Skip to main content

INEQUALITY OF TREATMENT OF BRITISH STATE PENSIONERS LIVING ABROAD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 915A1: tabled on 24 November 1992

Tabled in the 1992-93 session.

This motion has been signed by 38 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Winston Churchill on 23 November 1992. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'bearing in mind that the Government was very keen to give the vote to many more pensioners who lived abroad when it suited the Tory Party.'.

Original motion text

That this House expresses its grave concern at the inequality of treatment by Her Majesty's Government of British state pensioners living abroad; believes that the denial of pension increases to British subjects, who choose to retire to Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa, is indefensible; and calls on the Government to end this discrimination without further delay.

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.

Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 10 June 1993
Midlothian
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 25 February 1993
Leyton
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 26 November 1992
Stockton North
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 25 November 1992
Easington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 December 1992
Glasgow, Govan
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 8 July 1993
Glasgow, Maryhill
Galbraith, Mr Sam
Labour
Signed on 12 February 1993
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 26 November 1992
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Grocott, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 21 January 1993
The Wrekin
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 20 January 1993
Warrington South
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 11 March 1993
Warrington North
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 2 July 1993
Doncaster North
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 1992
Harrow West
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 18 March 1993
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 12 March 1993
Clwyd South West
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 1 December 1992
Liverpool, Garston
Madden, Max
Labour
Signed on 31 March 1993
Bradford West
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 March 1993
Glasgow, Shettleston
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 November 1992
Mansfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 1 April 1993
Sheffield, Heeley
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 8 February 1993
Great Grimsby
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 25 February 1993
Liverpool, Riverside
Patchett, Terry
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1993
Barnsley East
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 8 March 1993
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 20 April 1993
Burnley
Richardson, Jo
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1993
Barking
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 5 May 1993
City of Durham
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 26 November 1992
Wansbeck
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 24 February 1993
Liverpool, West Derby
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 December 1992
Walsall North
Young, David
Labour
Signed on 18 June 1993
Bolton South East

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.