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EDM (Early Day Motion) 825: tabled on 06 January 2022

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House reaffirms its belief in the fundamental right to a warm home; recognises that millions of households are grappling with soaring energy prices; acknowledges the recent findings of the trade association Energy UK that prices could rise by between 45 to 50 per cent. by spring 2022; notes with concern National Energy Action’s warning that a further two million households could, as a result, slip into fuel poverty, bringing the total number of people living in fuel poverty to the highest levels since records began; recognises that rising energy prices are contributing to a spiralling cost of living crisis; believes that Government interventions to date have failed to address the scale of this challenge or give essential protections to those most at risk; calls for urgent action to address this crisis in the short-term, including removing the 5 per cent. VAT rate on energy bills and greater financial assistance for low-income households; is convinced of the necessity of wholescale reform of the energy sector; believes that in the long-term public ownership has an essential role to play in building a fairer, greener sector as well as in reducing foreign energy dependence; further notes that the nationalisation of the energy system commands broad public support; and calls upon the Government to bring the energy sector into public hands.

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.

Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Liverpool, Walton
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2022
Leeds East
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 10 January 2022
Leicester East
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2022
Poplar and Limehouse
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Bedford
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2022
Norwich South
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Hemsworth
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 10 January 2022
Islington North
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Cynon Valley
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Coventry South
De Cordova, Marsha
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Battersea
Long Bailey, Rebecca
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Salford and Eccles
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
City of Durham
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Butler, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Brent Central
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Streatham
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Nottingham East
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Ealing, Southall
Byrne, Ian
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2022
Liverpool, West Derby
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 10 January 2022
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2022
Wansbeck
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 January 2022
Strangford
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2022
Gateshead
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2022
York Central
McDonald, Andy
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2022
Middlesbrough

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.