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Sub-postmasters

EDM (Early Day Motion) 253: tabled on 08 January 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 88 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the increased awareness of the life-changing injustices experienced by sub-postmasters throughout the Horizon scandal; further notes it is now known as the most widespread miscarriage of justice in British history; notes with concern that sub-postmasters have served custodial sentences, suffered bankruptcy for offences they did not commit and many have died before seeing justice; expresses concern that the actions of the Post Office and the Government have prolonged this crisis and added barriers to justice being achieved; further notes that the Post Office has repeatedly been exposed for having given out false and misleading information throughout this scandal and should play no part in determining who is entitled to compensation or how much they should get; and strongly urges the Government to take action to ensure full compensation is paid, the remaining convictions are looked at en masse, that justice prevail for all postmasters and that those responsible for this gross miscarriage of justice are held accountable.

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.

Hollern, Kate
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Blackburn
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Washington and Sunderland West
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Wansbeck
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Cynon Valley
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Poplar and Limehouse
Whittome, Nadia
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Nottingham East
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 8 January 2024
Islington North
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Easington
Nichols, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Warrington North
Sultana, Zarah
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Coventry South
McDonald, Andy
Independent
Signed on 8 January 2024
Middlesbrough
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Streatham
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
York Central
Owen, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Luton North
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Liverpool, Riverside
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2024
Hemsworth
Webbe, Claudia
Independent
Signed on 9 January 2024
Leicester East
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Belfast South
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Belfast East
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Strangford
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 9 January 2024
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Birkenhead
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Brighton, Kemptown
Smith, Cat
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Lancaster and Fleetwood
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 January 2024
Ceredigion
Foy, Mary Kelly
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
City of Durham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
East Londonderry
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Central Ayrshire
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
De Cordova, Marsha
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Battersea
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
Edinburgh West
Foord, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
Tiverton and Honiton
Lockhart, Carla
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Upper Bann
Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Liverpool, Walton
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
North East Fife
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Norwich South
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 9 January 2024
North Down
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
St Albans
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 January 2024
Arfon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 January 2024
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Angus
Howarth, Sir George
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Knowsley
Khan, Afzal
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Manchester, Gorton
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Walsall South
Dyke, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
Somerton and Frome
Wilson, Munira
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
Twickenham
Blake, Olivia
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Sheffield, Hallam
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
East Lothian
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Glasgow South West
Morgan, Helen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
North Shropshire
Davey, Ed
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
Kingston and Surbiton
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 January 2024
Dundee West
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2024
Richmond Park
Osamor, Kate
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Edmonton
Bridgen, Andrew
Independent
Signed on 9 January 2024
North West Leicestershire
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
St Helens South and Whiston
Sobel, Alex
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Leeds North West
Davies, Geraint
Independent
Signed on 9 January 2024
Swansea West
Hancock, Matt
Independent
Signed on 9 January 2024
West Suffolk
Ali, Tahir
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2024
Birmingham, Hall Green
Lewell-Buck, Mrs Emma
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2024
South Shields
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2024
North Ayrshire and Arran
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2024
Perth and North Perthshire
Jenkyns, Dame Andrea
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2024
Morley and Outwood
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2024
West Dunbartonshire
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2024
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Byrne, Liam
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2024
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2024
Bedford
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 January 2024
Foyle
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 10 January 2024
Blackley and Broughton
Abbott, Ms Diane
Independent
Signed on 10 January 2024
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 2024
Bath
Green, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 January 2024
Chesham and Amersham
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2024
Edinburgh North and Leith
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2024
Glasgow North East
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 January 2024
Motherwell and Wishaw
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 January 2024
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 January 2024
Glasgow Central
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 January 2024
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 22 January 2024
Brighton, Pavilion
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2024
Dunfermline and West Fife

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.