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School Uniform Banks

EDM (Early Day Motion) 435: tabled on 11 October 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is deeply concerned by the rates of poverty and deprivation in the United Kingdom; notes Legatum’s estimate that 1.5 million more people will be pushed into poverty this year bringing the total number of people living in poverty to 15.5 million; highlights the extreme strain on family finances and the detrimental impact this is having on school children; commends the work being done by volunteers at School Uniform Banks in the constituency of Hemsworth who are helping to provide clothes to families who otherwise cannot afford them; and thanks all the people in Hemsworth constituency who have shown solidarity with others in their community by donating items of clothing to School Uniform Banks.