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Industrial action at Barts Health NHS Trust

EDM (Early Day Motion) 930: tabled on 01 February 2022

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

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

Motion text

That this House expresses solidarity with hundreds of key NHS workers across Barts Health NHS Trust, employed by the outsourcing company Serco, taking strike action between Monday 31 January and Sunday 13 February 2022 over low pay; notes that the Unite members who are cleaners, porters, security, catering and reception staff, and are predominately from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, are paid up to 15 per cent less than directly employed NHS staff; further notes that Serco Group PLC had a turnover of £3.9 billion according to the latest figures available; believes that Serco should improve its pay offer so that all workers are paid fairly; and calls for the related services contract be brought in-house and for the workforce to be transferred onto Agenda for Change pay, terms and conditions, as soon as possible.

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.

Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Coventry South
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Byrne, Ian
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Liverpool, West Derby
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 1 February 2022
Islington North
McDonald, Andy
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Middlesbrough
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Norwich South
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Jarrow
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Leeds East
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Easington
De Cordova, Marsha
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Battersea
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Wansbeck
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Birkenhead
Ali, Tahir
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Birmingham, Hall Green
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Nottingham East
Butler, Dawn
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2022
Brent Central
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2022
York Central
Osamor, Kate
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2022
Edmonton
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2022
Cynon Valley
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 February 2022
Strangford
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2022
Liverpool, Wavertree
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2022
Hemsworth
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 3 February 2022
Walsall South
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 2022
North East Fife
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 4 February 2022
Leicester East
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2022
Liverpool, Riverside
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2022
Leyton and Wanstead
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 10 February 2022
Dagenham and Rainham

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.