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Fuel poverty (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1365: tabled on 18 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 that recent research from the Citizens Advice Bureau has identified that more than 2 million households are behind on their energy payments, with a quarter of all energy customers worried that they won’t be able to pay their bill this winter; further notes that before the pandemic 1 in 10 households in the UK were already living in fuel poverty; notes that during the last lockdown energy bills soared by an estimated 37 per cent, and that this lockdown they will likely go higher due to winter weather; further notes that children in low income families are faced with additional barriers to their education by studying in freezing homes as parents struggle with the financial burdens of round the clock fuel bills; and calls on the Government to offer immediate debt relief to all households most in need by extending the winter fuel payment to all families receiving Universal Credit and on furlough during the lockdown, and to commit to permanently extending the £20 Universal Credit uplift.

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.

Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
Norwich South
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
West Lancashire
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2021
Glasgow Central
Dowd, Peter
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
Bootle
Gwynne, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
Denton and Reddish
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
Gateshead
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
Cynon Valley
Long Bailey, Rebecca
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2021
Salford and Eccles
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2021
South Shields
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2021
Preston
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2021
Hemsworth
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 January 2021
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2021
Ealing, Southall
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2021
Easington
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2021
Streatham
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 21 January 2021
Coventry South
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2021
East Lothian
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2021
Glasgow South West
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 January 2021
Ceredigion
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 January 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 January 2021
Arfon
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 25 January 2021
Sheffield, Hallam
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 25 January 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 January 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2021
Leeds East
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 13 April 2021
City of Durham
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2021
Brighton, Kemptown

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.