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Former miners and covid-19

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1318: tabled on 06 January 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes a number of former miners suffering from industrial diseases including Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema and Pneumoconiosis have sadly died from Covid-19; further notes that families of miners are entitled to industrial industry compensation if former miners die of industrial illnesses; expresses concern that the medical history of miners is being overlooked during the Covid-19 crisis, resulting in grieving families being unable to claim industrial industry compensation payments; believes that if former miners die of Covid-19 whilst suffering from an industrial disease, their families are entitled to be compensated; and therefore calls on the Government to urgently address this injustice in order to ensure that industrial diseases are recorded on the death certificate of all ex-miners that have passed away from Covid-19.

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.

Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 January 2021
Arfon
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
Hartlepool
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
City of Durham
Hopkins, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2021
Luton South
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 January 2021
Strangford
Jarvis, Dan
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2021
Barnsley Central
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2021
Wansbeck
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 13 January 2021
Leicester East
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 January 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2021
Poplar and Limehouse
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
Dunfermline and West Fife
Butler, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2021
Brent Central
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
East Lothian
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
Midlothian
Hanvey, Neale
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 January 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
Easington
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
Gateshead
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Cynon Valley
Rees, Christina
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2021
Neath
Antoniazzi, Tonia
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2021
Gower
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2021
Liverpool, Riverside
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2021
Ochil and South Perthshire
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2021
Nottingham East
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2021
Coventry South
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2021
Brighton, Kemptown

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.