Nick Thomas-Symonds's 73 Early Day Motions
Date Tabled Title Signatures
4 Jun 2020
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Thursday 11th June 2020

Legal Aid and Advice

Tabled by: Mr 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.
133 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 114
Liberal Democrat: 8
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11 Mar 2020
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 17th March 2020

War widows pensions

Tabled by: Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth)
That this House honours and recognises the sacrifices that our veterans and their families make; notes the particular sacrifices that the partners of veterans make and the consequences for them of tragically losing a spouse or partner serving in the armed forces; notes the changes announced in 2014 which allowed …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Apr 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 26
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
3 Mar 2020
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 3rd March 2020

70th anniversary of the Llandow Air Disaster

Tabled by: Nick Thomas-Symonds (Labour - Torfaen)
That this House notes that 12 March 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the Llandow Air Disaster in Wales; further notes that the flight concerned was for rugby union fans returning home from the Five Nations game between Ireland and Wales; commends efforts, including a service being held by Cwmbran …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
2 Mar 2020
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 2nd March 2020

Six Nations Rugby broadcasting rights

Tabled by: Kevin Brennan (Labour - Cardiff West)
That this House notes press reports that rugby union's Six Nations tournament could be put behind a TV pay wall after decades on free to air public broadcasting services; believes the annual tournament should be placed in the Government's Category A of sporting events which must be made available live …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Mar 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alliance: 1
18 Mar 2019
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 18th March 2019

CONGRATULATING WALES ON WINNING THE 2019 SIX NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP AND GRAND SLAM

Tabled by: Jo Stevens (Labour - Cardiff Central)
That this House congratulates the Wales Rugby Union Men's senior team on winning the Six Nations Championship, achieving a Grand Slam, a record fourth straight test victory, and lifting Wales to a record high of second in the World Rugby rankings; notes this achievement was built by the management, players …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
4 Jun 2018
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th June 2018

CELEBRATING THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TUC

Tabled by: Jo Stevens (Labour - Cardiff Central)
That this House congratulates and celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), the world's first TUC being founded on 2 June 1868 at the headquarters of the Manchester Mechanics Institute; commends the dedication of trades unionists across the UK who have collectively contributed to the success and …
90 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 76
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 3
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25 Apr 2018
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd May 2018

IMMIGRATION

Tabled by: Joan Ryan (The Independent Group for Change - Enfield North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Detention Centre (Amendment) Rules 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 411), dated 22 March 2018, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 March, be annulled.
114 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 78
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
25 Apr 2018
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd May 2018

IMMIGRATION

Tabled by: Joan Ryan (The Independent Group for Change - Enfield North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Immigration (Guidance on Detention of Vulnerable Persons) Regulations 2018 (S.I., 2018, No. 410), dated 22 March 2018, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 March, be annulled.
118 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 82
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
20 Feb 2017
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 27th February 2017

EDUCATION: STUDENTS FEES, AWARDS AND SUPPORT

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Labour - Islington North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I.,2017, No. 114), dated 7 February 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 9 February, be annulled.
93 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 67
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
2 Feb 2017
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd February 2017

NUCLEAR WORKERS' PENSIONS

Tabled by: Albert Owen (Labour - Ynys Môn)
That this House is greatly concerned about the proposed pension reforms to civil nuclear workers on Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) estates; notes that during the course of the Enterprise Act 2016, these workers were also marked for a cap to be imposed on their exit payments, and were assured at …
127 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 76
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 4
Non-affiliated: 3
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
30 Jan 2017
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 30th January 2017

VISIT TO PARLIAMENT BY PRESIDENT TRUMP

Tabled by: Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth)
That this House deplores recent actions taken by US President Donald J Trump, including his Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees, and notably his comments on torture and women; notes the historical significance and honour that comes with an invitation to address both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall or …
206 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 124
Scottish National Party: 36
Independent: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
18 Jan 2017
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 20th January 2017

SEVERN BRIDGES TOLLS

Tabled by: Paul Flynn ( - )
That this House is appalled by the plan to continue the double taxation suffered for 52 years by users of the Severn bridges by paying tolls in addition to taxes to fund the UK roads network; welcomes the expected end of the obligation to a private company and believes that …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7 Dec 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Thursday 8th December 2016

CHILDREN'S FUNERAL COSTS

Tabled by: Carolyn Harris (Labour - Swansea East)
That this House notes that approximately 5,000 infants and children pass away each year in the UK; further notes that the cost of children's funerals imposes a significant and unexpected financial burden on bereaved parents; recognises that some local authorities, as well as religious officiants and undertakers, currently waive all …
169 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 111
Scottish National Party: 12
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
19 Oct 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 2016

FUTURE OF THE POST OFFICE

Tabled by: Kelvin Hopkins (Independent - Luton North)
That this House is extremely concerned about announcements made by the Post Office in 2016 which will mean the closure of more than 60 of its flagship branches, the loss of around 2,000 jobs and the closure of its defined benefit pension scheme; notes that these are the latest in …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 43
Scottish National Party: 27
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Non-affiliated: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
24 Oct 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 26th October 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE PENSIONS

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Labour - Islington North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Local Government Pension Scheme (Management and Investment of Funds) Regulations 2016 (S.I., 2016, No. 946), dated 21 September 2016, a copy of which was laid before this House on 23 September 2016, be annulled.
130 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 81
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 3
Non-affiliated: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
13 Sep 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 10th October 2016

IT TAKES BALLS TO TALK CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Colleen Fletcher (Labour - Coventry North East)
That this House welcomes the launch of the mental health awareness and suicide prevention campaign, It Takes Balls to Talk, across Coventry and Warwickshire; notes that the campaign is a public information programme targeted at male-dominated sporting venues to raise awareness of mental health support services and reduce male suicide …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
11 Jul 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 10th October 2016

CIVIL SERVICE COMPENSATION SCHEME

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House is concerned by the Government's proposed reforms of the Civil Service Compensation Scheme (CSCS); notes the proposal to drastically cut civil service compensation payments by between 25 and 60 per cent, affecting thousands of civil servants across the UK; is alarmed that these reforms are being brought …
113 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 39
Scottish National Party: 35
Independent: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
10 Oct 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 10th October 2016

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ABERFAN DISASTER

Tabled by: Gerald Jones (Labour - Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney)
That this House sends a message of wholehearted support to the people of Aberfan, Merthyr Vale and surrounding communities in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan Disaster on 21 October 1966 that resulted in the loss of 116 children and 28 adults, an event of such unimaginable and …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 13
Conservative: 5
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
12 Sep 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 12th September 2016

WELSH OLYMPIC SUCCESS

Tabled by: Chris Elmore (Labour - Ogmore)
That this House congratulates the 23 Welsh athletes representing Team GB at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games for their fantastic performance; notes the record-breaking haul of 10 Olympic medals; and recognises the particular achievement of medal-winners Elinor Barker, Owain Doull, Jade Jones, Hannah Mills, Becky James, Jazz Carlin, Victoria Thornley, …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 6
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
18 Jul 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Thursday 8th September 2016

STATUTORY MAXIMUM WORKING TEMPERATURE

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House notes that workers in the UK lack adequate legal safeguards from working in uncomfortably high temperatures, owing to the lack of a statutory maximum temperature at which employers would have to introduce control measures, such as breaks, access to water or air conditioning; further notes that this …
158 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 69
Scottish National Party: 36
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 7
Non-affiliated: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
8 Jun 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 5th September 2016

EU-CANADA COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT

Tabled by: Carolyn Harris (Labour - Swansea East)
That this House is concerned about the lack of parliamentary and public debate around the EU-Canada trade agreement CETA, most especially that CETA may be provisionally implemented before a debate in the House; recognises that it has still not been confirmed whether CETA is a mixed or sole competence agreement, …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 23
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Non-affiliated: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
4 Jul 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 5th September 2016

OFFICE OF ELECTORAL INTEGRITY

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House welcomes the petition on the change.org website, entitled Restore truthful politics - create an independent office to monitor political campaigns; notes that this petition has gained more than 160,000 signatures since it was launched following the EU referendum; agrees that misleading claims put forward during the referendum …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
23 May 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th July 2016

FIXED-ODDS BETTING TERMINALS

Tabled by: Carolyn Harris (Labour - Swansea East)
That this House welcomes the creation of the Fixed Odds Betting Terminals All-Party Parliamentary Group; acknowledges that there has been a widespread proliferation in the number of fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) since the Gambling Act was passed in 2005; notes that more can and should be done by all stakeholders …
85 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 4
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
11 Jul 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 11th July 2016

EURO 2016 AND WALES

Tabled by: Nick Thomas-Symonds (Labour - Torfaen)
That this House congratulates the Welsh football team on its fantastic performance in UEFA Euro 2016 and on reaching its first major championship semi-final; commends the national team and its supporters for their conduct on and off the field; recognises the hard work and dedication of manager Chris Coleman, the …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Sep 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 16
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 1
7 Jun 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 4th July 2016

LAND REGISTRY PRIVATISATION

Tabled by: Mr David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That this House expresses grave concern at the proposed privatisation of the Land Registry; expresses further concern that any privatisation will have serious consequences for transparency and accountability in the UK property market and hinder efforts to crackdown on corruption and money entering the UK property market via offshore jurisdictions; …
83 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
23 May 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th June 2016

ORGANISED DOG FIGHTING

Tabled by: Kelvin Hopkins (Independent - Luton North)
That this House regrets, despite it being illegal for 200 years, that organised dog fighting is still a daily occurrence in the UK; abhors this horrendous abuse as among the worst that can be inflicted on an animal; believes that penalties should be increased to ensure that the punishment reflects …
149 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 59
Scottish National Party: 32
Conservative: 14
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Non-affiliated: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
29 Jun 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 29th June 2016

NEATH ABBEY IRONWORKS

Tabled by: Christina Rees (Labour (Co-op) - Neath)
That this House recognises the remarkable contribution of Neath Abbey Ironworks in the development of the Industrial Revolution, particularly the innovation in all spheres of engineering, with its products ranging from locomotives and cranes to iron-hulled sailing ships and schooners; salutes one of its celebrated ironmasters, the anti-slavery and peace …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jul 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Conservative: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26 May 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 26th May 2016

WELSH LEAGUE OF YOUTH

Tabled by: Ann Clwyd (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House congratulates the Welsh League of Youth on broadcasting its 2016 Goodwill Message from the young people of Wales to the wider international community; recognises that the annual message, which has been broadcast annually since 1929, is a means of fostering international cititizenship among the younger generation; encourages …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jun 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
8 Feb 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 12th April 2016

THE NHS BURSARY

Tabled by: Wes Streeting (Labour - Ilford North)
That this House celebrates the contribution of student nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and other healthcare staff; has serious concerns about the potential impact of removing NHS bursaries on the recruitment and retention of staff; and calls on the Government to drop its plans to remove NHS bursaries and instead …
156 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 75
Scottish National Party: 33
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Non-affiliated: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
29 Feb 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 29th February 2016

EDITOR OF THE SOUTH WALES ARGUS

Tabled by: Paul Flynn ( - )
That this House congratulates Kevin Ward on the fourth anniversary of his editorship of the South Wales Argus; believes he has enhanced the strong Gwent personality of the paper, maintained high journalistic standards and introduced universal access for all political opinions; emphasises that the introduction of columns written by elected …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Mar 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
1 Feb 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd February 2016

LGBT HISTORY MONTH (No. 2)

Tabled by: Wes Streeting (Labour - Ilford North)
That this House notes that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) History Month takes place in February and welcomes 2016's theme of Religion, Belief and Philosophy; celebrates the seismic shift in legal equality for LGBT people under successive Labour governments from 1997 to 2010, including the abolition of Section 28, …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 4
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
15 Jun 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Friday 1st January 2016

WELSH WATER

Tabled by: Albert Owen (Labour - Ynys Môn)
That this House congratulates Glas Cymru on the fifteenth anniversary of its acquisition of Dwr Cymru Welsh Water; recognises Welsh Water for being the first, and still the only, not-for-profit utility company which reinvests financial gains for the benefit of customers and the environment; further congratulates Welsh Water on its …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
24 Nov 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Friday 4th December 2015

WORLD DIABETES DAY

Tabled by: Keith Vaz (Labour - Leicester East)
That this House welcomes efforts across the UK in aid of World Diabetes Day; considers that this day makes a real difference in raising awareness of diabetes, its dangers and how its onset can be prevented in certain cases; congratulates hon. Members, individuals and businesses worldwide for lighting up local …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Non-affiliated: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
1 Dec 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Friday 4th December 2015

UMBRELLA COMPANIES

Tabled by: Mr Stephen Hepburn (Independent - Jarrow)
That this House is concerned that construction workers forced to operate via umbrella companies need to brace themselves for a sharp reduction in take-home pay following the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Autumn Statement on 25 November 2015; notes that hidden in the 154 page document is the decision to ban …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
30 Nov 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Friday 4th December 2015

WORLD AIDS DAY 2015

Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Scottish National Party - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House recognises World AIDS Day 2015 which takes place on 1 December 2015; further recognises that the day allows for people throughout the world to unite in support of the fight against HIV; notes that many parliamentarians, as well as the wider public, have shown their support for …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 7
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
30 Nov 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Friday 4th December 2015

SHORT-NOTICE SHIFT CANCELLATION IN FAST FOOD INDUSTRY

Tabled by: Dawn Butler (Labour - Brent Central)
That this House is deeply concerned that a recent survey of popular restaurant chains who collectively operate over 9,000 outlets nationwide found that only a quarter of such employers ruled out cancelling shifts without notice; notes that this practice, known as shift-shafting, can lead to employees arriving at work only …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25 Nov 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Friday 4th December 2015

MESOTHELIOMA - COMPENSATION FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES

Tabled by: Sir Alan Meale ( - )
That this House is aware that mesothelioma is a particularly aggressive form of terminal cancer caused by exposure to asbestos; recalls that in 2014 the Government established a scheme to pay lump sum payments to civilians who had contracted the illness but were unable to trace a liable employer or …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jan 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
23 Nov 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Friday 4th December 2015

PANCREATIC CANCER

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes with concern that just under 9,000 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the UK every year; acknowledges that this type of cancer has the lowest five-year survival rate of any common cancer and one that has barely improved in 40 years; and commends Ulster University …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
25 Nov 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 25th November 2015

ACCESS FOR MELANOMA PATIENTS TO INNOVATIVE NEW MEDICINES

Tabled by: Carolyn Harris (Labour - Swansea East)
That this House recognises the increasing prevalence in the UK of advanced melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer; further recognises the importance of access for melanoma patients to innovative new medicines; notes that the immunotherapy medicine Opdivo for the treatment of advanced melanoma is currently being appraised for …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
18 Nov 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Thursday 19th November 2015

UK YOUTH PARLIAMENT

Tabled by: Wes Streeting (Labour - Ilford North)
That this House notes the exceptional contribution made by the British Youth Council's UK Youth Parliament to public life, especially through local communities, and its ability to mobilise and engage the broader youth population in political issues and campaigning; further notes the hard work of the charity and its volunteers …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 11
Conservative: 4
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9 Nov 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 18th November 2015

HAROLD WILSON CENTENARY IN 2016

Tabled by: Mr Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House notes that 11 March 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Harold Wilson; further notes that Harold Wilson won four general elections, kept the UK out of Vietnam but in NATO and successfully delivered a referendum on the EU; considers that Mr Wilson introduced vast …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Jan 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Conservative: 2
18 Nov 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 18th November 2015

BLUE PLAQUE FOR ANEURIN BEVAN AND JENNIE LEE

Tabled by: Christina Rees (Labour (Co-op) - Neath)
That this House notes that English Heritage has, in November 2015, erected a Blue Plaque at the former London home of Aneurin Bevan and Jennie Lee, former Cabinet Ministers and hon. Members; further notes the significant contributions made by these individuals during their political careers, such as the establishment of …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26 Oct 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 26th October 2015

PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Tabled by: Nic Dakin (Labour - Scunthorpe)
That this House notes that November is Pancreatic Awareness Month across the UK and that 13 November 2015 is designated World Pancreatic Cancer Day; congratulates all pancreatic cancer charities and their supporters for the various activities being carried out to raise awareness of the disease during November 2015, including Pancreatic …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Jan 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
23 Oct 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 26th October 2015

SAVE OUR STEEL CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Anna Turley (Labour (Co-op) - Redcar)
That this House congratulates the Daily Mirror on its Save our Steel campaign; is concerned by the crisis in the UK steel industry; recognises the fundamental importance of steel manufacturing to the UK economy and that sector's role in supporting tens of thousands of jobs in its supply chains, while …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Jan 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21 Oct 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 26th October 2015

ENERGY EFFICIENCY SCHEME FOR PARK HOME RESIDENTS

Tabled by: Peter Aldous (Conservative - Waveney)
That this House notes that there are an estimated 100,000 older people living in park homes across England and Wales, with many of them on low fixed incomes; further notes that park homes can be less energy efficient than other types of homes, especially older park homes; believes that current …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jan 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Conservative: 10
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
14 Sep 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 12th October 2015

MOTHERS' NAMES AND MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that regulations from 1986 mean it is still the case that the particulars to be registered for marriage include details of the fathers and not the mothers of the bride and groom; believes our law should not perpetuate the offensive and outdated message that marriage is …
121 signatures
(Most recent: 3 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 52
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 7
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Non-affiliated: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
20 Jul 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 12th October 2015

REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2015 (S.I., 2015, No. 1520), dated 15 July 2015, a copy of which was laid before this House on 16 July, be annulled
131 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 75
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 5
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
8 Sep 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 12th October 2015

USE OF CAGES TO REAR BIRDS FOR SHOOTING

Tabled by: Mr Roger Godsiff (Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green)
That this House notes with concern that every year some 50 million pheasants and partridges are mass-produced to be shot for so-called sport and that a large number of the breeding birds are confined for the whole of their productive lives in unnatural, unpleasant, crowded metal battery units, known in …
117 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Scottish National Party: 25
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
10 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 16th September 2015

SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY PUBLIC HOUSES

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House recognises and values the social and economic contribution of British beer and community pubs, which support almost 900,000 jobs and contribute £22 billion to UK GDP; believes that well-run pubs are an important community meeting place and the best place to enjoy alcohol responsibly; notes that more …
148 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 61
Scottish National Party: 24
Conservative: 22
Independent: 9
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
7 Sep 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th September 2015

NATIONAL HOMES REGISTER TO HELP ALLEVIATE THE REFUGEE CRISIS

Tabled by: Daniel Zeichner (Labour - Cambridge)
That this House is appalled at the humanitarian crisis unfolding on the doorstep of Europe and urges the Government to honour and follow in the great traditions of the UK by accepting many more thousands of genuine and desperate refugees, caused by the greatest displacement of people since the Second …
81 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 47
Scottish National Party: 13
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
20 Jul 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th September 2015

COMPENSATION FOR THALIDOMIDE VICTIMS

Tabled by: Calum Kerr ( - )
That this House notes that the campaign to persuade the German government to provide adequate compensation for victims of Thalidomide is at a crucial stage; recognises that this compensation is needed to cover the medical costs of their condition which occurred as a result of the drug manufactured by the …
114 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 32
Independent: 7
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
9 Sep 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th September 2015

JAMIE OLIVER DOCUMENTARY SUGAR RUSH

Tabled by: Keith Vaz (Labour - Leicester East)
That this House commends Jamie Oliver on the recent documentary Sugar Rush, which highlights the risks of the overconsumption of sugar and the necessity of labelling and accurate nutritional information; further commends Mr Oliver on raising this important subject, with poor diet and overconsumption of products high in sugar and …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
8 Sep 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th September 2015

UK COAL EX-EMPLOYEES AND ENHANCED REDUNDANCY PAYMENTS

Tabled by: Sir Alan Meale ( - )
That this House is shocked and alarmed by the decision of the Government not to pay Enhanced Redundancy Payments to UK Coal employees who recently lost their jobs, instead providing only repayable grant monies to the Company in order to assist it to meet its statutory redundancy obligations; believes such …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
11 Sep 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th September 2015

REDUCTION IN FUNDING FOR SOLAR POWER

Tabled by: Mr Roger Godsiff (Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green)
That this House notes with great concern the Government's plans to cut support for solar power by cutting the feed-in tariff by 87 per cent; believes that will be extremely destructive for the solar industry; observes that solar power is renewable, carbon-free, and is rapidly becoming cheaper, with the cost …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 12
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
14 Sep 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th September 2015

EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL FEES

Tabled by: Justin Madders (Labour - Ellesmere Port and Neston)
That this House notes that, in the first year following the introduction of fees for employment tribunal claims, the number of claims accepted fell by 77 per cent, from 187,441 between October 2012 and September 2013 to 43,961 between October 2013 and September 2014; further notes that there was no …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jan 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
10 Sep 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th September 2015

JOB LOSSES AND BUSINESS STRATEGY AT MEDIA WALES

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House notes the four proposed editorial redundancies at Media Wales and the company's intention to introduce targets for individual journalists relating to clicks on the WalesOnline website for their articles; further notes that this is the latest in a long line of redundancies and changing strategy at the …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2015)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
14 Sep 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 14th September 2015

TEAM UK AT WORLDSKILLS SÃO PAULO 2015

Tabled by: Anna Turley (Labour (Co-op) - Redcar)
That this House congratulates Team UK on its fantastic achievements at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015, including three gold, four silver and two bronze medals, 24 medallions of excellence and the UK's first-ever Albert Vidal Prize for the most points scored by any competitor in the competition; pays tribute to the …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Oct 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
18 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 7th September 2015

MANDATORY INSTALLATION OF CCTV IN SLAUGHTERHOUSES

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House calls on the Government to bring forward legislative proposals for the mandatory installation of closed circuit television (CCTV) in UK slaughterhouses with independent monitoring of the footage; notes that a 2014 YouGov poll found that, of those who expressed a view, 87 per cent support mandatory CCTV …
142 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 71
Scottish National Party: 24
Conservative: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
2 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 7th September 2015

ILLEGAL AND UNSUSTAINABLE TIMBER

Tabled by: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (Conservative - Richmond Park)
That this House notes the problem of illegal logging, estimated at between 15 per cent and 30 per cent of the international timber trade, which results in lost revenues for producer countries, environmental damage, loss of biodiversity and increased carbon emissions; further notes that the European Union's Timber Regulation (EUTR) …
98 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 18
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
14 Jul 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 20th July 2015

ANTHONY NOLAN DESTINATION: CURE REPORT AND STEM CELL DONATION

Tabled by: Colleen Fletcher (Labour - Coventry North East)
That this House is concerned that, of the estimated 11,300 blood cancer patients in the UK who will need a stem cell transplant in the next five years, one in eight will fail to find the matching donor they need; is further concerned that the odds of finding a donor …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 30
Scottish National Party: 8
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 6th July 2015

WILD ANIMALS IN CIRCUSES

Tabled by: Jim Fitzpatrick (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House notes that a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses was included in the manifestos of the Conservative, Labour and Green parties at the recent general election, showing the unified support across the House on this animal protection issue; recalls that 94 per cent of …
81 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Mar 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 11
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
29 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 6th July 2015

CAR PARKING ON PAVEMENTS

Tabled by: Dr Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House supports the campaign by Guide Dogs for the Blind and others to stop cars parking on pavements; considers that parking on pavements is a hindrance to many pedestrians, particularly those with wheelchairs or pushchairs, as well as being of great danger to those who are blind or …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 27
Labour: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
30 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 6th July 2015

SEND MY FRIEND TO SCHOOL CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Owen Thompson (Scottish National Party - Midlothian)
That this House recognises the importance of education around the world; notes that 58 million children around the world are unable to access their right to education; further recognises that over half of the children who do not go to school are girls; and welcomes the Send My Friend to …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Sep 2015)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 22
Labour: 13
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
22 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th June 2015

UN PUBLIC SERVICE DAY

Tabled by: Jo Stevens (Labour - Cardiff Central)
That this House welcomes and supports the UN Public Service Day on 23 June 2015; recognises that Public Service Day pays tribute to all those who work in roles that serve the public and highlights their contribution to society in delivering key services to residents and communities across the length …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
18 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 18th June 2015

RAVENSCRAIG'S STEEL MAN STRUCTURE

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House welcomes the unveiling of the sculpture, Steel Man, at the site of the former Ravenscraig steel works in Lanarkshire; pays tribute to the former steelworkers and trade unionists who raised funds and commissioned this significant work of remembrance; congratulates the sculptor Andy Scott for creating a fitting …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 23
Labour: 9
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
10 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th June 2015

CASE OF RAIF BADAWI IN SAUDI ARABIA

Tabled by: Ann Clwyd (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House is appalled that the sentence handed down last May against Saudi blogger and activist Raif Badawi, of flogging, to be administered very harshly in public, with 50 lashes scheduled once a week for 20 weeks, as well as 10 years' imprisonment and a fine of one million …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
10 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th June 2015

CERVICAL SCREENING AWARENESS WEEK

Tabled by: Mr Nicholas Brown (Labour - Newcastle upon Tyne East)
That this House welcomes Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2015, which runs from 15 to 21 June 2015 and is led by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust; notes that the week aims to highlight the importance of cervical screening and how attending a screening appointment can help to prevent cervical cancer; further …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Scottish National Party: 16
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th June 2015

REFUGEES CROSSING THE MEDITERRANEAN AND MARE NOSTRUM

Tabled by: Thangam Debbonaire (Labour - Bristol West)
That this House urges the Prime Minister to recognise the fatal impact of the decision in 2014 to cancel Operation Mare Nostrum in October 2014, and the decision to replace it with the much more limited Operation Triton, resulting in the loss of thousands of lives of desperate refugees, exploited …
95 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 43
Scottish National Party: 22
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
15 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Monday 15th June 2015

IPCC REPORT ON ORGREAVE

Tabled by: Ian Lavery (Labour - Wansbeck)
That this House strongly condemns the decision of the Independent Police Complaints Commission not to launch a full and comprehensive investigation into the behaviour of South Yorkshire Police at the Orgreave Coking Plant on 18 June 1984; believes there is no time limit to justice and furthermore that mining communities …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 50
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
3 Jun 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th June 2015

CARERS WEEK 2015

Tabled by: Greg Mulholland ( - )
That this House notes that there are 6.5 million unpaid carers across the UK and 6,000 people take on new caring responsibilities every day; gives its full support to Carers Week which falls on 8 to 14 June 2015; further notes that this is an annual campaign to raise awareness …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 17
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
27 May 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd June 2015

EU REFERENDUM VOTING AGE

Tabled by: Tulip Siddiq (Labour - Hampstead and Kilburn)
That this House believes that 16 and 17 year olds should be allowed to vote in any upcoming referendum on the UK’s relationship with Europe; recognises that teenagers have a clear interest in whether or not we stay in the EU and that the future of the EU is vital …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Nov 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Scottish National Party: 15
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
27 May 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd June 2015

FLAT FEE LEVY ON HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Tabled by: Mr David Anderson ( - )
That this House notes that the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is increasing its mandatory fees for all 16 regulated professions by a massive 12.5 per cent on 1 August 2015; further notes that this follows a five per cent increase in 2014, breaches an undertaking not to review …
100 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Oct 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 62
Scottish National Party: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
27 May 2015
Nick Thomas-Symonds signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd June 2015

VOTES AT 16 IN THE EU REFERENDUM

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House believes that the voting age for the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU should be 16; notes that many youth-led organisations such as the British Youth Council are campaigning for this on its own merits and as an investment in the future of our democracy; …
65 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Nov 2015)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 16
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1