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DISCONNECTION OF DOMESTIC WATER SERVICES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 276: tabled on 15 December 1993

Tabled in the 1993-94 session.

This motion has been signed by 200 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House is appalled that the number of disconnections of water supplies to inhabited domestic premises has trebled, from 7,273 to 21,586, since 1990-91; notes that the health and safety regulations in the Factories Act 1901 and the Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 ignore the fact that for millions of people the domestic space is also their area of work, that there is no provision for emergency access to water where disconnection has taken place and that this could lead to extreme danger to health in the event of an accident or fire in the home; that where disconnection has taken place this is likely to affect access to heating and will furthermore expose people to danger due to heating systems running dry, and that the installation of prepayment meters does not solve these problems and can exacerbate them in the case of the frail and elderly; and calls on the Government to extend the Health and Safety Regulations to cover all inhabited domestic premises and to instruct the water companies to recover outstanding payments through the courts and not by disconenction.

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.

Austin-Walker, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Woolwich
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
North East Derbyshire
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Rother Valley
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
York
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 12 January 1994
East Antrim
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Chesterfield
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Denton and Reddish
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Bootle
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
St Helens South
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1994
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Boateng, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Brent South
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Manchester, Withington
Bray, Dr Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Motherwell South
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Birmingham, Northfield
Byers, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Wallsend
Caborn, Mr Richard
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Sheffield Central
Callaghan, James
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Heywood and Middleton
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Cambridge
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Workington
Cann, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Ipswich
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
Montgomery
Chisholm, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Edinburgh, Leith
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1993
Midlothian
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Tyne Bridge
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Stockport
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Leyton
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1993
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1993
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Coventry South East
Dalyell, Tam
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Linlithgow
Darling, Mr Alistair
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Edinburgh Central
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Glasgow, Govan
Davies, Bryan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Oldham Central and Royton
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Denham, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1994
Southampton, Itchen
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1993
Cunninghame South
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Lewisham West
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1993
Glasgow, Pollok
Dunwoody, Mrs Gwyneth
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Crewe and Nantwich
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Wallasey
Eastham, Ken
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Manchester, Blackley
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Hemsworth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Sunderland North
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
St Helens North
Fatchett, Derek
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Leeds Central
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Warley East
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Birkenhead
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Glasgow, Maryhill
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Ilford South
Gilbert, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Dudley East
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1994
Birmingham, Small Heath
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Bow and Poplar
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Edinburgh South
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Morley and Leeds South
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Neath
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Warrington South
Hanson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Delyn
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Wentworth
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
North Devon
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Nottingham East
Hill, Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Streatham
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Wakefield
Hogg, Norman
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth
Home Robertson, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
East Lothian
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Clydesdale
Hoon, Mr Geoff
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Ashfield
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Knowsley North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Warrington North
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Doncaster North
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Newport East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Barnsley Central
Ingram, Mr Adam
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
East Kilbride
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Hampstead and Highgate
Jamieson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Plymouth, Devonport
Janner, Greville
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Leicester West
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Cardiff Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
Cheltenham
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
Ross, Cromarty and Skye
Kennedy, Jane
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Liverpool, Broadgreen
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Ealing, Southall
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Liverpool, Walton
Kinnock, Neil
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Islwyn
Lestor, Joan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Eccles
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Worsley
Litherland, Robert
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Manchester Central
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Brent East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 December 1993
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Liverpool, Garston
Lynne, Liz
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
Rochdale
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Western Isles
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Thurrock
Madden, Max
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Bradford West
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Halifax
Mandelson, Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Hartlepool
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Glasgow, Shettleston
Maxton, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Glasgow, Cathcart
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Dundee East
McAvoy, Mr Thomas
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Glasgow, Rutherglen
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 February 1994
Mid Ulster
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Dumbarton
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McLeish, Mr Henry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Central Fife
McMaster, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Paisley South
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Mansfield
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Cardiff South and Penarth
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Sheffield, Heeley
Milburn, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Darlington
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Moonie, Dr Lewis
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Kirkcaldy
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Cardiff West
Morris, Alf
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Manchester, Wythenshawe
Morris, Estelle
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Birmingham, Yardley
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Leeds East
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Sunderland South
O'Brien, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
North Warwickshire
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Nuneaton
Orme, Stan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Salford East
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Liverpool, Riverside
Patchett, Terry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Barnsley East
Peacock, Mrs Elizabeth
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 1993
Batley and Spen
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Stalybridge and Hyde
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Burnley
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Hyndburn
Powell, Sir Raymond
Labour
Signed on 16 December 1993
Ogmore
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Lewisham East
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Pendle
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Wolverhampton North East
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Gateshead East
Raynsford, Mr Nick
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Greenwich
Redmond, Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Don Valley
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 February 1994
Newbury
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Coventry North West
Roche, Mrs Barbara
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Hornsey and Wood Green
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Rhondda
Rooker, Mr Jeff
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Bradford North
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Dundee West
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 12 January 1994
East Londonderry
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Lewisham, Deptford
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 1993
Banff and Buchan
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Huddersfield
Short, Clare
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Bolsover
Smith, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Oxford East
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Blaenau Gwent
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
West Bromwich East
Spearing, Nigel
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Newham South
Squire, Rachel
Labour
Signed on 25 January 1994
Dunfermline West
Steel, Sir David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
City of Durham
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Wansbeck
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 11 January 1994
Sherwood
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
North Cornwall
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 1993
Orkney and Shetland
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wardell, Gareth
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1994
Gower
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Liverpool, West Derby
Wicks, Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Croydon North West
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Carmarthen
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Preston
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wright, Dr Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 December 1993
Cannock and Burntwood