Nadia Whittome's 397 Early Day Motions
24th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 20th February 2024

Support for families of British Palestinians

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House absolutely condemns the ongoing conflict in Gaza; further condemns the futile and tragic loss of life and the impact on all Palestinians; notes with specific concern the situation of Salim Ghayyada’s 40 immediate family members who have been forced to abandon their homes in Gaza City and …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
9th February 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 19th February 2024

Achieving clean air

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that 15 February marks the anniversary of the death of Ella Roberta Adoo-Kissi Debrah who became the first person to have air pollution listed on her death certificate, and extends its deepest sympathies to her family; notes that air pollution is associated with conditions like asthma, …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
19th February 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 19th February 2024

Alan Bates and the Freedom of the City of Liverpool

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House supports the call for the Freedom of the City of Liverpool to be bestowed upon Liverpool-born Post Office Horizon campaigner Alan Bates; notes this is the highest civil award in the city and has previously been awarded to those who have left an indelible mark on the …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
1st February 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 8th February 2024

Independent Panel Inquiry into the death of Zane Gbangbola

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House notes that the Post Office Horizon scandal has reemphasised the need for a Hillsborough Law; acknowledges that more tragedies would benefit from a duty of candour on public servants and a parity of arms; supports the call for an independent panel inquiry with full powers to compel …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th February 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 8th February 2024

Gellings Riding School

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House supports Gellings Riding School in its efforts to acquire the land it is situated upon in order to secure its existence for future generations; notes that the school is a vital community asset which has been an integral part of the West Derby community for 30 years, …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th February 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 8th February 2024

International Court of Justice Ruling on Gaza and the UK’s duties under the Genocide Convention

Tabled by: Zarah Sultana (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on 26 January 2024, which found that it is plausible that Israel’s ongoing attacks on the Palestinian people in Gaza are in breach of the Genocide Convention; further notes that the ICJ issued provisional measures, including ordering …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
1st February 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 8th February 2024

Fuel poverty and the private rented sector

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House believes it is a national scandal that in 2022-23 almost 5,000 excess winter deaths were caused by people living in cold and damp homes; is deeply concerned that 6.5 million UK households are experiencing fuel poverty following the energy price cap rise in January 2024; urges the …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
24th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 8th February 2024

Youth services

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House recognises the deep impact that the last decade of austerity has had on local youth services; notes the YMCA's findings that youth services have been cut by £1.1bn nationally since 2010/11, which is a real-terms fall of 74 per cent, and that the annual spend per head …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
26th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 8th February 2024

Appeal of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine for humanitarian and military aid

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expresses its support for the appeal of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine to the Trade Unions, Parliaments, and Governments of democratic countries, which notes the new year in Ukraine began with horrific massive Russian missile attacks on the cities of Ukraine, that every day, …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
1st February 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 1st February 2024

LGBT History Month 2024

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House recognises and celebrates February as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month 2024; welcomes this month-long celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history; notes that LGBTQ+ people have a long history of making incredible contributions to the UK; further notes that LGBTQ+ History month is …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
1st February 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 1st February 2024

Jay Abatan

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House expresses concern that 25 years after Jay Abatan was killed in a racist attack in Brighton his murderers have still not been brought to justice; notes that Sussex police have apologised to Jay Abatan's family for the multiple failures in the way the investigation was conducted, as …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
16th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th January 2024

Deaths of journalists in Gaza

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expressers its extreme concern at the mounting and unprecedented death toll of journalists in Gaza; notes that the independent Committee to Protect Journalists has recorded the death of 82 journalists in this conflict since October 2023; welcomes the support provided by the National Union of Journalists for …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
16th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th January 2024

Journalists in Gaza

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is profoundly shocked and saddened by the deaths of over 85 journalists and other media workers in Gaza since the Hamas attacks of October 7, with many more critically injured, missing or in detention without trial; believes that journalists in Gaza are the only ones standing between …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
26th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 29th January 2024

Health workers in Gaza and the 2024 Nobel Peace Prize

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House congratulates the more than 250,000 people who have signed a petition to support the nomination of health care workers in Gaza for the 2024 Nobel Peace Prize; believes that health workers in Gaza have sought to save lives in the most difficult of circumstances and mourns the …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
26th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 29th January 2024

English National Opera

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expresses its dismay at reports that the English National Opera management is proposing to cut the salaries of its opera workforce by as much as 40%; notes that the previous joint campaigning by the workforce, the trade union Equity, and the English National Opera had culminated in …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
22nd January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd January 2024

Right to Buy (No. 2)

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that around 2 million council homes in England have been sold off to private individuals well below market value since the inception of the Right to Buy in 1980; further notes these homes were built using public money to create an essential collective asset fundamental to …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Green Party: 1
8th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 19th January 2024

Pension restitution for women born in the 1950s

Tabled by: Kim Johnson (Labour - Liverpool, Riverside)
That this House welcomes the positive interventions from so many hon. Members from across the House on behalf of women born in the 1950s who have suffered pensions loss through the targeting of their pension rights; pays tribute to constituents and campaigners in their ongoing fight for justice; recalls that …
87 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 41
Scottish National Party: 25
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
19th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 19th January 2024

Right to Buy

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
This House notes that around 2 million council homes in England have been sold off to private individuals well below market value since the inception of the Right to Buy in 1980; further notes these homes were built using public money to create an essential collective asset fundamental to the …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
8th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 15th January 2024

Short-term medical evacuation of children from Gaza

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House welcomes the work of Saving Gaza's Children, an NGO dedicated to supporting the children of Gaza to receive life-saving and time-critical, emergency medical care required as a result of the Israel-Gaza conflict by identifying children in dire need of medical evacuation and securing their evacuation to host …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
8th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 10th January 2024

Government legal advice on Gaza

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House understands that questions have been raised internationally about the legality of the Israeli government’s actions in Gaza; recognises that in November 2023 UN experts raised the alarm about the risk of genocide in Gaza; highlights the UN General Secretary’s reasons for invoking Article 99 that there is …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
19th December 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 8th January 2024

Long March in Balochistan

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expresses its admiration for the courage displayed by the women leading the Long March to Islamabad from across Balochistan to raise awareness of the disappearances, abductions and killings associated with the operations of Pakistan's Counter Terrorism Department; notes that there have been violent attacks on the marching …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
22nd November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 8th January 2024

Cost of applying for indefinite leave under the bereaved partner concession

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House supports the Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London’s call for a fee waiver to be introduced for grieving widows applying for indefinite leave to remain under the bereaved partner concession; notes that the death of a loved one brings multiple emotional, practical and financial costs; …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Labour: 20
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
8th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 8th January 2024

Sub-postmasters

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
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 …
89 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 41
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
8th January 2024
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 8th January 2024

School Meals Coalition

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That this House welcomes the creation of the School Meals Coalition; notes the Coalition is a partnership of 96 countries, with responsibility for over 60 percent of the world’s population, spanning the full range of geographies and across high, middle and low-income countries; congratulates the Coalition in supporting the reinstatement …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
19th December 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th December 2023

Palestinian family visa scheme

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House notes that at least 18,000 civilians have already been killed by the bombardment and siege of Gaza alongside an escalating death toll in the West Bank; further notes that 60 per cent of buildings in Gaza have been flattened and hospitals and schools bombed, food, water and …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
18th December 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 15th December 2023

Members of Parliament (Oil and Gas Companies) Bill

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House welcomes the publication of the Members of Parliament (Oil and Gas Companies) Bill on 13 December 2023; supports the Bill’s aims of prohibiting Members of Parliament from working for or receiving any financial or other benefit from oil and gas companies as well as its call for …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
7th December 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 11th December 2023

Arms to Israel

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House notes with deep concern that UK-made military equipment and technology is being used by Israel, including in its most recent bombardment of the occupied Gaza Strip which has resulted in thousands of deaths and injuries; expresses alarm at reports by the UN Commission of Inquiry on the …
80 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 33
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
28th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 11th December 2023

Launch of The Rational Policy-Maker’s Guide to the NHS report

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House welcomes the publication of the report The Rational Policy-Maker’s Guide to the NHS; supports the report’s main conclusions that the NHS is the best and most cost-effective healthcare model yet to be demonstrated in practice in an advanced economy, that the current serious underperformance of the NHS is …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th December 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 11th December 2023

Adult literacy

Tabled by: Margaret Greenwood (Labour - Wirral West)
That this House recognises that poor literacy skills and illiteracy can consign adults to insecure and low-paid work, lead to poverty and isolation and leave them vulnerable to exploitation; further recognises that people who struggle to read and write can face difficulty in accessing housing, social security, health and care …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
4th December 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 6th December 2023

85th anniversary of the return of the British and Irish volunteers in the International Brigades

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House notes that 7 December 2023 marks the 85th anniversary of the return to Britain of the British and Irish volunteer members of the International Brigades who fought on the side of the Republican Government against fascism of Franco, Mussolini and Hitler in the Spanish Civil War; recalls …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
27th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th December 2023

COP28

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that COP28 in Dubai marks a critical moment in efforts to secure a liveable future; expresses profound alarm that, according to the UN, governments plan to produce double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than is consistent with limiting global heating to 1.5 degrees and …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
16th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 4th December 2023

Council budgets and audits

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House notes with concern the increase in the number of councils struggling to meet the costs of temporary accommodation, Special Educational Needs and Disability services and social care; recognises the importance of local councils’ services in providing essential support for vulnerable individuals and their families; notes with concern …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Labour: 7
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th December 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 4th December 2023

Reductions in railway funding

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House notes the Government funding settlement for the next five-year Railway Control Period 7 from 2024 to 2029 will result in a £1.2bn cut in Network Rail's budget for vital safety-critical railway infrastructure work compared to the previous five year period; further notes these cuts will fall on …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Independent: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
29th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 30th November 2023

60th anniversary of Dr Who

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House congratulates Dr Who on reaching its 60th anniversary; welcomes the inclusive and diverse nature of the 60th anniversary episode; notes the long history of Doctor Who breaking barriers in inclusion in gender and diversity including the recent positive representation of trans people; further notes the pleasure and …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th November 2023

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Tabled by: Paulette Hamilton (Labour - Birmingham, Erdington)
That this House acknowledges that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month; recognises that survival rates in the UK still lag behind much of the rest of Europe and the World; notes that pancreatic cancer is difficult to detect and that diagnosis takes too long with slow processes and multiple tests …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Independent: 6
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
20th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st November 2023

Local Housing Allowance and housing supply

Tabled by: Paula Barker (Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree)
That this House acknowledges the endemic housing crisis which now affects all communities across the country and the unsustainable rent increases across the private rented sector; affirms the current inadequacy of Local Housing Allowance, frozen since April 2020; believes that Local Housing Allowance has not kept pace with rising rents; …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
20th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st November 2023

Hearings on the return of African artefacts and ancestral remains

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House seeks to honour and continue the work of the late Bernie Grant, former Member of Parliament for Tottenham, on the restitution of African artefacts and ancestral remains; notes the recent report by the APPG on Afrikan Reparations entitled, Hearings on the Restitution of Stolen African Artefacts and …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
13th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th November 2023

Seasonal Worker visa scheme

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House notes the recent report by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and the Independent which identified issues of racism, wage theft and threats of being sent back home in 19 farm inspection reports produced by the Home Office between 2021 and 2022; recognises that migrant seasonal workers are …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
7th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 14th November 2023

Addressing the climate emergency

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House expresses its profound concern about the Government’s failure to address the urgency of the climate and ecological emergency; is alarmed by escalating climate impacts and the diminishing remaining carbon budget for limiting global temperatures to 1.5 degrees; is dismayed by the recent approval of the Rosebank oil …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Nov 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
7th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 13th November 2023

Immigration

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that the Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2023 (S.I., 2023, No. 1004), dated 14 September 2023, a copy of which was laid before this House on 15 September 2023, be annulled.
36 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
8th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 13th November 2023

Night Riviera Sleeper Service

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House recognises that the Night Riviera Sleeper service, operated by Great Western Railway (GWR) between London Paddington and Penzance, plays a vital role in providing sustainable and low-carbon travel between the capital and west of England; believes the staff employed on the Night Riviera provide a high-quality service …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 3
7th November 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th November 2023

Protecting civilians in Gaza and Israel (No. 2)

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House utterly condemns the massacre of Israeli civilians and taking of hostages by Hamas; agrees with the United Nations Secretary-General that these horrific acts do not justify responding with the collective punishment of the Palestinian people; expresses its deep alarm at the Israeli military bombardment and total siege of …
104 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 47
Scottish National Party: 40
Independent: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
24th October 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th October 2023

Postural Tachycardia Syndrome Awareness Day 2023

Tabled by: Cat Smith (Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood)
That this House notes that 25 October 2023 is Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTs) Awareness Day; highlights that PoTS is a nervous system abnormality mainly affecting women, where exercise, standing or sitting cause symptoms ranging from palpitations and shortness of breath to chest pain and fainting; further highlights that studies from …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
17th October 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 17th October 2023

Protecting civilians in Gaza and Israel

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House utterly condemns the massacre of Israeli civilians and taking of hostages by Hamas; agrees with the United Nations Secretary-General that these horrific acts do not justify responding with the collective punishment of the Palestinian people; expresses its deep alarm at the Israeli military bombardment and total siege of …
95 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Scottish National Party: 38
Independent: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
24th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 16th October 2023

Storage of US nuclear weapons in the UK

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House is deeply concerned that the United Kingdom has been added to the United States’ list of nuclear weapons storage site locations in Europe and that, according to information released by the United States' government, these storage sites are being upgraded; is concerned that this signals a change …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 12
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
18th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 19th September 2023

COP28 and human rights

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is concerned that the 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) will be held in the United Arab Emirates amid ongoing repression and human rights violations, and risks being used to greenwash and distract from the UAE’s appalling human rights records; notes the ongoing detention of 60 members of …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
18th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Transport for London cleaning review

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House welcomes the decision by the London Mayor to conduct work to assess TfL’s ability to bring cleaning in-house; further welcomes the fact that RMT and Transport for London are now holding discussions to see whether and how this can be facilitated, preventing the need for TfL’s cleaning …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
18th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

World Arthritis Day 2023

Tabled by: Rachael Maskell (Labour (Co-op) - York Central)
That this House celebrates World Arthritis Day, which is due to take place on 12 October 2023; welcomes its aims to raise awareness of arthritis and educates people about the symptoms, preventive measures and treatment options available; praises the work that researchers, healthcare professionals and campaigners at Versus Arthritis are …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
14th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Right to Food Week 2023

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House recognises that Right to Food Week 2023 takes place between 18 and 23 September 2023; highlights the injustices of hunger; notes that 18% of UK households are experiencing food insecurity and more than half a million children dropped below the poverty line in the last year; acknowledges …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
14th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

COP28

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this house notes that COP28, taking place between 30th Nov and 12th Dec 2023, marks a critical stage in the global effort to secure a liveable future; expresses alarm about escalating climate impacts, current commitments being vastly insufficient and governments planning to produce?more than?double the amount of fossil fuels …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
12th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Calling for a free and democratic Iran

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House is deeply concerned by the ongoing crackdown on peaceful protesters by the regime of Iran, which continues to execute dissidents with total impunity and which is also trying to export its reign of terror abroad, including by targeting dissidents living in Europe with terrorist attacks; condemns illegal …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Liberal Democrat: 5
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
12th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

One-year anniversary of the death of Mahsa Amini

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House marks the one-year anniversary of the horrific death of Mahsa Amini at the hands of Iranian authorities; remembers the hundreds of protesters who have been killed or executed in the protests following Mahsa’s death; recognises the ongoing struggle of Iranian protesters and condemns the use of excessive …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
12th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Service of Paul Kehoe, House of Commons Senior Doorkeeper

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this house sends its warmest congratulations and thanks to Paul Kehoe on completing an impressive 44 years of loyal service in the House of Commons; recognises his kindness, hard work and loyal service during this time; and looks forward to working with him through his 45th year and beyond.
25 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
12th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Community News Project and Meta

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House acknowledges the success of the Community News Project (CNP) since 2018, enhancing diversity and representation in regional and local newsrooms across the UK; applauds the CNP's pivotal role in training budding journalists to cover grassroots community issues; expresses concern over Meta's decision to cease funding the CNP …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
11th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

UK manufactures of Lower Carbon Construction vehicles

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
This House welcomes the Government’s decision to review the lower weight limits being imposed on greener volumetric mobile concrete plants (VCMs) as a first step to reversing regulations that are devastating a great British manufacturer, threatening 15,000 skilled jobs in 137 constituencies, contributing £380 million to the UK economy; further …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
7th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Industrial action by social care workers in Glasgow

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House thanks social care staff across Scotland and the rest of the UK who work in frontline community services to care for our most vulnerable; recognises that many social care workers, especially in the private sector, are in receipt of low pay and poor terms and conditions which …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Compensation for nuclear test veterans

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House recognises the contribution of the nuclear test veterans, including the Royal Fleet Auxiliary veterans who were present during the nuclear testing programme from 1952 to 1967; acknowledges the sacrifices made by more than 20,000 British personnel who took part in these atomic tests; notes that nuclear test …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

Pulmonary fibrosis awareness month

Tabled by: Mohammad Yasin (Labour - Bedford)
That this House marks Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month which takes place in September; acknowledges the importance of raising awareness of pulmonary fibrosis, a debilitating and often life-threatening lung condition affecting 70,000 people across the United Kingdom; regrets that 1% of all deaths are due to pulmonary fibrosis; recognises the work …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th September 2023

50th anniversary of the 1973 Chilean military coup

Tabled by: Mick Whitley (Labour - Birkenhead)
That this House notes that 11 September 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1973 Chilean coup d’état; honours the heroic sacrifices of all those who resisted the murderous dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet between 1973 and 1990 and remembers the three thousand Chileans murdered by state security forces in that …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
14th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 15th September 2023

TUC Conference 2023 resolution on public sector pay

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House notes that real weekly wages remain below where they were in 2008; further notes that wages in the public sector continue to fall in real terms; recognises the final public sector pay settlements for 2022-23 reflected an increase on the initial public sector pay review body recommendations …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
12th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 12th September 2023

Human rights in Manipur

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House notes the ongoing, grave human rights violations in Manipur, India, including acts of sexual violence, extrajudicial killings, home destruction, forced displacement, torture and ill-treatment, predominantly targeting the Kuki-Zo people, a tribal community who are largely Christian; further notes that between 3 May and mid-August an estimated 160 …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
13th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th September 2023

Mandatory food waste reporting in England

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
That this House notes that UK food waste causes an estimated 36 million tonnes CO2eq in emissions domestically and overseas, costing businesses and citizens approximately £19 billion; further notes that UK on-farm food waste alone is estimated to use an area of agricultural land half the size of Wales and …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Independent: 4
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
5th September 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 7th September 2023

Attacks on Jacqueline McKenzie

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House stands in solidarity with Jacqueline McKenzie, a partner and head of immigration and asylum law at Leigh Day law firm, who has faced unprecedented attacks from the Home Office and the Conservative Campaign Headquarters; believes that these attacks have the direct aim to undermine Jacqueline McKenzie’s professional …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Independent: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Green Party: 1
18th July 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 20th July 2023

Kinship carers

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House recognises the important role played by kinship carers in keeping children out of the care system, providing the love and stability children need by bringing up a relative or friend's child; acknowledges the work of leading national charity Kinship, which offers free support and advice to kinship …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
17th July 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 20th July 2023

Access to State Pension for people diagnosed with a terminal illness

Tabled by: Dave Doogan (Scottish National Party - Angus)
That this House notes that those with terminal illnesses cannot currently access their State Pension until retirement age; recognises that this is the case even for individuals who have made full National Insurance contributions; acknowledges that poverty rates are disproportionately high amongst the terminally ill; commends research by Loughborough University …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
13th July 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 20th July 2023

School libraries and librarians

Tabled by: Margaret Greenwood (Labour - Wirral West)
That this House recognises the importance of encouraging children to enjoy books from an early age and of developing a culture of reading for pleasure in schools; notes that evidence suggests that school libraries lead to better literacy and educational outcomes, higher attainment, improved wellbeing and contribute to the delivery …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
4th July 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 20th July 2023

Palestinians facing persecution

Tabled by: Andy McDonald (Independent - Middlesbrough)
That this House recognises that the Palestinian people are under unprecedented attack; notes that the Israeli Government, one of the most right-wing in its history, has launched its biggest military incursion in the West Bank in two decades, is announcing thousands of new illegal settlements on a regular basis, continuing …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 6
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
17th July 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 18th July 2023

The two-child benefit cap

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House strongly opposes the continuation of the cruel and unnecessary two child limit for benefits, introduced by the Government in 2017; notes that recent research shows that one in 10 children live in households affected by the two-child limit, that is 1.5 million children; highlights the University of …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
11th July 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 12th July 2023

Launch of the Our Story Is One campaign

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House notes the launch of the Our Story Is One campaign; recalls that in 1983 10 Baha’i women were executed for their religious beliefs; observes that this campaign links the 40th anniversary of this infamous event with the increasing loss of life of women and girls in Iran …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th July 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th July 2023

Future of railway ticket offices

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House notes with concern the planned mass closure of rail ticket offices, leaving many of the over 1000 train stations unstaffed; recognises that railway ticket office staff are a vital resource for many passengers who might struggle to manage online booking processes and for the security of children, …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Independent: 5
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
10th July 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 10th July 2023

Poverty truth commissions

Tabled by: Rebecca Long Bailey (Labour - Salford and Eccles)
That this House commends the role of poverty truth commissions in bringing people who have lived experience of the struggle against poverty directly into decision making about tackling poverty; acknowledges that those with lived experience have often been left out of policy making, even though their perspective and insight can …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
10th July 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 10th July 2023

Your Good Home magazine and lived experience co-production

Tabled by: Rebecca Long Bailey (Labour - Salford and Eccles)
This House commends the recently-launched Your Good Home magazine, which is the outcome from a lived experience co-production project produced by young Salfordians who have experienced the housing system and temporary accommodation and are trying to make a safe and happy home for the first time, facilitated by the social …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 26th June 2023

Young Lives vs Cancer report

Tabled by: George Howarth (Labour - Knowsley)
That this House notes the Young Lives vs Cancer report entitled Running on Empty which explores the costs that young cancer patients and their families face when travelling for treatment; expresses concern at the finding in the report that it costs young cancer patients and their families on average £250 …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 26th June 2023

Time For Change Coalition Against Hunting

Tabled by: Rachael Maskell (Labour (Co-op) - York Central)
That this House is concerned that hunting with dogs is still taking place in England and Wales under the guise of trail hunting and exemptions in the law; recognises that the ban on hunting with dogs is weak and is failing to protect animals from cruelty; believes that until this …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Conservative: 1
19th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 26th June 2023

Children’s Hospice Week 2023

Tabled by: Siobhain McDonagh (Labour - Mitcham and Morden)
That this House celebrates Children’s Hospice Week 2023 between 19 and 25 June; recognises that children’s hospices across the UK support thousands of seriously ill babies, children and young people; is concerned by Together for Short Lives’s recent findings that local NHS funding for children’s hospices in England is currently …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 26th June 2023

Prescription charges

Tabled by: Margaret Greenwood (Labour - Wirral West)
That this House welcomes the latest report from the Prescription Charges Coalition entitled Continuing to pay the price published in March 2023 which demonstrates that vital medicine is unaffordable for many people living with long-term health conditions in England and that there has been an increase in the number of …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 26th June 2023

Endometriosis awareness campaign

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House notes the struggles that more than one million women in the UK suffering from endometriosis face; recognises that no one should suffer from endometriosis or any health condition in silence; acknowledges that endometriosis can severely affect a woman’s life and that there is very little public understanding …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
15th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 26th June 2023

Impact on bereaved families of the non-attendance of offenders at sentence hearings

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House notes with deep concern the terrible impact that the non-attendance by an offender at a sentence hearing has on bereaved families; further notes that this non-attendance can significantly affect the wellbeing of bereaved families and impact their process of recovery; places on record the courage and strength …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
15th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 26th June 2023

Improved public transport to support cleaner air

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House welcomes initiatives such as Clean Air Day, which this year is on 15 June, and highlights the need to support improvements in air quality and public health; notes that poor air quality exists in the transport sector, arising from a failure to introduce affordable and attractive alternatives …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 22nd June 2023

Centenary of Aberdare Cenotaph

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House notes the 100th anniversary of the erection of the Cenotaph in Victoria Square, Aberdare, which was unveiled on 8 March 1923 in memory of 700 men of the area who died during the 1914-18 war; further notes the later dedications to service men who died in the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

The Ministerial Code and parliamentary standards

Tabled by: Dawn Butler (Labour - Brent Central)
That this House believes that trust in the Ministerial Code has been eroded; further believes that the Prime Minister should no longer be the guardian of the Code as this does not provide necessary safeguards; and calls for steps to be taken to make the House of Commons responsible for …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Extrajudicial executions in Iran (No. 5)

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expresses deep concern at the extrajudicial executions of Arnika GhaemMaghami, Negin Salehi, Amir Mohamad Rahmanipour, Soroush Pourahmadi, Mehran Abaspour Aghdam, Mohsen Mansouri, Sadaf Movahedi, Marzieh Doshman Ziary, Nasrin Ghaderi, Samaneh Nicknam, Parmis Hamnava, Sina Malayeri, Hosein Akbarzadeh, Ali Akbar Jafari, Mohamad Reza Mashhadi Farahani and Maryam Sulaimanian …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
14th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue operations

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House commends the invaluable work of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution following reports that the charitable organisation has saved the lives of 108 men, women and children in 2022 making the perilous journey across the English Channel in small boats; further commends the crews mainly working in Dover …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
14th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Sentencing of Yana Pinchuk in Belarus

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House notes the sentencing of Yana Pinchuk to 12 years in prison in Belarus; considers the secretive and pre-determined process through which she was sentenced to have been reminiscent of the worst times of the former Soviet Union; highlights Russia’s complicity in this case, having extradited Yana to …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
13th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Recognition for railway cleaners

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House pays tribute to rail cleaners working for train companies Network Rail, Transport for London (TfL) and London Underground, who worked throughout the pandemic and since to keep our rail services clean and safe; notes that the vast majority of these cleaners are outsourced to sub-contractors, meaning that …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
12th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Declaration on UN Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Tabled by: Angela Eagle (Labour - Wallasey)
That this House notes the UN’s strong opposition to conflict-related sexual violence set out in resolutions 1325, 1820, 1888, 1960, 2106, 2331 and 2467 and its designation of 19 June 2023 as the Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; welcomes the UK’s leadership role in the global …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
12th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Support for the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia

Tabled by: Angela Eagle (Labour - Wallasey)
That this House notes that the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia (ICHREE) found that rape and crimes of sexual violence have been perpetrated on a staggering scale in the conflict in Ethiopia, with Ethiopian and Eritrean forces and their allies in the Amhara militia and Fano, targeting …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
12th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Durham Miners' Gala 2023

Tabled by: Mary Kelly Foy (Labour - City of Durham)
That this House celebrates the Durham Miners’ Gala, also known as the Big Meeting, on Saturday 8 July 2023; believes that the Durham Miners’ Gala is the greatest celebration of working-class solidarity in the world; recognises the contribution mineworkers have made to the working-class movement throughout history; recognises the contribution …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Sixth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower Fire

Tabled by: Dawn Butler (Labour - Brent Central)
That this House marks with sadness the sixth anniversary of the terrible Grenfell Fire disaster; calls for urgent action from the Government to ensure all buildings are made safe by remedying fire safety defects irrespective of building type, height, tenure or any other characteristics so a disaster like this can …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
12th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Extrajudicial executions in Iran (No. 4)

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expresses its deep concern at the extrajudicial executions of Mostafa Mobasher, Donya Farhadi, Behzad Amadpour Samani, Neda Bayat, Mohamad Haji Rasoulpour, Bahman Maroufi, Arash Seyedmansouri, Sepideh Ghalandari, Heidar Azidm gheih Bashi, Zohreh Shamasi, Mehdi Karami Ashtiani, Setayesh Sharifinia, Sina Alishahi, Majidreza Tosparvar, Asra Panahi, Zahra Jalilian, Ghazal …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
7th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Withdrawal from the Energy Charter Treaty

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House notes the growing number of European countries withdrawing from the Energy Charter Treaty including France, Germany, Spain and Italy; is deeply concerned about the increasing number of legal cases from fossil fuel companies brought against countries introducing climate policy; notes with concern the impact these legal challenges …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 17
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
6th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st June 2023

Extrajudicial executions in Iran (No. 3)

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expresses deep concern at the extrajudicial executions of Ramin Fatehi, Ramin Karami, Mohamad Abdolahi, Omid Hoseini, Farid Koravand, Mansour Ghorbani, Mohamad Javad Asadzadeh, Himan Aman, Yazdan Aghajani, Hamed Salahshor, Reza Dehboyed, Hamid Reza Nokhbeh Zaiem, and Shahriar Aadeli, by the Iranian State; sends condolences to the family …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
25th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 20th June 2023

National Highways' shortlisting of Lower Thames Crossing road tunnel

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House is deeply concerned that National Highways has shortlisted Bouygues Murphy Joint Venture for its £2.3bn contract to build the Lower Thames Crossing road tunnel; acknowledges that Murphy International have had legal action launched against them in Ireland by Unite the Union since the company sacked a union …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 8
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
6th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 8th June 2023

Clothing poverty awareness

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House notes with concern that rising numbers of people are unable to afford adequate clothing in the United Kingdom, that the demand for clothing banks has increased dramatically, that even despite the best efforts of clothing banks clothing deprivation is an hidden aspect of poverty in the United …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
5th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 8th June 2023

End Child Poverty Coalition All Kids Count campaign

Tabled by: Kim Johnson (Labour - Liverpool, Riverside)
That this House notes the publication of the End Child Poverty Coalition’s local child poverty statistics; highlights that the statistics show that 29 per cent of 0 to 19 year-olds were living in poverty in the UK in 2021-22; commends the End Child Poverty Coalition for their campaign All Kids …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
7th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 7th June 2023

Pride Month 2023

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House celebrates Pride Month 2023 and the LGBTQ+ community; recognises that generations of LGBTQ+ people have had to fight for the rights they have today; regrets that this year’s Pride Month is taking place in a climate of heightened hostility, particularly towards trans people; is deeply concerned that, …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
5th June 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 6th June 2023

Tackling skills shortages

Tabled by: Rebecca Long Bailey (Labour - Salford and Eccles)
That this House notes that there are significant skills shortages across the economy; further notes that the Open University and British Chambers of Commerce Business Barometer Report 2022 found that 72 per cent of responding private, public and third-sector organisations said that skills shortages are causing increased workload on other …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
18th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 25th May 2023

Promotion of Abercynon RFC, Aberdare RFC and Abercwmboi RFC

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House celebrates the promotion of Cynon Valley rugby clubs Abercynon RFC, Aberdare RFC and Abercwmboi RFC to Welsh Rugby Union League 1 East Central; notes the efforts the clubs have put into developing their own Mini, Junior and Youth sections; further notes they will join Mountain Ash RFC …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd May 2023

International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Belarus

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House notes the International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Belarus on 21 May designated by the Viasna Human Rights Centre and further promoted by the Office of the National Leader of Belarus Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya; highlights that 21 May was chosen in memory of Vitold Ashurak, a …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd May 2023

Extrajudicial executions in Iran (No. 2)

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
This House is deeply concerned by the extrajudicial executions of Shademan Ahmadi, Atefeh Naami, Emad Heidari Nokish, Esmail Dezvar,Saman Ghaderpor, Matin Nasri, Samira Ebrahimi, Sarina Shiri, Mohamad Abdullahi, Esmail Dazvar, Mohamad Abdullahi, Ali Bani Asad by the Iranian state; sends condolences to the family and friends of the victims; condemns …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
16th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd May 2023

Potential merits of new legislation on mandatory corporate due diligence

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
This House welcomes the campaign for a new UK mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence law in connection with supply chains; notes that more than 100,000 people in the UK have signed a petition asking the Government to hold business, finance and the public sector to account when they …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
18th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 18th May 2023

Zero hours contracts

Tabled by: Ian Lavery (Labour - Wansbeck)
That this House notes the data released by The Office for National Statistics that shows that 1.1 million UK workers are employed on zero hours contracts, a ten fold increase since 2004; understands that in England 3.5 percent of those in work, have no set hours, meaning they are often …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 24 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th May 2023

Foster Care Fortnight, 15-28 May 2023

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
This House recognises the importance of foster care in providing loving and stable homes for children unable to live with their families; acknowledges the significant impact foster care has on the well-being and life opportunities of these children; supports Foster Care Fortnight between 15 and 28 May 2023, an initiative …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 5
Alba Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Statutory Assessment Tests

Tabled by: Mike Amesbury (Labour - Weaver Vale)
This House notes that the Y6 SAT reading tests on 10 May were not acceptable; notes they had a negative impact on children, left many visibly upset and made many children feel like failures because they could not finish the tests; notes SATs have a negative impact on children’s mental …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
9th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Housing legal aid

Tabled by: Rebecca Long Bailey (Labour - Salford and Eccles)
That this House notes that the housing system is in crisis and that many consider local authority housing services to be at breaking point; further notes that, as a result, services that provide free housing legal advice are in overwhelming demand; also notes this is compounded by half of all …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
9th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Legal aid funding

Tabled by: Rebecca Long Bailey (Labour - Salford and Eccles)
This House notes that the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 came into force in April 2013, significantly limiting the scope and eligibility for legal aid; notes that the Westminster Commission on Legal Aid’s Inquiry in 2021 found that the public values legal aid as part of …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
3rd May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Extrajudicial executions in Iran

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House wishes to express its deep concern at the extrajudicial executions of Mohamad Reza Mashhadi Farahani, Hossein Jazy, Hamid Saied Mozafari, Sayed Farhad Hoseini, Ali Basaki, Ezatolah Shahbazi, Nika Shakarami, Shirzad Ahmadinezad, Ebrahim Rigi, Masoumeh and Aida Rostami by the Iranian State; sends condolences to the family and …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
2nd May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Firefighters Memorial Day 2023

Tabled by: Zarah Sultana (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House joins with firefighters across the UK to mark Firefighters Memorial Day, remembering the bravery and sacrifice of over 2,300 firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty, including firefighter Barry Martin who was critically injured whilst tackling a fire in Edinburgh in January 2023 …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
2nd May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Freedom of expression and use of counter-terrorism powers (No. 2)

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House is extremely concerned about Ernest Moret, foreign rights manager of French publisher La Fabrique who, whilst en route to the London Book Fair, was arrested by British Police under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act on suspicion of having participated in recent protests against pension reforms in …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
27th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House supports reforms to sexual harassment laws to ensure that employers maintain safe and respectful workplaces for all women; continues to support the Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill; and calls on the Government to ensure it continues to prioritise the Bill and give it the …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 14
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
10th May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 11th May 2023

Food workers, prices and poverty

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House is shocked by the findings of the Foodworkers on the Breadline report published by the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union based on a recent survey of members working in food manufacturing and retail; notes that, alarmingly, four in ten respondents reported having to skip meals for …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
2nd May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd May 2023

World Press Freedom Day

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes that 2023 represents the thirtieth anniversary of the proclamation of an international day of press freedom; recognises the importance of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May 2023; further notes that the day allows citizens to commemorate journalists who have lost their lives and reminds citizens …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Independent: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
3rd May 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 3rd May 2023

Bahrain’s sponsorship of the Royal Windsor Horse Show

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House expresses strong concern at Bahrain’s ongoing sponsorship of the Royal Windsor Horse Show 2023, to which the King of Bahrain has been a regular visitor since 2012, despite the Kingdom's appalling human rights record under his rule; notes the ongoing detention of hundreds of political prisoners, with …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
25th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 26th April 2023

Bahrain Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa visit to the UK

Tabled by: Kenny MacAskill (Alba Party - East Lothian)
That this House strongly condemns the visit by Bahraini Minister of Interior Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa to the UK in April 2023; regrets that he was conducting meetings with high-level officials including the Home Secretary and a minister at the Foreign Office as such meetings seriously undermine the …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Alba Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
24th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th April 2023

Voter ID requirements

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House expresses deep concern at the failure of the Government’s Voter Authority Certificate (VAC) scheme, introduced as an alternative form of photo voter ID for those who do not hold an accepted form of ID under the Voter ID requirements as per the Election Act 2022, and the …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
24th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th April 2023

Section 21 evictions

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House urgently calls on the Government to proceed with their 2019 manifesto and Queen’s Speech promises to abolish section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, otherwise known as no fault evictions; notes that section 21 evictions are increasingly used by landlords, with the ONS finding that threats of …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
18th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 24th April 2023

Anniversary of the Kinder Scout mass trespass

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that 24 April marks the anniversary of the Kinder Scout mass trespass; acknowledges that this trespass united the campaign for access to the countryside and eventually contributed to the establishment of the UK’s first national parks through the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 21st April 2023

Freedom of expression and use of counter-terrorism powers

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is extremely concerned about Ernest Moret, foreign rights manager of French publisher La Fabrique who, whilst en route to the London Book Fair, was arrested by British police under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act on suspicion of having participated in recent protests against pension reforms in …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
18th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th April 2023

Increase in Education Maintenance Allowance in Wales

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House welcomes Welsh Government's decision to increase the education maintenance allowance payment above £30 to £40 a week; congratulates members of the Senedd, NUS Wales and NEU Cymru for championing the increase; recognises that more must be done to deal with the cost of living crisis and the …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 25 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 19th April 2023

Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House marks that on 24 April it is 10 years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which killed at least 1,132 workers and injured more than 2,500, a large proportion of whom were women in what was one of the worst industrial accidents …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
17th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 18th April 2023

Knife crime reduction

Tabled by: Rebecca Long Bailey (Labour - Salford and Eccles)
That this House notes that knife crime continues to devastate lives, with offences involving a knife or sharp instrument being 50,434 in 2021-2022 compared with the decade low of 28,298 in 2013-14, according to Home Office Police recorded crime data; further notes that Greater Manchester, West Midlands and Metropolitan are …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
30th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 17th April 2023

Pension entitlement for women born in the 1950s

Tabled by: George Howarth (Labour - Knowsley)
That this House notes with great concern that women born in the 1950s have been found to have been subjected to direct discrimination and maladministration as a consequence of having their entitlement to receive their state pensions at 65 revoked; further notes that 3.8 million women have been adversely affected …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
30th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 17th April 2023

Show Racism the Red Card

Tabled by: Kim Johnson (Labour - Liverpool, Riverside)
That this House congratulates Show Racism the Red Card for engaging one million people through their anti-racist educational programmes; notes the contribution of footballers and other sportsmen and women in promoting equality and inclusion among adults and children in schools, workplaces and at sporting clubs; believes that Show Racism the …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
17th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 17th April 2023

gal-dem magazine

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House celebrates the achievements and legacy of gal-dem magazine, an online and print publication that was produced by and centred women and non-binary people of colour; notes that it gave life-changing opportunities to journalists from marginalised backgrounds; further notes its importance in platforming underrepresented issues, experiences and points …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 12 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
17th April 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 17th April 2023

20th anniversary of shooting of Tom Hurndall

Tabled by: Andy McDonald (Independent - Middlesbrough)
That this House notes that April 2023 marks twenty years since 22 year old British photojournalist, Tom Hurndall, was shot in the head by an Israeli army sniper as he tried to rescue Palestinian children from the line of gunfire in Gaza; further notes that he died in January 2004 …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 7
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
29th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 30th March 2023

Paul O'Grady

Tabled by: Mick Whitley (Labour - Birkenhead)
That this House expresses its sadness on the untimely passing of Paul O’Grady; celebrates the life of a much-loved entertainer, writer, actor, and comedian; recognises the great pride that the people of Birkenhead have taken over many years in the continued success of their favourite son; commends the trailblazing work …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
18th January 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 28th March 2023

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen

Tabled by: Kim Johnson (Labour - Liverpool, Riverside)
That this House notes with concern the ongoing devastation of the war on Yemen, which has repeatedly been named one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world since the Saudi-led Coalition first launched airstrikes in March 2015; further notes that the Government continues to allow arms sales to Saudi …
73 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
22nd March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 23rd March 2023

St Bede’s Catholic Primary School, British Council International School Award accreditation

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House congratulates St Bede’s Catholic Primary School for their recent accreditation with the British Council International School Award; and notes that this is a brilliant achievement for all pupils and staff involved and applauds them for all their hard work with this accreditation and in the local community.
6 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
23rd March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 23rd March 2023

UN International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House recognises the UN International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade; calls on the UK Government to offer a full formal apology, for the destructive and exploitative actions of the British Empire, including but not limited to, the Empire’s role in …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 25 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
21st March 2023
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50th anniversary of I Will Always Love You

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Dolly Parton's hit song I Will Always Love You; notes the sentiment behind this song and what it means to so many, including the wife of the hon. Member for Strangford; highlights the contribution this song and her music in general to …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
20th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd March 2023

Ministry of Defence staff pay

Tabled by: Rebecca Long Bailey (Labour - Salford and Eccles)
This House notes that, due to the cost of living crisis, the increase to the National Living Wage in April 2023 will be welcomed by many low waged families; expresses regret that it will also result in unwelcome consequences for many workers in the Ministry of Defence; notes that these …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
13th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st March 2023

Social care staffing and a national care service

Tabled by: Margaret Greenwood (Labour - Wirral West)
That this House expresses concern that there are around 165,000 vacancies in social care in England and that, as of 2020-21, the average hourly pay in independent care homes in England was just £9.01; is further concerned about separate reports that England is projected to need close to 500,000 more …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
20th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st March 2023

Prison education

Tabled by: Zarah Sultana (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes the importance of prison education being at the heart of rehabilitation, and its power to unlock potential and reduce reoffending; is alarmed by the dire state of prison education, with experts and authoritative bodies including the Chief Inspector of Prisons, Ofsted and the Education Select Committee …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
20th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 21st March 2023

Telecoms price increases

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House condemns the announced plans by the UK’s largest telecoms companies for above-inflation mid-contract price increases; highlights reports that O2 plans to increase prices by 17.3 per cent while BT, EE, Vodafone, Three, Plusnet Mobile and Talkmobile plan to increase prices by 14.4 per cent and Virgin Media …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 20th March 2023

BBC impartiality

Tabled by: Karl Turner (Labour - Kingston upon Hull East)
That this House notes with deep concern the recent saga at the BBC surrounding Match of the Day host Gary Lineker and the lack of appropriate leadership from Richard Sharp, chair of the BBC; believes that this matter highlights a serious failure in implementing proper, politically impartial leadership at the …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
24th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 20th March 2023

Supporting independent and local journalism

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House recognises the crucial role that small, independent news publishers play in a democracy; notes the importance for communities of accessing truly local news that speaks to their needs and experiences; laments the sharp decline of local news production due to falling revenue and a rapidly evolving news …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
13th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th March 2023

P&O Ferries one year on

Tabled by: Karl Turner (Labour - Kingston upon Hull East)
That this House is concerned that no sanctions have been imposed on P&O Ferries, DP World or flag states for the openly unlawful dismissal of 786 directly employed UK seafarers on 17 March 2022; is alarmed that despite the Government’s announcement of its Nine Point Plan on P&O Ferries on …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 12 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
7th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th March 2023

Increases to registrants’ fees of the Health and Care Professions Council

Tabled by: Emma Hardy (Labour - Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle)
That this House agrees that proposals to increase registrants’ fees of the Health and Care Professions Council by 20 per cent in July 2023 should be scrapped; notes that increasing registrant fees by this amount would add to the severe financial pressures amid a cost of living crisis, resulting in …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
6th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 9th March 2023

Rail fare increases

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House deeply regrets the Government’s decision to increase rail fares by 5.9 per cent; notes with concern the cost of living for families and commuters; regrets the increase in train delays, cancellations and strikes which have occurred under this Government, including on-the-day train cancellations which have risen to …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 9
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
8th March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 8th March 2023

Peoples' Democratic Party in Turkey

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House expresses concern over the court case against the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey which could result in its closure; notes this would be in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights and prevent a democratically elected party from participating in politics; calls on the international …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
1st March 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 3rd March 2023

BBC Local Radio services and industrial action

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House recognises the overwhelming mandate for industrial action secured by members of the National Union of Journalists at the BBC, following an industrial action ballot over the Corporation’s plan to cut local radio services in England; notes that the figures of 83 per cent voting for strike action …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
16th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 27th February 2023

Cats in road traffic accidents

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House is proud to state that the UK is a nation of cat lovers with approximately 12.2 million cats in UK households; notes that this makes cats the second most popular pet in the UK, second only to dogs, with 27 per cent of households owning at least …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
23rd February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

NAO report and Common Platform

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House notes the National Audit Office's report on Progress on the Courts and Tribunals Reform Programme, which identifies numerous areas of concern around the Common Platform case management system, including tens of millions of pounds of financial waste and major problems of functionality and reliability; further notes the …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
21st February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria (No. 2)

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House mourns the lives lost and damaged caused by the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria; notes that over 47,000 people have died so far and that an estimated 300,000 people in the region are left homeless; and calls on the Government in the short term to implement …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
20th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

Local government funding

Tabled by: George Howarth (Labour - Knowsley)
That this House acknowledges that local government fulfils a vital role and should be funded in such a manner as to enable it to continue to do so; notes with regret that councils face a funding gap of £3.19 billion for 2023-24; further notes that councils will be confronted with …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 25 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
20th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

Judgment on Bahrain state immunity

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House welcomes the High Court’s landmark ruling that the Kingdom of Bahrain does not have state immunity in a case brought by two UK-based Bahraini dissidents against the Bahraini government over spying allegations involving the use of spyware, which enabled it to conduct surreptitious surveillance on Bahraini political …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
8th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

Complaints of sexual harassment at McDonald's restaurants

Tabled by: Dawn Butler (Labour - Brent Central)
That this House recognises the legal agreement under section 23 of the Equalities Act 2006 reached between the Equalities and Human Rights Commission and fast-food giant McDonald’s UK in response to concerns over the handling of complaints by staff of sexual harassment; believes that this vindicates the campaign of the …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
7th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

12th anniversary of Bahrain’s pro-democracy uprising

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House notes the 14 February marks the 12th anniversary of Bahrain’s 2011 Arab Spring pro-democracy uprising that protested over 200 years of the AlKhalifa ruling dictatorship, state repression and structural inequalities, which authorities brutally crushed; raises alarm that Bahrain’s rights record has since deteriorated; decries that opposition leaders, …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Labour: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
7th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

VAT Burn campaign and reform of VAT on sunscreen products

Tabled by: Amy Callaghan (Scottish National Party - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House recognises the need to reform VAT on sunscreen products that provide a health benefit; acknowledges that Government advice to sit in the shade is not enough to protect our skin; supports sunscreen products being defined as a healthcare product, instead of luxury goods; and calls on the …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

Celebrating support staff in further education

Tabled by: Emma Hardy (Labour - Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle)
That this House applauds the vital work undertaken by support staff in colleges, who help keep colleges running smoothly and support learners with their further education; recognises the national celebration day, organised by UNISON, which takes place on Friday, 10 February 2023, entitled ‘Champions in our Colleges’; further recognises that …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
6th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes that a powerful earthquake struck south eastern Turkey, near the Syrian border, at 04:17 local time, and has killed more than 1,700 people through the night; further notes that thousands of other civilians have been found seriously injured and trapped and that the 7.8 magnitude tremor …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
2nd February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 24th February 2023

Forced installations of prepayment energy meters

Tabled by: Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House notes the energy price crisis facing families up and down the country and the need for urgent action to support struggling households; is concerned by the forced installation of prepayment meters in the most vulnerable homes with higher tariffs and when smart meters are switched to prepayment …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
30th January 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 20th February 2023

Support for the hospice sector

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House applauds the excellent end of life care and support provided by hospices across the UK to 300,000 people and their families every year; is concerned by the financial strain placed upon hospices due to the soaring costs of energy which places around £100m of additional costs a …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 10
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 20th February 2023

Croxteth Walled Garden, Botanical Collection

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House recognises the botanical importance of housing Liverpool's Botanic Collection in Croxteth Country Parks Walled Garden in Liverpool West Derby; notes that the botanical collection is one of the oldest in the world and includes rare plants that have significant medical, scientific, educational and horticultural importance; recognises the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 20th February 2023

2022 Champions League Final and Liverpool Football Club supporters

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House welcomes the findings of the Independent Panel Inquiry into the near-disaster at the UEFA Champions League Final in Paris on 28 May 2022; notes, further to EDM 131 tabled by the hon. Member for Liverpool West Derby, the total exoneration of Liverpool supporters by the panel from …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Independent: 7
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
26th January 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 13th February 2023

Care-experience and protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House recognises that the Equality Act 2010 currently protects people against discrimination for protected characteristics including age, race, gender and sexuality, but not care-experience; praises campaigns by organisations including Who Cares? Scotland and campaigners such as Terry Galloway, who have long lobbied for care-experience to be classed as …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 1
2nd February 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 6th February 2023

Pay offer for Members' staff

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House notes after years of below inflation pay increases to MPs staff that the 2023-24 pay offer of 4.9 per cent from the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority is grossly inadequate; supports the Unite Parliamentary branch's demand for a RPI plus two percent pay increase; recognises a 2020 independent …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
30th January 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 6th February 2023

Tanks and Military Aid for Ukraine

Tabled by: Clive Lewis (Labour - Norwich South)
That this House notes that 24 February marks the first anniversary of Russia launching an all-out invasion of Ukraine; applauds the Ukrainian people’s courageous resistance; welcomes the gifting of a squadron of Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine and the transfer of Leopard 2 and M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine; recognises …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
23rd January 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th January 2023

Disappearance of migrant children from asylum hotels

Tabled by: Diane Abbott (Independent - Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
That this House notes concerning reports of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children disappearing from hotels; expresses concern for the welfare of these children; notes that several reports suggest that these children are being targeted and trafficked; further notes that in one example, 136 children went missing from one hotel in 18 months …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
24th January 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 24th January 2023

The Climate Education Bill

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House notes the IPPC's report released in February 2022 into the now irreversible impacts of climate change, the Government’s aim to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, and the necessity of teaching children about the climate and the world we will inhabit as we move through …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 2 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
18th January 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 18th January 2023

Environment Agency workers industrial action

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
That this House fully supports the thousands of Environment Agency workers in their pay dispute, notes that they are engaged in the first strike action over pay to take place since the Environment Agency was established; further notes that while Environment Agency staff undertake vital work in responding to environmental …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
9th January 2023
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 9th January 2023

Attacks on the Brazilian Congress

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House condemns the attacks on the Brazilian Congress, Supreme Court, and Presidential Palace on Sunday 8 January 2023 by supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro who refused to accept his recent election defeat; notes that this happened a week after the inauguration of President Lula da Silva and …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 5
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Green Party: 1
14th December 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 15th December 2022

Costs of public sector pay rises

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House rejects the claim made in the media by the Prime Minister that it would cost an additional £28 billion to award a pay-rise for all public sector workers in line with inflation; notes that according to economists and fact-checkers the Prime Minister's claim is vastly inflated; further …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
7th December 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th December 2022

The Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House recognises the overwhelming importance of achieving clean air in order to protect life and health now and for future generations; notes that 5th-9th December marks the seventieth anniversary of the Great Smog of London in 1952; welcomes the Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill, known as Ella’s Law, …
63 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th December 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th December 2022

Equal private pension entitlement for bereaved unmarried partners

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House welcomes the progress that has been made in ensuring unmarried partners have access to public service pensions; further welcomes the decision in 2019 to support the equal treatment of survivors of all legal relationships; recognises that the proportion of unmarried couples in the United Kingdom continues to …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
30th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th December 2022

Xinjiang fire and zero covid protests

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House acknowledges with concern the fire that took place in the Xinjiang region of China, on Friday 25 November, killing 10 people, and leading to protests across the country about China’s zero-covid policy; notes with alarm reports that Chinese authorities have used disproportionate force in response to these …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
29th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th December 2022

Short Term Holiday Let Licensing Scheme

Tabled by: Rachael Maskell (Labour (Co-op) - York Central)
That this House recognises the scale and growth in properties operating as short term holiday lets and the adverse impact this is having on the availability of housing in some urban, rural and coastal communities; calls on the Government to bring forward legislation to allow local authorities to introduce local …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
28th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th December 2022

Out of hours care for people with a terminal illness (No. 2)

Tabled by: George Howarth (Labour - Knowsley)
That this House notes with concern evidence from Marie Curie’s latest Better End of Life Report published in November 2022, which shows significant gaps in out-of-hours services in the community for people at the end of life and their carers, and the link between not being able to access services …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
1st December 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th December 2022

Industrial Dispute at Shelter

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House supports Unite members taking industrial action at Shelter; stands with these workers based at offices across the country in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Blackburn, Merseyside, Manchester, Sheffield Hub and North Bank, Birmingham, Bristol, Plymouth, Bournemouth, Norwich, Hackney and London Old Street; is concerned by Shelter’s imposition …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
6th December 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th December 2022

Free school meals

Tabled by: Zarah Sultana (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes that 3.9 million children are growing up in poverty and that the cost of living crisis is estimated to push another 500,000 children into poverty; recognises that free school meals ensure millions of children get a hot, healthy meal each day, but that as millions of …
73 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
28th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

Plastics

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House notes that according to the UN there will be more plastic in the sea than fish by 2050; calls for the Government to publish a strategy for promoting a circular economy in respect of plastics, including setting targets and measures for the elimination and recycling of single-use …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
28th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

Campaign for justice for the victims of the Bhopal gas leak

Tabled by: Navendu Mishra (Labour - Stockport)
That this House remembers the terrible disaster that took place on 2 December 1984 in Bhopal, India, when a major poisonous gas leak from the Union Carbide pesticide plant resulted in more than 600,000 people being exposed to the highly toxic methyl isocyanate gas; notes that Amnesty International has stated …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

National eye health strategy

Tabled by: Marsha De Cordova (Labour - Battersea)
That this House recognises that over two million people in the UK are living with conditions which cause sight loss; notes that 250 people lose their sight every day and sight loss costs the UK economy £36 billion per year; further notes that NHS eye care services are facing significant …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Conservative: 1
17th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

Co-Op Funeral Care and Unite Members Industrial Action

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House shows solidarity with Unite members working at Co-Op Funeral Care in Glasgow who are currently taking industrial action over pay; understands the context of the cost of living crisis with rising food costs, energy bills and inflation at a 41 year high; notes that the Retail Price …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
15th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

Social tariff for domestic energy use

Tabled by: Emma Hardy (Labour - Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle)
That this House believes in protections for low income, vulnerable and fuel poor households; notes that even with the current price cap in place there has been a 139 per cent increase in a year on the average bill; recognises that as a result there are now 6.7 million households …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
15th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

Outsourcing at University College London

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expresses its support for the members of Internation Workers Great Britain taking industrial action to demand that University College London (UCL) ends the outsourcing of its services which has resulted in low pay and insecure work lack of management accountability associated with bullying and abuse; further notes …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
15th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

Royal Commission on Prisons and the Wider Criminal Justice System

Tabled by: Gordon Henderson (Conservative - Sittingbourne and Sheppey)
That this House notes the Government's manifesto commitment to hold a Royal Commission on the Criminal Justice Process, a pledge included in the 2019 Gracious Address; believes that such an initiative is needed now more than ever, with widespread concern over many elements of the criminal justice system; further believes …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
14th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

Global hunger and UN Sustainable Development Goal 3

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House is concerned by warnings from the World Food Programme (WFP) that 18.9 million Afghans are acutely food insecure and six million are on the brink of famine; highlights that Save the Children report a 47 per cent increase in dangerously malnourished children in Afghanistan; notes that international …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
14th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

Anti-bullying Week 2022

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes Anti-bullying Week 2022, which runs from 14 to 18 November; further notes this year's Reach Out campaign by the Anti-bullying Alliance that shines a light on the impacts of bullying and encourages all those young and old alike to take action against acts of bullying; underlines …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
14th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th November 2022

Cystic fibrosis and mental health provision

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises the vital importance of psychosocial professionals in supporting those with long term health conditions including cystic fibrosis (CF) with their mental health and wellbeing, alongside providing support in employment or education; believes that everyone with CF who requires it should have access to a CF specialist …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Funding for fire and rescue services

Tabled by: Mary Kelly Foy (Labour - City of Durham)
That this House recognises and celebrates the significant role firefighters play in society, particularly in the face of increasing extreme weather events and the part they played during the pandemic that included delivering medicines to the vulnerable, supporting the ambulance service and moving the bodies of the deceased; further recognises …
89 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Scottish National Party: 23
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
22nd November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Anniversary of channel crossing deaths

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
That this House marks the first anniversary of the tragic death of 32 people in the Channel in the early hours of the morning of 24 November 2021; urges the Government to speed up the enquiry currently being carried out by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch; notes the harrowing new …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
21st November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Safe passage for refugees

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
That this House commends the work of PCS and Care4Calais and the launch of their policy document Safe passage for refugees: humane alternative to the Rwanda policy; notes the key demands include the implementation of a safe passage visa scheme, greater investment in the Home Office and the reform of …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Dec 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Independent: 5
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
8th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th November 2022

Trophy hunting import and exports

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House notes the recent report of the APPG on Banning Trophy Hunting and Britain: The Case for a Ban, its contributions from IUCN scientists, CITES officials and African community leaders, and its findings that trophy hunting is exacerbating the conservation crisis and that African communities are overwhelmingly opposed …
72 signatures
(Most recent: 2 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 10
Conservative: 7
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
15th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 15th November 2022

Imprisonment for Public Protection sentences: Justice Committee report

Tabled by: Kim Johnson (Labour - Liverpool, Riverside)
That this House welcomes the Justice Committee's report on Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) sentences, which were introduced under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 to detain people in prison who posed a significant risk of causing harm to the public; notes that IPP sentences were abolished prospectively, but not retrospectively, …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
9th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Domestic Abuse and workplaces

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
This House note that domestic abuse involves a pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner; recognises that domestic abuse can have profound long-term effects on survivors and is concerned that is very difficult …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
9th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Domestic Abuse and public life

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
This House notes that domestic abuse involves a pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence, in the majority of cases by a partner or ex-partner; understands that not all domestic abuse takes place in the home or during a current relationship and that …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
7th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Second anniversary of conflict in Tigray

Tabled by: Angela Eagle (Labour - Wallasey)
That this House, recognising the achievement of a peace deal last week at the African Union peace talks, and congratulating all sides on the ceasefire agreement, deplores the widespread use of rape and use of violence against women and girls by all the belligerent parties, noting that Tigrayan women have …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
7th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Young people's experiences of food insecurity

Tabled by: Hywel Williams (Plaid Cymru - Arfon)
That this House notes recent research carried out by Centrepoint into food insecurity experienced by young people; further notes with deep concern the findings which show that over a fifth of young people say they have missed work or education due to lack of food; highlights with alarm that nearly …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
7th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Carers Rights Day

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House recognises Carers Rights Day on 24 November; recognises the valuable contribution unpaid carers make every day; commends Connecting Carers in the Highlands for their ongoing work in creating a better life for unpaid carers; acknowledges their commitment to ensuring unpaid carers are acknowledged and supported in their …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
7th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Liver cancer

Tabled by: George Howarth (Labour - Knowsley)
That this House notes that liver cancer is one of the less survivable cancers with mortality rates rising by 40 per cent over the last decade; recognises that only 13 per cent of liver cancer patients survive for five years after diagnosis; further notes that the number of people dying …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
7th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Detention of Jagtar Singh Johal

Tabled by: Martin Docherty-Hughes (Scottish National Party - West Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes that Friday 4 November 2022 marks the fifth anniversary of the arbitrary detention in India of Jagtar Singh Johal, a Sikh activist from Dumbarton held since being abducted from the street during his honeymoon by unidentified assailants who turned out to be undercover police agents; further …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 35
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
1st November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Domestic abuse and coercive behaviour education

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House recognises the importance of the survivor-led “Make It Mandatory campaign” backed by the domestic violence charity Refuge; gives special thanks to survivors, particularly founder Faustine Petron and her team, for their tireless campaigning efforts to prevent domestic abuse amongst young people through education; notes with concern that …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
31st October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Common Platform dispute

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House supports members of the Public and Commercial Services union employed as legal advisors and court associates by His Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service who are taking strike action in a dispute over the roll-out of the Common Platform; notes that the Common Platform is supposed to be …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
28th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2022

Proposed re-opening of Haslar and Campsfield Immigration Removal Centres

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House strongly opposes the Home Office’s plan to re-open Haslar Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) in Gosport, Hampshire, which was closed down in 2015; notes the proposed re-opening of an IRC at the site of Campsfield House in Kidlington, Oxford, which combined with Haslar IRC will add a total …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Scottish National Party: 6
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
14th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 14th November 2022

Protests in Iran

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House notes that protests against the Iranian government have been taking place for the last two months in Iran following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini; further notes with alarm that the Iranian authorities have killed more than 300 people and detained thousands of others in response; …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
8th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th November 2022

Use of COP27 to make direct representations to the Egyptian Government for Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s immediate release

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
This house condemns Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s ongoing imprisonment in Egypt; expresses serious concern at his treatment by Egyptian authorities and for his health and wellbeing; notes that he has been on hunger strike for over six months and has now begun a water strike; further notes that his imprisonment is …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
8th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th November 2022

Employment at Birkbeck College

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House is deeply concerned at the news from Birkbeck College that up 140 members of staff could face compulsory redundancy as part of a restructuring plan; recognises that Birkbeck College is a unique institution which, for 200 years, has provided access to education for adults from diverse social …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
9th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th November 2022

Arrest of journalists at protests

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
This House notes with alarm the arrest and detention of the LBC journalist, Charlotte Lynch, on the suspicion of causing conspiracy to commit public nuisance during her coverage of a Just Stop Oil Protest, despite showing police officers a legitimate press accreditation; notes that she was detained for a total …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
7th November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 8th November 2022

BBC local radio programming

Tabled by: Karl Turner (Labour - Kingston upon Hull East)
That this House condemns the proposed cuts to BBC local radio programming which will see programming shared between regions after 2pm and on weekends; applauds the role of BBC local radio stations in democratic accountability, combating isolation and responding to crises such as covid-19 and local emergencies; questions for what …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 3
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
2nd November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 7th November 2022

Disability and the cost of living crisis

Tabled by: Debbie Abrahams (Labour - Oldham East and Saddleworth)
That this House congratulates the Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel on their recent Big Disability Survey, the largest survey of disabled people in the UK, and the report highlighting the barriers disabled people face; notes its key findings, that disabled people in Greater Manchester are living under a threefold assault …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
26th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 7th November 2022

Industrial action at Hinduja Global Solutions

Tabled by: Kim Johnson (Labour - Liverpool, Riverside)
That this House supports members of the Public and Commercial Services Union who are employed by Hinduja Global Services as part of the Disclosure and Barring Service contract who are on strike in a long-running dispute over pay and terms and conditions; notes that staff working on this contract are …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
24th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 7th November 2022

World Stroke Day

Tabled by: Robert Neill (Conservative - Bromley and Chislehurst)
That this House recognises World Stroke Day, which takes place on 29 October; understands that over 100,000 strokes happen every year in the UK; is aware of thrombectomy, a game-changing treatment that significantly reduces disability after stroke; notes that emergency response time is crucial to the survival and recovery of …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
11th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 7th November 2022

School Uniform Banks

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
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 …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
11th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 7th November 2022

Children’s hospice funding

Tabled by: Siobhain McDonagh (Labour - Mitcham and Morden)
That this House celebrates the work of children’s hospices, which provide vital care and support to seriously ill babies, children, young people and their families; welcomes important progress made in funding for children’s hospices in recent years by NHS England, including a planned increase in the Children’s Hospice Grant to …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
11th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 7th November 2022

World Osteoporosis Day

Tabled by: Judith Cummins (Labour - Bradford South)
That this House supports World Osteoporosis Day on Thursday 20th October 2022; notes its purpose to increase awareness of this common and serious condition where bones become porous and more likely to break; is concerned that 3 million people in the UK are affected by Osteoporosis with more than 500,000 …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
11th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 7th November 2022

MS Society report entitled Reduced to breaking point

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House welcomes Reduced to breaking point, the MS Society report on the cost of living for people with MS; is alarmed by the findings that 33 per cent. of people with MS are either struggling or really struggling on their current income; is concerned that three in ten …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 12
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
3rd November 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 3rd November 2022

Royal Mail industrial dispute and the universal service obligation

Tabled by: Ian Lavery (Labour - Wansbeck)
That this House condemns the actions of Royal Mail which, it believes is threatening up to 10,000 job cuts from the postal service; notes that Royal Mail made £758 million in profit in the year to March 2022, but paid out most of that, around £567 million, to shareholders in …
55 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
31st October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd November 2022

Global hunger and the UN Sustainable Development Goal 2

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House is concerned by projections from the World Food Programme (WFP) that famine will take hold in parts of Somalia, with 7.1 million people facing acute food insecurity, while UNICEF estimates that a child has been sent to hospital over malnutrition every minute since August 2022; notes that …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
24th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

Global Registry of Fossil Fuels

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that the 2021 UNEP Production Gap Report found that governments plan to produce more than twice the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than is consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C and calls for verifiable and comparable data on the location, quantities and ownership of fossil …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
24th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

ADHD Awareness Month 2022

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House recognises that October is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) awareness month, which aims to raise awareness and highlight the shared experiences of one of the most common neurodevelopmental conditions affecting children and adults across the world; notes that neurodiversity matters and that for children aged between five …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
21st October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

Cost of living and unpaid carers

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House notes with concern the findings of Carers UK’s survey entitled Heading for crisis: Caught between caring and rising costs, which reports that the cost of living crisis is plunging thousands of unpaid carers across the UK into debt; recognises that many family carers cannot make decisions to …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
19th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

Global hunger and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House believes the lack of attention paid to global hunger has exacerbated this long-term and widespread issue; is concerned by warnings from the World Food Programme (WFP) of another year of record hunger; notes the number of hungry people globally increased from 282 million to 345 million during …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

Cost of using vehicles for work

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House recognises the impact that the increase in fuel prices and motoring costs is having on those who rely on their cars and personal vehicles for carrying out their work duties, particularly those in the NHS, local government and social care; notes that the current mileage rates are …
115 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 50
Scottish National Party: 32
Liberal Democrat: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
17th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

NHS workers' pay

Tabled by: Rachael Maskell (Labour (Co-op) - York Central)
That this House recognises the significant sacrifice that NHS workers, including paramedics and all ambulance staff, have made throughout the pandemic; further recognises that these are our everyday heroes serving our communities day in day out, often under extremely challenging circumstances; expresses its deep-felt appreciation to every person working across …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 3 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
13th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

Cold homes, energy efficiency and tenants rights in the private rented sector

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the highest energy price crisis in a generation whilst British homes are amongst the worst insulated in Europe; further notes 4.4 million private rented sector households in England have the coldest, leakiest, lowest quality homes, and worst levels of damp, condensation or mould of any other …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

Uprating benefits in line with inflation

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House calls for benefits to be uprated in line with inflation as a means of mitigating the impact of the cost of living crisis on households in the UK; understands the additional burdens that the cost of living crisis is placing upon low income households; expresses its concern …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 14
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
11th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

Visa fees and migrant's health and wellbeing

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House believes migrants who come to this country should not have to pay extortionate sums of money to apply for or to renew their visa; is concerned by the report by Migrant Voice, Destroying Hopes, Dreams, and Lives: How the UK visa costs and process impact migrants' lives, …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 3 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
11th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

10-year route to settlement

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House believes migrants benefit this country in many ways and deserve to be treated fairly and compassionately during their route to settlement in the UK; further believes that a 10-year route to settlement is too long and forces migrants on this route into unnecessary harm for an extended …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
25th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th October 2022

NHS and privatisation

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House believes that privatisation of the NHS has failed, it has led to a crisis in the NHS with higher waiting lists, decisions made on cost not health needs, has led to billions of pounds being taken by private profit making companies at the expense of services; further …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
18th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 18th October 2022

TUC Congress 2022 resolution on the cost of living

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House notes the TUC General Council Statement and associated motions on the cost-of-living crisis agreed at TUC Congress on 18 October 2022; agrees with the statement that workers are facing a real pay emergency; further agrees with its statement that a trade union agenda for change would be …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
12th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 17th October 2022

Brazil’s Presidential Election run off on 30 October 2022

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House congratulates Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on winning the first round of Brazil’s Presidential election on 2 October 2022; notes that Lula received 48 per cent of the vote and gained over six million more votes than the incumbent, far-right President Jair Bolsonaro who came second on …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
17th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 17th October 2022

Universal basic energy allowance

Tabled by: Clive Lewis (Labour - Norwich South)
That this House believes the Government’s Energy Price Guarantee is socially unjust and fails to set the UK on the path to an energy secure future; expresses concern at estimates by National Energy Action that 6.7 million households could be pushed into fuel poverty, increasing from 4.5 million last year; …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
11th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 13th October 2022

Cerebral Palsy and Transition to Adulthood report

Tabled by: Mary Kelly Foy (Labour - City of Durham)
That this House welcomes the recommendations from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Cerebral Palsy's report: Transition to Adulthood; urges the Government to implement an Access to Education, Employment Rights and Training Opportunities (AEERT) Bill Speech to open education, employment, and training opportunities to all of those living with cerebral palsy …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
22nd September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Ban on fracking

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House expresses its concern at the Government’s decision to lift the ban on fracking; notes that fracking for shale gas poses a serious threat to the environment including damage to air and water quality; further notes that fracking increases the risk of earthquakes and that in areas where …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alliance: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
22nd September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Bereavement support

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House supports the need to identify a support payment for parents who are full-time carers of children with life-limiting conditions or lifelong illnesses if the child dies; notes that typically such a parent will not be in employment and will solely rely on income from Disability Living Allowance …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Liberal Democrat: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
22nd September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

21st anniversary of the arrest and disappearance of Aster Fissehatsion

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House acknowledges the 21st anniversary, on 18th September, of the arrest and disappearance in Eritrea of Aster Fissehatsion and ten other prisoners of conscience who had written an open letter to the President calling for democratic reforms and the peaceful rule of law; also notes the arrest and …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Conduct of the Right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That this House notes that the Right hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip stated incorrectly in the House on twelve occasions between 24 November 2021 and 20 July 2022 that total employment was higher than before the pandemic; further notes that he accepted at the Liaison Committee on 30 …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
22nd September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Pay for civil servants

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House supports the Public and Commercial Services union’s demand for a fair pay rise for civil servants; expresses concern that, with general inflation at a 40-year high of around ten per cent, the Government’s proposal to give its workers just a two per cent increase is nowhere enough, …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Three Dads Walking campaign and suicide-awareness and mental health first aid in educational settings

Tabled by: Neil Hudson (Conservative - Penrith and The Border)
That this House expresses its support for the brave, tireless and selfless campaigning of the Three Dads Walking, Andy Airey, Tim Owen, and Mike Palmer, who with their UK walk are raising awareness of young suicide and boosting charity funds following the tragic losses of their daughters, Sophie, Emily and …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 8
Conservative: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Pension Credit and the cost of living payment eligibility period

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House understands that the eligibility period for the £650 cost of living payment for anyone receiving Pension Credit has passed; recognises that the uptake of Pension Credit is low; understands that Pension Credit and the associated benefits, including the £650 cost of living payment, provide vital support to …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Labour: 12
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Effect of rising energy costs on small and medium-sized businesses, public sector organisations and charities

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House recognises the impending cost of the energy crisis facing small businesses, public sector organisations and charities; is dismayed at the delays in offering support and the lack of planning to mitigate against this foreseeable crisis for these sectors; considers the lasting impact of covid-19 and soaring inflation …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Prepayment meter energy customers and self-disconnection

Tabled by: Anne McLaughlin (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North East)
That this House acknowledges the rising cost of energy for households; notes that prepayment meter customers pay more in standing charges and unit rates for energy; recognises that prepayment meter customers are not afforded the same rights when in energy debt as direct debit customers; understands that a prepayment meter …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Tackling air pollution

Tabled by: Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House recognises the urgent action needed to improve hazardous air pollution in the UK and the benefits of satellite data in monitoring and tracking the sources, extent and make-up of the hazard to ultimately mitigate the threat to human life; acknowledges that air pollution represents the largest environmental …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
19th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Alleged Turkish war crimes in northern Iraq

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House puts on record its profound concerns about repeated allegations from various credible sources of the use by the Turkish armed forces of chemical weapons in its ongoing military operation against the Kurds in northern Iraq, known by Kurds as southern Kurdistan, and elsewhere in that region; notes …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Labour: 4
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
19th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Press Freedoms in India

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House holds that a free press is essential for a functioning democracy; is alarmed by increased crackdowns on journalistic independence and freedom in India; notes that India has dropped from 133 in 2016 to 150 out of 190 countries on the 2022 Reporters Without Borders’ World Press Freedom …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

VAT on period pants

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House calls on the Government to zero rate VAT on period pants in line with other menstrual products such as pads, cloth pads and menstrual cups; notes that period pants are sustainable and reusable and have 5-6 times less carbon footprint than tampons or pads; recognises research that …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
18th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Government's pledge to build 40 new hospitals

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House notes with concern the failure of the Government’s promise to the public to deliver 40 new hospitals; notes the Nuffield Trust’s definition of a new hospital as 'a new building on an entirely new site' which means only three new hospitals have been built, two general hospitals …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
18th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Epidermolysis Bullosa

Tabled by: Mohammad Yasin (Labour - Bedford)
That this House welcomes the recent identification of anti-inflammatory drugs, which are already available within the NHS, that could be successful in treating Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB); notes that around 5,000 people in the UK are currently living with EB, a group of rare genetic disorders that result in fragile and …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
11th October 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Financial restitution to women born in the 1950s

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House welcomes the positive interventions from many Members across the House on behalf of women born in the 1950s who have lost their pensions; pays tribute to constituents and campaigners in their ongoing fight for justice; notes that at least 3.8 million women have been impacted by the …
87 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 51
Scottish National Party: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
5th September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 12th September 2022

Sentences of Imprisonment for Public Protection

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expresses concern that too many men and women are trapped in the prison system with no fair prospect of release under the discredited Sentences of Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP), expresses further concern that it is ten years since the IPP sentence was abolished and still the …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
5th September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2022

Legislative proposals on criminal appeal amendment

Tabled by: Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House recognises the tragic impact that miscarriages of justice have on victims, their family and friends; notes that the legal doctrine of Joint Enterprise has been prone to erroneous use through the misapplication of Parasitic Accessorial Liability before 2016 as identified by the Supreme Court in the case …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
5th September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2022

Tackling drug deaths and stigma

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes with alarm data released by the Office for National Statistics on 3 August 2022 showing that a record 4,859 deaths related to drug poisoning were registered in England and Wales in 2021; further notes with alarm figures published by National Records of Scotland on 28 July …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th September 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2022

UEFA Women's Euro 2022 and school sports facilities

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House congratulates the England women’s national football team, the Lionesses, on their historic victory at the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022; celebrates their success as the first English senior national football team to win a European football championship; notes the lasting legacy this will have for young women and …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2022

Just Transition and net zero

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House notes with concern the impact of climate change, particularly on working class communities and key workers; demands that climate policies should be to the benefit of people and planet over big business; further notes that areas such as Wakefield district have been held back by deindustrialisation and …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alba Party: 1
18th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2022

BTEC funding

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House raises its concerns about the Government’s plans to cut funding for the majority of BTEC qualifications; notes that under the Government’s current plans funding will start to be removed for BTEC qualifications in 2024-25; further notes that it is estimated that at least 34 per cent of …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
14th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2022

Electronic cigarettes and e-waste

Tabled by: Clive Betts (Labour - Sheffield South East)
That this House notes that the use of e-cigarettes, commonly known as vaping devices, in the UK is rising, especially amongst young people, with single-use non-rechargeable devices commonly sold by retailers; is concerned that many single-use vaping devices cannot be disposed of in household waste and, although their batteries and …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
14th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2022

Financial redress for Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome caused by sodium valproate

Tabled by: Alan Brown (Scottish National Party - Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
This House calls on the UK Government to pay compensation to sufferers of Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome, caused by womb exposure to sodium valproate; notes this is a key recommendation in the thorough and excellent report by Baroness Cumberlege, First Do No Harm, which summarises the outcomes of the independent Medicines …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Sep 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2022

Provision of NHS services

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House expresses its concern at the crisis unfolding in the National Health Service (NHS); notes that every ambulance service in England has declared critical incident status; further notes that staff shortages have been reported in hospitals across the country; understands that the spike in the number of covid-19 …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Sep 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
12th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 12th September 2022

Media reporting of poverty

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House recognises the importance of journalism in reporting poverty in the UK; condemns any use of derogatory language which can lead to negative stigmatising; notes that this issue is of ever-increasing importance as the working class face a cost of living crisis and the Government's Fighting Fraud in …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
20th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 6th September 2022

Reopening of Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House strongly opposes plans by the Home Office to re-open Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre in Kidlington, Oxfordshire; notes that, following the recommendations of the Shaw Report, and a long campaign by local residents opposed to the practice of indefinite detention, the site was shut down in 2018; …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 14
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
18th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th July 2022

The People's Assembly Against Austerity national demonstration

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House congratulates the People’s Assembly Against Austerity for calling a national demonstration for Saturday 5th November 2022 on the cost-of-living emergency faced by communities up and down the country; believes that ordinary people should not, once again, be made to pay for a crisis that they did not …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
22nd June 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 14th July 2022

Recruiting and retaining NHS staff

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House acknowledges there is a staffing crisis in the National Health Service, exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic but predating it; recognises the intense pressure on healthcare staff, who having worked incredibly hard during the pandemic now face the vast challenge of clearing the backlog of care caused by …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
12th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 13th July 2022

Political violence and presidential election in Brazil

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House expresses its deep concerns about reports of political violence against representatives of the Workers’ Party in Brazil ahead of this October’s Presidential election; notes that the far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his cabinet ministers, nearly half of whom are military generals, have made repeated threats against the …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
11th July 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 11th July 2022

Maximum temperature in the workplace

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House notes that recent surveys of workplace health and safety representatives show that high temperatures are one of their top concerns; regrets that workers in the UK have no guaranteed legal safeguards from working in uncomfortable high temperatures, and that the consequences of this range from dizziness, tiredness, …
56 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
28th June 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 28th June 2022

Abortion rights

Tabled by: Charlotte Nichols (Labour - Warrington North)
That this House is deeply concerned at the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn the longstanding Roe v Wade decision that provided federal protection for the right for women to choose an abortion and maintain the safety and autonomy of their bodies; fears that consequent …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
20th June 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 20th June 2022

Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2022

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House notes the week commencing 20 June 2022 is Cervical Screening Awareness Week; recognises that cervical screening can save lives and stop many cervical cancers; understands that almost one in three currently do not take up their invite; appreciates that cervical screening isn’t easy for everyone; highlights that …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
20th June 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 20th June 2022

Windrush Day 2022

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House celebrates the 74th anniversary of the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury Dock on the 22nd June 1948; recognises that Windrush has become a key symbolic moment in the history of both the Black British contribution to Britain and the broader post-war Commonwealth migration that reshaped …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th June 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th June 2022

Durham Miners' Gala 2022

Tabled by: Mary Kelly Foy (Labour - City of Durham)
That this House celebrates the in-person return of the Durham Miners’ Gala or the Big Meeting on Saturday 9 July 2022; notes that the Durham Miners’ Gala was cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic; welcomes the news that the 2022 Gala will be dedicated to the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 1
13th June 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 13th June 2022

Compulsory redundancies and privatisation at the British Council

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House is concerned that the vital role of the British Council in promoting Cultural Relations and education, arts, and English language training across the globe will be undermined by the current programme of closures, cuts and outsourcing being undertaken as a result of financial pressures; notes that the …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
7th June 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th June 2022

Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller History Month 2022

Tabled by: Mary Kelly Foy (Labour - City of Durham)
That this House notes that during the month of June 2022 it is Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month; further notes that a key theme in 2022 is What Makes a Home?; recognises that what makes a home can mean different things to different peoples and cultures, with homes to …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jul 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
6th June 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 6th June 2022

Treatment of Liverpool fans at the 2022 Champions League Final in Paris

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House condemns the deeply disturbing treatment by French police of Liverpool and Real Madrid fans outside Stade de France at the Champions League Final in Paris; notes catastrophic failures in stadium management by UEFA and French authorities which threatened the lives and wellbeing of supporters; further notes the …
81 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Independent: 8
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
16th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Paid miscarriage leave

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House calls on the Government to introduce paid miscarriage leave; notes that, in the UK, two weeks parental bereavement leave and pay is in place after stillbirth, however there is no such support for anyone who has experienced a miscarriage before 24 weeks of pregnancy; understands that miscarriage …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
16th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Fur, foie gras and trophy hunting imports

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House expresses concern and dismay at the Government reneging on its promise to strengthen animal rights through legislation by omitting this important matter from the Queen’s Speech; stands with the many people who have written to their hon Member sharing their worry at the lack of action on …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
11th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Moratorium on fracking

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House expresses concern at reports that Cuadrilla have been given another year to explore options for its wells; regrets that fracking for shale gas is still being considered despite the renewable alternatives that are available; urges the Government to ensure the moratorium on fracking is made both statutory …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
11th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is shocked by the killing of Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli forces whilst reporting on raids in Jenin; extends its sincere condolences to her family and colleagues who are devastated? by her death; is appalled that this widely-respected, brave and committed journalist was hit by …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Scottish National Party: 20
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
11th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Energy price rises and the price cap

Tabled by: Diane Abbott (Independent - Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
That this House notes the recent rise in energy prices and that these price rises have intensified a cost of living crisis; also notes that the price cap is projected to rise again in October 2022 and that this, in combination with the seasonal increase in demand for energy in …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
10th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Disability Benefit Assessments and the Health & Disability Green Paper

Tabled by: Marsha De Cordova (Labour - Battersea)
That this House notes that Department for Work and Pensions statistics show that of the 1.5 million Incapacity Benefit claimants who were assessed for Employment Support Allowance (ESA) up until June 2019, 268,000 were found Fit for Work, a proportion of 18 per cent, that between 2013-2020, only 66,000 out …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
10th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Refuse disposal workers' pay and conditions

Tabled by: Zarah Sultana (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes the recent wave of industrial action from refuse disposal workers, including in Coventry, Rugby, Wealdon, and Brighton; further notes improved pay agreements have been reached to avoid further refuse disposal workers strikes at locations including Northampton and Manchester; notes that refuse disposal workers were rightly recognised …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
10th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Melanoma Awareness Month and VAT on sunscreen

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises that May is Melanoma awareness month; understands that melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer and that that most skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays; is aware that protecting your skin from UV rays is key to lowering …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
10th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

P&O Ferries and employment rights

Tabled by: Sarah Olney (Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park)
That this House condemns in the strongest possible terms the decision of P&O Ferries to fire 800 staff without notice or consultation with their trade unions, the RMT and Nautilus; demands the immediate reinstatement of the sacked workers; further condemns their replacement with agency workers earning as little as £1.80 …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
10th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th May 2022

Planned coalmine in Whitehaven, Cumbria

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is concerned by Government plans to approve the first new coalmine for 30 years in Whitehaven, Cumbria, in order to supply steelworks; notes that industry figures say there’s no demand for the mine, and that a former British Steel Chief Executive has warned the plans will delay …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Liberal Democrat: 12
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
17th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 23rd May 2022

Ukraine debt cancellation

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House recognises the devastating impact of the Russian invasion on the economy of Ukraine; notes the need for all the country’s resources to be mobilised to support the humanitarian response and military defence; notes that the total external debt of Ukraine is $54 billion and that Ukraine is …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 7
Scottish National Party: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 19th May 2022

Jake Daniels

Tabled by: Clive Betts (Labour - Sheffield South East)
That this House congratulates Jake Daniels on his courageous decision to be open about his sexuality; welcomes the support he has received from Blackpool FC; and calls on the Football Association, the English Football League, and the Professional Footballers’ Association to provide any support Mr Daniels needs and to act …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 18th May 2022

Abortion rights in the United States

Tabled by: Diane Abbott (Independent - Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
That this House expresses its grave concern about the series of attacks that have been launched in the United States on a woman's right to choose; notes that the leaked opinion of the US Supreme Court overturning the judgement of Roe v Wade has been authenticated; is aware that poorer …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
10th May 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 10th May 2022

Green New Deal Bill

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the lack of a sufficient and comprehensive Government plan to decarbonise the UK economy in response to the climate and nature emergencies; recognises public support for bolder and faster action; and calls on the Government to support the Green New Deal Bill, formally known as the …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alliance: 1
19th April 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 25th April 2022

Care provision for pregnant migrant women

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That this House welcomes the publication by the Royal College of Midwives of its position statement and accompanying pocket guide for midwives and maternity support workers on caring for pregnant migrant women; notes these women are at higher risk of experiencing poor outcomes for themselves and their babies, and that …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
19th April 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 25th April 2022

The future of Channel 4

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House is concerned about the Government's decision to press ahead with the privatisation of Channel 4, a publicly owned but commercially funded company; notes that Channel 4 is not run for profit and is free from the need to create return for shareholders; acknowledges that Channel 4 emerged …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
30th March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th April 2022

Social Security

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) Regulations 2022 (S.I., 2022, No. 380), dated 24 March 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 24 March 2022, be annulled.
12 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
30th March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th April 2022

Sainsbury's and the National Living Wage

Tabled by: Siobhain McDonagh (Labour - Mitcham and Morden)
That this House supports the Living Wage campaign; recognises that supermarket workers have been key workers throughout the pandemic; acknowledges that these workers are one of the largest groups of low-paid workers in the UK; notes that 42 per cent of all supermarket workers, 366,000 people, earn less than the …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
1st February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th April 2022

Housing emergency

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House notes with concern that the Government is providing insufficient grant for building council housing; that the current policy encourages the building of homes which charge so-called affordable rent, in reality unaffordable for many; encourages the conversion of social rent homes to affordable rent, leading to tenants in …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
28th March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 29th March 2022

Disability Benefit Assessments and the Health & Disability Green Paper

Tabled by: Marsha De Cordova (Labour - Battersea)
That this House notes that Department for Work and Pensions statistics show that of the 1.5 million Incapacity Benefit claimants who were assessed for Employment Support Allowance (ESA) up until June 2019, 268,000 were found Fit for Work, a proportion of18 per cent, that between 2013-2020, only 66,000 out of …
88 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 26
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
28th March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th March 2022

Public sector pay

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House regrets public sector pay is 2.1 per cent below its 2010 level in real terms reflecting a decade of lost pay; notes the Chancellor's commitment at the Autumn Budget 2021 that public sector pay awards for 2022-23 would be fair and affordable; notes the Office for Budget …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
22nd March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th March 2022

NICE guideline on endometriosis diagnosis and management

Tabled by: Hannah Bardell (Scottish National Party - Livingston)
That this House urges the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to review and update guideline NG 73 on endometriosis diagnosis and management and to begin the process of doing so before the end of 2022; notes that endometriosis affects one in ten women and those assigned female …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
23rd March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 24th March 2022

P&O Ferries and DP World

Tabled by: Karl Turner (Labour - Kingston upon Hull East)
That this House condemns in the strongest possible terms the decision of P&O Ferries to fire 800 staff without notice or consultation with their trade unions, the RMT and Nautilus; demands the immediate reinstatement of the sacked workers; condemns their replacement with agency workers earning as little as £1.80 per …
125 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 92
Scottish National Party: 12
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
22nd March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 23rd March 2022

Registration of deaths after a public inquiry

Tabled by: Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour - South Shields)
That this House notes the urgent need to amend legislation to allow grieving families the choice to register the death of a loved one after a public inquiry; highlights the heartbreaking case of Liam Curry and Chloe Rutherford from South Shields who were tragically murdered in the Manchester Arena terror …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
22nd March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 23rd March 2022

Access to telemedical abortion care beyond September 2022

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House is dismayed by Government plans to end the availability of telemedical abortion care services for early medical abortions up to 9 weeks and 6 days gestation, beyond September 2022; notes that access to this temporary service during the covid-19 lockdowns was crucial to ensuring that women needed …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
6th January 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 21st March 2022

Post Office Horizon compensation scheme

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House believes that the 555 litigants, who won civil proceedings against Post Office Ltd in 2018-19, should not be excluded from the Post Office Horizon compensation scheme; that the exclusion of these litigants from the compensation scheme is having and will continue to have a direct and devastating …
137 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 61
Scottish National Party: 37
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Conservative: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
25th January 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 14th March 2022

A wealth tax as an alternative to National Insurance increases

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House calls on the Government to abandon its regressive plans for a 1.25 percentage point increase in National Insurance contributions; believes this will add to the cost of living crisis people are already experiencing as a result of big increases in energy bills, high inflation, real-term wage cuts …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Liberal Democrat: 13
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
8th March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th March 2022

Cost of living

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House expresses its deepest concerns about the explosion in the cost of living and its impact on millions of working people across the country, with Ofgem announcing that the energy price cap will rise by £693 to £1,971 per year on 1 April 2022, a 54 per cent …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
3rd March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th March 2022

Russia and the Intelligence and Security Committee's report

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House unequivocally condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine and decision of President Putin to start a brutal war in Europe; notes that the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament report, entitled Russia, published 21 July 2020, HC 632, is of critical importance to UK national security and particularly …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
1st March 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 4th March 2022

Royal Mail workforce reductions

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House expresses alarm at plans by Royal Mail to reduce frontline managerial jobs by 900 posts, a reduction that will further harm the postal service in this country; condemns this continued attack on the jobs of workers while shareholders receive £311 million in rewards; is appalled at the …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 41
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
24th February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 28th February 2022

Accommodation for children in care over the age of 15

Tabled by: Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour - South Shields)
That this House notes with grave concern the introduction of secondary legislation by the Department for Education which guarantees care and regulated accommodation to vulnerable looked-after children only to the age of 15; and is further concerned by the disproportionate impact this policy has on boys and children from black, …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
9th February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 24th February 2022

Upholding human rights in the UK

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes that the Human Rights Act 1998 gives expression to values that are fundamental to the way of life in the UK, such as protecting the right to protest, freedom of expression and respect for privacy; is concerned by warnings from human rights organisations such as Amnesty …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
8th February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 24th February 2022

Local Government Finance, Council Tax & Levelling-Up

Tabled by: Paula Barker (Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree)
That this House notes the huge pressures inflicted on local government finance since 2010 as a direct result of Government policy, in particular during the early part of the last decade; notes with concern the unequal distribution of expenditure cuts falling mostly on areas with high levels of deprivation across …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
7th February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th February 2022

Humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

Tabled by: Mary Kelly Foy (Labour - City of Durham)
That this House notes with grave concern recent reports in the media on the developing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, in particular traumatic stories of parents being forced into selling organs, and in some cases selling their own children, in order to feed their families; further notes that the United Nations’ …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
3rd February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th February 2022

Prison violence

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes with alarm the rapid increase in prison violence over the last decade, with levels of assaults peaking in 2019 before a partial reduction during the covid-19 pandemic lockdowns; further notes that rehabilitation is practically impossible inside violent prisons, meaning that offenders can leave prison more damaged …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
1st February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th February 2022

Belarus political prisoners

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House views with serious concern the fraudulent election in Belarus in August 2020 which led to widespread public demonstrations; notes that these demonstrations have been met by increasingly repressive measures by the governing regime; condemns the arbitrary arrests, use of extreme violence by security forces and allegations of …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
1st February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th February 2022

Siblings in the care system

Tabled by: Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour - South Shields)
That this House notes the urgent need to improve sibling contact for children in care; further notes that research shows more than 70 per cent of looked-after children with a sibling in care are separated from that brother or sister; further expresses concern about the harm caused when sibling relationships …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
7th February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 7th February 2022

Statutory Sick Pay and a living wage

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House expresses its concern at Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) being at its lowest level since 2003, according to research by the TUC; notes that SSP is worth £3 per week less in real terms now than it was at the start of the pandemic; believes that no-one should …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th January 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd February 2022

Removal of titles

Tabled by: Rachael Maskell (Labour (Co-op) - York Central)
That this house acknowledges that geographically based titles can become an affront when an individual falls into disrepute; and calls on the Government to introduce a mechanism in law whereby geographically based titles can be removed in certain circumstances such as when the individual’s associations, engagements or actions infringe the …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
10th January 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 1st February 2022

Covid mitigation in schools

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House notes that schools never shut and should never have to; expresses alarm that internationally and scientifically recognised, multi-layered mitigations advised by the WHO were not in place before in-person education resumed in September 2020, March 2021, September 2021 and January 2022 to prevent unnecessarily exposing students, staff …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
1st February 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 1st February 2022

Industrial action at Barts Health NHS Trust

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House expresses solidarity with hundreds of key NHS workers across Barts Health NHS Trust, employed by the outsourcing company Serco, taking strike action between Monday 31 January and Sunday 13 February 2022 over low pay; notes that the Unite members who are cleaners, porters, security, catering and reception …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Independent: 5
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
27th January 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 31st January 2022

Get Me Home Safely campaign

Tabled by: Zarah Sultana (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes that shift work is widespread in many industries, especially hospitality, and can often entail late-night working; further notes that many workers, especially women, are increasingly worried about their safety travelling to and from work at night; believes that, while employers may feel their duty of care …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
27th January 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 28th January 2022

Stuart Delivery couriers

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes with deep concern that key worker couriers working for JustEat subcontractor Stuart Delivery have seen their pay cut and working conditions deteriorate during the covid-19 pandemic, despite those key workers putting their own lives at risk and providing a vital service to the public; notes that …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
26th January 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 27th January 2022

Providing financial restitution to women born in the 1950s

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House welcomes the positive interventions from so many hon. Members from across the House on behalf of women born in the 1950s who have lost their pensions; and pays tribute to constituents and campaigners in their ongoing fight for justice; recalls that women born in the 1950s were …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 17
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
20th January 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 24th January 2022

Fair pay and conditions for rail cleaners

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House supports cleaners who are members of the RMT union employed by Churchill Contract Services who are balloting for industrial action in support of better pay, sick pay and travel facilities; notes that these cleaners, who work to clean trains and stations in the South East, including on …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
11th May 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th January 2022

NHS privatisation

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House expresses dismay at the Government’s White Paper, The Future of Health and Care, published on 11 February 2021 which rubber stamps the US care models for the UK; notes that the Bill is a Trojan horse for deregulated privatisation and that language on integrated care championed by …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
6th January 2022
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 10th January 2022

Energy prices

Tabled by: Mick Whitley (Labour - Birkenhead)
That this House reaffirms its belief in the fundamental right to a warm home; recognises that millions of households are grappling with soaring energy prices; acknowledges the recent findings of the trade association Energy UK that prices could rise by between 45 to 50 per cent. by spring 2022; notes …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
1st December 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 5th January 2022

Treatment of outsourced security staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Tabled by: Andy McDonald (Independent - Middlesbrough)
That this House notes with deep concern that security guards at the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, who have gone above and beyond during the covid-19 outbreak to keep the hospital safe and secure, are still outsourced to a private contractor, and not employed directly by the NHS, …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
6th December 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th December 2021

Food insecurity

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House recognises the horrific levels of food insecurity in the UK being experienced by approximately 11 million people; acknowledges the profound and devastating consequences of food insecurity on the health, wellbeing and livelihoods of people in our communities; notes with concern that the need for emergency food parcels …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
18th October 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 29th November 2021

Ban on trophy hunting imports (No. 2)

Tabled by: Andrew Rosindell (Conservative - Romford)
That this House express its great sadness at the tragic death of Sir David Amess MP while serving his constituents; pays tribute to his many years of tireless service to the people of Basildon and Southend and to the many causes of which he was a powerful champion, including the …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
25th October 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 29th November 2021

Proscribing of Palestinian human rights organisations

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House condemns the declaration of 22 October 2021 made by Israeli Minister of Defence, Benny Gantz, which designated six Palestinian civil society groups as terrorist organisations; notes that the Israeli authorities have not provided any evidence to substantiate their claims about the organisations; further notes that the targeted …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
8th July 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 29th November 2021

Israel Arms Trade (Prohibition) Bill

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House notes that the UK Government has authorised hundreds of millions of pounds worth of arms sales to Israel between 2016 and 2020; believes that the UK Government should end these arms sales as part of efforts to end Israel's militarized repression of Palestinians, violations of international law and …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 20
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
8th November 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 15th November 2021

85th Anniversary of the Jarrow Crusade

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House commemorates with pride the 85th anniversary of the Jarrow Crusade; commends the 200 proud marchers who set off for London on 5 October 1936 to deliver their petition to Parliament; understands that the marchers wanted Parliament to view them as orderly and respectful people who deserved the …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
15th November 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 15th November 2021

Student loan repayment threshold

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House expresses its concern about proposals to lower the threshold at which students repay their student loans; notes that the average student leaves university with £50,000 worth of debt and is currently required to start paying off their student loan when they earn £27,295 a year; further notes …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
15th November 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 15th November 2021

Hillsborough disaster and the National Curriculum

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House acknowledges that, 32 years after the Hillsborough disaster, criminal trials collapsed in May 2021 and nobody has been held to account for the unlawful killings of 97 innocent people; acknowledges that it took 23 years of campaigning for the truth about the disaster to be finally acknowledged …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
8th November 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 8th November 2021

Hon. Members and secondary employment

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House recognises that being an hon. Member is not only a privilege but is also a well-paid and full-time job; believes that it is wrong that hon. Members are to able to receive significant additional incomes from second jobs, including for political consultancy or advisory roles for corporate …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 30
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd November 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd November 2021

First anniversary of the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia

Tabled by: Helen Hayes (Labour - Dulwich and West Norwood)
That this House, noting the first anniversary of the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia on 3 November 2021, deeply regrets the deaths of tens of thousands of civilians as result of airstrikes, massacres and crop destruction, and the displacement of more than 2,000,000 people; deplores the horrific sexual violence to which …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
20th May 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 21st October 2021

Fire and rehire

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes with alarm the growing number of employers who are dismissing and re-engaging staff on worse pay and terms and conditions, a practice commonly known as fire and rehire; agrees with the Government that such tactics represent an unacceptable abuse of power by rogue bosses, many of …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Oct 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
18th October 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th October 2021

COP26 and the Glasgow Action Plan

Tabled by: Rebecca Long Bailey (Labour - Salford and Eccles)
That this House acknowledges that the COP26 conference is the important moment when countries that have signed the Paris Agreement on climate change must present new targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions; notes that this is critical for keeping temperature rises below 1.5 degrees Celcius and preventing the world’s poorest …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Nov 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
19th October 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th October 2021

Green new deal bill campaign

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the lack of a sufficient and comprehensive Government plan to decarbonise the UK economy in response to the climate and nature emergencies; recognises public support for bolder and faster action; and calls on the Government to support the Green New Deal Bill, formally known as the …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th May 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th October 2021

Ban on trophy hunting imports

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House welcomes the Government’s commitment to implementing a robust, comprehensive and world-leading ban on trophy hunting imports; agrees that the trophy hunting of animals, including those at risk of extinction, is morally reprehensible; notes the strong support for such a ban among the general public, with the most …
86 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 16
Conservative: 10
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
18th October 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 18th October 2021

£15 an hour minimum wage campaign

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House congratulates Labour Party conference delegates for committing to support the policy of a £15 an hour minimum wage; notes that 14.5 million people in the country are living in poverty, the vast majority of whom are in working households; further notes that 5.5 million workers in the …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Independent: 4
Alba Party: 1
13th September 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 13th September 2021

National care service

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House notes £7.7 billion has been cut from social care budgets since 2010; further notes that this has resulted in 1.4 million older people not having the care they need for essential daily tasks and that 300,000 people are now on local authority waiting lists for adult social …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
10th September 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 10th September 2021

Introducing a Wealth Tax

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House notes that almost a quarter of all household wealth in the UK is held by the richest one per cent. of the population; further notes that the wealth of UK billionaires increased by £106 billion since the start of the pandemic; believes that it is unjust that …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
6th September 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 9th September 2021

The Ministerial Code and the conduct of the Prime Minister

Tabled by: Dawn Butler (Labour - Brent Central)
That this House believes that trust in the ministerial code has been eroded by the actions of the Prime Minister; further believes that the Prime Minister should no longer be the guardian of the code as he has been shown to lack the moral aptitude needed; and therefore calls for …
105 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Scottish National Party: 39
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
9th September 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 9th September 2021

AOC Europe 2021

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House opposes the planned staging of the AOC Europe 2021 electronic warfare event, organised by Clarion Defence and Security, at Liverpool’s Arena and Convention Centre (ACC) in October 2021; notes that that event will bring together many of the biggest global arms companies with government and military officials …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
20th May 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 20th May 2021

Pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work

Tabled by: Catherine McKinnell (Labour - Newcastle upon Tyne North)
That this House notes that Government-commissioned research in 2016 by the Equality and Human Rights Commission found disturbingly high levels of pregnancy and maternity discrimination in UK workplaces; further notes the February 2021 conclusion of the Women and Equalities Committee that the Government must act now to prevent further discrimination, …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 32
Liberal Democrat: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
17th May 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 18th May 2021

Lift the Ban campaign

Tabled by: Navendu Mishra (Labour - Stockport)
That this House recognises the injustice of preventing people seeking asylum from working; notes that the £5.66 asylum seekers receive a day is far below what is required to live on; further notes that asylum seekers can wait months for a decision on their asylum claim; supports the Lift the …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
17th May 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 18th May 2021

Universal Basic Income pilot in Wales

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House applauds the Welsh Government for committing to a Universal Basic Income (UBI) pilot in Wales; thanks all the Senedd candidates who signed the pledge for UBI ahead of May's elections; acknowledges that the current system of social security provision in the UK is not sufficient to provide …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jun 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
17th May 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 17th May 2021

Attacks on journalists in Gaza

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House deplores the attack by the Israeli military on the building in Gaza housing media including Associated Press and Al Jazeera, which follows attacks or detentions of at least thirty journalists and two previous strikes on journalist's offices in Gaza; supports the demands of the International Federation of …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
12th May 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 12th May 2021

Securing the future of football in England

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House welcomes the Government-initiated fan-led review of football governance, but insists that it is used as an opportunity to rebalance the current ownership structure in the favour of match-going supporters; notes that it is imperative that the review must be genuinely fan-led as the Government has promised, with …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
11th May 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 11th May 2021

Violence perpetrated by Israeli authorities against Palestinian civilians in Sheikh Jarrah

Tabled by: Tahir Ali (Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green)
That this House unequivocally condemns the ongoing violence perpetrated by Israeli authorities against Palestinian civilians in the Sheikh Jarrah area of Jerusalem; condemns the attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli police which left hundreds of civilians injured; joins the UN in calling upon the Israeli authorities to demonstrate maximum restraint …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 4
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
26th April 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Friday 23rd April 2021

Matchgirls Strike and Match tax protests

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House commemorates the Bryant and May workers that on 24 April 1871 protested against a halfpenny tax per box on the sale of matches that was proposed by the Government of the day with a protest march on Parliament which successfully stopped the tax being implemented; further commemorates …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd March 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th April 2021

Aviation workers and green jobs

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with concern the tens of thousands of redundancies in UK airports despite £7bn of public support and the introduction of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CRJS) a year ago; further notes that towns near airports such as Crawley, Luton and Slough experienced some of the highest …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th March 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th April 2021

Representation within cricket

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House expresses its serious concern at the underrepresentation of African, Caribbean and Asian coaches, umpires and match officials at all levels of Cricket in England and Wales; recalls the 1997 report Racial Equality in Cricket by the Cricket Board of England and Wales, which promised to tackle racism …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Independent: 3
15th December 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th April 2021

Criminalisation of dissent in India

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House expresses its profound concern at the growing number of arrests in India of human rights defenders, student leaders, feminist activists, Dalit rights campaigners, trade unionists, Opposition politicians, and writers, artists, lawyers, academics and journalists who are critical of Narendra Modi’s regime; notes that many of these arrests …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th April 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th April 2021

Effect of the covid-19 outbreak on disabled children and families

Tabled by: Mary Kelly Foy (Labour - City of Durham)
That this House is deeply alarmed at the disproportionate effect of the covid-19 pandemic on disabled children, young people and their families; notes the concerning statistics from the Disabled Children’s Partnerships’ The Longest Lockdown report, which found that 70 per cent of disabled children could not access, or experienced delays …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
24th March 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 25th March 2021

Strike at SPS Technologies

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House notes that staff at aerospace parts firm SPS Technologies in Leicester are taking strike action against management proposals to dismiss and re-engage employees on inferior contracts, a practice commonly known as “fire and rehire”; further notes that SPS made 200 members of staff at its Barkby Road …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
23rd March 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th March 2021

Shrewsbury 24 judgement

Tabled by: Ian Lavery (Labour - Wansbeck)
That this House notes the historic victory of the Shrewsbury 24 Campaign in having their charges quashed by the Court of Appeal after almost half a century of injustice; notes the tireless work that has been done to get to this stage by the Shrewsbury 24 campaigners and the support …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
11th March 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 15th March 2021

Presidential elections in Ecuador

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House notes that Ecuador is set to hold its presidential election run-off on 11 April 2021; further notes that Andrés Arauz, the progressive candidate for the Union for Hope movement comfortably won the first round in February and is favourite to win the run-off against Guillermo Lasso, a …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
4th March 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 8th March 2021

Stanley Newens

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That this House notes with sadness the death of Stanley Newens, a hard working socialist and former Member of Parliament and subsequently the European Parliament; respects his tremendous career as a lifelong campaigner for internationalism, social justice, and the people of his former constituencies of Epping, Harlow, and later Central …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Conservative: 1
30th September 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 1st March 2021

Funding for school counselling services

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House notes with concern research from the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy which found that 80 per cent of young people say their mental health has worsened during the covid-19 pandemic; further notes with concern that there could be significant future human and financial costs associated with …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
9th February 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Christopher Kapessa

Tabled by: Beth Winter (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House stands in solidarity with the family of Christopher Kapessa, a 13 year old child, who died after being pushed into the River Cynon in South Wales on 1 July 2019; extends its sympathy to his family; has concerns about the South Wales Police investigation into Christopher’s death; …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
6th January 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 22nd February 2021

Former miners and covid-19

Tabled by: Jon Trickett (Labour - Hemsworth)
That this House notes a number of former miners suffering from industrial diseases including Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema and Pneumoconiosis have sadly died from Covid-19; further notes that families of miners are entitled to industrial industry compensation if former miners die of industrial illnesses; expresses concern that the medical history of …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th January 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 12th February 2021

The death of Mohamud Mohammed Hassan

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House mourns the death of Mohamud Mohammed Hassan following his release without charge from police custody in Cardiff on 9 January 2020; offers its deepest condolences to Mr Hassan’s family and friends; notes that South Wales Police has, as is standard practice following a death after police contact, …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
4th February 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 11th February 2021

Zero covid strategy

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House notes with sadness that the UK has now had more than 100,000 covid-19 deaths, with one of the highest death rates in the world; further notes that the Government's strategy to live with the virus and balance the loss of lives and the economy has led to …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
27th January 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 28th January 2021

Healthy Homes Act

Tabled by: Dan Carden (Labour - Liverpool, Walton)
That this House welcomes the campaign by the Town & Country Planning Association (TCPA) for a Healthy Homes Act which would require all new homes and neighbourhoods to be of decent quality and outlaw those which undermine residents’ health and wellbeing; recognises that too many people suffer in poor quality, …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th January 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 28th January 2021

Yemeni human rights and Saudi arms sales

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That this House notes the continued disaster of the war on Yemen which has helped create what the UN has designated the worst humanitarian catastrophe anywhere in the world, threatening the lives of millions of Yemenis; further notes that the Government continues to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the …
63 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
25th January 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 28th January 2021

Democracy, human rights and the detention of Alexei Navalny in Russia

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House condemns the arrest and detention of Alexei Navalny by the Russian Federation; further condemns the reported arrest, detention and beating of thousands of protestors and journalists across Russia in the last week; notes that over 3,500 Russians have so far been detained following nationwide protests across the …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
6th February 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 28th January 2021

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
25th January 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Friday 22nd January 2021

Support for British Gas workers

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House condemns the actions of British Gas in pursuing fire and re-hire tactics with loyal and hard-working staff; expresses support and solidarity with British Gas workers who have been forced to strike following British Gas pushing ahead with plans that have been rejected by 86 per cent of …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
20th January 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 20th January 2021

Covid-19 vaccination of Palestinians in the occupied territories

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House notes that after more than 53 years of occupation, Israeli authorities have an obligation to fully respect the human rights of Palestinians in the occupied territories, including their right to health; notes the Israeli government’s duties under the Forth Geneva Convention to ensure medical supplies, including to …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
24th June 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 18th January 2021

Leave to Remain status

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House notes that currently in the UK there are an unknown number of persons who are not UK citizens, who do not have leave to remain in this country, who lack any entitlement to support from the state, who are therefore entirely without funds to feed, clothe and …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
14th January 2021
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 14th 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
3rd June 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 6th January 2021

School children's access to online learning

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House recognises that teachers are working hard to ensure that children are sufficiently supplied with resources for home learning; notes that a large majority of these resources are online; is concerned that school children from disadvantaged social-economic backgrounds may not have access to computers, laptops, tablets or broadband; …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
10th December 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 10th December 2020

Bus worker safety during the covid-19 outbreak: Control measures and enforcement

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House commends the dedication of the UK’s bus workers who have kept services running throughout the pandemic for other key workers and essential travellers; notes that tragically, a number of bus workers have died from Covid-19; further notes that Government's covid-19 support for bus operators in England since …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Independent: 4
Alba Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
10th December 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 10th December 2020

Migrant Workers' Rights

Tabled by: Nadia Whittome (Labour - Nottingham East)
That this House would like to thank migrant workers who have been at the forefront of the UKs response to the pandemic; believes that recovery from covid-19 must level up migrant workers’ rights; further recognises that the Hostile Environment, particularly No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) and the “illegal working” …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
2nd December 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 10th December 2020

Fast fashion and data transparency

Tabled by: John McNally (Scottish National Party - Falkirk)
That this House recognises the fast fashion industry as a major contributor to carbon emissions, producing 10 per cent of all humanity's greenhouse gas emissions, and is responsible for serious human rights violations around the world; and therefore calls on the Government to introduce a policy where global fashion companies …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
7th December 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 7th December 2020

Food insecurity

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House notes that approximately 10 million people in the UK are experiencing food insecurity; further notes that the use of food banks was increasing before the covid-19 pandemic, has effectively doubled during the pandemic and all indications are that this situation will continue to get worse; is concerned …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 39
Independent: 7
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
19th November 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th November 2020

In-person immigration bail reporting

Tabled by: Olivia Blake (Labour - Sheffield, Hallam)
That this House notes that immigration bail reporting was suspended for the duration of the first covid-19 lockdown in the interest of public health and that individuals were permitted to, and did successfully, report safely from home via phone or text for the duration of the lockdown; further notes that …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
18th November 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 19th November 2020

Global Islamophobia

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House draws attention to Islamophobia in the UK and worldwide; supports Islamophobia Awareness Month; draws attention to the fact that Rohingya Muslims have been driven out of Myanmar and now seek refuge in Bangladesh; that two mosques were simultaneously attacked in New Zealand in 2019; that Uyghur Muslims …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
5th November 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 12th November 2020

Campaign for a real living wage

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House welcomes Living Wage Week and the PCS Union campaign for a real living wage for their members working on outsourced Government facilities management contracts; applauds these front line key workers who have continued to work throughout the pandemic making workplaces safe and secure despite being some of …
56 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 18
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
9th November 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 10th November 2020

Dismissals of app-based courier and private hire driver workers

Tabled by: Ian Byrne (Labour - Liverpool, West Derby)
That this House condemns the opaque and unjust process by which app-based couriers and private hire drivers working for companies such as UBER and Deliveroo can be blocked permanently from their accounts and thus effectively dismissed from their jobs; recognises that couriers and private hire drivers are key workers who …
72 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 46
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
5th November 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 9th November 2020

Potential merits of a minimum wage floor in the furlough scheme

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House notes with deep concern recent data from the Office for National Statistics showing that over 2 million workers have been paid less than the National Minimum Wage this year; further notes that this is a near five-fold increase on 2019; believes that it is unacceptable that anybody …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd September 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 9th November 2020

Relocation of aslyum seekers and refugees from Aegean Islands

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House recognises the deteriorating conditions faced by asylum seekers and refugees on the Aegean Islands and notes the recent fire at the Moria camp in Lesvos which has left 13,000 people without shelter; welcomes the fact that Germany, France and Norway have agreed to take some of those …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
19th October 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st October 2020

Unionlearn

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House recognises the exemplary and invaluable role played by Unionlearn in helping people acquire skills and qualifications to boost their job prospects and make a valuable contribution to the economy; applauds Unionlearn for aiding hundreds of thousands of learners at all levels, from basic numeracy and literacy to …
94 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 57
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 5
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th July 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st October 2020

Early pay rise for NHS staff

Tabled by: Paula Barker (Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree)
That this House recognises the extraordinary commitment and sacrifice of NHS staff throughout the covid-19 outbreak; believes that the depth of public gratitude for this work must now be reflected in what the Government does next for NHS staff; notes that as it stands, NHS staff must wait until 2021 …
106 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 49
Scottish National Party: 28
Liberal Democrat: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
12th October 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 19th October 2020

Extension of Furlough Scheme

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House welcomes the partial U-turn by the Chancellor in extending the furlough scheme to local lockdown areas; recognises that businesses ordered to close must be supported; notes that this new support is limited to only certain parts of the UK when it is needed across the country; further …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
14th October 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Friday 16th October 2020

Child poverty

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House expresses concern that new child poverty data, published by the End Child Poverty Coalition on 14th October 2020, reveals that more than half of children in some constituencies are living in poverty after housing costs are factored in; notes that the highest rates of child poverty are …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
6th October 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th October 2020

Justice for Osime Brown

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House acknowledges 21-year-old Osime Brown's autism and the behavioural challenges that come with it; further acknowledges the Home Office's plans to deport Osime to Jamaica where he has not lived since he was four years old and has never returned to; notes Osime's mother's words that if they …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 20
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
24th September 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 1st October 2020

Mandatory reporting on plastic packaging

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House notes that UK supermarkets use some 114 billion pieces of throwaway plastic packaging each year; recognises that this equates to 653,000 tonnes of plastic waste, the equivalent of almost 3,000 747 jumbo jets; further recognises that almost all of this waste will end up polluting the natural …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
4th June 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th June 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
4th June 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 8th June 2020

George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter campaign

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House stands in solidarity with the friends, family and community of George Floyd in Minneapolis; recognises that George Floyd is tragically another name on the long list of unarmed Black men that have died in police custody in the United States of America (USA); notes that state-sanctioned racism …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
2nd June 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 8th June 2020

Universal Credit deductions

Tabled by: Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour - South Shields)
This House welcomes the three-month suspension of debts and overpayments being deducted from universal credit; notes that sums to repay advance payments continue to be deducted from universal credit, and that such deductions are a main driver of need for food banks; notes also that the continuation of deductions will …
56 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
4th May 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd June 2020

Universal Credit, Maternity Allowance & SMP

Tabled by: Debbie Abrahams (Labour - Oldham East and Saddleworth)
That this House is deeply concerned by the different treatment of Maternity Allowance and Statutory Maternity Pay by the Department of Work and Pensions in the calculation of Universal Credit awards, with Statutory Maternity Pay being treated as earned income and largely disregarded under the work allowance and 63 per …
119 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 46
Scottish National Party: 39
Liberal Democrat: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Independent: 5
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
9th January 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Thursday 21st May 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
4th May 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th May 2020

Nissan personal protective equipment manufacturing

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House thanks Nissan in Sunderland for repurposing its factory to make personal protective equipment (PPE) during the covid-19 crisis; notes with respect and gratitude the efforts of workers at the car plant that are now delivering up to 100,000 face visors and 18,000 aprons per week to the …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
23rd April 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th May 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
14th May 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th May 2020

Protections for tenants during coronavirus crisis

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House is concerned about the high number of tenants who have lost income during the coronavirus crisis; further concerned about the number of tenants who are in rent arrears and are at risk of eviction as soon as the temporary freeze on evictions is lifted; notes that this …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
5th May 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th May 2020

Contribution of civil service employees during covid-19 crisis

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House expresses its gratitude to the tens of thousands of workers across the civil service who are playing absolutely critical frontline roles at this time of the covid-19 epidemic; praises their dedication and professionalism at this testing time; notes that Department for Work Pensions' staff are coping with …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 12
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th May 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th May 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
11th May 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th May 2020

Taxation of businesses

Tabled by: Claire Hanna (Social Democratic & Labour Party - Belfast South)
That this House recognises the impact of the ongoing Covid 19 crisis and the financial strains placed on business; supports vital Government action to safeguard jobs and support businesses during the pandemic; believes all businesses should pay their fair share of tax and recognises that the majority of businesses do; …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd March 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st April 2020

Price increases during the covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Apsana Begum (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
This House expresses concern at reports that some retailers are inflating the prices of products in the wake of the covid-19 outbreak; notes that the Competition and Markets Authority has urged businesses to behave responsibly and not increase prices in response to the covid-19 crisis; applauds the actions of retailers …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th March 2020
Nadia Whittome 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
5th March 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 10th 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
26th February 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 26th February 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
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 25th 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
25th February 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 25th February 2020

The work of the poet Tony Harrison

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this House welcomes the fact that in March Tyneside cinema is hosting a retrospective of Tony Harrison's film poems and encourages further such retrospectives; recognises that Leeds-born poet Tony Harrison, son of Florrie Horner and baker Harry Ashton Harrison and recipient of the Whitbread Prize for Literature, the European …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
24th February 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Monday 24th February 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
12th February 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 12th 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
6th February 2020
Nadia Whittome 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
29th January 2020
Nadia Whittome 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
29th January 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 29th January 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
20th January 2020
Nadia Whittome signed this EDM on Tuesday 28th January 2020

Providing financial restitution to 1950s women

Tabled by: Paula Barker (Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree)
That this House welcomes the positive interventions from many hon. Members from across the House on behalf of women born in the 1950s who have lost their pensions; welcomes the equalisation of retirement ages between women and men; recalls that women born in the 1950s were subject to discriminatory employment …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 39
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
13th January 2020
Nadia Whittome 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