04 May 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 48 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes with concern that British Airways has made 12,000 staff redundant; thanks these workers for their heroic efforts in repatriating those stranded due to covid-19 at their own risk; offers solidarity to these workers that find themselves needlessly out of a job in the middle of a global pandemic; is disappointed that British Airways chose to take the decision to reject Government support and announce it on International Workers’ Memorial Day; emphasises that, as an island, aviation is essential to the UK for trade, business and managing social and family networks; looks to the governments of our European neighbours who are taking action to protect their aviation industries; urges the Government to provide fully-repayable loans and take a financial stake in aviation companies; asks aviation companies to cap all elements of executive pay, protect employee terms and conditions and transition to greener, more efficient travel operations once flights resume; and calls on the Government to publicly finance smaller airports, air traffic control and specific routes within the UK aviation network to retain much-needed vital connectivity.

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.

Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Jarrow
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Streatham
Hanvey, Neale
Independent
Signed on 5 May 2020
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Liverpool, Wavertree
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 May 2020
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Hartlepool
Byrne, Ian
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Liverpool, West Derby
Webbe, Claudia
Labour
Signed on 5 May 2020
Leicester East
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 May 2020
East Lothian
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2020
Bedford
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 May 2020
Glasgow South
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2020
Hemsworth
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2020
Ealing, Southall
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 May 2020
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2020
Westminster North
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 May 2020
East Antrim
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 May 2020
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2020
Leyton and Wanstead
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 6 May 2020
Cardiff West
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2020
Glasgow North East
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2020
Edinburgh North and Leith
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2020
Swansea West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2020
Glasgow Central
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2020
Gordon
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 May 2020
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2020
Poplar and Limehouse
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 May 2020
Strangford
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 May 2020
Inverclyde
Spellar, John
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2020
Warley
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 May 2020
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 May 2020
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Donaldson, Sir Jeffrey M
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 May 2020
Lagan Valley
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2020
Gateshead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2020
Islington North
Howarth, Sir George
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2020
Knowsley
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 May 2020
Livingston
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2020
Blackley and Broughton
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 June 2020
West Dunbartonshire
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 June 2020
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2020
Brighton, Kemptown

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.