Fleur Anderson's 67 Early Day Motions
23rd September 2021
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 25th October 2021

Campaign to secure the future of the Covid Memorial Wall

Tabled by: Afzal Khan (Labour - Manchester, Gorton)
That this House welcomes the creation of the Covid Memorial Wall on Albert Embankment by Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice; notes that this memorial now includes over 150,000 hand-painted hearts to symbolise all those who lost their lives during the coronavirus pandemic; praises the work of Covid-19 Bereaved Families for …
139 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 97
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 10
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
14th January 2021
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 18th January 2021

Godfrey Colin Cameron

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House is deeply saddened by news of the death of Godfrey Colin Cameron, a hardworking member of Parliamentary security staff and member of the PCS trade union who passed away aged just 55 after contracting covid-19; extends our sincere condolences to his devoted wife Hyacinth, children Leon and …
139 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 112
Scottish National Party: 15
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th May 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Children and Young Persons

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 445), dated 21 April 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 23 April 2020, be annulled.
48 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Liberal Democrat: 4
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th July 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Enforcement

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Taking Control of Goods and Certification of Enforcement Agents (Amendment) (No. 2) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 614), dated 19 June 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 19 June 2020, be annulled.
18 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Independent: 2
21st July 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Town and Country Planning

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that The Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development and Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 632), dated 23 June 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 24 June 2020, be annulled.
55 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 43
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
4th June 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 14th July 2020

Legal Aid and Advice

Tabled by: David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 515), dated 15 May 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 18 May 2020, be annulled.
138 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 110
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
23rd April 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th April 2020

New starters under the CJRS

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House recognises there are loopholes in the Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme for new starters; acknowledges that the support offered of 80 per cent of wages up to £2,500 a month is vital for workers during the coronavirus outbreak; recognises that the cut-off date of 19 March 2020 for …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
22nd April 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 22nd April 2020

International human rights violations during the coronavirus pandemic

Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House is gravely concerned by serious human rights violations occurring across the world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic; notes that restrictions on human rights in response to a national public health emergency must be lawful, proportionate, necessary, subject to review, and limited in duration, and that …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
16th March 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 23rd March 2020

Temporary universal basic income

Tabled by: Kevin Brennan (Labour - Cardiff West)
That this House calls on the Government to introduce a temporary universal basic income or an emergency measure to help freelancers and the self-employed effected by the covid-19 outbreak.
100 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 49
Scottish National Party: 28
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 5
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
18th March 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Wednesday 18th March 2020

Co-operation between Blind Veterans UK and the Blinded Veterans Association of America

Tabled by: Julian Lewis (Conservative - New Forest East)
That this House celebrates the forthcoming 75th anniversary on 28 March 2020 of the Blinded Veterans Association of America and recognises its close and developing partnership with Blind Veterans UK, formerly known as St Dunstan’s, in the area of research into sight loss; acknowledges the unique value of the proposed …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 15
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
20th December 2019
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 10th March 2020

Unsafe cladding

Tabled by: Hilary Benn (Labour - Leeds Central)
That this House notes with concern the number of people living in blocks with cladding (both ACM and HPL) which has either been identified as unsafe or has yet to be inspected; is aware that a growing number of people are currently unable to sell their homes because of this …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Conservative: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
26th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

International law and trade with illegal Israeli settlements

Tabled by: Andy Slaughter (Labour - Hammersmith)
That this House recognises the publication of the UN’s database of companies operating in Israeli settlements; acknowledges that all Israeli settlements are illegal and that the transfer of a civilian population to an occupied territory is a war crime under international law; notes that complicity in war crimes is a …
81 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Scottish National Party: 31
Independent: 5
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
5th March 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Ending Sexual Harassment in the Work Place

Tabled by: Janet Daby (Labour - Lewisham East)
That this House recognises the need to end sexual harassment and violence at work, which is a hidden epidemic that particularly affects women workers, as well as young and LGBTQ+ people; acknowledges with concern the joint TUC and Everyday Sexism Project study which found that one in two women in …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th March 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

BBC as an institution of national importance

Tabled by: Clive Lewis (Labour - Norwich South)
That this House recognises that the BBC is a national treasure, a public service the UK can be proud of, with world class programmes and services, that the public pay for; notes that whatever criticism there may be of the BBC’s news output, editorial decisions, governance, transparency, accountability and independence …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 1
5th March 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 9th March 2020

World Hearing Day: Tuesday 3 March 2020

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises the importance of World Hearing Day; applauds the work of the National Association of Deafened People (NADP) which seeks to highlight the importance of timely and effective interventions in order to ensure that those with hearing loss are able to achieve their full potential in all …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 27 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Labour: 4
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
2nd March 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Effect of the bedroom tax on foster carers

Tabled by: Sarah Owen (Labour - Luton North)
That this House notes that 56,160 children were living with foster families in 2019; further notes that the under-occupancy penalty (the so-called bedroom tax) was introduced in April 2013 under the Welfare Reform Act 2012; condemns the bedroom tax policy; expresses concern about the bedroom tax’s effect on some of …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Scottish National Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
2nd March 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Exposure of workers in drive-through restaurants to air pollution

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House is concerned by the investigation carried out by BBC One’s Inside Out programme screened on 24 February 2020 into the levels of exposure to air pollutants experienced by workers in drive-through fast-food restaurants; notes that research by Professor Anitha K Chinnaswamy of the Centre for Business in …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
2nd March 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Protecting free access to cash

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House calls on the Government to take urgent action to protect free access to cash for people across the UK, which the UK’s largest cashpoint network, Link, has warned will collapse within two years without immediate intervention; understands that since January 2018, one in five free to use …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
26th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Pink Tax

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House highlights that it is unacceptable that in 2020 women and girls pay more than men for basic products, including toiletries, clothes, and haircuts; notes that products marketed at women are, in some cases, 34 per cent more expensive than those aimed at men; further notes that the …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
26th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Higher Education pay

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
That this House notes that workers in Higher Education (HE) have suffered a 17 per cent pay cut since 2009, a 15.1 per cent gender pay gap and a 26 per cent black and minority ethnic pay gap; further notes that in some Higher Education Institutions, 40 percent of staff …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
24th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Assaults on shopworkers

Tabled by: Gareth Thomas (Labour (Co-op) - Harrow West)
That this House deplores the rise in verbal and physical abuse of shopworkers, notes that according to research conducted by USDAW, over 400 retail workers were assaulted each day last year and that 62 per cent of retail staff have been the victim of either verbal or physical abuse; further …
69 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
25th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Community language services

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House notes that community language services help provide young people with an understanding of their first language and culture, raise educational attainment, celebrate diversity and linguistic plurality, and promote social cohesion across communities; is concerned that, at a time when many are worried about knife crime, radicalisation and …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
24th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Sack the sachet campaign

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House supports the international campaign Sack the Sachet by A Plastic Planet, which seeks to end the world’s reliance on single-use sachets that are so damaging to the environment; notes that globally 855 billion sachets are thrown away every year, enough to wrap the entire surface of the …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 6
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alba Party: 1
24th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 9th March 2020

Proposals for a sustainable and inclusive wellbeing economy

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the formal opinion on a sustainable and inclusive wellbeing economy, adopted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 24 January 2020; recognises that this opinion is the last one developed with the 24 UK members of the EESC and thanks them for their contributions; …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 7
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
24th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Thursday 5th March 2020

CCTV in care homes

Tabled by: Karl Turner (Labour - Kingston upon Hull East)
That this House recognises that people living in residential care homes represent some of the most vulnerable members of society most of whom have made commendable contributions to society over the course of their working and social lives; welcomes the Government’s ongoing review of social care policy; notes that there …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
13th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Environment Bill: air quality enforcement

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House notes that, according to the Royal College of Physicians, air pollution accounts for 64,000 premature deaths at a cost of £20 billion each year; further notes that enforceable EU air pollution targets will no longer apply after 1 January 2021, that the Government has accepted World Health …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
10th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Deaf Works Everywhere

Tabled by: Robert Halfon (Conservative - Harlow)
That this House notes that National Careers Week runs from 2-6 March; recognises the additional barriers experienced by deaf young people in securing employment and that with the right support deaf people can work everywhere; further notes that deaf people are twice as likely to be unemployed as their hearing …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
10th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Onshore wind and solar energy

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the May 2019 recommendation of the Committee on Climate Change that the cheapest renewables, onshore wind and solar, should have a Government backed route to market; recognises that the deployment of renewables needs to be accelerated through the 2020s in order to deliver net-zero emissions; notes …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
12th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Removal of free TV licences for over-75s

Tabled by: John Nicolson (Scottish National Party - Ochil and South Perthshire)
That this House supports the urgent reversal of the decision to make over-75s pay for TV licences; notes with concern that over 240,000 households in Scotland could be hit by the decision; further notes that 73 per cent of households in Scotland with someone aged over 75 could have their …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
12th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

In-work poverty

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House expresses concern that according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation UK Poverty Report 2019-20 the proportion of people in work who live in poverty went up for the third consecutive year to a record high; further notes that according to the report 7 in 10 children in poverty …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
13th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Local housing allowance for care leavers and homeless young people

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is deeply concerned that care leavers risk facing eviction and homelessness on their 22nd birthday, due to the increasing gap between the local housing allowance and private sector rents; regrets that care leavers aged 22 have their local housing allowance reduced to the lowest shared accommodation rate …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
13th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Overdraft fees

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
This House notes with concern proposed changes to overdraft fees for individuals and businesses due to be implemented in April 2020; further notes that this would lead to substantial increases in fees for both arranged and unarranged overdrafts; recognises the need to simplify overdraft fees and however notes with concern …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
13th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Inquiry into the adequacy of radiotherapy

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House recognises precision Radiotherapy as a cost effective, life-saving cancer treatment; notes that 1 in 4 people will require access to radiotherapy and that the treatment is crucial in 4 out of every 10 cancer cures; welcomes the Government's commitment to improve early cancer detection but believes the …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
13th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Indoor air quality in the Environment Bill

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House notes the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health report, entitled The inside story: health effects of indoor air quality on children and young people; recognises that children spend 95 per cent of their time indoors; further notes they are exposed to indoor air pollution from construction …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 2020

Adequacy of British assistance to reduce death sentences and torture in Bahrain

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House strongly condemns the Government of Bahrain’s increased use of capital punishment, including the recent re-imposition of death sentences against dissidents, Mohammed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa; is concerned that that their sentences were based heavily on confessions extracted under torture and that the prosecution failed to present any …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 18
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 4
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
12th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 24th February 2020

Deportations ahead of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review Publication

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
This House deplores the Government's ongoing use of deportation flights to Commonwealth countries against the recommendations of the Windrush Lessons Learned Review; notes that while the publication of the Review has been much delayed without explanation, it is expected to recommend the cessation of all deportations of people who have …
69 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
13th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 13th February 2020

Shortages of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Treatments

Tabled by: Fleur Anderson (Labour - Putney)
That this House notes with concern the continuing shortage of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) treatment to alleviate severe symptoms of the menopause and is alarmed that many women have been affected by shortages for over a year; further notes that this is also affecting hormonal contraceptive supplies which could lead …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 4
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
29th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Thursday 13th February 2020

Zero Hours Justice Campaign

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House commends successful businessman Julian Richer for launching the Zero Hours Justice campaign to provide advice and legal support for workers forced to work on a zero hours basis; believes that good employers recognise that their staff deserve financial security and the ability budget effectively from week to …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Thursday 13th February 2020

Permanent Funding for the National Wildlife Crime Unit

Tabled by: John Spellar (Labour - Warley)
That this House notes the success of the UK National Wildlife Crime Unit through its intelligence-led role in the prevention and detection of crimes relating to a wide range of wildlife issues; recognises that the unit provides specialist skills, knowledge and expertise to the Police, UK Border Force, HM Revenue …
94 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Conservative: 8
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 1
24th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 13th February 2020

Clean water and climate change

Tabled by: Fleur Anderson (Labour - Putney)
That this House is very concerned that 2.2 billion people around the world still don’t have a reliable source of clean water; believes that far too little is being done to help the most vulnerable people adapt to climate change; notes that access to a reliable source of clean water …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
6th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

EU Settlement Scheme

Tabled by: Kate Green (Labour - Stretford and Urmston)
That this House is concerned that the EU Settlement Scheme does not deliver sufficient assurance of their future status to all EU nationals resident in the UK; notes that some EU nationals and non-EU family members will be unable to obtain their status for a number of reasons, including a …
86 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
13th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Young Carers Awareness Day

Tabled by: Paul Blomfield (Labour - Sheffield Central)
That this House supports Young Carers Awareness Day, led by Carers Trust, which takes place on 30 January 2020; recognises the importance of young carers, who include as many as 1 in 5 children and young people in the UK; highlights the challenges faced by young carers and the negative …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Scottish National Party: 11
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
20th December 2019
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Committee on arms export controls

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House notes that in 1998 members of the Foreign Affairs, Trade, Defence and International Development Committees met together to scrutinise the Government's annual report on arms exports; further notes that this arrangement has been repeated annually and gradually became more formalised as the Committees on Arms Exports Controls …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
6th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Situation in The Gambia

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House is very concerned by the crackdown on peaceful protest and the media in The Gambia, following the use of excessive force by security forces last month to disperse protesters calling for President Adama Barrow to fulfil his pledge to step down after three years in power, resulting …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
6th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Tabled by: Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House expresses its concern at the continued imprisonment of British national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe; urges the Government to act purposefully to negotiate her release; supports a review into the steps taken so far by this and previous Governments to secure her release; stands in solidarity with Nazanin’s family and …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
6th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Department of Work and Pensions Review of food bank use

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House acknowledges that the Department for Work and Pensions commissioned an evidence review on the drivers of food bank use in 2018; notes the Government's commitment to this House to publish the findings of the review; further notes the Government's failure to date to publish those findings; and …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 25
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
30th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Universal credit and state pension transition

Tabled by: Mark Tami (Labour - Alyn and Deeside)
This House notes that a claimant of universal credit that is approaching state pension age may be subject to nine weeks without income between the end of universal credit and the first payment of the state pension if they are not eligible for pension credit; further notes that that period …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 49
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
30th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Interserve industrial action at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House supports members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) employed by Interserve at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) who will embark on a month of strike action throughout February 2020; notes that this dispute has been ongoing since March 2019 over issues including pay, trade …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
27th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Protecting the oceans

Tabled by: Jo Stevens (Labour - Cardiff Central)
That this House recognises and celebrates the importance of vibrant oceans to our global ecosystem; notes that our oceans are facing a variety of threats, including large amounts of waste of all kinds being disposed of in them, overfishing and human caused climate change, and that the creatures within them …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Scottish National Party: 5
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
4th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Use of the whip in British horseracing

Tabled by: Chris Evans (Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn)
That this House notes that racehorses are routinely beaten with a whip under rules set by the industry's regulatory body, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) which sanctions this violent treatment in order that jockeys may, as it is claimed, encourage racehorses to improve their chances of winning, even though evidence …
96 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 29
Liberal Democrat: 10
Conservative: 5
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
27th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Protection for unaccompanied child refugees

Tabled by: Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House notes that there are thousands of unaccompanied child refugees throughout Europe living in desperate circumstances; welcomes the Government’s statement that it will ensure unaccompanied children will continue to be able to come to the UK to join a relative; notes with concern the removal of that protection …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
13th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th February 2020

Tackling online harm to children with a duty of care regulator

Tabled by: Jo Stevens (Labour - Cardiff Central)
That this House notes the publication of the Online Harms White Paper in April 2019 and subsequent assurances by the Government that they will introduce a robust regulator to safeguard children online; further notes that over 45,000 people signed the NSPCC’s Wild West Web petition calling for statutory regulation so …
68 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 4
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
6th February 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 10th February 2020

Conduct of Judge Robin Tolson QC

Tabled by: Louise Haigh (Labour - Sheffield, Heeley)
That this House welcomes the overturning by the High Court of Justice Tolson’s ruling in the Central Family Court that a sexual assault did not constitute rape because the woman had taken no physical step to encourage the man to desist; notes with concern the High Court’s findings that Justice …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 39
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
23rd January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th January 2020

Investing in social prescribing to improve public health

Tabled by: Rachel Hopkins (Labour - Luton South)
That this House is concerned that Government cuts to local government funding are reducing the ability for arts and culture to improve society’s health and wellbeing; notes that this lack of investment undermines health care professional's capability to deliver effective social prescribing initiatives through wider community groups which can provide …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alba Party: 1
29th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th January 2020

Grants for electric vehicles

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
This House supports the growth of electric vehicle sales; notes that Government funded grants for electric cars have been running since 2011 and that battery electric vehicles now represent 1.6 per cent of new car sales in the UK; further notes that those grants are due to end in March …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th December 2019
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Climate Parliament

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes this Government could be responsible for five of the remaining 11 years the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has warned are left to halve global emissions and limit warming to 1.5C; further notes that the Committee on Climate Change report in July 2019 revealed the Government …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th December 2019
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Hospital parking charges

Tabled by: Mike Hill (Labour - Hartlepool)
That this House notes the unreasonably high charges faced by NHS staff, patients, visitors and bereaved people in hospital car parks across the United Kingdom; recognises that this is an unfair levy on vulnerable people who may be in severe distress; acknowledges that previous efforts to prevent further increases or …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
19th December 2019
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Global Goals, Official Development Assistance, and the role of the Department for International Development

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House affirms its commitment to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development agreed by Member States of the United Nations in 2015 with the aim of ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the urgency of climate change by 2030; believes the United Kingdom’s statutory commitment to spending 0.7 per …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
7th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Anti-Semitic incidents

Tabled by: Catherine West (Labour - Hornsey and Wood Green)
This House condemns the widely reported instance of a 13 year old boy receiving vile anti-Semitic abuse on a London bus on 5 January; sends this House’s solidarity and sympathy to the Jewish community following this and other recently widely reported instances of anti-Semitic abuse; again calls on the Government …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 7
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 5
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
7th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Australia bushfire crisis

Tabled by: Ruth Jones (Labour - Newport West)
That this House acknowledges that the Commonwealth of Australia is fighting one of its worst bushfire seasons, fuelled by record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought; recognises that the heart-breaking and vicious bushfire crisis is affecting states and territories right across the Commonwealth of Australia; sends its heartfelt sympathies to …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
8th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Tabled by: Hannah Bardell (Scottish National Party - Livingston)
That this House supports Cervical Cancer Prevention Week from 20 to 26 January 2020; welcomes the fact that cervical screening prevents 75 per cent of cervical cancers from developing and the HPV vaccine protects against 70 per cent of cervical cancers; is concerned that more than one in four women …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 13
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
9th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Ban on trophy hunting imports

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House welcomes the Government's public consultation on controls on the import and export of hunting trophies; notes the strong cross-party support for EDM 1829, Session 2017-19 and that 86 per cent of the British public support an end to trophy hunting; further notes that most UK trophy imports …
168 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 77
Scottish National Party: 42
Conservative: 17
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
9th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 20th January 2020

Future of the South Western rail franchise

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House recognises the appalling service that passengers of South Western Railway (SWR) have experienced since the former Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Member for Epsom and Ewell, awarded the franchise to SWR in March 2017; further recognises that commuters' journeys were severely disrupted by the …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jan 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 2
13th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Homelessness

Tabled by: Debbie Abrahams (Labour - Oldham East and Saddleworth)
That this House deplores the 77 per cent increase in the number of homeless families in temporary accommodation in England to 84,740 since 2010, including 126,020 children, with a further 82,000 children sofa surfing according to the Children’s Commissioner; is concerned that according to Crisis a further 3.74 million people …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 3
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Adult Social Care

Tabled by: Helen Hayes (Labour - Dulwich and West Norwood)
That this House recognises with concern the widespread funding and staffing shortfall in social care services; welcomes the commitment in all major party manifestos to seek reform of the social care sector; notes the significant challenges an ageing population poses for local authorities and the NHS; further recognises the significant …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
16th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 20th January 2020

Outsourcing of TfL Underground and Overground cleaners

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House pays tribute to cleaners employed on London Underground and Overground who keep the capital's transport network clear of obstructions, and maintain it in a hygienic state while working unsocial hours in dirty and hazardous conditions; notes that Transport for London continues to use outsourcing companies ABM and …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 1
Independent: 1
13th January 2020
Fleur Anderson signed this EDM on Monday 13th January 2020

Suspension of NHS charges for maternity care

Tabled by: Kate Green (Labour - Stretford and Urmston)
That this House is deeply concerned by the growing body of evidence, including research reports by Doctors of the World, Maternity Action and the British Medical Association, that the NHS England overseas visitors charging regime is deterring vulnerable migrant women living in the UK from seeking essential maternity care; is …
101 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 54
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1