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Campaign for a real living wage

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1105: tabled on 05 November 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 56 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes Living Wage Week and the PCS Union campaign for a real living wage for their members working on outsourced Government facilities management contracts; applauds these front line key workers who have continued to work throughout the pandemic making workplaces safe and secure despite being some of the lowest paid workers across Government; is concerned that numerous Government Departments are yet to make the payment of the Living Wage a term of their facilities management framework agreements; is aware that the Cabinet Office Framework Schedule highlights social value and states that public authorities to have regard economic, social and environmental wellbeing in connection with public services contracts; notes that 75 per cent of businesses say the Living Wage has increased motivation and retention rates for employees; and 93 per cent of business have said that the Living Wage has benefited their business; and therefore calls on Government to meet their social value responsibilities and ensure that all Government workers on outsourced facilities management contracts are paid a real living wage.

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.

Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Glasgow South
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Livingston
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Central Ayrshire
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Edinburgh North and Leith
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
East Renfrewshire
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Dundee West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Inverclyde
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Gordon
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Glasgow East
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Lanark and Hamilton East
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 9 November 2020
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Edinburgh East
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Motherwell and Wishaw
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 November 2020
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 November 2020
Falkirk
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2020
Birkenhead
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 November 2020
Airdrie and Shotts
Smith, Alyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 November 2020
Stirling
Greenwood, Margaret
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2020
Wirral West
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 November 2020
Ochil and South Perthshire
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2020
Liverpool, Wavertree
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2020
Cynon Valley
Hopkins, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2020
Luton South
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2020
Easington
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 November 2020
Strangford
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 November 2020
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 November 2020
Arfon
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 November 2020
North Ayrshire and Arran
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2020
Leeds East
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2020
Nottingham East
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 November 2020
Glasgow Central
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 12 November 2020
Islington North
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 12 November 2020
Brighton, Pavilion
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 November 2020
East Dunbartonshire
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 12 November 2020
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Perth and North Perthshire
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2020
Jarrow
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 November 2020
Glasgow North East
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2020
Hartlepool
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2020
Liverpool, Riverside
Dowd, Peter
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2020
Bootle
Long Bailey, Rebecca
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2020
Salford and Eccles
Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2020
Liverpool, Walton
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2020
Norwich South

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.