Tim Farron's 799 Early Day Motions
22nd February 2024
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 23rd February 2024

Shropshire Day 2024

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House welcomes Shropshire Day which falls on 23 February and celebrates the county’s magnificent heritage; praises the natural beauty of the area from the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to the expanses of glorious farmland and the meres and the mosses, all of which host an …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th February 2024
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 7th February 2024

20th anniversary of cockling deaths at Morecambe Bay

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
This House solemnly notes the 20th anniversary of the death of 23 cocklers in Morecambe Bay on 5 February 2004; honours their memory and holds their loved ones in our thoughts and in our prayers; remains committed to maintaining safety in the Bay and supports legislation that has prevented a …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th January 2024
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th January 2024

Compensation for Equitable Life policyholders

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House recognises the financial, personal and social impact on policy holders following the collapse of Equitable Life Assurance Society; calls on the Treasury to ensure that all of the 1.5 billion pounds set aside for the Equitable Life Payments Scheme, is distributed to Equitable Life policyholders who suffered …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
17th January 2024
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 18th January 2024

Presidential election in Taiwan

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House congratulates president-elect, William Lai, on his recent emphatic victory in the Taiwanese Presidential Election; further congratulates former Liberal International vice-president and current vice-president-elect, Hsiao Bi-khim, on her success; thanks outgoing President, Tsai Ing-wen, for her wonderful service; commends the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), the Liberal Democrat sister …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
11th January 2024
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 17th January 2024

Flood resilience

Tabled by: Sarah Dyke (Liberal Democrat - Somerton and Frome)
That this House is concerned by the impact of flooding caused by the recent Storm Henk following a year of frequent flooding in many parts of the UK; supports calls for extreme weather resilience plans to be in place for all communities in identified catchment areas; notes the significant impact …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 2
Green Party: 1
17th January 2024
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 17th January 2024

Minimum salary threshold for skilled worker visa

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes with concern that increasing the skilled worker visa salary thresholds for chefs to £38,700 will have a detrimental impact on the hospitality industry and local economy of rural tourist destinations on top of the lasting effects of covid-19; and calls on the Government to ensure that …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
6th December 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 15th January 2024

Government Property Agency, ISS and outsourced workers

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House is extremely concerned about the Government Property Agency’s handling of the transfer of facilities management services from Mitie to ISS with respect to the implications for workers whose employment has transferred; notes that the pay arrangements for cleaners and caterers are being shifted from a monthly to …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
22nd November 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 11th 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
13th December 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 8th January 2024

Girlguiding UK and the British Overseas Territories and military bases

Tabled by: Judith Cummins (Labour - Bradford South)
That this House expresses its concern and disappointment in Girlguiding UK’s withdrawal of support in the British Overseas Territories and on military bases and the closure and sale of all their outdoor activity centres in the UK; notes this will have a detrimental impact on young women and communities within …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Conservative: 7
Scottish National Party: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
8th January 2024
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Friday 5th January 2024

Short-term lets

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House acknowledges the Government’s consultation on introducing a different category of planning use for short-term lets; notes that this consultation ended last June; recognises the urgency and importance of action to introduce a separate category of planning use for short term lets as the government has promised; further …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th January 2024
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 11th December 2023

Radiotherapy

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House acknowledges the pressing need to reduce treatment waiting times for cancer patients across the country, given only 58.2% of patients begin treatment within the recommended maximum 62 days from referral; recognises the need for a National Cancer Control Plan that improves cancer outcomes by delivering patient-centred, equitable …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2024)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
9th November 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 4th December 2023

Myalgic encephalomyelitis research and treatment

Tabled by: Clive Lewis (Labour - Norwich South)
This House commends current research being conducted by the Quadram Institute on the Norwich Research Park that builds on recent evidence that conditions like myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), and Long Covid, have a basis in the immune system; notes that ME (sometimes known as ME/CFS) is a severely debilitating condition thought …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
8th November 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 4th December 2023

Scientific hearing on animal experiments

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House applauds the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022, enshrining in law the ability of animals to experience joy and feel suffering and pain; notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth, with its Beagle Ambassador, rescued laboratory dog Betsy; is shocked to see the continuing harrowing exposés that …
69 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Feb 2024)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
13th November 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 4th December 2023

Changes to the Highway Code for vulnerable road users

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House appreciates the recent changes made to the Highway Code relating to protecting vulnerable road users; understands that new rules 212-215 help ensure that other road users treat these users with care; observes that these rules have been added specifically because the Highway Code previously lacked rules to …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 4
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
29th November 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 30th November 2023

Shared rural mobile coverage

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House notes that mobile signal in rural areas is significantly poorer than in urban areas; is concerned that 9 per cent of rural areas in the UK do not have access to a 4G signal; recognises that this has a detrimental impact on communities and businesses in rural …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
21st November 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 23rd 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
13th November 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 14th November 2023

Ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza conflict

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House believes that only a two-state solution can deliver the security which both Palestinians and Israelis deserve; further believes that Hamas cannot be allowed to continue in charge of Gaza; condemns the terrorist attacks carried out by Hamas in Israel on 7 October 2023; deplores the violence in …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 14
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
8th November 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 13th November 2023

Islamophobia Awareness Month

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House supports Islamophobia Awareness Month, which is taking place this November; recognises the incredible contributions that British Muslims make to our country; acknowledges that anti-Muslim sentiment is far too prevalent in our society; notes with concern that the horrifying Israel-Gaza conflict has led to a rise in Islamophobia …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Nov 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 5
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th November 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 7th 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
16th October 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 26th October 2023

CancerCare 40th anniversary

Tabled by: Cat Smith (Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood)
That this House wishes CancerCare a very happy 40th anniversary year providing therapies, help and support free to people of all ages affected by cancer throughout North Lancashire and South Cumbria; thanks them for their work from urban centres in Lancaster and Barrow to rural hamlets in the Lake District …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
23rd October 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th October 2023

Multiple sclerosis and 10 years of PIP

Tabled by: Charlotte Nichols (Labour - Warrington North)
That this House recognises the devastating impact of the Personal Independence (PIP) assessment process on people living with Multiple Sclerosis over the past decade; acknowledges the MS Society’s new survey of over 3,500 people with MS, which found that 2 in 3 people with MS said going through the PIP …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
12th September 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 17th October 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
13th September 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 14th September 2023

The 42nd Great North Run

Tabled by: Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour - South Shields)
That this House celebrates the thousands of runners who crossed the finish line in South Shields on Sunday 10th September after taking part in the 42nd Great North Run; notes that the Great North Run as an institution demonstrates our region, and history and our people; highlights the boost the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
11th September 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 11th September 2023

University duty of care

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House calls for higher education institutions to have a statutory duty of care for their students; deeply regrets the tragic consequences of past failures to recognise when students have experienced significant challenges to their mental health and the subsequent impacts on their family and friends; particularly regrets instances …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
5th September 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 4th September 2023

FIFA Women's World Cup and the Lionesses' legacy

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House recognises the extraordinary achievements of the England women’s national football team, the Lionesses, on reaching the final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023; notes the historic nature of their success, as the first time England’s Lionesses have reached a World Cup final, and only a year …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Alba Party: 1
12th July 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 13th July 2023

Eggs and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House notes the concerning reports that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will exclude eggs as a sensitive sector; expresses concern at the concept of eggs being imported from countries who are CPTPP members, but where egg production relies heavily on battery caged eggs; acknowledges …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
3rd July 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 5th July 2023

75th anniversary of the NHS

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes that our NHS will this week reach the 75th anniversary of its creation; highlights that over 1.5 million people are treated daily in the UK; notes that the NHS touches all our lives and is undoubtedly a national treasure; takes this opportunity not simply to look …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Labour: 4
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
28th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 5th July 2023

Father Paul Lee

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House congratulates Father Paul Lee of St Agatha’s RC Church in Methil and St Giles’ RC Church in Kennoway on the 10th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood; notes that shortly after his ordination he accepted the responsibility of being the sole priest covering these two geographically …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
28th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 5th July 2023

Craigavon Senior High School rugby team

Tabled by: Carla Lockhart (Democratic Unionist Party - Upper Bann)
That this House extends congratulations to Craigavon Senior High School Rugby Team on winning both the High Schools Cup and the Pollock Cup; expresses delight at this achievement and best wishes to all the players and coaching staff; and wishes the school ongoing sporting success in the future.
5 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
28th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 5th July 2023

Graeme Johnston, Scotland's Youth Worker of 2023

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House congratulates Graeme Johnston on receiving the prestigious title of Scotland’s Youth Worker of the Year 2023; acknowledges that this recognition builds on Graeme’s previous accolade of Youth Worker of the Year in 2017; understands that the Youth Worker of the Year Awards recognises a youth worker with …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
27th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 5th July 2023

Indigenous peoples in Brazil

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House is concerned about reports that Bill PL 2903, formerly Bill PL490, in Brazil could, inter alia, invalidate indigenous peoples’ claims to their ancestral lands and result in their forced displacement and the obliteration of their communities; notes this proposed legislation is expected to allow for mining, logging, …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
29th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 29th June 2023

Age discrimination

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises ageism as a form of discrimination that has no place in a modern society; notes that the exclusion of skilled older people from the workforce is a blight on the economy and deprives the workforce of both highly-skilled and experienced workers; further notes that research by …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
27th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 28th June 2023

Northern Ireland Alcohol Awareness Week

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes the conclusion of Northern Ireland Alcohol Awareness Week; highlights the campaign run by the Public Health Agency to outline support services that are available for individuals who misuse alcohol; further highlights the health problems associated with binge drinking; urges the general public to be aware of …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
27th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 28th June 2023

45th anniversary of the massacre of Elim missionaries in the Vumba

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House remembers and honours the memory of Elim missionaries Peter and Sandra McCann and their children Philip and Joy, Philip and Susanne Evans and their daughter Rebecca, Roy and Joyce Lynn and their daughter Pamela Grace and Wendy White, Catherine Picken and Mary Fisher who were slaughtered during …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 1
26th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 28th June 2023

Death of Craig Brown CBE

Tabled by: Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
That this House notes the sad passing of legendary Scotland Men’s Team Manager Craig Brown CBE who passed away at the age of 82; notes the regard he is held in across the football community, particularly the Tartan Army who hold him in the highest esteem; acknowledges that Craig was …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 43
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
Alba Party: 1
22nd June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 28th June 2023

Ultra Low Emissions Zone Expansion in London

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House recognises the importance of action to reduce harmful air pollution and traffic emissions in London; yet notes with concern both the way and speed with which the expansion of the Ultra Low Emissions Zone to outer London has been handled by the Mayor of London; believes the …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 28th June 2023

Banking hubs

Tabled by: Sarah Green (Liberal Democrat - Chesham and Amersham)
That this House recognises the need to maintain access to in-person banking services; notes that banking hubs offer an important alternative to traditional high street banks but that the rollout of such services is not happening quickly enough; further notes that this disproportionally affects the vulnerable and older populations who …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 28th 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
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 28th 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
19th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 28th June 2023

Detention of Vladimir Kara-Murza in Russia

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House condemns the Russian government for the arrest and sentencing to 25 years in prison of Vladimir Kara-Murza, a dual British-Russian national and prominent Russian opposition figure and activist; expresses concern that Kara-Murza is in poor health following the two poisonings he was subjected to in 2015 and …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
15th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 28th 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
9th May 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 26th June 2023

Wellbeing economy

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the call made by President Michael D Higgins of Ireland on 28 April 2023 at a reception for the Think-Tank for Action on Social Change to look beyond the current obsession with economic growth and rebalance economy, ecology and ethics; notes that this call is well-aligned …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
26th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 26th June 2023

Hosepipe bans

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes with concern the impact of hosepipe bans on households already struggling with the cost of living; further notes that households should not have to pay in full for a service they are only receiving in part; regrets that water companies have paid out large bonuses instead …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
7th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 20th 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
5th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 19th June 2023

Carers Week 2023

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House supports Carers Week 2023, taking place from 5 to 11 June; notes this year’s theme of recognising and supporting carers in the community; emphasises that millions of unpaid carers provide care worth £445 million each day to their family, friends and neighbours who are disabled, ill or …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 9
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
13th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 13th June 2023

Outdoor education experiences for children

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House calls for every child to be given the opportunity to benefit from outdoor education during their time at school; further calls for each child to have the chance of at least one residential outdoor education visit during primary school years and at least one during secondary school …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
5th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 7th June 2023

Reducing methane emissions

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House acknowledges with concern that methane emissions are responsible for about half of net global warming to date; recognises that it is not possible to limit global warming to 1.5°C or 2°C without drastically reducing anthropogenic methane emissions; notes that the Norwegian government banned non-emergency flaring in 1972; …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
5th June 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Friday 26th May 2023

Farmers and food prices

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House deeply regrets the rising cost of food for struggling families; notes that the Bank of England has warned that food prices will continue to rise; further regrets the current pressures that British farmers face, which risk their livelihoods; notes with concern that farmers are struggling with the …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
18th May 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 22nd May 2023

Conduct of the Rt hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip and legal funding

Tabled by: Karl Turner (Labour - Kingston upon Hull East)
That this House expresses deep concern over the decision to make taxpayers fund the legal bill of the Rt hon. Member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip for advice and assistance on the inquiry by the Committee on Privileges into the allegations that the Rt hon. Member misled the House in …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
16th May 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 22nd May 2023

Derry Girls receipt of BAFTA TV Awards

Tabled by: Colum Eastwood (Social Democratic & Labour Party - Foyle)
That this House congratulates the cast, crew and production team of Derry Girls for their outstanding achievements at the BAFTA TV Awards; commends Lisa McGee, the show’s writer, on receiving the BAFTA for scripted comedy, and Siobhán McSweeney for winning the award for best female performance in a comedy programme; …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th May 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 17th May 2023

Christian Aid Week 2023

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House celebrates Christian Aid Week 2023, marked from 14 to 20 May 2023; notes that for over 75 years, they have stood together in solidarity with some of the world's most marginalised global neighbours of all different faiths; further notes the tremendous work undertaken in helping those in …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
27th April 2023
Tim Farron 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
19th April 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Indefinite leave to remain for bereaved partners

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House supports the Refugee and Migrants Forum of Essex and London’s call for a fee waiver to be introduced for bereaved partners applying for indefinite leave to remain; notes that the death of a loved one brings multiple emotional, practical and financial costs; believes that people whose leave …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Nov 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 12
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
11th May 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

75th anniversary of the Nakba

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House notes that Monday 15 May 2023 marks 75 years since 750,000 Palestinians were expelled or fled from Palestine in what is now known as the Nakba; notes that there are now over five and a half million Palestinian refugees worldwide and supports these refugees' rights in line …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9th May 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th May 2023

Illegal Migration Bill

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House believes the proposals in the Illegal Migration Bill contravene international law, including the Refugee Convention, the European Convention on Human Rights, the European Convention on Action Against Trafficking and the Convention on the Rights of the Child; considers that the Bill will effectively close the UK’s asylum …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Green Party: 1
16th May 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 16th May 2023

The DalesRail service

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the value of the DalesRail charter service which connects Blackpool, Blackburn and Clitheroe to the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria; is saddened at Northern Rail’s cancellation of the charter for summer 2023; understands its importance in increasing tourism and hospitality to the area; appreciates its role in …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
9th May 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 9th May 2023

No confidence in His Majesty's Government

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House has no confidence in His Majesty's Government.
13 signatures
(Most recent: 9 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 13
26th April 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd May 2023

Scope Disability Price Tag research

Tabled by: Marion Fellows (Scottish National Party - Motherwell and Wishaw)
That this House acknowledges disabled people face higher costs than non-disabled people, with Scope’s new Disability Price Tag research showing the average disabled person household facing extra costs of £975 per month compared to non-disabled households; notes that this implies disabled households need to find almost £12,000 more a year …
58 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 4
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
17th April 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 27th 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
24th April 2023
Tim Farron 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
27th March 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 29th March 2023

Government action on Iran

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House condemns the continued excessive use of force and violence by the Iranian authorities against Iranian women and all others protesting against the Iranian regime; notes with appreciation the work of many British-Iranians to highlight the abuses being perpetrated by the Iranian regime; welcomes the most recent sanctions …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Independent: 1
14th March 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd March 2023

Ian Davis of Dunshalt, Fife

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House records its great sadness at the sudden death of Ian Holland Davis from Dunshalt, Fife at the age of just 61 years; notes that Ian lost his entire life savings in the London Capital and Finance scandal and that he became increasingly frustrated at the difficulties he …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green 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
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Peabody Housing Association

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House notes with concern the standard of customer service and engagement provided by Peabody Housing Association; expresses its disappointment that responses to enquiries to the association are not forthcoming to either its customers or their Members of Parliament; agrees with tenants and leaseholders of the association that it …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 2
17th March 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st March 2023

Ukrainian artists

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House notes the important role artists from Ukraine have played in sustaining morale and winning international hearts and minds during the terrible year of Russian invasion; urges the Government to set up a fund to enable British arts organisations to continue this work by presenting Ukrainian artists, musicians, …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
13th March 2023
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Endometriosis Awareness Month 2023

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House celebrates the work of Endometriosis UK in spreading awareness of the impacts of living with endometriosis; notes that endometriosis impacts over 1.5 million people in the UK, accounting for 10 to 15 per cent of reproductive women; further notes that it currently takes an average of eight …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
13th March 2023
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Winston's Wish

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House notes the work of the childhood bereavement charity, Winston’s Wish; congratulates the charity on reaching its 30th anniversary in 2022; notes that they supported over 30,000 children in 2022; further notes with concern the lack of automatic support available for bereaved children upon the death of a …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 12
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th March 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 14th March 2023

Leon's law campaign and mental health reform

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House expresses both its condolences and celebration of the life of Leon Gledhill, who tragically died four years ago; recognises that Leon is missed by all and sends deepest condolences to his family and friends; expresses support for the tireless campaigning of his mother, Dianne Martin, who is …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
8th March 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 14th March 2023

PANS PANDAS UK Working Group Statement, 24 February 2023

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House notes the statement dated 24 February 2023 from the PANS PANDAS Working Group aiming at improving standards of care for patients with symptoms of Paediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) and Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS); recognises that the working group included representatives of …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
28th February 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 8th March 2023

Freedom of religion or belief in Iran

Tabled by: Alexander Stafford (Conservative - Rother Valley)
That this House deplores the ongoing human rights violations being perpetrated by the Islamic Republic of Iran; notes that these violations come in a context of more general restrictions on the right to freedom of religion or belief for many religious minorities in Iran, including Christians and the Baha’i, and …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
6th March 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 7th March 2023

World Kidney Day 2023

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House notes that World Kidney Day takes place on Thursday 9 March 2023; recognises that 3.5 million people in the UK are living with chronic kidney disease, with many facing significant unique pressures from the ongoing cost of living crisis, including greater energy consumption required to help manage …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Labour: 2
6th March 2023
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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
6th March 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th March 2023

The Loan Charge

Tabled by: Karl Turner (Labour - Kingston upon Hull East)
That this House is concerned that suicides have been linked to the Loan Charge and that despite the Morse Review, thousands face unaffordable demands, with the risk of further suicides; notes that most people facing action were mis-sold schemes and that HMRC are demanding scheme users repay disputed tax; further …
118 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jul 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 33
Conservative: 17
Liberal Democrat: 14
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
1st March 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 2nd 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
27th February 2023
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Formula One in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and human rights

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House expresses grave concerns over the role of Formula One and the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile in sportswashing the appalling human rights records of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia; notes that Saudi Arabia executed 81 prisoners in one day in 2022, while Bahrain imprisons its population at the highest …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
24th February 2023
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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
23rd February 2023
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Andrew Arbuckle and National Farmers’ Union of Scotland Ambassador Award

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House congratulates Andrew Arbuckle of Newburgh, Fife, on receiving the prestigious Ambassador Award from the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland; recognises Mr Arbuckle’s influential work as an agricultural advocate, award-winning journalist and local politician; remembers Mr Arbuckle’s vital coverage of farming emergencies such as foot and mouth disease …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st February 2023
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Horizon Europe

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House celebrates the role of international collaboration in driving world leading research and innovation; notes the positive effect this has on productivity and competitiveness; recognises the continued benefit to British scientists and researchers which has accrued thanks to access to the Horizon schemes; notes with concern the significant …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
20th February 2023
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Service family accommodation maintenance and repair

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House recognises the role that the armed services play in communities across the country; acknowledges the poor standard of housing that many service people and their families are facing, including at RAF Shawbury and Tern Hill Barracks in Shropshire; notes with particular concern the service family accommodation that …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th February 2023
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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
28th October 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th February 2023

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
26th January 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th 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
17th October 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 1st February 2023

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
31st January 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 1st February 2023

State pension age and 1950s-born women

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House notes with concern the losses borne by 1950s women as a result of maladministration by the Department for Work and Pensions; supports the independent inquiry of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman; notes that on average over one hundred1950s born women die daily, many of whom have …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
24th January 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 1st February 2023

Ryan Cornelius and the UAE

Tabled by: Peter Bottomley (Conservative - Worthing West)
This House notes with concern that Ryan Cornelius, a British citizen, remains imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates, notwithstanding a finding by the United Nations that he has been arbitrarily detained, and notwithstanding a finding by the United Nations that Mr Cornelius should be immediately released and provided with compensation …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Labour: 4
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
23rd November 2022
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Intimidation at community, parish and town councils

Tabled by: Julian Lewis (Conservative - New Forest East)
That this House expresses its support and appreciation for local community, parish and town councils which are the first tier of local government in England and Wales and play a vital role in our communities; notes with concern that whilst the vast majority of local councils are well run, there …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 8
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st September 2022
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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
18th January 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th January 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
23rd January 2023
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SaxaVord UK Spaceport partnership with RFA Space

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House welcomes the announcement by Shetland’s SaxaVord UK Spaceport of their launch operations partnership with RFA Space; notes that the company’s first launch is currently planned for the end of 2023; understands that if successful, this could represent the first vertical space launch from a UK site, taking …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Independent: 1
23rd January 2023
Tim Farron 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
19th January 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th January 2023

Energy support for sports facilities

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House notes with concern that sports facilities, including swimming pools and leisure centres, have been excluded from the list of sectors entitled to greatest support under the Energy Bills Discount Scheme; is pleased to note that cultural institutions, such as libraries, museums and botanical gardens have been included …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 3
Labour: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
16th January 2023
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Dartmoor National Park

Tabled by: Richard Foord (Liberal Democrat - Tiverton and Honiton)
That this House celebrates 75 years of the Ten Tors challenge on Dartmoor; values the important contribution outdoor activities have on people’s mental and physical health; fully supports the Countryside Code and the principles that preserve our green spaces; believes that everyone has a right to access and enjoy our …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
16th January 2023
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The death of Mursal Nabizada, former Member of the Afghan parliament

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House is deeply saddened by the killing of former Afghan MP Mursal Nabizada and her bodyguard; strongly condemns the actions of their killers; calls for a full and open investigation into the incident; notes with concern the removal of women in Afghanistan from public life; and urges the …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
12th January 2023
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 17th January 2023

Disability and cost of living

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House recognises that there is often a significant income gap between disabled and non-disabled people; further recognises that disabled people are being hit hard by the current cost of living crisis and are much more likely to struggle to heat their homes and cut back on food over …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
12th December 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 13th December 2022

Celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House recognises the true meaning of Christmas being the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ as the first step of God's redemptive plan; highlights the greatest gift that was given that first Christmas of love and forgiveness in the form of a baby; …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
12th December 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 13th December 2022

Management of the National Health Service

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House censures the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care for his handling of the National Health Service which has seen waiting times rise in ambulances services and accident and emergency, the waiting list for treatment reach more than 7 million people, and nurses and paramedics voting …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th December 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th 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
29th November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th 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
8th December 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 8th December 2022

Council Tax on second homes

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House supports the decision to allow local authorities to increase council tax on second homes by up to 100 per cent; understands that any increase cannot be applied until April 2024; recognises that local authorities including South Lakeland, North Yorkshire, North Norfolk, Torridge, and Cornwall, have already expressed …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 1
8th December 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 8th December 2022

Decision to approve the Whitehaven coal mine

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House deplores the Government’s decision to approve a new coal mine in Whitehaven, Cumbria; believes that it damages the United Kingdom’s international reputation and sets a terrible example of climate leadership; recognises that, while the coal mine will create 500 time-limited jobs, the Local Government Association estimate 6,000 …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
8th December 2022
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Withdrawal of Advance Purchase on Departure tickets from Northern Trains ticket offices

Tabled by: Cat Smith (Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood)
That this House notes with concern that Northern Trains has recently withdrawn Advance Purchase on Departure rail fares from sale at its ticket offices; understands that advanced purchase tickets are designed to offer best value fares to passengers; therefore believes that the withdrawal of Advance Purchase on Departure fares may …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 23 May 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
29th November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 6th December 2022

Members' attendance in the House

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House believes that there should be a change to the Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament to set a limit to the number of days Members can spend being paid to take part in the recording of entertainment television programmes abroad while the House is sitting.
15 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
8th November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th 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
28th November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 28th 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
23rd November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 24th November 2022

Carers Rights Day 2022

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House supports Carers Rights Day, taking place on 24 November 2022; recognises this year’s theme of Caring Costs, which acknowledges the enormous financial, mental and emotional burden faced by millions of unpaid carers looking after their loved ones across the UK; notes that many unpaid carers go unrecognised …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
14th November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 24th 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
15th November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 23rd 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
22nd November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 22nd 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
14th November 2022
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Nutrient and water neutrality

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House notes with concern that phosphates and nitrates are types of nutrients that can damage wildlife at high levels; further notes that patterns of nutrient pollution vary by region, depending on population density, extent and type of agriculture and habitats; recognises the importance of the Local Government Association’s …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Nov 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
9th November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 14th November 2022

UK Disability History Month

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises that 16 November to 16 December is Disability History Month which is now in its thirteenth year of being celebrated in the United Kingdom and that Disability History Month is a month to celebrate disabled people and champion their abilities and rights; notes that this year’s …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
8th November 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 14th November 2022

Freeing political prisoners ahead of elections in Bahrain

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House notes that parliamentary elections will take place in Bahrain on 12 November 2022 amidst ongoing repression; decries that leading opposition figures including Hassan Mushaima, Abduljalil Al Singace, Abdulhadi Al Khawaja, Abdulwahab Husain and Sheikh Mohammed Habib Al Muqdad remain behind bars serving life sentences for their roles …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Feb 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
12th July 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 14th November 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
21st October 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 24th October 2022

Upholding the integrity of the office of Prime Minister

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House believes that the upholding of standards by its Members is of vital importance to the functioning of UK democracy; believes that it is vital that the Prime Minister and Ministers uphold these standards; and therefore resolves that any hon. or right hon. Member who is found to …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alliance: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
20th October 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 20th October 2022

Radiotherapy and the 10-Year Cancer Plan

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that the cancer backlog is a national health emergency which urgently needs tackling and that cancer is the most time-critical and dangerous of all backlogs; further recognises that radiotherapy is an essential, readily available, high-tech and vital cancer treatment needed in 50 percent of cancer treatments …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
11th October 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Fracking

Tabled by: Cat Smith (Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood)
That this House opposes the lifting of the moratorium on fracking.
23 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
22nd September 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th 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
8th September 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th October 2022

Loss and Damage Action Day 2022

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House acknowledges Loss and Damage Action Day, which is taking place on 22 September 2022, to highlight the severe impacts of climate change already affecting communities around the world; notes that climate change induced loss and damage is projected to cost between $290bn and $580bn a year by …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
12th July 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 5th September 2022

Public scientific hearing on animal experiments

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House applauds the new Animal Sentience Bill, enshrining in law the ability of animals to experience joy and feel suffering and pain; notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth with its Beagle Ambassador, rescued laboratory dog Betsy; is shocked to see the harrowing exposé showing thousands of …
93 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Sep 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 25
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
5th July 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 5th September 2022

Draft Mental Health Bill

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House welcomes the publication of the Draft Mental Health Bill; applauds the aim to ensure appropriate care for people with serious mental illness within the criminal justice system, better meet the needs of people with a learning disability to include those with autistic spectrum condition, give people greater …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
29th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 5th September 2022

Animal-free science and animal tests

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is concerned that the UK remains one of the countries in Europe consistently with one of the highest numbers of animal experiments, with over 2.88 million animals tests taking place in 2020 alone; is disappointed that UK legislation no longer contains a commitment to the final goal …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
20th July 2022
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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
16th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th July 2022

Ban on the Import of Foie Gras

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House condemns the production of foie gras by force-feeding ducks and geese which causes severe physical and psychological pain for the animals involved; welcomes the continued ban on production of foie gras in the UK; and calls on the Government to introduce the promised ban on the import …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Mar 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 12
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
11th July 2022
Tim Farron 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
5th July 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 7th July 2022

Social tariffs for broadband

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House recognises positive impact of discounted broadband tariffs for consumers on low incomes or with special social needs, especially during a cost-of-living crisis; acknowledges that there is currently no mandatory requirement for broadband or mobile providers to offer social tariffs; notes that with the amendments to the Communications …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
4th July 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th July 2022

VAT and electric vehicle charging

Tabled by: Sarah Olney (Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park)
That this House notes there is a discrepancy between VAT on residential off-street electric vehicle charging which is charged at 5 per cent and VAT on public charging which is charged at 20 per cent; urges the Government to scrap this discrepancy and reduce VAT on public charging to 5 …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jan 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
5th July 2022
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The contribution of the co-operative movement in the UK economy

Tabled by: Mark Hendrick (Labour (Co-op) - Preston)
That this House recognises the vital contribution of the UK co-operative movement to the economy; further notes that co-operatives in the UK operate across a wide range of sectors, all guided by the values and principles of co-operation that include concern for community and member economic participation; recognises the importance …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
10th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th June 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
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 29th June 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
22nd June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 27th June 2022

Reverend Moira McDonald appointed as a Chaplain-in-Ordinary

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House congratulates Reverend Moira McDonald from Old Corstorphine Parish Church on having been officially appointed as a Chaplain-in-Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen’s household; understands that she will be one of 10 chaplains to the Queen in Scotland; recognises that she has been directly appointed by the Queen; …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
27th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 27th June 2022

Fuel Duty

Tabled by: Richard Foord (Liberal Democrat - Tiverton and Honiton)
That this House is concerned about the significant increase in petrol and diesel prices since the start of the year; notes that rural areas often pay significantly more than urban areas for fuel; notes that people in rural areas often have no choice but to drive due to poor public …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jul 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 14
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Alliance: 1
22nd June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 23rd June 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
20th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 21st June 2022

National Parent Teacher Association Week 2022

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House celebrates National PTA Week, which takes place from 20 to 24 June 2022 and was launched by Parentkind, the largest network of Parent Teacher Association fundraisers in the UK; recognises that Parentkind’s 13,000 PTA members raise over £120 million per year, placing them alongside some of the …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
16th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 16th June 2022

Heating Oil

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House is concerned about the spiralling cost of heating oil; shocked that the cost of heating oil has more than doubled in the last year from 42p per litre in June 2021 to 105p per litre now; notes that 5 per cent of homes in England use heating …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 14th June 2022

Killing of Christian worshippers at St Francis Catholic Church in Owo town, Ondo State, Nigeria

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House condemns the killing of Christian worshippers by terrorist gunmen at St Francis Catholic Church in Owo town, Ondo State, Nigeria on Sunday 5 June 2022; offers condolences and sympathies to the friends and family of the 40 worshippers killed during the attack; urges the Buhari Government to …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Sep 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alliance: 1
6th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 7th June 2022

Wales qualification for the 2022 Football World Cup

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House congratulates the Welsh national football team on qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar; pays tribute to the players and coaching staff for being great ambassadors for the Wales and inspiring a whole nation; looks forward to the group games against the United States, Iran and …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
6th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 7th June 2022

Welsh National Football Team World Cup qualification

Tabled by: Ben Lake (Plaid Cymru - Ceredigion)
That this House congratulates the Welsh National Football team on qualifying for the World Cup for the first time since 1958; celebrates the meteoric rise of Welsh football over the last 11 years which has seen the men’s side climb from 117th to 18th in the Fifa world rankings; further …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 7th June 2022

Carers Week 2022

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House supports Carers Week 2022, which is taking place from 6 to 12 June; recognises this year’s theme of making caring visible, valued and supported; emphasises the invaluable contribution that millions of unpaid carers make across the UK on a daily basis, by providing care to their family …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jun 2023)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
7th June 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 7th June 2022

No confidence in the Prime Minister

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House has no confidence in the Prime Minister because he has broken the covid-19 lockdown laws that his Government introduced, has presided over a culture of serial rule-breaking in Downing Street, has undermined standards in public life, and has failed to take action to support millions of families …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 13
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
17th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 6th June 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
17th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 26th May 2022

Specialist Huntington’s Disease Services

Tabled by: Hilary Benn (Labour - Leeds Central)
That this House notes that Huntington’s Disease is a rare, hereditary and incurable neurological condition that slowly robs patients of their ability to walk, talk, eat, drink, make decisions and care for themselves; notes that a University of Aberdeen study, published in the Journal of Neurology, highlights that the number …
112 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 41
Labour: 36
Liberal Democrat: 14
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th May 2022

Papers, minutes and correspondence relating to Sue Gray Report

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That there be laid before this House the minutes from or any notes of any meeting or meetings or any written or electronic correspondence between the Prime Minister and Sue Gray since the start of her investigation into alleged gatherings on government premises during Covid restrictions.
21 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jun 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 12
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
18th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th May 2022

Killing of Palestinian-American reporter Shireen Abu Aqla

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House condemns unreservedly the killing of Palestinian-American Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Aqla in the Jenin refugee camp while reporting on a raid by Israeli forces; notes that last year UNESCO recorded fifty-five deaths of journalists while working; recognises that Shireen was an experienced and popular journalist across …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Sep 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
19th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 23rd May 2022

Mobility support for terminally ill children under three

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House notes that children under three are currently excluded from receiving the mobility component of the DLA; recognises that mobility is about more than just the ability to walk, in line with the mobility condition for children with visual impairments or autism that states they require substantially more …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
16th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 23rd May 2022

Ownership of Channel 4

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House is concerned about the Government's plans to privatise Channel 4, a publicly owned company that does not cost the taxpayer a penny; notes that Channel 4 is not run for profit and is therefore free from the need to create return for shareholders; acknowledges that Channel 4's …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Liberal Democrat: 8
Scottish National Party: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
18th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 19th May 2022

Implementation of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review recommendations

Tabled by: Cat Smith (Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood)
That this House notes that sodium valproate can cause serious problems in a developing baby; further notes that 10 percent of babies whose mothers take sodium valproate during pregnancy are at risk of having a birth defect, and up to 40 percent have problems with development and learning as they …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2023)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
10th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 11th May 2022

Local Election results in Oxfordshire

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House congratulates Lidia Arciszewska, Hugo Ashton, Alaric Smith, Julian Cooper, Jean Conway, Gemma Coton, Laurence Fouweather, David Hingley, Dave Jackson, Natalie King, Katherine Miles, Charlie Maynard, Angus Patrick, Sally Povolotsky, Christopher Pruden, Carl Rylett, Jo Sandelson and Chris Smowton on being elected as Liberal Democrat councillors in Oxfordshire; …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 18 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Alliance: 1
10th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 11th May 2022

Covid-19 testing and school exams

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House recognises the impact of the covid-19 outbreak on pupil and staff absences; believes there is potential for further disruption in the coming weeks; commends the tireless work of school leaders, teachers and support staff to ensure schools are as safe as possible for the exam season; yet …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 4
Green Party: 1
10th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 11th May 2022

What Were You Wearing exhibition, St Andrews

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House notes that the What Were You Wearing? art exhibition was displayed in Scotland for the first time at the University of St Andrews in March; understands that the exhibition is a recreation of a number outfits which were worn by people when they were sexually assaulted; further …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 26 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
10th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 11th May 2022

Votes on Standards Motions

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House notes the investigation and findings on the Owen Paterson case by the independent Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards and Committee on Standards Report published on 26 October 2021, HC797; is concerned that the former Member was able to cast a vote on a motion relating to his own …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
10th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 11th May 2022

Veteran homelessness

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House welcomes the Government’s commitment to end veterans’ rough sleeping by the end of 2024; recognises the excellent work that organisations such as Alabaré, Launchpad, Riverside and Stoll do in providing veterans with the specialist support they need to address complex needs and promote independent living; and calls …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 18 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
10th May 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 11th 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
1st December 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 27th April 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
14th March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th April 2022

Right to roam

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that 24 April marks the 90th anniversary of the mass trespass onto Kinder Scout; 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 …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Liberal Democrat: 7
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
19th April 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 21st 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
28th March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 31st 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
22nd March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 31st 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
31st March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 31st March 2022

Impact of the war in Ukraine on British agriculture

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House is deeply concerned by the impact of the war in Ukraine on UK food production and food security; notes that fertiliser, grain, and gas price increases have put intense pressure on British farmers; further notes that Ukrainian agriculture accounts for 30 per cent of world wheat and …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
17th March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 28th March 2022

War on Want's report on McDonald's tax affairs

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House is disturbed by the findings of the Secrets and Fries report published on 17 March 2022 by War on Want, which exposes a circular, paper transaction by McDonald’s which it alleges has the primary purpose of reducing McDonald’s tax obligations by creating a UK tax shelter for …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th October 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 22nd March 2022

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
28th February 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st March 2022

Implementation of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review recommendations

Tabled by: Cat Smith (Labour - Lancaster and Fleetwood)
That this House notes the sodium valproate can cause serious problems in a developing baby; that 10 per cent of babies whose mothers take sodium valproate during pregnancy are at risk of having a birth defect, and up to 40 per cent have problems with development and learning as they …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
16th March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 17th March 2022

Support for disabled Ukrainian refugees

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House supports the international humanitarian effort to support the people of Ukraine; commits to continuing to campaign to provide sanctuary and asylum to those fleeing the devastating war in Ukraine; expresses concern for disabled people's rights and safety in Ukraine; notes with concern that provisions are not in …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
15th March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 17th March 2022

Regulation and support for off-grid households

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House recognises the millions of rural homes that are off the UK’s national gas grid network; acknowledges that many of those homes buy fuel from oil, LPG and solid fuel markets; notes with concern that there is no regulation of those markets; calls for similar financial protection to …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
15th March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 17th March 2022

Veteran homelessness

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House welcomes the Government’s commitment to end veterans’ rough sleeping by the end of 2024; recognises the excellent work that organisations such as Alabaré, Launchpad, Riverside and Stoll do in providing veterans with the specialist support they need to address complex needs and promote independent living; and calls …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 4
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
10th March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 14th March 2022

Medical aid for Ukraine

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House supports the need to send emergency medical aid to the people of Ukraine; acknowledges that local emergency services in Ukraine are running out of vital medical supplies that can mean the difference between life and death for many people; notes the urgent nature of providing the people …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
18th October 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 14th March 2022

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
10th March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 11th March 2022

The Triumph of Endurance22

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House congratulates the archaeologists, engineers, technicians, and chroniclers from Endurance22 aboard the S.A. Agulhas II for finding the lost ship, Endurance; and recognises the hard work of the whole crew; and honours this new chapter in the Endurance’s story, one of the unbridled possibility of the human spirit, …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
9th March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 10th March 2022

A green transition from Russian oil and gas

Tabled by: Sarah Olney (Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park)
That this House maintains an unwavering commitment to achieving net zero targets; acknowledges the urgent need to tackle high carbon emissions produced by homes across the UK; recognises the need for a comprehensive Government scheme to incentivise retrofitting to improve energy efficiency of homes and buildings; pledges that any future …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
1st March 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 10th 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
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 3rd March 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
5th January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd March 2022

24 hour hot food service for NHS staff

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House expresses its support for the campaign launched by Neely Mozawala calling upon the Government to provide the funding necessary to enable each hospital trust to provide a 24/ hour hot food canteen service and dining facilities, providing affordable and nutritious hot food to their staff, recognising the …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 5
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
6th January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd 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 February 2022
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Support for the pig farming industry

Tabled by: Helen Morgan (Liberal Democrat - North Shropshire)
That this House recognises the huge benefits the domestic pig farming industry brings to the United Kingdom; celebrates that the industry is worth £655 million to the British economy; acknowledges that farmers have been paying the price for problems in the supply chain; further notes that these problems are avoidable; …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
23rd February 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 24th February 2022

UEFA Champions League Final 2022

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House condemns Vladimir Putin’s aggression towards Ukraine; recognises that the 2022 Champions League final is scheduled to take place at the Gazprom Arena in St. Petersburg on 28 May 2022; believes that Putin should not be rewarded by allowing this prestigious, widely-viewed sports event to take place in …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st February 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 23rd February 2022

Cyprus

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House believes that Cyprus will best succeed as an independent and reunited state, in line with UN Security Council Resolutions and High Level Agreements, on the basis of reconciliation and equality for the fundamental rights of both the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities; calls for the two communities …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
31st January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 22nd February 2022

Bearskin caps and the armed forces

Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House expresses its concern that the ceremonial bearskin caps worn by members of the armed forces, most notably at the annual Trooping the Colour parade, involve the unnecessary slaughter of black bears; notes that each bearskin ceremonial cap costs the Ministry of Defence over £1,700 and sees no …
75 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 28
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
25th January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st February 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
9th February 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 10th February 2022

Standing Order No. 43 (Disorderly conduct)

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House considers that, given the breadth of the Prime Minister’s responsibilities, their leading role in Government and the country and the consequent need for accuracy in the information they give, it is desirable that the following amendment be made to Standing Order No. 43 (Disorderly conduct): "At end, …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 13
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
10th February 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 10th February 2022

Papers relating to investigations into alleged gatherings on Government premises

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House considers that a motion for an Humble Address on the laying of papers including the full, unredacted report of the Cabinet Office investigation into alleged gatherings on Government premises during the period of covid-19 restrictions, all accompanying evidence collected as part of the Cabinet Office investigation, including …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 13
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
5th January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th February 2022

Children's Mental Health Week

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises that 7 February 2022 marks the beginning of Children’s Mental Health Week; notes that this year’s theme is growing together; recognises that the covid-19 pandemic has challenged the mental health of children and adults across the world and understands that those challenges and setbacks can help …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
31st January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 31st January 2022

Ban on snares campaign

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes a 2016 motion calling for a ban on snares that was passed unanimously; further notes that, other than the promise of a Call for Evidence in the Government’s Action Plan for Animal Welfare in May 2021, no further steps to this end have been taken; acknowledges …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
21st January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 20th January 2022

Witchcraft Act 1563

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House acknowledges the brutal torture and execution of innocent people tried by the Witchcraft Act from the 16th to 18th centuries; condemns the Act, which contributed to the deaths of between 500 to 1,000 people in England, ninety per cent. of whom were women; notes the Scottish government’s …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
18th January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 19th January 2022

Rough sleeping in Southern Oxfordshire

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House congratulates Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire District Councils on recording zero people sleeping rough on 31 December 2021; notes the hard work of the housing team at those councils in achieving homelessness prevention rates of over 75 per cent, compared to the South East average …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
11th January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 13th January 2022

Human rights in Bahrain

Tabled by: Margaret Ferrier (Independent - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House is concerned by continuing serious human rights violations in Bahrain, including the ongoing arbitrary detention and inhumane treatment of prisoners of conscience, including Abduljalil al-Singace, Hassan Mushaima, Abdulwahab Hussain, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja and Sheikh Ali Salman; notes that Freedom House in its 2021 report rated Bahrain as not …
77 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
13th January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 13th January 2022

No confidence in the Prime Minister

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House has no confidence in the Prime Minister because he has broken the covid-19 lockdown laws his Government introduced, misled both Parliament and the public about it, and disastrously undermined public confidence in the midst of a pandemic.
23 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 13
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
1st November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 11th January 2022

UK Disability History Month

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises 18 November to 18 December is Disability History Month which is now in its 12th year of being celebrated in the UK; notes that Disability History Month is a month to celebrate disabled people and champion their abilities and rights; further notes that this year’s joint …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
6th January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 10th January 2022

Keeping schools open

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House recognises that young people have already suffered enormous disruption to their education and spent months isolated from their peers, while parents have been exhausted from the colossal efforts of juggling home schooling and their own work; believes that keeping schools safely open should be a priority in …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Labour: 2
Green Party: 1
5th January 2022
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 10th January 2022

Winner of the Slow Food Person of the Year Award 2021 and BBC's Food Innovation Award 2021

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House congratulates Andrew Whitely on being named UK Person of the Year in the Slow Food Awards 2021; further congratulates Scotland the Bread on winning the BBC’s Food Innovation Award 2021 for their Flour to the People project; commends the work by producers and farmers in supplying food …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
14th December 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 15th December 2021

Panto Day 2021

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House marks the tenth Panto Day, appropriately themed the Year of Love, on 17 December 2021; acknowledges the joy and happiness that pantomime brings across the UK every year; notes that after cancellations last year due to the pandemic, theatres and entertainers seek stability and security this Christmas …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Conservative: 1
19th November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 14th December 2021

Property managers appointed by the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber)

Tabled by: Peter Bottomley (Conservative - Worthing West)
That this House questions whether the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) has effective power to investigate the actions and conduct of the court appointed property manager Richard Davidoff; recognises the need for urgent action to implement statutory regulation of the leasehold property management sector outlined in Regulation of Property Agents: working …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Dec 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
9th December 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 13th December 2021

Verdict of the Uyghur Tribunal

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House notes with grave concern the findings of the Uyghur Tribunal of 9 December 2021 which detailed the depth and severity of abuses taking places against Uyghurs in Xinjaing by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) including rape, forced re-education, forced labour, mass surveillance, forced sterilisation, cultural and religious …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
19th November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th December 2021

Animals in Scientific Research and transition to new approach methodologies

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House regrets 2.88 million animal experiments were carried out in Great Britain in 2020; notes there can be better options than using animals in scientific research; further notes the Animal Free Research UK report Modernising Medical Research recommendation to establish a role focussed on replacing animals with human …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
22nd November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th November 2021

Disability inclusive employment strategy

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House expresses concern that the covid-19 pandemic is still disproportionately affecting the financial security and working status of disabled people across the UK; highlights the recent report by the charity Leonard Cheshire, which found that 69 per cent of disabled people have had their work impacted by the …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
30th November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 30th November 2021

New Zealand Free Trade Agreement

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the recent free trade agreement with New Zealand; expresses strong concern that imports from New Zealand will undercut the environmental, animal welfare and food safety standards of British beef, lamb and dairy farmers; acknowledges the Department for International Trade’s assessment that the estimated impact on GDP …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 12
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
22nd November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 29th November 2021

Family Business Week 2021

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House supports Family Business Week 2021, a week-long celebration of family businesses and local communities across the UK; notes that family-owned and -run business are often some of the most vital to communities both rural and urban, providing both economic growth and social support; calls on the Government …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Labour: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
16th November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th November 2021

Town and Country Planning

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That the Town and Country Planning (Napier Barracks) Special Development Order 2021 (SI, 2021, No. 962), dated 26 August 2021, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 August 2021, be revoked.
18 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
15th November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th November 2021

Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACSR) was announced on 18 August 2021; further notes that hon. Members are still receiving desperate messages for help and that Ministerial replies to queries make repeated reference to the scheme; is concerned that three months later the ACRS is still …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
15th November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 15th November 2021

Votes on standards motions

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House notes the investigation and findings on the Owen Paterson case by the independent Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards and Committee on Standards Report published on 26 October 2021, HC797; is concerned that the former Member was able to cast a vote on a motion relating to his own …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Nov 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 12
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
15th November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 15th November 2021

Social Security

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Universal Credit (Exceptions to the Requirement not to be receiving Education) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (SI, 2021, No. 1224), dated 1 November 2021, a copy of which was laid before this House on 4 November 2021, be annulled.
25 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Dec 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 12
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
8th November 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th November 2021

Social tariffs for broadband

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House recognises the benefits of discounted broadband tariffs for consumers on low incomes or with special social needs; acknowledges that there is currently no mandatory requirement for broadband or mobile providers to offer social tariffs; notes that the amendments to the Communications Act 2003 that came into force …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
25th October 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 28th October 2021

Clean air action

Tabled by: Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House recognises the health impacts of poor road air quality; notes that long-term exposure to air pollution can cause chronic conditions, a reduced life expectancy and contributes to 40,000 early deaths in the UK each year; further notes that nine out of ten adults and children now breathe …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
18th October 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 19th October 2021

Work of the roadside rescue and recovery industry

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House recognises the vital work of the roadside rescue and recovery industry which ensures roads are kept safe and clear; notes that part of the industry’s work involves carrying out recovery and storage under the direction of the Police or highways authorities; notes that fees charged for this …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Nov 2021)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 1
Labour: 1
18th October 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th October 2021

Baby Loss Awareness Week 2021

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House recognises that Baby Loss Awareness Week took place from 9 to 15 October 2021; offers sincere sympathy to those families who have lost precious babies; acknowledges that stillbirth, miscarriage, and infant loss is a tragedy which governments across the UK must work to prevent; pays tribute to …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 18th October 2021

Campaign to secure the future of the Covid Memorial Wall

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

Human rights in Western Sahara

Tabled by: Jeremy Corbyn (Independent - Islington North)
That this House strongly condemns the attacks on human rights defenders, students, journalists and academics who publicly criticise the Government of Morocco; profoundly regrets the recent violence perpetrated in the most high profile cases including Sultana and Laura Khaya, Babuizid Muhammed, Saaed Labhi, Salek Baber and Khaled Bouvfraya; is alarmed …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th October 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 13th October 2021

Sewage pollution in National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the appalling levels of raw sewage contaminating the UK’s inland waters; is particularly concerned that untreated sewage was pumped into Lake Windermere for 1,719 hours–or 71 days–in 2020; notes that approximately 19.8 million people visit the Lake District each year; urges the Government to categorise Windermere …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
20th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 22nd September 2021

Palliative care

Tabled by: Siobhain McDonagh (Labour - Mitcham and Morden)
That this House notes with concern a recent report by Marie Curie which predicts a 42 per cent increase in demand for end-of-life care by 2040; acknowledges the lack of funding for palliative care in the UK; recognises the crucial role end-of-life care has played during the covid-19 pandemic; understands …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
10th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd September 2021

Trodelvy

Tabled by: Mick Whitley (Labour - Birkenhead)
That this House welcomes the news that Trodelvy, a new treatment for women living with incurable metastatic triple negative breast cancer, has been licensed through Project Orbis for use in Great Britain; expresses concern that women now face a delay before they can access the drug and potentially miss out …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 21st September 2021

South Western Railway proposed timetable changes

Tabled by: Sarah Olney (Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park)
That this House acknowledges the new timetable proposed by South Western Railway, due to come into effect in December 2022; laments that the proposed timetable amounts to a significant reduction in services; notes that current passenger behaviour is not yet representative of post-pandemic demand for public transport; further notes the …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Oct 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 21st September 2021

Young Christian Climate Network Relay to COP26

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House congratulates all those taking part in the Young Christian Climate Network (YCCN) Relay to COP26 that is taking place 11th June to 31st October 2021; praises the efforts of the organisers and volunteers who have worked tirelessly to facilitate the events; commends all those taking part to …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 20th September 2021

Deregulated bus transport

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is concerned with the adequacy of deregulated bus services in England outside London; notes the near unanimous consensus that the current system is not delivering for passengers and the multitude of reports finding as such; further notes that in England alone, average fares have increased 403 percent …
55 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 39
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
14th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 20th September 2021

Role of Christian charity

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House celebrates the contribution of Christian charity, Faith in Later Life, as it seeks to mobilise the church to reach, serve and empower older people across the UK; notes the contribution of over 480 church champions, as it marks its first Annual conference to equip those who are …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Oct 2021)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Conservative: 4
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
8th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 20th September 2021

Play therapy

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises the importance of play therapy in helping children who are experiencing mental illness or trauma and considers that therapy to be an essential component of the covid-19 recovery programme; notes that play therapy is an internationally recognised and highly cost effective health intervention for children for …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 20th September 2021

Ringfenced radiotherapy funding

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House is deeply concerned by the scale and severity of the covid-19 induced cancer backlog; notes Macmillan’s estimate that it will take the NHS 18 months, working at 110 per cent capacity, to clear the cancer backlog; recognises that the UK has one of the lowest cancer survivability …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
6th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Friday 17th 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
20th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Friday 17th September 2021

Broadband for the Rural North campaign

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House commends Broadband for the Rural North’s (B4RN) non-profit, community-led approach to developing Fibre To the Premises (FTTP) networks, which has connected 9000 properties across Cumbria, Lancashire and Northumberland; notes the Government’s intention to deliver a minimum of 85 per cent gigabit-capable coverage across the UK by 2025 …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
13th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th September 2021

SATs in the 2021-22 Academic Year

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House recognises the enormous effect that the covid-19 pandemic has had on pupils' mental health; notes the study by UCL Institute of Education researchers which found that a fear of poor SATs results is driving headteachers to separate pupils by ability despite the impact on children’s self-esteem and …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
8th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th September 2021

Shortage of HGV drivers

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House notes with concern that the shortage of HGV drivers in the UK is at crisis point; regrets that even before the covid-19 pandemic, when the UK road transport business employed approximately 600,000 drivers, that there was still a shortfall of as many as 70,000 vacancies; further notes …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alba Party: 1
15th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 15th September 2021

Back British Farming Day

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the National Farmers Union's Back British Farming Day on the 15 September 2021; recognises the key role farmers play in producing the food we eat and as stewards of our countryside; believes that farmers are key allies in tackling the climate and ecological emergencies; supports the …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Oct 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
6th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 13th September 2021

Communication of changes to the state pension age for 1950s-born women

Tabled by: Andrew Gwynne (Labour - Denton and Reddish)
That this House notes the recent findings of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman's report entitled Women's State Pension Age: our findings on the Department for Work and Pensions' communication of changes; urges the Government to recognise the negative effects of successive DWP maladministration; calls for compensation for 1950s-born women; …
94 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Scottish National Party: 27
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
6th September 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 7th September 2021

Foreign Secretary’s handling of the UK’s withdrawal from Afghanistan

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House censures the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, for his handling of the UK's withdrawal from Afghanistan, which has put the lives of Afghan interpreters in grave danger; and believes that if the Prime Minister is not prepared to dismiss him, the Secretary of …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Sep 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
22nd July 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 6th September 2021

Water pollution in northern Sri Lanka

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House expresses concern regarding water quality in northern Sri Lanka; is concerned by reports stating that the Sri Lankan Government refused to allow independent assessments of water quality in the region; notes that the consumption or use of water contaminated by waste oil has been linked to many …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
19th July 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 6th September 2021

Protecting grasslands at COP26 and beyond

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House recognises that species-rich grasslands offer ways of reducing the impact of greenhouse gases that cause climate change by reducing flooding risk, locking up pollutants and acting as critical ecosystems for pollinators and supporting sustainable and resilient farming; regrets that in the last 100 years the UK alone …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
20th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 6th September 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
17th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 6th September 2021

Forestry in England and the closure of Wykeham nursery

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That this House believes that increasing both biodiversity and the volume of new tree planting is an essential part of any strategy to reach the UK's net zero target in carbon emissions; is concerned to learn that on 17 March 2021 Forestry Commission trade unions and nursery staff were informed …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
18th August 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 18th August 2021

Legislative Reform (Church Commissioners) Order 2021 (S.I. 2021 No. 842)

Tabled by: Chris Loder (Conservative - West Dorset)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Legislative Reform (Church Commissioners) Order 2021 (S.I. 2021 No. 842), dated 13 July 2021, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 July 2021, be annulled.
6 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Aug 2021)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 1
21st July 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 22nd July 2021

Review of HS2 works in the Chilterns

Tabled by: Sarah Green (Liberal Democrat - Chesham and Amersham)
That this House calls for a review into the work on High Speed Rail 2 in the Chilterns; notes the concerns of Buckinghamshire residents, the Chiltern Society and local environmental groups about the potential damage caused to the chalk aquifer and the River Chess and Misbourne; expresses concern about the …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
21st June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 22nd July 2021

Protection of seals

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House calls on the Government to bring forward proposals to amend the Conservation of Seals Act 1970 to make it an offence committed if a person (or a third party controlled by the person, including but not limited to; dogs, drones or vessels) intentionally or recklessly kills, injures, …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
5th July 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 15th July 2021

Open Doors' report entitled Destructive Lies, and religious minorities in India

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House notes with grave concern the contents of Destructive Lies, the recently published report from the Christian charity Open Doors, based on work done by a research team from the London School of Economics, which concludes that due to a sharp rise in extreme Hindu religious nationalism, Christians, …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
14th July 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 15th July 2021

Tactile paving

Tabled by: Sarah Olney (Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park)
That this House acknowledges the Rail Accident Investigation Branch report into the fatality of Cleveland Gervais, a blind passenger fatally struck by a train on 26 February 2020 after falling from platform 1 of Eden Park station; notes that 35 per cent of platforms are seriously dangerous for blind and …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 13
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
12th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 14th July 2021

Giving every child the best start in life

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House notes the work of WAVE Trust and its 70/30 campaign to reduce levels of child abuse, neglect and domestic abuse by 70 per cent by 2030; further notes that over two-thirds of this House have endorsed that campaign, including a majority from all parties; recognises the role …
151 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 59
Scottish National Party: 43
Conservative: 15
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
12th July 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 13th July 2021

England national football team Euro 2020 runners up

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House celebrates the incredible achievements of the England men’s football team in the UEFA Euro 2020 championship, reaching the final of a major tournament for the first time in 55 years; expresses deep pride and great respect for the way that team's players and manager conducted themselves on …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
12th July 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 13th July 2021

Congratulations to the England national football team on their Euro 2020 performance

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House recognises the tremendous boost given to this nation by the victories of the England national football team in the Euro 2020 tournament; thanks each player and staff member of all the home nation football squads for their hard work, grit and determination; congratulates the England team for …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2021)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Alliance: 1
12th July 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th July 2021

Racism following the Euro 2020 final

Tabled by: Mary Kelly Foy (Labour - City of Durham)
That this house unequivocally condemns the racist abuse aimed at the England Men’s Football team after the UEFA European Championship Final on 11 July 2021; notes that 19 year old Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka was forced to take down his Instagram account as a result of racist abuse; further notes …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
11th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th July 2021

At home abortions

Tabled by: Carla Lockhart (Democratic Unionist Party - Upper Bann)
That this House recognises that legalising the unsupervised self-administration of both sets of abortion pills at home following a telephone or digital consultation has placed women’s safety at risk by removing a routine in-person appointment which allows medical practitioners to certify gestation and potential coercion or abuse; expresses concern that …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 2
Labour: 2
Alba Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
14th June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 8th July 2021

The fur trade in the UK

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House welcomes the Call for Evidence on the fur trade in the UK; urges the Government to introduce legislation to ban the import and sale of fur in the UK having first banned fur farms more than 20 years ago, something that is possible now that the UK …
119 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 51
Scottish National Party: 34
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
1st July 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 6th July 2021

Service reductions at the British Council

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House acknowledges the vital role of the British Council in promoting education, training and language across the globe; notes that it was created in 1934 to improve global cultural relations and social mobility and currently works with over 100 countries worldwide changing the lives of millions and helping …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
14th June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th June 2021

Government review of NHS eating disorder services

Tabled by: George Howarth (Labour - Knowsley)
That this House expresses strong concern at the lack of a coherent and effective approach to eating disorders in the UK; notes the impact of calorie labelling and other anti-obesity measures on those with eating disorders; further notes with dismay the increasing number of incidences of people experiencing eating disorders …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9th June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 29th June 2021

Public scientific hearing on animal experiments

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House applauds the new Animal Sentience Bill, enshrining in law the ability of animals to experience joy and feel suffering and pain; notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth with its Beagle Ambassador, rescued laboratory dog Scarlett; is shocked to see the harrowing exposé showing thousands of …
110 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Scottish National Party: 29
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Conservative: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
22nd June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Youth Mobility Scheme

Tabled by: Sarah Olney (Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park)
That this House recognises the benefits of the Youth Mobility Scheme which allows young people to live, work and study in the UK for up to 24 months; notes the importance of that scheme to the development of young people’s understanding of different countries and cultures; further notes that scheme …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Independent Bookshop Week 2021

Tabled by: Sarah Olney (Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park)
That this House celebrates Independent Bookshop Week 2021, which takes place from 19 to 26 June; notes the role of independent bookshops in sustaining and cultivating reading habits and enhancing literary skills; further notes the financial contribution that independent bookshops make to the UK’s creative economy, and acknowledges the flexible …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
9th June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 16th June 2021

Higher education funding

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House calls on the Government to provide financial compensation to university students for lost teaching and rent during the covid-19 outbreak; notes that university students have not had adequate teaching or the university experience that they expected; notes that universities have worked hard to adapt to online teaching …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 6
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
9th June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 16th June 2021

Mental health provision for university students

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House calls on the Government to publish clear guidance to universities on what mental health provision should be in place for university students; recognises the immense strain placed on university students during the covid-19 outbreak and the continuing assessments and exams that students have been required to undertake; …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
18th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th June 2021

World IBD Day 2021

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House welcomes World IBD Day; appreciates the work by Crohn’s & Colitis UK in producing their new report, Crohn’s and Colitis Care in the UK: The Hidden Cost and a Vision for Change; notes with concern the findings of that report that more than a quarter of people …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
7th June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th June 2021

Carers Week 2021

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House supports Carers Week which takes place on the 7th to the 13th June 2021; notes that Week’s theme is Make Caring Visible and Valued; highlights the invaluable contribution that over 6.5 million unpaid carers make to their local communities across the UK; recognises that carers have been …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
15th June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 15th June 2021

Australian trade deal

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the prospective agreement of a trade deal with Australia; expresses strong concern at the potential implications of any deal on British farmers; asks that farmers across the country are properly consulted; further asks that MPs are given the time to adequately read, scrutinise and debate the …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
15th June 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 15th June 2021

Zero-carbon domestic renewables

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the UK's legal commitment to reduce carbon emissions, including those from domestic dwellings, to Net Zero by 2050; further notes that 30% of UK carbon dioxide emissions are from domestic dwellings; recognises that micro-generation of home grown energy and heating is vital to reach the Net …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Nov 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 6
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
11th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 14th June 2021

Deaf Awareness Week 2021

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House celebrates Deaf Awareness Week, which ran from 4-9 May 2021; recognises that there are around 151,000 users of British Sign Language in the UK, about 87,000 of whom are Deaf; notes with concern that too many deaf people in the UK still face social exclusion as a …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 1
20th May 2021
Tim Farron 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
11th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th May 2021

Protests in Colombia

Tabled by: Tony Lloyd (Labour - Rochdale)
That this House expresses profound concern on reports of excessive use of force by the Colombian police, against overwhelmingly peaceful social protests as confirmed by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights across Colombia from 28 April 2021, as part of a national strike; believes the right …
101 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 44
Scottish National Party: 30
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
11th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th May 2021

Undocumented migrants

Tabled by: Bell Ribeiro-Addy (Labour - Streatham)
That this House recognises that there are many barriers that prevent people from accessing and maintaining stable immigration status even when they were either born in the UK or have lived in the UK for many years; further recognises that the majority of undocumented migrants have lost their status through …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
13th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th May 2021

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; believes that miscarriage …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2022)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 17th May 2021

Proposal for a pilot scheme to increase council tax on second homes

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House observes the notable rise in second home purchases over the past year; acknowledges the significant damage excessive second home ownership does to communities and local public services by robbing towns and villages of a permanent population; notes the decision of Gwynedd council in Wales to double council …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
11th May 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 13th May 2021

Investment in good quality green jobs across the UK

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House recognises the urgency with which the UK must act to address the climate and nature emergencies; notes the scale and ambition of US President Biden’s $2.3 trillion plan to upgrade America so that it is greener and fairer and regrets the lack of such a plan for …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jan 2022)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
13th April 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 26th April 2021

Fire and rehire tactics

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 Government Ministers that such tactics represent an unacceptable abuse of power by rogue bosses, many of …
75 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 47
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
19th April 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st April 2021

Carbon emissions labelling

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House notes with concern the lack of information available to consumers on the environmental impact of the goods and food products they buy; recognises the growing urgency of the climate emergency facing the planet as a result of carbon emissions; acknowledges that the public would welcome the opportunity …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
12th April 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st April 2021

Conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia

Tabled by: Helen Hayes (Labour - Dulwich and West Norwood)
That this House condemns the massacre at Axum in Ethiopia, documented by both Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, that may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity; further condemns the reported wider pattern of violence throughout the Tigray region, including the use of rape and sexual violence, and …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
13th April 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st April 2021

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen and UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House notes the continued disastrous war on Yemen which has led to the biggest humanitarian crisis in the world; further notes that the UN has warned that an estimated 24 million people, close to 80 per cent of the population, need assistance and protection; acknowledges that the UK …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Liberal Democrat: 7
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
11th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 21st April 2021

Support to tackle food waste

Tabled by: Neil Parish (Conservative - Tiverton and Honiton)
That this House recognises the valuable work of FareShare, the UK’s biggest charity fighting hunger and food waste, in providing two million meals per week to people in need during the covid-19 pandemic; acknowledges that it is deeply regrettable that two million tonnes of food goes to waste in the …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 18
Conservative: 6
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
20th April 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 20th April 2021

Access For All in rural areas

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the enormous barriers that still exist at many railway stations across the country for people with mobility issues; welcomes the Department for Transport’s Access for All scheme to provide funding to make accessibility improvements to railway stations; acknowledges that the scheme’s criteria rewards stations with higher …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th April 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 20th April 2021

Holehird Care Home

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the excellent care provided by staff and volunteers for people with physical disabilities and complex needs at Holehird care home on the outskirts of Windermere for the past 60 years; regrets the decision taken by Leonard Cheshire to announce the closure of Holehird care home; expresses …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th December 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 13th April 2021

The Stop Sea Blasts campaign

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises the environmental damage brought to marine habitats by detonations of unexploded ordnance at sea; is concerned that marine mammals, such as whales and dolphins, are dependent on their auditory system for navigation and communication, and that disruptive detonations can lead to mass-stranding events; notes that is …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
12th April 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 30th March 2021

Disabled Persons Railcards

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that many Disabled Persons Railcards have not been used due to coronavirus restrictions and shielding advice; commends train companies for providing over £476 million in ticket refunds for people whose travel plans have changed unexpectedly during the coronavirus outbreak; regrets that railcards have been exempt from …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
18th March 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th March 2021

Duty Free on arrivals stores

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House welcomes the introduction of duty free on arrivals stores in airports, international rail and ferry terminals in Great Britain to support a safe and sustainable recovery of international travel; recognises that duty free on arrivals provides a sustainable and significant new contribution to revenues with an increase …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
22nd March 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th March 2021

Immigration

Tabled by: John McDonnell (Labour - Hayes and Harlington)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Immigration (Guidance on Detention of Vulnerable Persons) Regulations 2021 (S.I., 2021, No. 184), dated 23 February 2021, a copy of which was laid before this House on 25 February 2021, be annulled.
18 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alliance: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
11th March 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th March 2021

UK’s annual blossom season

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House celebrates Britain’s annual blossom season as one of the most beautiful in the world; recognises blossom's significance as a national symbol of spring, renewal and hope that all communities can enjoy, made all the important in the midst of the nation’s effort to tackle coronavirus; notes the …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
24th March 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th March 2021

Immigration

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Immigration (Guidance on Detention of Vulnerable Persons) Regulations 2021 (S.I., 2021, No. 184), dated 23 February 2021, a copy of which was laid before this House on 25 February 2021, be annulled.
82 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
24th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 22nd March 2021

Political and security situation in Myanmar

Tabled by: Rushanara Ali (Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow)
That this House condemns the military coup in Myanmar (Burma); demands the immediate release of all political prisoners; extends solidarity to fellow Members of Parliament who have been denied the right to exercise their democratically elected mandate; welcomes the establishment by Parliamentarians of representative committees from national, regional and state …
104 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 48
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 5
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
24th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 11th March 2021

Regulation of genetic technologies in food and farming

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with concern the proposed removal of risk assessment and traceability safeguards from new gene editing techniques in England, as set out in the DEFRA Consultation on the Regulation of Genetic Technologies which closes on 17 March 2021; further notes concerns that the vigorous promotion of gene …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
20th July 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 11th March 2021

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
8th March 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 10th March 2021

Celebrating International Women's Day

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House notes the achievements of women around the world on International Women’s Day on 8 March; welcomes the 2021 theme of #ChooseToChallenge as a call to action for people to challenge gender inequality and bias; celebrates Kamala Harris, the first female, first Black and first Asian-American Vice President …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
4th March 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 8th March 2021

International Women's Day: support for girls' education across the globe

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House notes with concern the findings of UN Women's report 'From Insight to Action: Gender Equality in the Wake of COVID-19' that without coordinated action to mitigate the gendered impacts of COVID-19, there is a risk that the fragile gender equality gains achieved over the past 25 years …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th March 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 8th March 2021

Overseas NHS Workers Day

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House supports Overseas NHS Workers Day in recognition of the extraordinary contribution of all foreign nationals working tirelessly in the UK’s fight against Covid-19; applauds the efforts of the Doctors’ Association UK with support from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
24th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd March 2021

London Capital & Finance Plc bondholder compensation

Tabled by: Neale Hanvey (Alba Party - Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath)
That this House recognises the significant losses of the 11,625 London Capital & Finance Plc (LC&F) bondholders who invested about £237million and may only get 20 per cent of their investment back following the scheme’s failure; notes that the Financial Services Compensation Scheme has paid £56.3 million in compensation to …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 6
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
22nd February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Real Bread week campaign

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House celebrates Real Bread Week and the recent upsurge in interest in traditional baking methods; welcomes the role of many small and medium sized bakeries across the UK in providing quality and choice for their customers; regrets that commercial pressures have too often led to the inclusion of …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
8th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Intellectual property and covid-19 response

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House considers nobody is safe until we are all safe from covid-19; believes all policy tools should be deployed to address the global crisis around access to covid-19 vaccines, treatments, diagnostics and equipment; notes that the head of the World Health Organization warns we face a catastrophic moral …
80 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 28
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
25th January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd March 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 February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 1st March 2021

Women prisoner leavers and homelessness

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House notes official statistics showing that 42 per cent of women released from prison in 2019-20 were discharged into unsettled accommodation; further notes that the Safe Homes for Women Leaving Prison initiative estimates that as many as six in ten women leave prison with nowhere safe to go; …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 1st March 2021

The Green Homes Grant

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House believes the Green Homes Grant to upgrade 600,000 homes and support 100,000 jobs is in need of fundamental reform; is concerned that as of 8 February 2021 just 22,165 vouchers had been issued to customers despite enormous demand, that any underspend of the £2 billion invested until …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
22nd February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 1st March 2021

Immigration Rules and rough sleepers

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House is appalled by the Government’s Immigration Rules which came into effect on 1 December 2020 that make rough sleeping grounds for refusing or cancelling someone’s right to remain in the UK; fears that those new immigration rules will push people further away from seeking support and will …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
1st March 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 1st March 2021

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2021

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House notes the commencement of Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2021, which runs from 1 to 7 March 2021 and focuses this year on binge eating disorder; recognises that eating disorders are serious illnesses experienced by at least 1.25 million people in the UK; notes with concern that, while …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
8th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th February 2021

Removing barriers to education

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House believes removing barriers to education, including ending all forms of violence against children, is crucial to achieving the Government’s goal of ensuring 12 years of quality education for every girl and boy; and further believes that removing barriers to education should be a central theme in the …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 17
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
4th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th 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
11th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 18th February 2021

Visiting in care homes and hospitals during the covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Harriet Harman (Labour - Camberwell and Peckham)
That this House notes the letter from the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the matter of visits to people in care homes and hospitals during the covid-19 outbreak; is deeply concerned about the acute distress many …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
3rd February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 18th February 2021

Festival of Brexit

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House regrets the Government’s commitment to spending £120 million on the planned festival of Brexit; recognises that regardless of how people voted in the EU referendum that money would be better spent on a covid-19 recovery fund; and calls on the Government to cancel its plans for that …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 5
Alba Party: 2
22nd February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 17th February 2021

Effect of covid-19 on leisure services

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House is concerned by the impact of Covid-19 on leisure services; believes a thriving leisure industry is critical to improving the physical and economic health of communities in the Covid-19 recovery effort; notes that leisure services relieve pressure on the NHS and social care systems; commends the Government …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Tuesday 16th February 2021

VAT on Zero Carbon Domestic Renewables

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the UK's legal commitment to reduce carbon emissions, including those from domestic dwellings, to Net Zero by 2050; further notes that 30 per cent of UK carbon dioxide emissions are from domestic dwellings; recognises that micro-generation of home grown energy and heating is vital to reach …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
4th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 15th February 2021

Access to Cystic Fibrosis drug Kaftrio

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House welcomes the landmark deal secured by the NHS in June 2020 which permitted the licensing of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) drug Kaftrio to a large number of people with CF aged 12 years and over in the UK; recognises the life-changing effect of access to this new drug …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
10th June 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 15th February 2021

Judge-led public inquiry into the Horizon scandal

Tabled by: Kevan Jones (Labour - North Durham)
That this House recognises the life-changing injustices experienced by subpostmasters throughout the Horizon scandal; notes with the deepest sadness that subpostmasters have served custodial sentences and suffered bankruptcy for offences they did not commit; recognises the role of the Government in prolonging this crisis through not fulfilling their role of …
151 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 67
Scottish National Party: 43
Liberal Democrat: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Independent: 8
Conservative: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
11th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 11th February 2021

20th anniversary of the foot and mouth disease outbreak

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the 20th anniversary of the first recorded case of Foot and Mouth Disease on 19 February 2021; pays tribute to the thousands of farmers and their families, agricultural workers, and rural communities who bore the brunt of the tragedy and faced appalling emotional trauma and financial …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
10th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 11th February 2021

Tenth anniversary of Bahrain's revolution

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House notes the 10th anniversary of Bahrain's revolution protesting structural inequalities, corruption, oppression, and a lack of government representation; expresses its concern that there remains a lack of democratic structures and that human rights abuses are still occurring in the country; observes that the UK Government has continued …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 5
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 10th February 2021

The gender pension gap

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House expresses concern about the gender pension gap which stands at around 40.3 per cent, more than twice the gender pay gap of 17.3 per cent, representing a differential in pension income of around £7,500 a year; understands that women’s lower average lifetime earnings, as well as the …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Labour: 15
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
12th January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th February 2021

Fetal pain

Tabled by: Carla Lockhart (Democratic Unionist Party - Upper Bann)
That this House welcomes the report on Foetal Sentience and Pain commissioned by the all-party Parliamentary pro-life group; recognises that recent research by Dr Stuart WG Derbyshire and John C Bockmann PA in the Journal of Medical Ethics supports the view that babies in the womb may feel pain from …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Alba Party: 1
8th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 8th February 2021

West Cumbria Coal Mine

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House is dismayed by the decision to approve a new deep coal mine in West Cumbria; believes it is a dangerous backwards step in the fight against climate change; further believes it undermines the UK’s COP26 Presidency, damaging the Government’s international credibility; notes that it both contradicts Climate …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Independent: 1
4th February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Thursday 4th February 2021

World Cancer Day 2021

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises World Cancer Day 2021; acknowledges the difficulty that cancer patients and their families have faced during the covid-19 pandemic; notes that 2.9 million people across the UK are living with cancer; further notes the reduction in cancer screenings and routine diagnostic work throughout the pandemic has …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd February 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Ongoing conflict in Cameroon

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House is deeply concerned by the ongoing conflict in Cameroon’s north west and south west regions; condemns the deliberate and continued killings of innocent civilians and grave violations against children since the start of the conflict in 2016; sends its sincerest condolences to all those who have tragically …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
27th January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Plan for schools to safely reopen during the covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House declares that children and their wellbeing must be at the heart of Government decision-making; recognises the negative effect that schools being closed to most pupils is having on the wellbeing and mental health of children; notes that research has shown that home-schooling has been inconsistent across the …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 3
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
27th January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Visas for musicians in the EU

Tabled by: Harriet Harman (Labour - Camberwell and Peckham)
That this House applauds the over 100 musicians who wrote to The Times on 20 January 2021 and agrees that the UK Government must immediately seek supplementary agreement with the EU to secure the ability of all creative workers including musicians, performers, their equipment and others such as technicians to …
81 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
27th January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Wednesday 27th January 2021

Motorcyclists in National Parks

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes concerns expressed by National Park residents regarding weekend motorcyclists; further notes that everyone, including motorcyclists, should be free to safely enjoy the beautiful landscapes of National Parks; expresses concern that some motorcyclists disregard speed limits, endangering the safety of themselves and others; expresses further concern that …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
21st January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 27th January 2021

Plastic waste exports

Tabled by: Sarah Olney (Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park)
That this House notes that UK exports of unsorted plastic waste to non-OECD countries are allowed when given prior informed consent; further notes that from 1 January 2021, the EU no longer allows that practice; recognises that a ban on plastic exports outside of developed countries was a commitment in …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
25th January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 25th 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
14th January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th January 2021

Access to cash during the covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House commends the LINK commitment to replace all free-to-use ATMs within their network during the covid-19 pandemic; in addition acknowledges that cuts to the interchange fee have led to the closure of thousands of free-to-use ATMs; notes that this has affected rural communities most profoundly as alternative sources …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th January 2021
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 13th January 2021

VAT on reusable period pants

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House welcomes the zero VAT rating of women’s menstrual products, applied from January 2021; commends the recognition that sanitary products are an essential item; regrets that one in 10 girls in the United Kingdom are unable to afford sanitary wear, resulting in detriment to their self-esteem, education and …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
23rd September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th January 2021

Maira Shahbaz and child abduction, forced conversion and marriage in Pakistan

Tabled by: Brendan O'Hara (Scottish National Party - Argyll and Bute)
That this House notes with grave concern reports from Pakistan on Maira Shahbaz, a 14-year-old Christian girl who was abducted at gunpoint from the streets of Madina Town in Faisalabad by three men, forced to convert to Islam and then marry one of her abductors, Mr. Nakash; is further concerned …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Conservative: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 2
16th December 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 17th December 2020

Official Development Assistance 0.7 per cent GNI commitment

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House notes UK Official Development Assistance spending has helped millions and stands as a testament to the best of British values; observes that the Government's decision to cut development spending to 0.5 per cent of GNI breaks its manifesto promise to the British people and has serious consequences …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
26th November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 17th December 2020

Jobs at the Rolls Royce Barnoldswick site

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is angered by the decision by Rolls-Royce to cut 350 highly skilled jobs at its site in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, and offshore this work to Singapore; condemns the company’s decision to lock workers out of the site until after Christmas without any meaningful consultation or negotiation over these …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
23rd November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 16th December 2020

Charity lotteries and the Gambling Review

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House welcomes the Government’s intention to review the Gambling Act 2005, especially in light of the need to tackle problem gambling; notes the huge success of charity lotteries in raising funds for a wide range of good causes across the country, which is particularly important given the impact …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Conservative: 8
Liberal Democrat: 7
Labour: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
14th December 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th December 2020

Adequacy of local government funding

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this House is opposed to a new phase of austerity; believes that the Government must adequately fund local authorities to avoid disastrous social consequences; recognises that covid-19 is further stretching councils that are already under-funded and under-staffed following a decade of austerity; calls on the Government to honour its …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
1st December 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 10th December 2020

Effect of covid-19 on disabled people and employment

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act, an important step towards equality for people with disabilities; recognises the disproportionate impact of the covid-19 pandemic on disabled people; notes with concern that 71 per cent of disabled people employed in March have been impacted by loss …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
19th November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 10th December 2020

Dangers of pavement parking

Tabled by: Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House recognises the problems caused by pavement parking in communities across the UK; is concerned about the impact of pavement parking on the most vulnerable members of our society, particularly the elderly, those living with sight loss and people with wheelchairs and buggies; notes that pavement parking is …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
1st December 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th December 2020

Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House welcomes Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week; notes the profound impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on diagnosis, access to specialist advice, investigations and surgery for people with Crohn’s and Colitis; appreciates the care provided by healthcare professionals in Inflammatory Bowel Disease services during the pandemic; recognises the role …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Scottish National Party: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
24th September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 9th December 2020

A covid-19 recovery mental health strategy for children

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House notes that a survey by the mental health charity Re-Think found that one third of children feel more anxious, sad and stressed now than before lockdown; further notes that the charity Action for Children has asked the Government to prioritise children’s mental health in covid-19 recovery planning …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Conservative: 5
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
16th November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 8th December 2020

Closure of suicide forums

Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
That this house notes with sadness the death of Joe Nihill, a popular young man and former army cadet from Whinmoor in East Leeds who, following three bereavements, tragically took his life at 23 years old after accessing online forums that encourage suicide; is concerned that these forums, which contain …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
30th November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Friday 27th November 2020

No Recourse to Public Funds

Tabled by: John Cryer (Labour - Leyton and Wanstead)
That this House believes that the Government has a duty to ensure that everyone living in the UK is protected from both the health and financial impacts of Coronavirus; understands that long before the pandemic No Recourse to Public Funds restrictions have pushed migrants and their families into poverty and …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
24th November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 25th November 2020

Red Wednesday and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

Tabled by: Fiona Bruce (Conservative - Congleton)
That this House marks 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls and Red Wednesday, a day which highlights the plight of those who are persecuted for their religion and beliefs; notes that many already marginalised religious and belief communities have faced intensified discrimination …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Labour: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
17th November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 23rd November 2020

Let LIVE Thrive campaign

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House recognises the existential crisis facing the live events industry in the UK as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; notes the significant contribution that music, theatre, sport and other live events make to the economy; recognises the potentially dire consequences for industry organisations and professionals if the …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Labour: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
3rd November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 23rd November 2020

Places of worship

Tabled by: John Spellar (Labour - Warley)
That this House recognises the considerable role played by places of worship of all faiths in providing support to communities and individuals; is deeply concerned at the impact on mental health and personal wellbeing, especially on the the elderly, of the closure of places of worship during the period of …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Conservative: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 1
16th November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 17th November 2020

International Day of People with Disabilities

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises 3 December is the International Day of People with Disabilities, a day to celebrate disabled people and champion their abilities; supports the United Nation’s work surrounding this campaign, notes this year’s theme is entitled not all disabilities are visible, which aims to spread awareness and understanding …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
16th November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as the primary signatory on Monday 16th November 2020

Recognition for Dental Care Professionals

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House commends the work of dental nurses, dental therapists, dental hygienists, orthodontic therapists and dental care professionals (DCPs) carrying out frontline work at Urgent Care Dental Centres during the covid-19 outbreak; notes that dental nurses in particular are a focal point in the provision of dental treatment delivered …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 9th November 2020

Support for hostels

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House notes that hostels have been hit particularly hard by the covid-19 outbreak; further notes that shared spaces, such as bathrooms and kitchens, are often part of a hostel's business model and that this has made operating at full capacity, and even reopening, difficult for many while operating …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 9th November 2020

WASPI women

Tabled by: George Howarth (Labour - Knowsley)
That this House notes with great concern the continuing unfair treatment of WASPI women; further notes that many of the women concerned had no prior notice that their pensionable age and eligibility was to be pushed back; draws attention to the ongoing injustice of the situation which has placed many …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
5th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 9th November 2020

Accelerating human relevant life sciences in the UK

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House acknowledges that many of the major diseases of our time remain poorly understood and lack adequate treatments; notes the economic, business and public health benefits of developing New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) that have the potential to reduce drug development failures and save costs and time; recognises that …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Scottish National Party: 33
Conservative: 9
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
28th September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 5th November 2020

Removal of requirement to publicise Planning Notices in local newspapers

Tabled by: Barry Gardiner (Labour - Brent North)
This House recognises that local and regional newspapers, in print and digital form, reach 40.6 million people each week across the UK; notes that they perform vital democratic functions by nurturing debate, investigating local issues and running powerful campaigns that foster community identity and hold vested interests to account; considers …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 5
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
23rd September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 5th 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
2nd November 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 3rd November 2020

Immediate return of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori to the UK

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House condemns the unjust imprisonment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori; notes the unfair sentencing of Anoosheh to 12 years imprisonment and summoning of Nazanin to court yet again; recognises the difficult and dangerous conditions that Nazanin is facing by being confined to remaining within 300 metres of …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
22nd October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 2nd November 2020

Murrayfield Ice Rink

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House regrets the difficult decision to close Murrayfield Ice Rink for the foreseeable future; recognises its historical importance at the heart of local community life since it opened to the public in 1952; further recognises its necessity to the sporting and tourism industry as home to Scottish ice …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 2nd November 2020

Drug deaths

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House is concerned that deaths related to drug poisoning registered in England and Wales rose to a record 4,393 in 2019; notes that two-thirds of drug poisonings are due to drug misuse; further notes that half of the deaths involved an opiate, although cocaine deaths are also rising …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
21st October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Friday 23rd October 2020

Police brutality and End SARS protests in Nigeria

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House condemns the reported deliberate shooting of unarmed protesters in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria; calls on the Nigerian Government to demonstrate their commitment to human rights and fulfil obligations to hold the police to account for extra-judicial killings, widespread torture and other ill-treatment of detainees in …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
19th October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Friday 23rd 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
19th October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 22nd October 2020

Support for tourism, leisure, hospitality and the arts

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House recognises the importance of the tourism, leisure, hospitality and arts sectors; further recognises the severe impact Covid-19 has had on their earnings; acknowledges that many of the businesses in these sectors had viable business models and were flourishing before the pandemic and must be supported so that …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
12th October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Friday 16th October 2020

Hair Discrimination

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House believes that hair policies enforced by schools and employers either officially or unofficially are an all-too-prevalent form of racial discrimination; notes with alarm cases of black children being sent home from school because of their afros, black boys being told to cut off their dreadlocks, black women …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Independent: 1
12th October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 15th 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
12th October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 12th October 2020

Planning White Paper and Communities

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House condemns the deeply problematic Planning White Paper published by Her Majesty's Government; recognises that the proposed legislation will push for a top-down planning approach, leave the problem of land banking unresolved, and risk environmental standards being lowered; notes the importance of pushing for developers to build homes …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
30th September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 12th October 2020

SATS in the 2020/21 academic year

Tabled by: Daisy Cooper (Liberal Democrat - St Albans)
That this House recognises the enormous impact that the covid-19 pandemic has had on pupils' mental health; further recognises the Institute of Education findings that 80% of headteachers agree that SATs have a negative effect on pupils' wellbeing; believes that the UK’s ‘teach to the test’ approach to education has …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Labour: 4
Green Party: 1
8th October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 8th October 2020

Support for outdoor education centres

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the importance of outdoor education and residential centres in developing young people’s confidence and teambuilding skills; understands the severe plight that jobs and businesses in the sector are facing as a result of the covid-19 crisis; urges the Department for Education to review the current policy …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
8th October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 8th October 2020

Homelessness (No. 2)

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government's promise on 18 March 2020 that no renter who has lost income due to Coronavirus will be forced out of their home; further notes the end of the moratorium on evictions on 20 September 2020; is …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
6th October 2020
Tim Farron 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
28th September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 1st October 2020

Beer Duty 2020

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House commends the Government for freezing Beer Duty at previous Budgets; acknowledges that again the UK has the highest total Beer Duty bill in Europe at £3.4 billion and a Beer Duty rate at three times the EU average, as well as 11 times that of Germany or …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
1st October 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 1st October 2020

Nature Premium campaign

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House expresses its support for the implementation of a Nature Premium to fund regular nature experiences for all children; notes that Government and academic research has demonstrated that time spent in nature will benefit children’s mental and physical wellbeing and set them up to learn; further notes that …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
28th September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th September 2020

National Day of Prayer

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes the unprecedented position that the covid-19 pandemic has brought the nation to; further notes that in this time of economic and societal uncertainty the country should follow the lead of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and recognise the importance of prayer when Her Majesty said in …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Conservative: 5
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
10th September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th September 2020

The global wildlife trade and prevention of future zoonotic pandemics

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House notes with concern the increased risks of future pandemics from the continued exploitation and commodification of wildlife in the global wildlife trade; further notes that zoonotic diseases are responsible for over two billion cases of human illness and over two million human deaths each year, that sixty …
83 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 26
Independent: 7
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
21st July 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 24th September 2020

Town and Country Planning

Tabled by: Keir Starmer (Labour - Holborn and St Pancras)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that The Town and Country Planning (Permitted Development and Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 632), dated 23 June 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 24 June 2020, be annulled.
55 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 43
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
22nd September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 21st September 2020

Winter support for tourism hospitality jobs and businesses

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House acknowledges and is grateful for the unprecedented package of support for workers and business throughout the covid-19 outbreak; notes the importance of the spring and summer months for the UK’s £100bn tourism and hospitality industry; recognises that businesses in that sector missed out on much of that …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
14th September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Friday 18th September 2020

Suspension of income requirements for family visas

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House notes that there are thousands of couples and families who are currently separated, or at imminent risk of becoming separated, due to restrictive income requirements for British nationals and settled residents wishing to be joined in the UK by a partner from outside the EEA; welcomes the …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 29
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
15th September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 15th September 2020

Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Tabled by: Alexander Stafford (Conservative - Rother Valley)
That this House welcomes and applauds that nothing stops a Macmillan Coffee Morning, not even coronavirus; acknowledges that cancer hasn’t stopped during the pandemic where one in two people will be diagnosed in their lifetimes; recognises that Macmillan Cancer Support is currently campaigning to restore cancer care and treatment to …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 9
Conservative: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 8th September 2020

Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House expresses profound alarm at the climate and ecological emergency, with wildfires raging in California, and ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica melting in line with worst case scenario predictions for sea level rise according to a study by the University of Leeds and the Danish Meteorological Institute; …
92 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
1st September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 7th September 2020

Supporting grieving families through a bereavement standard

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House calls on the Government to introduce a Bereavement Standard to simplify and streamline the process for grieving families to close accounts with service providers following the death of a loved one; believes the lack of such a standard has created a complex array of arrangements with each …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jan 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
4th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 7th September 2020

A public scientific hearing on animal experiments

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House notes the science-based campaign, For Life On Earth, with its Beagle ambassador, rescued ex-laboratory dog Scarlet; congratulates Scarlet on winning the Animal Hero, Inspirational Animal of the Year Award 2018; further notes that the latest Home Office figures show that the numbers of dogs used in UK …
69 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
7th September 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 4th September 2020

Local government reorganisation

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that as part of the Devolution and Recovery white paper and in the midst of the biggest crisis since the second world war, this Government wants to plunge councils into the wasteful distraction of top down reorganisations at exactly the time when local authorities should be …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
21st July 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Sector consultation on DFID-FCO merger and Integrated Review

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House notes that the Government has repeatedly misrepresented consultation of the development sector on the Department for International Development's response to the covid-19 crisis as equating a formal mechanism for consultation on the DFID-FCO merger or Integrated Review; further notes that consultation on the UK’s international covid-19 response …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
20th July 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st July 2020

Indefinite leave to remain for health and social care workers

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House recognises the invaluable role of foreign nationals working in the health and social care sector on the frontline of the covid-19 outbreak; applauds their brave and unwavering hard work in the face of such unprecedented and difficult circumstances to ensure people get the care they need; notes …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
16th July 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 16th July 2020

Events industry and covid-19

Tabled by: Andy Slaughter (Labour - Hammersmith)
That this House notes that the events industry is worth £70 billion annually to the UK comprising conferences, exhibitions, weddings, arts and culture, festivals and shows, music and sporting events; expresses concern that unlike some parts of the hospitality sector little has been done to allow the events industry to …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
14th July 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th July 2020

Restoration of online democracy and equal rights for MPs

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House believes that the decision to discontinue the ability of elected MPs to participate remotely in parliamentary debates, bill committees and by electronic voting is unlawful and discriminatory because it means that up to 250 elected MPs, who are clinically shielded to protect themselves or their families from …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
15th July 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th July 2020

Independent Inquiry into the UK's response to covid-19

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House welcomes the Prime Minister’s commitment to the House of Commons on 15 July 2020 to hold an independent inquiry into the UK’s response to the covid-19 pandemic; and calls on the Government to publish before the summer recess a timetable for the inquiry to be established, together …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th June 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 13th July 2020

Legal Aid and Advice

Tabled by: David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 515), dated 15 May 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 18 May 2020, be annulled.
138 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 110
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
13th July 2020
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Catch Up With Cancer campaign

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that experts widely predict the UK could be set to lose tens of thousands of lives unnecessarily to cancer as a result of the cancer backlog induced as a consequence of the NHS’s response to the covid-19 pandemic, and notes the crisis in cancer services highlighted …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Dec 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
4th February 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 9th July 2020

Use of the whip in British horseracing

Tabled by: Chris Evans (Labour (Co-op) - Islwyn)
That this House notes that racehorses are routinely beaten with a whip under rules set by the industry's regulatory body, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) which sanctions this violent treatment in order that jockeys may, as it is claimed, encourage racehorses to improve their chances of winning, even though evidence …
96 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 29
Liberal Democrat: 10
Conservative: 5
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
2nd July 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 8th July 2020

Leicester Lockdown due to covid-19

Tabled by: Claudia Webbe (Independent - Leicester East)
That this house welcomes the lockdown extension in Leicester and parts of the county of Leicestershire to protect lives from coronavirus; stands in solidarity with the people of Leicester whose lives face further disruption while lockdown is relaxed in the rest of the country; understands the additional effect that that …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Alliance: 1
30th June 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 1st July 2020

Intelligence and Security Committee Report on alleged Russian interference in UK Democracy

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House calls on the Government to urgently reinstate the Intelligence and Security Committee so that it can publish the delayed report on alleged Russian Interference in UK democracy; notes that this is the longest period following an election that the Intelligence and Security Committee has gone without being …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 9
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
24th June 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 29th June 2020

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
17th June 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Plan for schools to reopen safely in September

Tabled by: Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat - Twickenham)
That this House declares that children must be at the heart of the government strategy as lockdown eases; notes that research has shown that home-schooling has been inconsistent across the country during lockdown, with disadvantaged children faring particularly poorly; further notes that the best place for students is in the …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Labour: 1
17th June 2020
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Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House recognises the significant impact that Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, SPMS, has upon those with the disease, their families, the NHS and society overall; welcomes the recently launched report “The Forgotten Many: A 2020 Vision for Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis” which challenges the status quo in the treatment …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jun 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
15th June 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 22nd June 2020

Role of housing-with-care settings

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House recognises the important role which housing-with-care settings such as extra care and retirement villages play in the social care system and the particular contribution those settings have made to protecting the health and well-being of their residents during the coronavirus crisis and towards reducing strain on the …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
16th June 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 17th June 2020

Merger of the Department for International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Tabled by: Wendy Chamberlain (Liberal Democrat - North East Fife)
That this House strongly condemns the merger of the Department for International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
59 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
15th June 2020
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Refugee resettlement

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House notes that there are an estimated 26 million refugees and 3.5 million asylum seekers around the world today; celebrates the successful resettlement of 20,000 refugees in the UK since 2014 under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS); notes that the Government committed to resettle a further 3,000 …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
15th June 2020
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Free school meals during the summer holidays

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House recognises the work of Marcus Rashford and FareShare; notes their exceptional fundraising efforts that have seen thousands of meals distributed to school children who would normally be entitled to free school meals; further notes Mr Rashford's powerful letter to all Members of this House dated 15 June …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
12th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 11th June 2020

The use of live animals for warfare experiments

Tabled by: Ben Lake (Plaid Cymru - Ceredigion)
That this House notes with concern that each year, thousands of animals including monkeys, mice, pigs and guinea pigs are experimented on using chemical, biological and other weapons, causing prolonged and extensive suffering; notes that while these experiments are not conducted to develop or test offensive weapons, suffering can continue …
100 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 33
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
2nd June 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 10th June 2020

UK law on disability-selective abortion

Tabled by: Carla Lockhart (Democratic Unionist Party - Upper Bann)
That this House notes with concern the discrimination inherent in current UK abortion law that allows abortion up to birth for children diagnosed with cleft lip, cleft palate and clubfoot; that such disability-selective abortion up to birth is underreported according to the Department for Health and Social Care; recognises that …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 12
Scottish National Party: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 1
4th June 2020
Tim Farron 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
8th June 2020
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Long-term funding for local authorities

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House commends local authorities for going above and beyond to support communities during the coronavirus crisis; recognises their work caring for vulnerable adults, ensuring schools are kept open for at-risk children and the children of key workers, housing rough sleepers, coordinating the supply of personal protective equipment and …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
2nd June 2020
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Children and young people with SEND: support for families and carers

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House commends the extraordinary care that families and carers provide for SEND children and young people; recognises that the need to provide full time care during the covid-19 crisis has put families under chronic additional strain and pressure; notes that 50 per cent of families with disabled children …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alba Party: 1
18th May 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 1st June 2020

Public inquiry into the effect of covid-19 on BAME communities

Tabled by: Diane Abbott (Independent - Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
That this House is concerned that covid-19 infections and deaths have disproportionately affected Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) British people; notes that BAME people make up one third of covid-19 patients in intensive care, two thirds of NHS staff who have died, and out of twenty three NHS doctors …
45 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
28th April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Friday 22nd May 2020

Use of high concentrations of CO2 to stun and kill pigs

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House notes that 86 per cent of pigs in the UK are slaughtered with high concentrations of CO2; notes that scientific studies report that CO2 causes severe respiratory distress, pain, and hyperventilation and gasping before loss of consciousness; acknowledges that in 2003 the Government’s Farm Animal Welfare Council …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 26 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 3
Alba Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Independent: 1
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th May 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 18th May 2020

Pandemic risks and the destruction of nature

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the warnings of increased risk of pandemics from the destruction of nature, in particularly by four world-leading scientists from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) as published on 27 April 2020; further notes their diagnosis that rampant deforestation, uncontrolled expansion of intensive …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th May 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 13th 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
27th April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 6th May 2020

Coronavirus Self Employed Income Support Scheme

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the Coronavirus Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) but is concerned that the details do not reflect the reality of self-employment in the UK; notes that the scheme calculates support based on three years of tax returns and therefore financially penalises those who have worked part …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
4th May 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 6th May 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
4th May 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th May 2020

British Airways redundancies

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes with concern that British Airways has made 12,000 staff redundant; thanks these workers for their heroic efforts in repatriating those stranded due to covid-19 at their own risk; offers solidarity to these workers that find themselves needlessly out of a job in the middle of a …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 14
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Alba Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
30th April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th May 2020

British Airways job cuts

Tabled by: Neil Gray (Scottish National Party - Airdrie and Shotts)
That this Parliament calls on British Airways and other airlines to not use the covid-19 outbreak as an opportunity to reduce jobs and employees' terms and conditions; asks them instead to explore all the funding options available to maintain the sustainability of jobs as part of an overall plan for …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 38
Labour: 18
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 4
Alba Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
27th April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th May 2020

VAT on tourism

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House recognises the major importance of the tourism sector to the UK economy and that tourism-related businesses lie at the heart of many local communities; notes that this sector has been disproportionally impacted by the covid-19 epidemic; is concerned by reports that in areas of the UK reliant …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Labour: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alba Party: 1
Conservative: 1
29th April 2020
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Emergency powers in Hungary

Tabled by: Stephen Farry (Alliance - North Down)
That this House notes Viktor Orbán and the Hungarian Government’s exploitation of the covid-19 pandemic to put in place emergency powers that effectively undermine democracy and the rule of law in Hungary; stresses that any emergency measures must be temporary and proportionate, denounces the actions to suppress human rights and …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
23rd April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 4th May 2020

Future of the British Council

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House notes with concern the impact of the global Coronavirus crisis on the ability of the British Council to continue its work across the world; notes that the British Council was founded in 1934 and is a Non-Departmental Public Body which assists in the teaching of English in …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
21st April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 4th May 2020

Government support for veterinary practices during the covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Ben Lake (Plaid Cymru - Ceredigion)
That this House notes the impact of Covid-19 on veterinary practices; recognises that veterinary practices are not only local businesses but essential services in communities; further recognises that veterinary practices are vital to maintaining the food supply chain and provide lifesaving care and treatment to animals; notes that the British …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
29th April 2020
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Twelve month support for tourism

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this house notes that hospitality and the UK tourism industry are among the hardest hit by the necessary social distancing policies in place during the covid-19 outbreak; further notes that 80 per cent of workers in the hotel and food industries are furloughed and up to a third may …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 14 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
29th April 2020
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Support for Local Authorities during the Covid-19 outbreak

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House expresses its gratitude for the hard work of local authorities in helping to ensure that vulnerable groups are protected during the covid-19 pandemic; recognises the vital role that local authorities are playing in the co-ordination and running of local support groups that distribute food and medication and …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 9
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
21st April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 28th April 2020

EU exit transition period

Tabled by: Claire Hanna (Social Democratic & Labour Party - Belfast South)
That this House notes with disappointment the announcement on 16 April 2020 by the UK’s chief Brexit negotiator that the UK Government intends to refuse to extend the EU exit transition period beyond December 2020, risking a no-deal Brexit during a time that the UK, Europe and much of the …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Oct 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
27th April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 28th April 2020

Frontline Support Package

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House celebrates the NHS and care staff who are putting their lives on the line to look after people during the coronavirus pandemic; thanks them for their service and believes that the Government must look after them as well; regrets that many of them are being let down …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 1
21st April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 27th April 2020

Extended cut-off date for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Tabled by: Kate Osborne (Labour - Jarrow)
That this House expresses concern about the extended cut-off date for employees to receive support through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, after the eligibility date was extended from 28 February to 19 March; acknowledges that although this extension will allow more employees to now be furloughed following the changes to …
55 signatures
(Most recent: 12 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 30
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
23rd April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 27th April 2020

New starters under the CJRS

Tabled by: Angela Crawley (Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East)
That this House recognises there are loopholes in the Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme for new starters; acknowledges that the support offered of 80 per cent of wages up to £2,500 a month is vital for workers during the coronavirus outbreak; recognises that the cut-off date of 19 March 2020 for …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Alliance: 1
Green Party: 1
21st April 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 27th April 2020

Support for small limited companies

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House commends the Chancellor’s job retention schemes to help the employed and the self-employed during the covid-19 outbreak; in addition acknowledges that thousands of people working in a creative freelance capacity are excluded from those schemes; notes that directors of small limited companies that are often comprised of …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jul 2020)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
25th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st April 2020

VAT on energy bills

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House commends the Government’s implementation of a VAT referral for businesses during the covid-19 outbreak; further commends the Government for ensuring that energy suppliers offer funding support for people who are unable to top up their meters, which has helped more than four million people; notes that, due …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 13 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Scottish National Party: 5
Labour: 5
18th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st April 2020

Repatriation of UK nationals from countries that have closed borders

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House notes that as a result of the covid-19 outbreak, a number of countries have closed their borders to contain the virus; notes that as a result many UK subjects are stranded; calls on the Government to negotiate with all countries where borders have closed, ways of repatriating …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 5 May 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 30
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
9th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 21st April 2020

Real fur imports

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House urges the Government to introduce legislation to ban the imports and sales of real fur products; notes that the UK has long banned the main methods of fur so-called production, namely leg-hold trapping and fur factory farming, due to their inherent cruelty; believes that, in view of …
140 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 61
Scottish National Party: 39
Liberal Democrat: 11
Conservative: 9
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
24th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 24th March 2020

Support for the self-employed

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House commends the Government’s measures to support businesses and employees during the covid-19 outbreak; notes however that those measures still leave the country’s 5 million self-employed people with no reliable safety net; further notes that one in four people in South Lakeland is self-employed; recognises that each day …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
30th January 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 23rd March 2020

Universal credit and state pension transition

Tabled by: Mark Tami (Labour - Alyn and Deeside)
This House notes that a claimant of universal credit that is approaching state pension age may be subject to nine weeks without income between the end of universal credit and the first payment of the state pension if they are not eligible for pension credit; further notes that that period …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 49
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Alba Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
16th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 19th 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
16th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 16th March 2020

SEND funding

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House commends the incredible work of teachers, parents and carers in supporting and nurturing children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities; recognises that children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities deserve equal opportunity to develop and flourish in our education system; further recognises the way individuals with Special …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
11th March 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 11th March 2020

Points based immigration system and the consequences for care

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House notes the negative effect that the new points-based immigration system will have on?care, particularly considering the 122,000 job vacancies in the social care sector identified by Skills for Care; recognises the invaluable contribution that migrants bring to the UK as carers, and that low paid work should …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Apr 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 4
Labour: 2
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Alliance: 1
5th February 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 27th February 2020

Permanent Funding for the National Wildlife Crime Unit

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

Local housing allowance for care leavers and homeless young people

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

Inquiry into the adequacy of radiotherapy

Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House recognises precision Radiotherapy as a cost effective, life-saving cancer treatment; notes that 1 in 4 people will require access to radiotherapy and that the treatment is crucial in 4 out of every 10 cancer cures; welcomes the Government's commitment to improve early cancer detection but believes the …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
11th February 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 11th February 2020

HS2 in Cumbria

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the Government’s commitment to fund HS2; notes that the Lake District is the biggest visitor destination in the UK outside of London; further notes that Cumbria has over 2,500 tourism-dependent business; recognises the Government's intention for HS2 to improve transport links in the North; and calls …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th February 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 6th February 2020

EU Settlement Scheme

Tabled by: Kate Green (Labour - Stretford and Urmston)
That this House is concerned that the EU Settlement Scheme does not deliver sufficient assurance of their future status to all EU nationals resident in the UK; notes that some EU nationals and non-EU family members will be unable to obtain their status for a number of reasons, including a …
86 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Alba Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
9th January 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 30th January 2020

Ban on trophy hunting imports

Tabled by: Tracey Crouch (Conservative - Chatham and Aylesford)
That this House welcomes the Government's public consultation on controls on the import and export of hunting trophies; notes the strong cross-party support for EDM 1829, Session 2017-19 and that 86 per cent of the British public support an end to trophy hunting; further notes that most UK trophy imports …
168 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 77
Scottish National Party: 42
Conservative: 17
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Alba Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
21st January 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Future membership of Erasmus +

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House celebrates that over 17,000 students at UK universities studied or worked abroad through the Erasmus+ programme in 2017-18, as well as thousands of school pupils, college students, apprentices, adult learners and teachers who took part in projects to study, work or train abroad, build international partnerships and …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 11
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
20th January 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd 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
20th December 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Committee on arms export controls

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House notes that in 1998 members of the Foreign Affairs, Trade, Defence and International Development Committees met together to scrutinise the Government's annual report on arms exports; further notes that this arrangement has been repeated annually and gradually became more formalised as the Committees on Arms Exports Controls …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Apr 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Alliance: 1
Conservative: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
15th January 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th January 2020

Adult Social Care

Tabled by: Helen Hayes (Labour - Dulwich and West Norwood)
That this House recognises with concern the widespread funding and staffing shortfall in social care services; welcomes the commitment in all major party manifestos to seek reform of the social care sector; notes the significant challenges an ageing population poses for local authorities and the NHS; further recognises the significant …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Sep 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
13th January 2020
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 13th January 2020

World Cancer Day

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House recognises World Cancer Day on 4 February 2020; welcomes a drive to improve cancer early detection rates; understands that radiotherapy is needed in 40% of cancer cures with one in four of the population needing radiotherapy at some point in their lives; notes the campaigning work of …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Apr 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
13th January 2020
Tim Farron 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
19th December 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 20th December 2019

IR35 review and off-payroll tax roll-out to private sector

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes with concern the previous Government’s plans to extend the off-payroll (IR35) changes to the private sector, despite the damage that this has done to the public sector including the NHS; further notes that the off-payroll tax means a 14.3 per cent extra cost on UK business …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 15
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 2
Alba Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Alliance: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
28th October 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 28th October 2019

People's Vote

Tabled by: Jo Swinson (Liberal Democrat - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House calls on the Government to bring forward legislation to hold a People’s Vote on whether the United Kingdom should remain a member of the European Union or should leave the European Union on the final terms agreed between the Government and the European Union.
25 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 19
Labour: 4
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
17th October 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Citizens' Climate Assembly

Tabled by: Jane Dodds (Liberal Democrat - Brecon and Radnorshire)
That this House notes with concern the urgent warnings from the world's scientific community on the need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius; commends Greta Thunberg and other climate protesters across the world for their work in raising global awareness of the Climate Emergency; further commends the campaigning …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
15th October 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 15th October 2019

Barclays's withdrawal from the banking framework with Post Office Ltd

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House expresses alarm on learning that Barclays bank has decided to withdraw from a key element of the banking framework agreement with Post Office Ltd, which allows personal and business customers to access their bank accounts via 11,500 post office locations across the UK; notes that the banking …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 17
Labour: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
15th October 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 15th October 2019

Northern powerhouse and rural bus services

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House condemns the cancellation of the 552 and 530 bus services in Cumbria; recognises that Cumbria suffers from rural transport poverty; notes that the north-west experienced the loss of 888 bus services between 2008 and 2018; further recognises that the average age of Cumbria’s population is 10 years …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
14th October 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 14th October 2019

Manifesto for Radiotherapy

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House welcomes the Manifesto for Radiotherapy; recognises that one in two people will develop cancer in their lifetime; further recognises that although needed in over 50 per cent of cases, access to radiotherapy in England varies from 25 per cent to 49 per cent depending on the region, …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Dec 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
30th September 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 2nd October 2019

SUSPENSION OF NHS OVERSEAS VISITORS CHARGING REGIME FOR MATERNITY CARE

Tabled by: Kate Green (Labour - Stretford and Urmston)
That this House is concerned by the growing body of evidence, including research reports by Doctors of the World, Maternity Action and the BMA, that the NHS England overseas visitors charging regime is deterring vulnerable migrant women living in the UK from seeking essential maternity care, and is resulting in …
77 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 39
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
19th June 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 4th September 2019

PROCUREMENT OF ECO-FRIENDLY MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS TO END PERIOD POVERTY IN SCHOOLS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this house welcomes the Government's announcement of period poverty funding which will fight stigma around menstruation and provide free period products in primary and secondary schools across England; notes that 4.3 billion disposable menstrual products are used in the UK every year and an estimated 2.5 million tampons and …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 6
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
3rd September 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 3rd September 2019

HONG KONG CITIZENS

Tabled by: Fiona Bruce (Conservative - Congleton)
That this House calls on the Government to seek agreement with some of the other 53 Commonwealth countries to provide Hong Kong citizens with a second citizenship and potential place of abode; insists that the UK will not accept the abandonment of the so-called two systems in one country, guaranteed …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Crossbench: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
28th November 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 3rd September 2019

COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME

Tabled by: Ruth George (Labour - High Peak)
That this House applauds the work of charities of sufferers of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Burning Nights CRPS Support and CRPS UK; welcomes the 2018 updated clinical guidelines for CRPS, one of the most painful of all known conditions at 42 out of 50 on the McGill pain scale; …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
23rd July 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 29th August 2019

PROROGATION

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that this Parliament be not prorogued before Friday 8 November 2019.
87 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 32
Labour: 31
Liberal Democrat: 16
Independent: 5
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
8th May 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 30th July 2019

STATE-FUNDED LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR VICTIMS OF TERRORISM

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House expresses concern that victims of terrorist atrocities are not automatically eligible for legal aid; regrets that a recently published government review rejected introducing automatic non-means-tested legal aid funding to bereaved families after a state-related death; notes that state organisations involved in deaths from terrorist attacks have access …
81 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 40
Conservative: 10
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 8
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
24th July 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 24th July 2019

NO CONFIDENCE IN THE PRIME MINISTER

Tabled by: Jo Swinson (Liberal Democrat - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House has no confidence in the Prime Minister; rejects the option of the UK crashing out of the EU; and rejects the option of Parliament being prorogued before Friday 8 November 2019.
14 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 14
27th June 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th July 2019

GLOBAL POLIO ERADICATION INITIATIVE

Tabled by: Jeremy Lefroy (Conservative - Stafford)
That this House recognizes that the world has nearly eliminated polio thanks to dedicated healthworkers who are committed to immunizing every last child, as well as the tireless efforts of Rotary and other civil society volunteers to raise funds and awareness to end polio; and calls for full political and …
60 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Conservative: 14
Independent: 5
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
18th July 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 18th July 2019

MANIFESTO FOR RADIOTHERAPY

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House welcomes the Manifesto for Radiotherapy; recognises that one in two people will develop cancer in their lifetime; further recognises that although needed in over 50 per cent of cases, access to radiotherapy in England varies from 25 per cent to 49 per cent depending on the region, …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
15th July 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 18th July 2019

INTERNATIONAL CRICKET COUNCIL WORLD CUP FINAL

Tabled by: Gareth Snell (Labour (Co-op) - Stoke-on-Trent Central)
That this House notes the sensational International Cricket Council World Cup Final on 14 July 2019; congratulates the England men’s cricket team on joining their female counterparts in winning the Cricket World Cup; believes that it is imperative that this inspirational success is used to encourage a new generation of …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
11th July 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 18th July 2019

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House recognises that 20 July 2019 marks 50 years since humanity first landed on the moon; remembers that NASA’s legendary Apollo 11 mission was launched by a Saturn V rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the ambition of landing a crew on the moon and …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 16
Conservative: 6
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
3rd July 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 15th July 2019

FINANCIAL BURDEN OF SCHOOL UNIFORMS

Tabled by: Melanie Onn (Labour - Great Grimsby)
That this House notes the ongoing issue that many families around the country face regarding the cost of school uniforms; further notes the findings of The Children’s Society study entitled The Wrong Blazer from 2018 which showed that one million children live in families across England who are getting into …
48 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Crossbench: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
24th June 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 24th June 2019

CHILDREN'S HOSPICE WEEK 2019

Tabled by: Catherine McKinnell (Labour - Newcastle upon Tyne North)
That this House notes Children's Hospice Week 2019 from 17 to 23 June; recognises that children's hospice services across the UK support thousands of seriously ill babies, children and young people; is worried by Together for Short Lives's recent finding that NHS and local council cuts to children's hospice funding …
44 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Conservative: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
20th June 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 24th June 2019

NAZANIN ZAGHARI-RATCLIFFE (No. 2)

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House strongly condemns the Iranian Government for continuing to hold Ms Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a dual British-Iranian national, in arbitrary detention and calls for her immediate release; expresses dismay that Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained for over three years; supports Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe and her husband Richard Ratcliffe as they …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
7th March 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 18th June 2019

UN COMMISSION OF INQUIRY REPORT ON GAZA PROTESTS

Tabled by: Richard Burden (Labour - Birmingham, Northfield)
That this House welcomes the independent UN Commission of Inquiry report on protests in Gaza; notes with the deepest concern its findings that, in its widespread use of force against demonstrators, Israeli security forces committed violations of international law which may constitute war crimes or crimes against humanity; condemns the …
107 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 68
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 8
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
17th June 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 17th June 2019

SUPPORT FOR THE GLOBAL FUND FOR HIV, TB AND MALARIA

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House recognises that the Global Fund has had a far-reaching impact on HIV, TB and Malaria; further recognises that 27 million lives have been saved the Global Fund Partnership; notes that more investments will bring us closer to ending those epidemics by 2030; further notes that more investment …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 7
Conservative: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
13th June 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 13th June 2019

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT SCHEMES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that there are an estimated 25 million refugees and three million asylum seekers around the world today; further notes that the Government committed to resettle 20,000 refugees in the UK by 2020 under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) and 3,000 more under the Vulnerable Children’s …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
4th June 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 13th June 2019

THE CHILDREN'S FUTURE FOOD INQUIRY

Tabled by: Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour - South Shields)
That this House acknowledges the Children’s Future Food Inquiry report detailing the poor state of children’s food across the four UK nations; observes that 19 per cent of children in the UK live in households which have experienced food insecurity; emphasises that more than one in five children are already …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
24th April 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 13th June 2019

NATIONAL PARK 70TH ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House congratulates National Park on the 70th anniversary; thanks the Department for the Environment, Food And Rural Affairs and local councils for their involvement and support; notes that National Park promotes exercise, leisure and enjoyment of nature for so many people across the UK; further notes and thanks …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Conservative: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
10th June 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 10th June 2019

PROVISION OF NHS DENTISTS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the crisis in dental provision in Cumbria; expresses its concern that over half of all adults in Cumbria haven't seen an NHS dentist in the last two years whilst over one in three children in the county do not have a place with an NHS dentist; …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
5th June 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 10th June 2019

UN INTERNATIONAL DAY COMMEMORATING THE VICTIMS OF ACTS OF VIOLENCE BASED ON RELIGION OR BELIEF

Tabled by: Fiona Bruce (Conservative - Congleton)
That this House welcomes the establishment by the UN General Assembly of the UN International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief on 22 August each year; is deeply concerned that acts of violence based on religion or belief are increasing all over the …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 13
Conservative: 9
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
The Independent Group for Change: 1
26th March 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 22nd May 2019

INCLUSIVE PEACE AND PROTECTION OF DEFENDERS IN COLOMBIA

Tabled by: Patrick Grady (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North)
That this House encourages further steps to be taken to ensure the full and effective implementation of the Peace Accord between the Colombian Government and the FARC signed in November 2016, including its gender-based agreements and prioritisation of victims' rights; recognises the vital role of civil society organisations and human …
86 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 10
Conservative: 7
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
20th May 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 20th May 2019

ENVIRONMENT EMERGENCY

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the Government’s recognition that we are in a national climate emergency; notes the publication this month of the Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services based on a review of approximately 15,000 scientific and Government sources and complied by 145 expert authors from 50 countries; …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
20th May 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 20th May 2019

DEBATING PRIVATE MEMBERS BILLS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that the political negotiations over the last months regarding the UK's proposed departure from the EU have resulted in parliamentary time not being utilised to its full potential; further notes that Private Members Bills receive very little parliamentary time given that they often draw attention to …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
20th May 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 20th May 2019

AUTHORISED FRAUD COMPENSATION

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the publication of the Authorised Push Payment (APP) Scams Voluntary Code due to come into effect on 28 May 2019 to protect customers from APP fraud; notes that during the first half of 2018 consumers lost £92.9 million due to APP scams; further notes that this …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
13th May 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 20th May 2019

IR35 OFF-PAYROLL TAX EXTENSION TO PRIVATE SECTOR

Tabled by: Ged Killen (Labour (Co-op) - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House notes with concern HM Treasury’s plans to extend the off-payroll (IR35) changes to the private sector; believes that this could damage the UK’s flexible workforce, reducing avenues for work and harm the economy; further notes that the extension could force thousands of contractors into false-employment, potentially costing …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Conservative: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
29th April 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 16th May 2019

ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House strongly condemns suppression of the Iranian people by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its fostering of terrorism in the region; notes the US Authorities' decision to designate the IRGC as a foreign terrorist organisation; agrees that the Iran regime is the greatest threat not only …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Conservative: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Crossbench: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
11th March 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th May 2019

FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH FORCES PERSONNEL

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House recognises the enormous contribution made by thousands of Foreign and Commonwealth members of the UK’s Armed Forces; notes that those who have served for at least four years are eligible to apply for indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK for themselves, their partners and …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Scottish National Party: 8
Conservative: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
2nd May 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 13th May 2019

DEMENTIA FUND

Tabled by: Debbie Abrahams (Labour - Oldham East and Saddleworth)
That this House notes that an estimated 60 per cent of recipients of homecare and 70 per cent of care home residents live with dementia; acknowledges that dementia is a condition caused by diseases of the brain with complex support needs that should be met by the NHS, like any …
112 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 69
Conservative: 14
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Crossbench: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
1st April 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Friday 10th May 2019

THE ROLE OF THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY IN REGULATING LONDON CAPITAL AND FINANCE

Tabled by: Roger Godsiff (Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green)
That this House notes the report of the administrators on the affairs of London Capital and Finance, which went into administration in January owing more than £230 million to more than 11,000 bondholders; further notes that the Serious Fraud Office and other crime agencies are investigating what the administrators described …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
1st May 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 7th May 2019

POLICE WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS PENSION EQUALITY

Tabled by: Holly Lynch (Labour - Halifax)
That this House recognises the invaluable contribution of all who have served, and continue to serve, in the police force, including those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the protection of others; acknowledges that the support provided by the spouse of a police officer is crucial both emotionally and practically; …
55 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Conservative: 16
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
25th April 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 1st May 2019

THE ISTANBUL CONVENTION AND RAPE CRISIS SERVICES

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House notes that despite signing up to the Istanbul Convention in 2012, the UK has failed to enshrine the Convention in law; further notes that the Convention stipulates necessary legislative or other measures to ensure that survivors have access to services facilitating their recovery from sexual violence; welcomes …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
23rd April 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 29th April 2019

PROVIDING FINANCIAL RESTITUTION TO 1950s WOMEN

Tabled by: Anna McMorrin (Labour - Cardiff North)
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 …
225 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 131
Conservative: 25
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 15
Independent: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 3
Crossbench: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
9th April 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th April 2019

NEW MENTAL HEALTH LEGISLATION FOR CHILDREN

Tabled by: Steve McCabe (Labour - Birmingham, Selly Oak)
That this House agrees with the Prime Minister that the state of mental health legislation as it stands constitutes a burning injustice to people living with a mental health illness and notes her intention to introduce a Bill in 2019; further notes that every year one young person in ten …
54 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Liberal Democrat: 13
Conservative: 6
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
20th March 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd April 2019

ENVIRONMENT AGENCY PAY DISPUTE

Tabled by: Alex Cunningham (Labour - Stockton North)
That this House notes that the Environment Agency has imposed upon its non-nuclear staff a pay rise averaging less than 1.3 per cent which was rejected in ballot by more than 85 per cent of their union member staff and which represents a pay cut in real terms; further notes …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 30
Scottish National Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Crossbench: 1
6th February 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd April 2019

ACCESS FOR CANOEISTS

Tabled by: John Grogan (Labour - Keighley)
That this House applauds British Canoeing for securing the staging of the Canoe Slalom World Cup in 2019 and the Canoe Slalom European Championships in 2020 at Lee Valley White Water Centre and celebrates the notable success of Team GB Canoeists in recent years; notes that more than 1.9 million …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
9th April 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 9th April 2019

SCHOOL FUNDING: SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that the national average spent on Special Educational Needs provision in schools has been cut by 17 per cent; further notes that cuts have been even highest of all in the North West at 24 per cent; recognises the burden placed on schools by the duty …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 8 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
2nd April 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 3rd April 2019

CENTREPOINT'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Neil Coyle (Labour - Bermondsey and Old Southwark)
That this House commends the work of youth homelessness charity Centrepoint on their 50th anniversary; is deeply concerned that in 2017-18 an estimated 103,000 young people in the UK were homeless or at risk; regrets that five decades on Centrepoint are still working with homeless young people in crisis who …
89 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 52
Scottish National Party: 11
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
25th March 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th March 2019

PERIOD POVERTY

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House welcomes the Government’s commitment to roll out free sanitary products across NHS hospitals and secondary schools in England; notes however that periods may start as early as 8 years old; is appalled that pupils in England are missing time in school, college and university because of a …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
5th March 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 21st March 2019

PAY FOR CIVIL SERVANTS

Tabled by: Daniel Zeichner (Labour - Cambridge)
That this House believes that civil servants perform an essential role in the functioning of British democracy and the delivery of our public services especially as the UK renegotiates our relationship with the European Union; notes that public servants covered by the Cabinet Office and Treasury's civil service pay guidance …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th February 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 21st March 2019

FUEL POVERTY AWARENESS DAY 2019

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this house notes that Fuel Poverty Awareness Day is on 15 February and commends the work of the National Energy Action charity and Energy Action Scotland in working to end fuel poverty and promote Fuel Poverty Awareness Day; further notes that there is strong cross-party recognition on the need …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
13th March 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th March 2019

UK-WIDE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the stark warning from the world’s scientific community that there are just 12 years left to prevent 1.5 degrees warming; further notes that warming beyond 1.5 degrees represents a threat to the future of humanity, and that even warming limited to that level will wreak havoc …
107 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 70
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 9
Conservative: 6
Scottish National Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th March 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 13th March 2019

FUNDING OF STATE SCHOOLS

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House recognises the inadequacy of the funding currently available to all state schools; expresses deep concern over the warning from more than 7,000 head teachers that budget shortages are worsening; commends the call by head teachers for greater funding through the Worth Less? campaign; acknowledges that teachers and …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
28th February 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 11th March 2019

LONG-TERM SOCIAL CARE SETTLEMENT

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House recognises the state of the social care sector and the unsustainable levels of unmet care need; notes the NHS calling for social care reform through the Health for Care campaign; and calls on the Government to deliver a sustainable, new and fair system and funding formula for …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th February 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 7th March 2019

USE OF ANIMALS FOR WARFARE EXPERIMENTS

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House notes with concern that, each year, thousands of animals of various species including monkeys, mice, pigs and guinea pigs, are experimented upon using chemical, biological and other weapons, causing prolonged and extensive suffering; notes that, whilst these experiments are not conducted to develop or test offensive weapons, …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 52
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 8
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
12th February 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 6th March 2019

REGISTRATION FEES AT THE HEALTH AND CARE PROFESSIONS COUNCIL

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes that the Health and Care Professions Council plans to increase its registration fees by 18 per cent from October 2019; believes that this increase is effectively a tax on practicing, as those who are regulated by the HCPC must pay this annual fee in order to …
137 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 82
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Conservative: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
25th February 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 28th February 2019

NATIONWIDE YOUTH STRIKES FOR CLIMATE ACTION

Tabled by: Ian Murray (Labour - Edinburgh South)
That this House notes the voice and real concerns of young people on climate change and the future of the planet and of human-kind; recognises the latest warnings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the need for urgent radical action to minimise the catastrophic impacts of climate change; …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
26th February 2019
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RIVER KENT FLOOD DEFENCES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House remembers the widespread devastation that Storm Desmond caused to people’s homes across Cumbria more than three years ago; supports the thousands whose homes were flooded and who still live in fear of what will happen every time there is heavy rainfall; backs the flood defence plans for …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
18th February 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 18th February 2019

EASTER WEEKEND LAKES LINE CANCELLATION

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that Easter is one of the busiest seasons for tourism in the Lake District; further notes that the Lake District is the country's second most popular tourist destination bringing in £2.7 billion a year; recognises that a significant number of tourists access the Lake District via …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
12th February 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 12th February 2019

ANIMAL WELFARE STANDARDS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the assurances from Government that animal welfare standards will be maintained or improved in the event of the UK leaving the European Union and that animal sentience will be recognised in UK law; urges the Government to table the Animals Welfare (Sentience) Bill without further delay; …
106 signatures
(Most recent: 14 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 22
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 6
Conservative: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
15th January 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 30th January 2019

THE IMPACT OF TRANSFERRING TO UNIVERSAL CREDIT ON CLAIMANTS OF SEVERE DISABILITY PREMIUM

Tabled by: Rosie Duffield (Labour - Canterbury)
That this House expresses its concern about the impact of Universal Credit on claimants of Severe Disability Premium (SDP) as there is no equivalent in Universal Credit; notes that severely disabled people who live without a carer can receive over £180 a month less in Universal Credit than they would …
65 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 39
Scottish National Party: 18
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
21st January 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 21st January 2019

IN TRIBUTE TO PROFESSOR MARTIN GORE CBE

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House commemorates the life and work of Professor Martin Gore CBE who tragically passed away suddenly; notes that he was a giant amongst UK cancer doctors, a pioneer in developing the field of medical oncology, spearheading many advances in the treatment of melanoma, renal and ovarian cancer; further …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 9
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
9th January 2019
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 14th January 2019

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2019

Tabled by: Paul Masterton (Conservative - East Renfrewshire)
That this House notes that on 27 January 2019 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day marking the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million people were murdered; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust; further notes that the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 …
112 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 51
Scottish National Party: 19
Conservative: 18
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 9
The Independent Group for Change: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
10th December 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 7th January 2019

FOETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER

Tabled by: Kelvin Hopkins (Independent - Luton North)
That this House is deeply concerned at the new research undertaken by Bristol University which has concluded that up to 17 per cent of children could have symptoms consistent with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder; notes the results of the research that up to 79 per cent of children in the …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
18th December 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th December 2018

NO CONFIDENCE IN HER MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT

Tabled by: Ian Blackford (Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber)
That this House has no confidence in Her Majesty's Government.
51 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 33
Liberal Democrat: 11
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Labour: 1
12th December 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 12th December 2018

ANNIVERSARY OF STORM DESMOND

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that the flooding caused by Storm Desmond in December 2015 was the most extreme on record in the UK; stands in solidarity with the thousands of people who had their homes and businesses damaged by the storm, many of whom are still struggling three years after …
1 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
20th November 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 29th November 2018

STUDENT PARAMEDICS AND THE LEARNING SUPPORT FUND

Tabled by: Liz Twist (Labour - Blaydon)
That this House notes that, as part of the Government's health education funding reforms, new students in England starting a nursing, midwifery or allied health professional course can apply for financial support from the Learning Support Fund (LSF); regrets that this does not extend to those students studying university paramedic …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
20th November 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 29th November 2018

PLASTICS BILL

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; further notes that global fossil fuel subsidies amount to 5.3 trillion US dollars, more than the combined GDP of UK and France; notes that fossil fuel subsidies reduce the …
59 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 29
Independent: 9
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
26th November 2018
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TRAIN FARES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the appalling year that train passengers have had; notes that between 1 April and 21 July 2018 around 900 trains a day suffered from cancellations ;further notes that punctuality on Britain's railways has hit a 12 year low due to delays and disruptions; recognises the high …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
29th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 26th November 2018

EATING DISORDER DIAGNOSIS

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House believes that access to a diagnosis and treatment for eating disorders should not just depend on an individual's weight and fully supports the Dump the Scales campaign for earlier intervention and support before people hit crisis point; recognises the need for a focus by General Practitioners on …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
17th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 22nd November 2018

INTERNATIONAL STAMMERING AWARENESS DAY

Tabled by: Anna Turley (Labour (Co-op) - Redcar)
That this House welcomes International Stammering Awareness Day on 22 October 2018, which aims to raise awareness and increase understanding of stammering, a speech condition that affects around one in 20 young children and one in 100 adults; recognises individuals and groups of volunteers and professionals who do incredible work …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 11
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 5
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
29th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 20th November 2018

SUBSIDIES FOR BIOMASS ELECTRICITY GENERATION

Tabled by: Roger Godsiff (Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green)
That this House expresses its concern that renewable energy subsidies for electricity generated from biomass, most of which is generated using imported wood pellets, are resulting in energy bill-payers paying for expensive, high-carbon electricity; notes that burning wood to generate electricity is a high-carbon power source; further notes that burning …
43 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Aug 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 4
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
18th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 15th November 2018

GLOBAL DISABILITY SUMMIT COMMITMENTS

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises the importance of disability inclusive development; acknowledges progress made at the Global Disability Summit co-hosted by the Governments of the UK and Kenya and the International Disability Alliance on 24 July 2018, and the importance of commitments made to ensure people with disabilities are empowered across …
81 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 17
Independent: 9
Conservative: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Non-affiliated: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
13th November 2018
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UNCONDITIONAL ASYLUM FOR ASIA BIBI

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House condemns the threats made to Asia Bibi and her family's lives following her acquittal by the Supreme Court of Pakistan in a blasphemy trial; recognises that Britain's commitment to freedom of religious expression, for those of all faiths and none, is one of our most important values; …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Conservative: 5
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
23rd October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 12th November 2018

US WITHDRAWAL FROM INTERMEDIATE RANGE NUCLEAR FORCES TREATY

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House is deeply concerned by the announcement on 20 October 2018 by the US President of the decision to withdraw the US from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF); notes that withdrawal from the INF will serve to undermine international attempts to curb nuclear proliferation; further notes that …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
29th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 1st November 2018

DELSIE GAYLE AND RYANAIR

Tabled by: John Cryer (Labour - Leyton and Wanstead)
That this House notes the entirely unprovoked and racist verbal attack on Ms Delsie Gayle onboard a Ryanair flight from Barcelona to London; further notes that Ryanair failed to move the perpetrator but instead moved Ms Gayle to another seat; points out that Ryanair have still not contacted Ms Gayle …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 6
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
30th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 31st October 2018

20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIVIA AWARD FOR PROFESSIONALISM AND SERVICE TO JUSTICE

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House gives its support to the Livia Award for Professionalism and Service to Justice; notes that the award is made annually to the Metropolitan Traffic Police Officer in the Roads and Transport Policing Command independently judged to have been most meritorious in its investigation of fatal and serious …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 5
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
9th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 31st October 2018

ROYAL COMMISSION ON POLICING

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House celebrates the hard work and determination of police officers across the country to serve their community against the backdrop of financial cuts preventing their ability to do so as effectively as they could; notes that it has become difficult to establish precisely what resources the police need …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 6
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
18th October 2018
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SAUDI ARABIA AND VIOLATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

Tabled by: Ann Clwyd (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House is concerned about Saudi Arabia’s on-going violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law; acknowledges that serious and systematic violations are being committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen; notes with alarm that since 2015 the Saudi-led coalition has reportedly undertaken 18,000 airstrikes, one-third …
107 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 58
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
17th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 29th October 2018

THE MISSELLING OF TIMESHARES

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House is concerned that the sale of membership of timeshare schemes and products often involves practices which are psychologically manipulative, use misleading information and unfairly exploit vulnerable, often elderly, consumers, leading to those consumers taking out very expensive borrowing commitments which they cannot afford; notes that the sale …
61 signatures
(Most recent: 7 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 18
Conservative: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
The Reclaim Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
11th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 29th October 2018

DEATH PENALTY ASSURANCES

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House notes with great concern the Home Secretary's decision to offer assistance to the US in the prosecution of two British citizens, Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, without seeking assurances that the death penalty will not be used; further notes that Ministers have confirmed that death penalty …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 3
Labour: 2
23rd October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd October 2018

PEOPLE'S VOTE MARCH

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House celebrates the fact that over 700,000 people marched on 20 October 2018 in favour of a People's Vote on the Government's Brexit deal; congratulates the People's Vote campaign and other cross-party movements which helped organise the march; notes that the march was the largest march held in …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Labour: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
23rd October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd October 2018

UNIVERSAL CREDIT AND DISABLED CHILDREN

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with concern that, under universal credit, at least 100,000 families with disabled children will be worse off by some £1,750 per year; notes that this is due to the lower rate of child disability addition being set at £29.10 per week, representing a 54 per cent …
95 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 43
Scottish National Party: 26
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Crossbench: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th October 2018
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RELOCATING CROWN POST OFFICES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the historical programme of relocating Crown post offices; further notes that, in some cases, this has saved funds and enabled better use of retail space; recognises that this programme has now been taken too far in places such as Kendal and Beverly where post offices are …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Conservative: 1
18th October 2018
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FALSIFIED MEDICINES DIRECTIVE

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that all pharmacies in the UK have until 9 February 2019 to implement the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) Delegate Regulation; condemns the Government's failure to adequately prepare pharmacies for the implementation of the directive; recognises the financial implications of this directive on small independent pharmacies; further …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th October 2018
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UNIVERSAL CREDIT AND SELF-EMPLOYMENT

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the roll-out of universal credit in South Lakeland on 26 September 2018; further notes that the Trussell Trust food bank network has seen an increase of 13 per cent in demand for three-day emergency food supplies to people in crisis this year; recognises the lack of …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Labour: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
15th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 18th October 2018

FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASSASSINATION OF MALTESE INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House again condemns the assassination of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb one year ago on 16 October 2017; notes that a full year on there has still not been justice for her murder; commends her courageous investigative reporting, including her …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Labour: 7
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
10th October 2018
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PATHOLOGICAL DEMAND AVOIDANCE (PDA)

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House commends the PDA Society and other PDA campaigners for their Call To Action campaign to raise awareness, recognition and understanding of the Pathological Demand Avoidance profile of autism; and supports their calls for Autism Boards, local authorities and clinical commissioning groups to issue a position statement to …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Conservative: 8
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
10th October 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 15th October 2018

SPINA BIFIDA AND HYDROCEPHALUS AWARENESS WEEK

Tabled by: Owen Smith (Labour - Pontypridd)
That this House recognises Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Week from 22 to 26 October 2018; commends the work of charities like Shine and SBH Scotland which provide specialist advice and support for spina bifida and hydrocephalus; notes that folic acid deficiency has led to life threatening birth defects in …
40 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 11
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
9th October 2018
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FREE SCHOOL TRANSPORT FOR 16 TO 18 YEAR OLDS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that bus services in the North West have dropped from 4,241 in 2008 to 3,353 in 2018; recognises that in places such as Sedbergh and Coniston it is now often impossible to access sixth forms by public transport; further notes that the Government has raised the …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th September 2018
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END DEGRADING TREATMENT OF POLITICAL PRISONERS IN BAHRAIN

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House deplores the degrading treatment of political prisoners in Bahrain; is appalled by the inhuman conditions of detention facilities as described by the UN Human Rights Committee in July 2018, particularly in Jau prison, including unsanitary conditions, severe overcrowding, inadequate access to drinking water and unhygienic toilet facilities; …
51 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 14
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th September 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th October 2018

TEACHERS' PAY IN WALES

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House cautiously welcomes the long over-due pay rise of 3.5 per cent for teachers and other public sector workers, many of whom have faced real-term cuts to their wages in recent years; notes, however, that teachers in Wales are concerned as to whether the pay rise applies to …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Labour: 3
Independent: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Conservative: 1
4th September 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th October 2018

100 HEROINES CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Emma Lewell-Buck (Labour - South Shields)
That this House recognises the work of The Royal Photographic Society in initiating its Hundred Heroines: Celebrating Women in Photography Today campaign, which is an international campaign to highlight inspirational women in photography on the centenary year of women's suffrage and redefine the status of women in contemporary photography; recognises …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 10
Conservative: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
4th September 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 9th October 2018

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES

Tabled by: Richard Burden (Labour - Birmingham, Northfield)
That this House is appalled by the decision of the US Administration to end its funding of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which amounts to a reduction of nearly a third of UNRWA's operating budget; believes that such a move takes the Middle East further away from …
87 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 60
Scottish National Party: 12
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 5
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
12th September 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 13th September 2018

PUBLICATION OF PARENTAL LEAVE AND PAY POLICIES

Tabled by: Jo Swinson (Liberal Democrat - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes with concern that 54,000 women lose their jobs each year because of pregnancy and maternity discrimination; recognises that greater transparency on parental leave and pay would reduce the risk of discrimination during recruitment and would incentivise employers to offer more generous parental pay; and calls upon …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 10
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Crossbench: 1
6th September 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 13th September 2018

RESTORATION OF WORK ALLOWANCE ELEMENT OF UNIVERSAL CREDIT

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House notes that one of the founding principles of universal credit was to make work pay; and therefore calls on the Government to return to this original principle by restoring the work allowance element to its original level, before funding for it was cut by around £3 billion …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 10
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
16th July 2018
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ATTEMPTED BOMBING OF IRANIAN OPPOSITION IN PARIS

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House strongly condemns the attempted bombing at the gathering of the Iranian opposition in Paris, Free Iran - The Altemative; notes Belgian prosecutors have announced that two Belgian nationals of Iranian origin were charged with attempted terrorist murder and the preparation of a terrorist offence and both are …
75 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Conservative: 19
Scottish National Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 4
Crossbench: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
24th July 2018
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RADIOTHERAPY PROVISION IN THE UK

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that one in two people in the UK now develop cancer at some point in their lives; recognises radiotherapy is needed in approximately 50 per cent of cancer cases; further recognises that radiotherapy receives only five per cent of the NHS cancer budget; regrets that the …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
24th July 2018
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AFFORDABLE HOMES IN SOUTH LAKELAND

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the growing crisis in the provision of affordable housing, the average house price in England and Wales being 7.8 times the average salary and more than 10 times average salaries in South Lakeland; notes that small site developers building 10 units or fewer are exempt from …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
24th July 2018
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HIGHER LEVEL AND ENTRY LEVEL STEWARDSHIP SCHEME EXPIRY

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that Higher Level and Entry Level Stewardship schemes due to expire at the end of January 2019 are not able to be renewed, whereas those whose schemes finish after the UK scheduled date to leave the EU will continue to receive funding; recognises that this gap …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
23rd July 2018
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POLICING AT THE APPLEBY HORSE FAIR

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House commends the police for its hard work in Cumbria surrounding the Appleby Horse Fair; recognises the Government's failure to provide Cumbria Constabulary with the funding needed to protect communities from anti-social behaviour; and calls on the Home Secretary to provide immediate provision for additional policing for the …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
23rd July 2018
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EFFECT OF THE WATER SHORTAGE ON FARMERS IN CUMBRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the rapid decline in reservoir levels in the North West due to two very dry months resulting in the Environment Agency receiving a sharp increase in reports of environmental incidents in the North West, with 25 per cent of July 2018's normal estimated reports received in …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th July 2018
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PERFORMANCE OF ARRIVA NORTHERN IN CUMBRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House condemns the performance of Arriva Northern in Cumbria where over 30 trains were cancelled over the weekend of 14-15 July 2018; notes the impact these cancellations have on the Cumbrian economy and the reputational damage it does to the Lake District; and suggests that there should be …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
3rd July 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 12th July 2018

ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DAY COMMEMORATING THE VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION

Tabled by: Fiona Bruce (Conservative - Congleton)
That this House is concerned about growing religious persecution of minority groups worldwide, which may amount to crimes against humanity, war crimes or even genocide; calls on the Government to better track such violations of the right to freedom of religion or belief and to consider developing strategic action plans …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Conservative: 5
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
3rd July 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 11th July 2018

UK ARMS SALES TO SRI LANKA

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House notes the Tamil Information Centre's report of June 2017, Armament for Repression: Militarization of Sri Lanka, detailing the UK's arms trade with Sri Lanka and training of security forces, based on evidence from international human rights agencies and UN bodies; further notes that Sri Lanka remains of …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
2nd July 2018
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NORTHERN RAIL AND THE LAKES LINES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House condemns Northern Rail for not running a train service in June 2018 on the Lakes Lines, between Oxenholme and Windermere; praises West Coast Railways for its work in putting a shuttle service on the line for the last two weeks, while Northern refused to run trains; and …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
27th June 2018
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HOSPITAL CAR PARKING AND NHS STAFF

Tabled by: Robert Halfon (Conservative - Harlow)
That this House appreciates the ongoing and dedicated hard work by all NHS staff, from porters to doctors to janitors; notes the Department of Health and Social Care guidance, entitled NHS patient, visitor and staff car parking principles, first published in 2014; further notes its suggestion to NHS trusts to …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 3
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
27th June 2018
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HOSPITAL CAR PARKING AND VULNERABLE PEOPLE

Tabled by: Robert Halfon (Conservative - Harlow)
That this House notes the Department of Health and Social Care guidance, entitled NHS patient, visitor and staff car parking principles; further notes that the guidance states specifically that concessions should be available for disabled people, long-term patients and staff working shifts that mean public transport cannot be used; is …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
26th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 2nd July 2018

SANDS (STILLBIRTH AND NEONATAL DEATH CHARITY) AWARENESS MONTH 2018

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House notes that this is SANDS (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity) Awareness Month 2018; expresses sincere sympathy to those who grieve the loss of their child at this time; further notes that often the causes of death are unknown, which is an extra anguish to the bereaved parents; …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
28th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 2nd July 2018

CHILD ABUSE IN CHILD MIGRATION PROGRAMMES

Tabled by: Lisa Nandy (Labour - Wigan)
That this House welcomes the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse's Child Migration Programmes Report, published in March 2018; notes the report's finding that the policy of child migration practised by successive post-War governments, churches and charities resulted in many children suffering severe physical, sexual and emotional abuse; pays tribute …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 35
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
14th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th June 2018

FREEDOM OF RELIGION OR BELIEF

Tabled by: Caroline Spelman (Conservative - Meriden)
That this House commends the Secretary of State for International Development for exhibiting British artist Hannah Rose Thomas' portraits, entitled Yezidi Women: Isis Survivors in the atrium of her Department; welcomes the prospect of portraits of Rohingya refugees joining them; and recognises that such artwork captures the personal stories of …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Conservative: 8
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9th October 2017
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th June 2018

AUCHENGEICH COLLIERY DISASTER

Tabled by: Hugh Gaffney (Labour - Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill)
That this House notes that 18 September 2017 marked the 58th anniversary of the Auchengeich Colliery disaster, in which 47 miners went to work never to return home to their families, leaving 76 children without a father and a community devastated; recognises the fact that the youngest man to die …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
6th September 2017
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LINGO FLAMINGO

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House congratulates the Lingo Flamingo project in Govan on securing a Big Lottery Award to support its excellent work in empowering older people by providing dynamic language workshops and thus delaying the effects of dementia and brain ageing; recognises the value of making education more accessible to vulnerable …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
5th September 2017
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th June 2018

A19 ROAD SAFETY

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House calls on the Government to undertake an urgent review into road safety on the A19; expresses concern at the regularity and number of accidents on the A19 which frequently result in road closures and diversions through villages and residential areas; believes that the Department for Transport should …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
10th July 2017
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th June 2018

GRENFELL TOWER FIRE

Tabled by: Jim Fitzpatrick (Labour - Poplar and Limehouse)
That this House joins with IOSH, the occupational safety and health community, and others to express sorrow and concern following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire; mourns the loss of at least 80 lives and the profound suffering of those affected; commends the outstanding efforts of the emergency services and volunteers …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th July 2017
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IMPORTATION OF FOIE GRAS

Tabled by: Baroness Hoey (Non-affiliated - Vauxhall)
That this House deplores the production of foie gras, considering it cruel and unnatural to force-feed geese until it causes internal damage; welcomes the UK's continued ban on domestic production of this foodstuff; admires India as the first country in the world to ban the import of foie gras; and …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
3rd July 2017
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th June 2018

AIR QUALITY

Tabled by: Rachael Maskell (Labour (Co-op) - York Central)
That this House notes that over 40,000 people die prematurely each year as a result of poor air quality in the UK, and this can be particularly attributed to vehicle emissions, including levels of nitrogen dioxide, and also to other particulates; further notes that the UK has been taken to …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
29th June 2017
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th June 2018

CHILDHOOD TOOTH DECAY

Tabled by: Steve McCabe (Labour - Birmingham, Selly Oak)
That this House notes with concern that a quarter of five-year olds in England have tooth decay; further notes that tooth decay is the leading cause of hospital admissions for five to nine-year olds, despite being largely preventable, with tens of thousands of children undergoing general anaesthesia for tooth extractions …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
25th June 2018
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CONTINUED DETENTION OF NAZANIN ZAGHARI-RATCLIFFE IN IRAN (NO. 2)

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House expresses concern for the arbitrary detention of dual nationals in Iran from the UK and other nations; stands in solidarity with recent petitions in the European Parliament, US Congress and Canadian Parliament echoing concerns for the treatment of dual nationals imprisoned in Iran; further expresses particular concern …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
21st June 2018
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DETENTION OF DUAL-NATIONALS IN IRAN

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House expresses concern for the arbitrary detention of dual-nationals in Iran from the UK and other nations; stands in solidarity with recent petitions in the European Parliament, US Congress and Canadian Parliament echoing concerns for the treatment of dual-nationals imprisoned in Iran; expresses particular concern regarding the case …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
20th June 2018
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CLOSURE OF FREE TO USE ATMS

Tabled by: Ged Killen (Labour (Co-op) - Rutherglen and Hamilton West)
That this House notes that LINK, the manager of the UK's free-to-use ATM network, proposes to cut the interchange rate fee the method by which ATMs are funded, by 20 per cent over the next four years; further notes that the first five per cent cut is to be implemented …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Liberal Democrat: 5
Scottish National Party: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Crossbench: 1
20th June 2018
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US ADMINISTRATION IMMIGRATION POLICY

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House condemns in the strongest terms the US Administration's zero-tolerance immigration policy which has seen almost 2,000 children and babies separated from their parents and held in cages at the border with Mexico; notes the recordings of traumatised children crying out for their parents from inside the holding …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
20th June 2018
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CONTRIBUTION OF GWYNEDD TO REFUGEE DAY 20 JUNE 2018

Tabled by: Hywel Williams (Plaid Cymru - Arfon)
That this House recognises that 20 June 2018 is World Refugee Day; extends a welcome to all refugees who have settled in Gwynedd; recognises the incredible work of individuals in Gwynedd in welcoming refugees to our country; supports the contribution of Gwynedd Council in its work to support refugees, through …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 21st June 2018

CONTRIBUTION OF CARMARTHEN TO REFUGEE DAY 20 JUNE 2018

Tabled by: Jonathan Edwards (Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr)
That this House recognises 20 June 2018 as World Refugee Day; welcomes all those refugees who have settled in Carmarthen; further recognises the superb work of people of Carmarthen in welcoming refugees to the country; supports the role played by Carmarthen in supporting refugees, through the work of the Syrian …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
20th June 2018
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GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART AND O2 ABC FIRE

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House expresses deep regret and sadness at the devastating fire which severely damaged the Glasgow School of Art and the O2 ABC music menu on the evening of 15 June 2018; pays tribute to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Police Scotland, the Salvation Army, and all who …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 3
Conservative: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th June 2018
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SEAFARERS AWARENESS WEEK 2018

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House welcomes Seafarers Awareness Week 2018, 23 to 30 June 2018, and its theme of UK maritime employment opportunities; recognises the socio­economic and strategic value of the UK's traditional role as a centre of maritime employment, training and skills; further welcomes the 18 per cent growth in the …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th June 2018
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RESIDENTIAL LEASEHOLD CAPITALISATION RATE

Tabled by: Peter Bottomley (Conservative - Worthing West)
That this House and Governent take action to fix the capitalisation rate at eight per cent in claims brought by residential leaseholders to buy freeholds and to extend residential leases in order to guarantee that the prices paid to freeholders are fair and proportionate and to remove the excessive costs, …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 3
19th June 2018
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MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE AWARENESS WEEK 2018

Tabled by: Drew Hendry (Scottish National Party - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
That this House pays tribute to MND Scotland in recognising 2018's MND Awareness Week; notes that MND Awareness Week 2018 runs from 18 to 24 June; pays thanks to organisations, such as Highland Support Group, for supporting those with motor neurone disease (MND) and their families; and supports MND Scotland …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
19th June 2018
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RESIDENTIAL LEASEHOLD GROUND RENTS

Tabled by: Peter Bottomley (Conservative - Worthing West)
That this House and Government take action to rectify the onerous ground rent situation that causes leaseholders to have to overpay to purchase their properties suffering unreasonable and unethical ground rents introduced by developers over the last 10 years rendering their properties unsaleable at reasonable prices; and further calls on …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 3
22nd May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th June 2018

FRACKING IN THE FORMER COALFIELD AREAS

Tabled by: Lord Mann (Non-affiliated - Bassetlaw)
This this House welcomes the contribution of Professor Emeritus Peter Styles of Keele University, past-President of the Geological Society and formerly advisor on fracking seismology to Prime Minister David Cameron and the Department for the Environment and Climate Change on his new report presented to the Yorkshire Geological Society on …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Independent: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
17th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 20th June 2018

DEMOLITION PLANS IN KHAN AL-AHMAR VILLAGE IN THE WEST BANK

Tabled by: Lisa Nandy (Labour - Wigan)
That this House notes with concern the upcoming Israeli High Court hearing on 25 April 2018 on the demolition of buildings in the village of Khan al-Ahmar in the West Bank; condemns those plans and the impact they will have on communities in the occupied Palestinian territories; believes that the …
109 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 60
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 12
Conservative: 6
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
18th June 2018
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LET US IN CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House notes the duty placed on businesses by the Equality Act 2010 to make reasonable readjustments to remove barriers to disabled people; regrets that it is up to the individual to bring court action against business owners who are in breach of these provisions; recognises that such action …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Labour: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th June 2018

CONTRIBUTION OF CEREDIGION TO REFUGEE DAY 20 JUNE 2018

Tabled by: Ben Lake (Plaid Cymru - Ceredigion)
That this House recognises 20 June 2018 as World Refugee Day; welcomes all refugees that have settled in Ceredigion; further recognises the brilliant work of the people of Ceredigion in welcoming refugees to the county; supports the work of Ceredigion County Council in leading the way in supporting refugees through …
15 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
15th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th June 2018

PRISON OFFICER RETIREMENT AGE

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House commends the commitment, bravery and dedication shown by prison officers, who face challenging, dangerous and physically demanding working conditions on a daily basis; notes that the Prisons Act 1952 confirms that a serving prison officer shall have all the powers, authority, protection and privileges of a police …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Conservative: 1
15th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 19th June 2018

CLEAN AIR WEEK WALES, 18 TO 22 JUNE 2018

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House recognises Clean Air Week which begins on 18 June 2018; notes the damaging impact of air pollution on people’s health; further notes Public Health Wales figures show that air pollution causes 2,000 deaths a year, six per cent of Wales' total number of annual deaths; believes that …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
13th June 2018
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ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House welcomes the publication of Macmillan Cancer Support's new report Missed Opportunities, that examines the role Advance Care Planning (ACP) can play in ensuring that a dying person's wishes are met; understands that there are many barriers that can prevent health and social care professionals initiating conversations about …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 2
Conservative: 1
13th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 18th June 2018

STATE OF MIND SUPER LEAGUE ROUND

Tabled by: Marie Rimmer (Labour - St Helens South and Whiston)
That this House welcomes the State of Mind Super League round, taking place for the eighth year in Round 18 of the competition on 14 to 17 June 2018; recognises the work that State of Mind does to improve the mental health and wellbeing of rugby league players and communities, …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Non-affiliated: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
11th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 18th June 2018

HEALTH INEQUALITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES AND AUTISM

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House recognises the health inequalities that exist for people with learning disabilities and autism, including inequalities in primary healthcare; understands that health inequalities lead to reduced life expectancy for people with learning disabilities and autism; welcomes learning disability and autism provider Dimensions' campaign #MyGPandMe to encourage the use …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
7th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 18th June 2018

CARERS WEEK 11 TO 17 JUNE 2018

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House supports Carers Week, which seeks to raise awareness of caring and building communities that support the health and wellbeing of carers; acknowledges the tireless work of 6.5 million unpaid carers across the UK, an estimated 788,000 in Scotland, many of whom are under the age of 18; …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
6th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 14th June 2018

TELEVISION GAMBLING ADVERTISING

Tabled by: Anne Main (Conservative - St Albans)
That this House is concerned about the level of problem gambling in the UK; believes that the level of gambling advertising on television is unacceptable and needs to be addressed; notes that gambling advertising is permitted during televised sporting events during the day when many children may be watching; and …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Conservative: 7
Scottish National Party: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Crossbench: 1
13th June 2018
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SUPPORTING DISABLED CHILDREN IN SYRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the horrors of the ongoing civil war in Syria that has killed over 300,000 civilians and displaced millions of Syrian citizens including children; acknowledges forthcoming research from Syria Relief, which has identified over 10,000 Syrian children with disabilities; notes the report found that out of the …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
5th June 2018
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4G COVERAGE IN RURAL NORFOLK

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House notes with dismay that three of the 10 worst local authority areas for indoor 4G coverage in England are in Norfolk, according to analysis of Ofcom data conducted by the Country Land and Business Association; acknowledges that the lack of 4G coverage, often coupled with poor broadband …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th June 2018
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WILD ANIMALS CIRCUS BAN IN SCOTLAND

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House commends the Scottish Government for acting to ban the use of wild animals in circuses by means of the Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Act 2018 which came into effect on 28 May 2018; notes that this measure was passed unanimously in the Scottish Parliament, following …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
6th February 2018
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KEEP ME POSTED CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Baroness Hoey (Non-affiliated - Vauxhall)
That this House congratulates Barclays, First Direct, HSBC, M&S Bank, NatWest, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank, Principality Building Society, Progressive Building Society, Scottish Building Society, OVO Energy, Post Office Home Phone, Thames Water, Yorkshire Water, Severn Trent, Welsh Water, Northumbrian Water, Wessex Water, Essex and Suffolk Water, Bristol …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Conservative: 6
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
4th June 2018
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TOXIC CONTAMINATION OF WAR ZONES

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House recognises the problem of toxic contamination of war zones, particularly in Iraq; notes the research presented, in March 2018, by Dr Mozhgan Savabieasfahani at the European Environment Foundation; expresses concern at reports of uranium and thorium contamination in the tissues of children living near the US military …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
4th June 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th June 2018

REGULATORY ACTION ON THE FINANCIAL RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the profound impact that climate change is having across the world; is concerned following the recent warning from the Governor of the Bank of England that climate change could have a catastrophic impact on the global financial system; welcomes the recent report by the UK Sustainable …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 7
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
4th June 2018
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ENVIRONMENTAL CHARITY FIDRA AND NURDLES POLLUTION FROM INEOS

Tabled by: Martin Whitfield (Labour - East Lothian)
That this House congratulates the environmental charity FIDRA, based in East Lothian, and Dr Becky Gait, her team and volunteers for their work to eliminate pollution by nurdle pellets used in the manufacture of plastics and for their work to encourage and require plastics producers, users, transporters and trade associations …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
4th June 2018
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VOLUNTEER WEEK 2018

Tabled by: Patricia Gibson (Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran)
That this House celebrates Volunteer Week 2018, which runs from 1 to 7 June, and commends the huge contribution that volunteers make to our society; recognises that volunteering contributes more than £22 billion to the UK economy, around 1.2% of GDP, and that in 2016-17 19.8 million people volunteered at …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 7
Conservative: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
4th June 2018
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CYSTIC FIBROSIS TRUST CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House commends the efforts of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in campaigning for access to the precision medicine Orkambi; recognises that the campaign has been ongoing for nearly three years; further recognises the urgency of the situation as every month that passes is critical for people with cystic fibrosis; …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Conservative: 14
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 8
Scottish National Party: 6
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
4th June 2018
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CLIMBING OUT KINDER HIKING CHALLENGE

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates the work of the charity, Climbing Out, who work with young people who are facing life­ changing illness, injury or trauma, offering outdoor education programmes which aim to rebuild confidence and self-esteem; welcomes the news that South Lakes constituent Ross Brood is raising money for the …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
28th June 2017
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LONG-TERM CONDITIONS AND PRESCRIPTION CHARGES

Tabled by: Melanie Onn (Labour - Great Grimsby)
That this House is aware that people with long-term conditions in England, such as heart disease, cystic fibrosis or multiple sclerosis still have to pay prescription charges unlike their counterparts in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; notes that the medical exemption list of conditions that qualify people for free prescriptions …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 9
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
21st May 2018
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BEETHAM WOMEN'S INSTITUTE CENTENARY 2018

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates the Beetham Women's Institute (WI) on reaching its centenary year; notes that they are the oldest surviving WI in the Cumbria-Westmorland Federation; recognises its important contribution to the village of Beetham through its local work, including decorating the village every February in support of the Climate …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

PCS UNION REPORT - AN ALTERNATIVE VISION FOR PRISONS

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House notes the new report, An Alternative Vision for Prisons, from the Public and Commercial Services union which draws on its members' experience of working in prisons; further notes the report's recommendations for strengthening the purpose of prisons as places of reform and rehabilitation to help offenders turn …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

SUPPORT FOR DEMENTIA CHARITIES DURING DEMENTIA ACTION WEEK

Tabled by: Joanna Cherry (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh South West)
That this House recognises that dementia is now the leading cause of death in the UK and has higher health and social care costs than cancer and chronic heart disease combined; acknowledges the heartbreak and misery caused by this disease and notes that by 2025 one million people in the …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
15th May 2018
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OPENING OF DOUNE PONDS

Tabled by: Stephen Kerr (Conservative - Stirling)
That this House notes the opening of the Doune Ponds Nature Reserve accessible walkways; further notes that the walkways will open up the woodlands to wheelchair and mobility users and families with child buggies; notes the full support of Moray Estates, the landowner and the Community Council; commends the Doune …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Labour: 1
15th May 2018
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FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF BE ONSITE'S MIND THE GAP PROJECT FOR OFFENDERS AND EX-OFFENDERS

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House congratulates Lendlease’s not-for-profit company, Be Onsite, on the first anniversary of its Mind the Gap project, working with offenders and ex-offenders; welcomes its cooperation with the Construction Industry Training Board to deliver this £1 million project; supports Be Onsite's aim to reduce re-offending by developing an infrastructure …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 4
Labour: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
14th May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

FEES FOR REGISTERING CHILDREN AS BRITISH CITIZENS

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House believes that tens of thousands of children born and living in the UK and entitled to register as British citizens under the British Nationality Act 1981 are nevertheless undocumented and therefore unable to acces public services, social security, private rented accommodation, the labour market and many other …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 34
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
2nd May 2018
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HOSPITAL CAR PARKING - BLUE BADGE HOLDERS AND GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE

Tabled by: Robert Halfon (Conservative - Harlow)
That this House notes the Department of Health and Social Care Guidance, entitled NHS patient, visitor and staff car parking principles; further notes that the guidance states that concessions, including free or reduced charges, should be available for disabled people; notes that the Department of Health and Social Care declared …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Conservative: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
1st May 2018
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REFERRAL OF BURMA TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

Tabled by: Rushanara Ali (Labour - Bethnal Green and Bow)
That this House expresses concern that Min Aung Hlaing, Commander in Chief of the Burmese military, has paid no real price for the military offensive against the Rohingya which began in August 2017; notes that around 700,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee to Bangladesh, joining the more than 300,000 …
88 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 45
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 6
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
25th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

GLASGOW WOMEN'S LIBRARY CENTENARY FUND SUCCESS

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House notes that Glasgow Women's Library has received £90,000 from the Scottish Government's Centenary Fund; understands that the Fund has been established to celebrate 100 years since women first gained the right to vote and has offered £500,000 for a range of projects across Scotland to mark this …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
25th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st 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: 77
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
25th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st 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: 81
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
18th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

GREEN KIDS IN THE KURDISTAN REGION IN IRAQ

Tabled by: Mary Glindon (Labour - North Tyneside)
That this House commends the work of the Green Kids charity in the Kurdistan region, founded and run by Dashni Morad, a well-known music artist and humanitarian activist; notes that the charity seeks to help clear Kurdistan's stunning landscape of discarded plastic bottles and to increase the environmental awareness of …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Labour: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

PROFESSOR STEPHEN HAWKING

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House is deeply saddened by the death of Professor Stephen Hawking, the remarkable physicist, cosmologist and author, whose brilliance and persistence in the exploration of science inspired millions around the globe, notably through his book A Brief History of Time which helped non-scientists understand fundamental questions of physics …
34 signatures
(Most recent: 24 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
27th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

RESIDENCY OF EU NATIONALS MARRIED TO UK SERVICE PERSONNEL

Tabled by: Stephen Gethins (Scottish National Party - North East Fife)
That this House is concerned about the post-EU withdrawal status of EU nationals residing in the UK without permanent residence who are the military spouses of UK service personnel; notes the case of Joy Gillon, a Scottish resident German national whose residency in the UK on exit day will not …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
19th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

LUCOZADE RIBENA SUNTORY SUGAR REDUCTION

Tabled by: Keith Vaz (Labour - Leicester East)
That this House congratulates Lucozade Ribena Suntory for the successful implementation of its 2017 Health and Wellbeing Plan; welcomes its decision to reformulate its drinks and create zero or reduced calorie alternatives for every brand; supports its £30 million investment in Made to Move, inspiring one million people to move …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
15th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

STEM FOR BRITAIN 2018

Tabled by: Stephen Metcalfe (Conservative - South Basildon and East Thurrock)
That this House notes the highly successful STEM for BRITAIN event held in the House on 12 March 2018 under the auspices of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee; further notes the astonishingly high quality of research displayed; expresses its thanks for the organisations that made this event possible and also …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Conservative: 5
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
15th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

PART TWO OF THE LEVESON INQUIRY

Tabled by: Chris Williamson (Independent - Derby North)
That this House is hugely disappointed and angered by the Government's refusal to proceed with Phase 2 of the Leveson Inquiry into the relationships between media companies and the police; believes that this is bad for politics, bad for journalism and bad for the public; further believes there is a …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
13th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

PAY FOR CLEANERS AT THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

Tabled by: Roger Godsiff (Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green)
That this House notes with great concern that cleaners employed at the Ministry of Justice in Whitehall by the contractor OCS Group receive the minimum wage of £7.50 per hour, and also suffer from inferior terms and conditions than those of their in-house counterparts regarding occupational leave and sick pay; …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

ACTIONS OF RUSSIA IN THE UK AND RUSSIA TODAY

Tabled by: Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth)
That this House notes with deep concern the allegations of Russian involvement in assassination attempts on UK soil, the illegal occupation of Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, the human rights record of the Russian Government and especially the treatment of journalists, and the use of Russia Today as a propaganda outlet …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 30
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 2
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Crossbench: 1
7th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

UNIVERSAL CREDIT SPLIT PAYMENTS

Tabled by: Philippa Whitford (Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire)
That this House notes that the charities Women's Aid, Child Poverty Action Group, Surviving Economic Abuse and the Women's Budget Group have expressed concern regarding paying the combined universal credit payment of a couple into a single bank account; believes that paying recipient couples one joint payment, rather than individually, …
67 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 31
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

FREE SCHOOL MEALS

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House is alarmed about Government proposals to change the eligibility criteria for free school meals from all families who claim universal credit, to introduce an earnings threshold to only those families claiming universal credit who earn under £7,400 through work; notes that because of the way that universal …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Liberal Democrat: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
28th February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF MODERN SLAVERY

Tabled by: Lord Field of Birkenhead (Crossbench - Birkenhead)
That this House notes the lack of long-term support offered to victims of modern slavery; recognises the risk of victims being re-trafficked if they do not have a secure pathway to adequate levels of support, including a period of leave to remain; regrets the missed opportunities to convict more perpetrators …
85 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 7
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
26th February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

PLASTIC FREE CAMPAIGN IN NA H-EILEANAN AN IAR

Tabled by: Angus Brendan MacNeil (Independent - Na h-Eileanan an Iar)
That this House welcomes the campaign by Clean Coast Outer Hebrides aimed at encouraging our shores to become plastic free and encourages those using our shores to reduce their plastic usage and dumping; praises the good work they and other groups and individuals are doing across the Western Isles and …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
23rd February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

DISABILITY RIGHTS COMMISSION

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House welcomes the work undertaken by the Disability Rights Commission, an independent body set up by the Government to help secure civil rights for disabled people; recognises disabled people still face difficulties accessing public buildings; encourages smaller firms to seek expert advice on how to meet the needs …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
22nd February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

BIRDS REARED IN CAGES TO BE SHOT FOR SPORT

Tabled by: 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 …
121 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Aug 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 69
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Crossbench: 2
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
8th February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

BRITTLE BONES SOCIETY

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House congratulates the Brittle Bone Society on 50 years of hard work supporting and cooperating with healthcare professionals across the UK; further congratulates Margaret Grant MBE from Dundee who was born with the genetic condition of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) and founded the charity in Dundee in 1968; notes …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
8th February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

PROFESSIONALISM AND VALUE OF THE BRITISH CIVIL SERVICE

Tabled by: Daniel Zeichner (Labour - Cambridge)
That this House notes that the strength of the UK Civil Service lies in its political impartiality and its responsibility to provide objective advice to Ministers without fear or favour; recognises the contribution civil servants make to the good of the country; further recognises the important role that independent advice …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
7th February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

EAST COAST MAINLINE

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House notes that Virgin-Stagecoach who operate East Coast mainline railway are in breach of financial covenants and will shortly be unable to continue to provide this service; further notes that this is the third time a private operator has failed to live up to its commitments on this …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
6th February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACKS IN SYRIA

Tabled by: Ann Clwyd (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House is dismayed by continuing chemical weapons attacks in Syria, and the devastating effects on civilians; is very concerned that the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-United Nations Joint Investigative Mechanism, which investigated such attacks in Syria, was disbanded at the end of last year, following Russia's …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

PLASTIC WASTE

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; further notes that global fossil fuel subsidies amount to $5.3 trillion, more than the combined GDP of UK and France; notes that fossil fuel subsidies reduce the cost of …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
6th February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS 2018

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House recognises International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers on 12 February 2018; understands that fewer than 20 countries worldwide still allow their armed forces to recruit young people aged 16; further understands that the UK is the only country in Europe and the only Permanent Member …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
5th February 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

FLY TIPPING AND COMMUNITY PAYBACK

Tabled by: Mike Penning (Conservative - Hemel Hempstead)
That this House calls on the Secretary of State for Justice to simplify the court process for the prosecution of fly-tippers; and to introduce community payback sentencing for fly-tippers to help address the increase in illegal fly tipping.
45 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Conservative: 13
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Crossbench: 1
30th January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

CURRENT SITUATION IN AFRIN, SYRIA

Tabled by: Chris Stephens (Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West)
That this House is deeply concerned about the current situation of the people of Afrin, who have been subjected to Turkish Government aggression; notes that Afrin has been one of the more stable parts of Syria and that it has become a destination for hundreds of refugees from many cities …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
18th January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

HOSPITAL CAR PARKING AND CHILDREN WITH CANCER

Tabled by: Robert Halfon (Conservative - Harlow)
That this House notes that in August 2014, the Department of Health published guidance on hospital car parking charges suggesting that concessions should be available for visitors with relatives who are gravely ill; is shocked by recent research carried out by Clic Sargent, a charity supporting parents of children with …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 4
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
15th January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

DEATH OF CYRILLE REGIS

Tabled by: Lord Watson of Wyre Forest (Labour - West Bromwich East)
That this House notes the passing of footballer Cyrille Regis MBE at the age of 59; recognises his achievements as one of the most talented, dynamic and prolific footballers of the 1970s and 1980s and his huge popularity at the clubs he played at, in particular West Bromwich Albion and …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 10
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

CENSUS 2021 - WELSH LANGUAGE USE OUTSIDE OF WALES

Tabled by: Hywel Williams (Plaid Cymru - Arfon)
That this House understands that the Office for National Statistics has yet to finalise its recommendations for the 2021 Census; notes that, once it has done so, the Government will bring forward a White Paper in 2018 setting out the proposals for the 2021 Census; expresses concern over the UK …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
10th January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

CLEAN AIR DAY 2018

Tabled by: Helen Hayes (Labour - Dulwich and West Norwood)
That this House is concerned about the damage to health caused by air pollution in the UK; recognises the public's desire to tackle air pollution and to be given guidance on how to cut and avoid air pollution from a trusted, independent, medically-sound source; acknowledges the success of 2017’s National …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
11th January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

PLASTIC-FREE ABERPORTH

Tabled by: Ben Lake (Plaid Cymru - Ceredigion)
That this house congratulates the community of Aberporth, Ceredigion, in its efforts to ban the use of single-use plastics; celebrates the actions taken by local shops, pubs, cafés and others to replace single-use plastics with environmentally friendly alternatives; believes it is people like the residents of Aberporth who make Ceredigion …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
9th January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

ATTACK ON CHRISTIANS IN THE METHODIST CHURCH, PAKISTAN

Tabled by: Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party - Strangford)
That this House condemns the terrorist attack on Christians in the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church, Quetta, Pakistan, on 17 December 2017, when nine innocent worshippers were murdered and over 50 seriously injured; notes that the quick action by the security forces prevented several more casualties; and urges the Government of …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Scottish National Party: 8
Conservative: 3
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 1
8th January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 21st May 2018

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2018

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House notes that on 27 January 2018 the UK will observe Holocaust Memorial Day, marking the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million people were murdered; commemorates the six million victims of the Holocaust; further notes that the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Scottish National Party: 20
Conservative: 10
Independent: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 5
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
8th May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 17th May 2018

THE 2019 LOAN CHARGE

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House expresses its concern at the 2019 Loan Charge; notes that it is retrospective applying back to 1999; further notes that as a result of the introduction of IR35, umbrella companies were set up and recommended by professional advisers and employment agencies; recognises that the Charge will affect …
152 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 75
Conservative: 31
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Scottish National Party: 7
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
9th May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th May 2018

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is deeply concerned by the decision of 8 May 2018 by the President of the United States of America to withdraw the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and re-impose economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran; is disappointed that this decision was …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 9
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
8th May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 15th May 2018

INTERIM REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF THE MENTAL HEALTH ACT

Tabled by: Luciana Berger (Liberal Democrat - Liverpool, Wavertree)
That this House welcomes the publication of the interim report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act; notes with concern that there are over 45,000 detentions under the Mental Health Act every year, that detentions rose 47 per cent in the decade to 2015-16 and that Black African …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 6
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
8th May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 10th May 2018

ME AWARENESS WEEK 2018

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Awareness Week from 6 to 12 May 2018, which aims to highlight the impact this invisible illness has on 250,000 people across the UK; recognises the fantastic work campaigners and charities are doing to highlight ME as a physical condition which is not …
139 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Scottish National Party: 35
Conservative: 17
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 11
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
8th May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 8th May 2018

LAKES LINE TRAIN CANCELLATIONS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes with concern that there were 160 trains cancelled on the Lakes line in April this year and that there are often insufficient bus replacement services provided; recognises that the Lake District is a UNESCO World Heritage site and Britain's biggest visitor destination outside London; expresses concern …
6 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
8th May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 8th May 2018

POOR PERFORMANCE ON NORTHERN RAIL SERVICES

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House notes the Public Accounts Committee report into Rail Franchising in the UK which recognised that Passengers on the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise have suffered an appalling level of delays and cancellations since the franchise started in 2014 and that the franchising model is broken; further …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
2nd May 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 8th May 2018

PUB CLOSURES

Tabled by: Toby Perkins (Labour - Chesterfield)
This House notes that pubs are at the heart of communities across the UK; welcomes ongoing cross-party efforts to protect the British pub; acknowledges that an increasing number of pubs are diversifying in order to provide an ever more valuable and enjoyable offer to their customers; further notes that pubs …
116 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 57
Scottish National Party: 25
Conservative: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
24th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 24th April 2018

20th ANNIVERSARY OF REFUGEE WEEK

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House celebrates the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week which lasts from 18 to 24 June 2018; notes that the refugee crisis has uprooted almost 50 million children from their homes who are now vulnerable to exploitation, abuse and trafficking; further celebrates this year's message for Refugee Week, Different …
79 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 19
Liberal Democrat: 12
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
17th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th April 2018

EXPANDING ACCESS TO RETIREMENT INTEREST-ONLY MORTGAGES

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House welcomes the decision of the Financial Conduct Authority to recognise retirement interest-only mortgages as standard mortgages; recognises that as a population we are living longer; is concerned that the actions of mortgage lenders may threaten elderly homeowners holding interest-only mortgages with repossession once they reach the age …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
28th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th April 2018

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

Tabled by: Catherine West (Labour - Hornsey and Wood Green)
That this House notes the Government's publication of the Civil Liability Bill; supports the Government's intention to reduce fraudulent and frivolous claims; expresses concern that vulnerable road users (VRUs), including cyclists, pedestrians, horse riders and motorcyclists, will be swept up within the scope of the Bill and the broader personal …
91 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 46
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
19th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 23rd April 2018

KAYAKING FOR PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House congratulates Kate Culverwell and Anna Blackwell for their efforts to raise £50,000 for Pancreatic Cancer Action by kayaking from Westminster Bridge on 21 April 2018 to the Black Sea; notes that the pair will travel through over 4,000 kilometres of rivers and canals through Europe by kayak …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
19th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 23rd April 2018

WINDRUSH 70TH ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Helen Hayes (Labour - Dulwich and West Norwood)
That this House notes that 22 June 2018 will be the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks carrying passengers from the Caribbean; further notes with gratitude that many Windrush passengers had previously served in the UK armed forces during the Second World War; …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
19th April 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 19th April 2018

INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF HOME OFFICE IMMIGRATION POLICY AND PRACTICE

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the Home Office's long track record of delay, maladministration and poor quality decision-making while implementing increasingly harsh anti-immigrant policies; deplores the cruel and grossly unfair treatment of Commonwealth citizens legally resident in the UK, including denial of NHS health care, dismissal from employment, arbitrary detention under …
90 signatures
(Most recent: 24 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 47
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th April 2018
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HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House applauds Amnesty International's Brave campaign which aims to raise awareness of the violence and persecution experienced by human rights defenders around the world, many of whom are imprisoned, tortured, forcibly disappeared or killed for speaking up for the principles of freedom, justice and dignity; is appalled that …
32 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 3
Conservative: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
16th April 2018
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NATIONAL SIKH AWARENESS AND HISTORY MONTH

Tabled by: Seema Malhotra (Labour (Co-op) - Feltham and Heston)
That this House extends congratulations to Sikhs celebrating Vaisakhi in the UK and around the world; notes that 14 April marks Vaisakhi and the founding of Khalsa in 1699 by the 10th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh; further notes that Gurdwaras across the UK have organised Nagar Kirtan …
100 signatures
(Most recent: 21 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 17
Conservative: 11
Independent: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
16th April 2018
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WAITROSE AND DISPOSABLE CUPS

Tabled by: Lord Mann (Non-affiliated - Bassetlaw)
That this House welcomes the decision of Waitrose to remove disposable cups from its stores; recognises the increased efforts to reduce the amount of plastic used for its products; notes the reduction in cost for councils to clear coffee cup litter from the streets; further notes the environmental benefits of …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Conservative: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th March 2018
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NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY REVIEW CONFERENCE

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that the 2018 Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference takes place between 23 April and 4 May; commemorates 2018 as the 50th anniversary of the NPT opening for signature; recognises the opportunity that this anniversary offers the Government to engage with global …
64 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 22
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
16th April 2018
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FLOOD PREVENTION FUNDING IN THE LAKE DISTRICT

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House urges the Government to give greater recognition to the economic case for flood prevention in affected communities; registers its disappointment that failure to do so means that the Lake District communities of Windermere, Bowness and Backbarrow have not received the necessary flood prevention funding to protect them …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
20th November 2017
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HSBC MIDLAND BANK PENSION CLAWBACK SCHEME

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes that employees of HSBC Midland Bank's Defined Benefit Occupational Pension Scheme believe that they were not adequately made aware of the clawback feature; further notes that this feature reduces the bank's pension contribution when basic state pension becomes payable; is concerned that this means that many …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
26th March 2018
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PAT TESTING DOMESTIC ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House notes that at present there is no statutory requirement for landlords to PAT test electrical appliances in their rental properties; believes the appalling Grenfell Tower tragedy, which cost the lives of 71 people and left hundreds more homeless, started as a result of a faulty electrical appliance; …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 4
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th March 2018
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STREET CHILD WORLD CUP 2018

Tabled by: Daniel Zeichner (Labour - Cambridge)
That this House applauds the excellent work done by Street Child United; notes that there are millions of children surviving on the streets around the globe; celebrates the work done by Street Child United to change this; further notes the previous success of the Street Child World Cup Rio 2014 …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
27th March 2018
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KENDAL LYMPHOLOGY CENTRE

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that over 240,000 people in the UK are living with lymphoedema; recognises lymphoedema as a serious and debilitating illness which has a huge impact on patients' lives, which if not properly treated can lead to traumatic complications such as limb amputations; congratulates the specially trained staff …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
26th March 2018
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AGRICULTURE GREEN PAPER

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the Government's new Green Paper on agriculture; notes the lack of any serious mention of food, which is the industry's main product; notes that the UK is increasingly becoming less and less self-sufficient, importing almost all its food from abroad; and calls on the Government to …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
21st March 2018
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TRANSPARENCY OF POLITICAL DONATIONS IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House notes the approval of the Transparency of Donations and Loans etc. (Northern Ireland Political Parties) Order 2018 on 7 March 2018; regrets that this Order does not live up to the Government's commitment to backdate these provisions to 2014 as provided for in the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 7
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
14th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 20th March 2018

CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH

Tabled by: Wera Hobhouse (Liberal Democrat - Bath)
That this House notes the figures released by the Local Government Association as part of its Bright Futures campaign, where it is estimated that between 70 and 75 per cent of young people experiencing a mental health problem are unable to access any treatment due to lack of funding, despite …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Liberal Democrat: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
19th March 2018
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NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE: NAMING AND SHAMING OF NON-COMPLIANT EMPLOYERS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the Government's commitment to come down hard on businesses that breach the National Minimum Wage; notes that a key plank of the Government's efforts to both raise awareness and discourage such breaches is the naming and shaming of non-compliant businesses by the Department for Business, Energy …
80 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
14th March 2018
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RUSSIA'S POISONING OF SERGEI AND YULIA SKRIPAL

Tabled by: Lord Walney (Crossbench - Barrow and Furness)
That this House unequivocally accepts the Russian state's culpability for the poisoning of Yulia and Sergei Skripal in Salisbury using the illegal novichok nerve agent which has also led to the serious illness of Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey who went to their rescue, and to the possible poisoning of other …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
The Independent Group for Change: 4
Crossbench: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th March 2018
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EARTH HOUR 2018

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the WWF's Earth Hour which falls on 24 March 2018, and aims to see millions of people across the UK switch their lights off for one hour starting at 8.30pm in order to highlight the need for strong action to tackle climate change; expresses concern that …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Conservative: 2
Labour: 2
13th March 2018
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SYRIA RELIEF

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House recognises the work undertaken by Syria Relief in providing ground support in Syria, covering 48 schools in rebel held areas; praises the network of 1,700 Syria Relief workers who are inside Syria; further recognises that the lack of access to health facilities and supplies remains one of …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
13th March 2018
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NATIONAL B&B DAY

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House notes that there are some 25,000 B&Bs and guest houses across the UK, with a combined direct turnover well in excess of £2 billion; stresses the important role that B&Bs play in rural and coastal areas, where they are often the only tourism accommodation and play a …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
13th March 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 14th March 2018

BAN ON THE SALE AND USE OF SHOCK COLLARS FOR DOGS

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House welcomes the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ consultation on banning the use of electronic shock collars for training dogs and other domestic pets in England; recognises that legislation on this would ensure England has a similar ban to Scotland and Wales where the devolved Governments …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 24
Scottish National Party: 17
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
12th March 2018
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BRAIN TUMOUR AWARENESS MONTH

Tabled by: Martyn Day (Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
That this House notes that March is Brain Tumour Awareness Month across the UK; congratulates all brain tumours charities and their supporters for their activities to raise awareness of the disease; recognises that brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40; congratulates The Brain Tumour …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Scottish National Party: 8
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
8th March 2018
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ACCESS FOR PHENYLKETONURIA PATIENTS TO TREATMENT, SUPPORT AND INNOVATIVE NEW MEDICINES

Tabled by: Faisal Rashid (Labour - Warrington South)
That this House recognises the need to raise awareness of phenylketonuria (PKU), a rare metabolic disease which inhibits the ability to metabolise phenylalanine within protein; notes that the disease can cause irreversible brain damage or impaired cognitive or neurological function if not correctly treated; is concerned that the only treatment …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Independent: 4
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Conservative: 1
5th March 2018
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WINTER STORMS AND THE EMERGENCY SERVICES

Tabled by: Thelma Walker (Labour - Colne Valley)
That this House recognises the outstanding work of the dedicated emergency service workers and public sector workers who battled through recent heavy snow, and Storm Emma, to continue to provide invaluable care and support to communities; further recognises all the voluntary services and charities, such as mountain rescue teams, who …
41 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 13
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
23rd November 2017
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COMMENCEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DUTY - s1 OF THE EQUALITY ACT

Tabled by: Harriet Harman (Labour - Camberwell and Peckham)
That this House notes with great concern the high levels of income and particularly wealth inequality in our society; further notes the recommendation in the 2016 Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to bring into force the outstanding provisions of the Equality Act 2010; …
83 signatures
(Most recent: 9 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 48
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
27th February 2018
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CLIMATE-RELATED FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House recognises that the City of London plays a leading role in the global finance industry; welcomes initiatives designed to promote green finance, such as the Green Finance Taskforce; recognises that enabling financial flows through data and disclosure is important in upholding this status and meeting the goals …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 9
Labour: 5
Conservative: 3
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
26th February 2018
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NICE GUIDELINES ON DEPRESSION IN ADULTS

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House expresses grave concern over proposed changes to NICE guidelines on the recognition and management of depression in adults, which could have a profoundly detrimental impact on patient care and access to effective treatments; notes the concerns expressed by several respected clinical leaders and professional bodies that the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
21st February 2018
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YOUNG PEOPLE'S RIGHTS AND BREXIT

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House congratulates the Scottish Youth Parliament on the launch of its campaign on young people's rights, Right Here, Right Now; notes that the members of the Scottish Youth Parliament consulted with over 5,000 young people before it selected its annual campaign topic; welcomes the publication of its Rights …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 22 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 15
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 5
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
8th February 2018
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RIGHT2WORK

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates Kendal-based organisation Right2Work for its success in getting 27 disadvantaged people and people with disabilities into paid work in 2017; welcomes the news that it made 147 employment referrals in 2017; commends its commitment to helping members of the community get into the world of work; …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th February 2018
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RECYCLING IN SOUTH LAKELAND

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates South Lakeland District Council on reaching its target of the 100 per cent recycling collection of plastic and card by investing in smaller recycling vehicles to access the most remote and hard to access properties; welcomes the news that the amount of waste being recycled is …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th February 2018
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REPEAL OF THE VAGRANCY ACT 1824

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House expresses grave concern over the continuing use of the Vagrancy Act 1824 to criminalise homeless people who are rough sleeping; notes with concern that this Dickensian law was used 1,810 times in 2016-17; welcomes that this Act is no longer in force in Scotland and Northern Ireland; …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 5
Scottish National Party: 4
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
1st February 2018
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CONTINUING SUPPORT FOR ERASMUS+

Tabled by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Labour (Co-op) - Brighton, Kemptown)
That this House welcomes statements from the Government that there will be continued involvement in the Erasmus+ programme up to 2020; notes that 600,000 people from the UK have gone abroad to study, train or volunteer in the last 30 years due to this program and its predecessors; further notes …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 8
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
31st January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 1st February 2018

VOTES AT 16

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House welcomes proposals by the Welsh Government to lower the voting age to 16 in order to allow 16 and 17-year olds to vote in council elections in Wales; believes that this will increase political engagement and participation among young people as has already been demonstrated in Scotland; …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
30th January 2018
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Thursday 1st February 2018

KURDISH PROGRESS

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House acknowledges the work of Kurdish Progress in providing a forum for discussing political, economic and social developments of Kurdish people in the UK and the wider Kurdistan region; welcomes Kurdish Progress's aim to improve the foundation of Kurdish people within British society; and calls on the Government …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
24th January 2018
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SALE AND USE OF SHOCK COLLARS FOR DOGS

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House believes that dogs should not suffer pain during training as it is ineffective and cruel; considers that there is legitimate and growing public concern about the use of electronic shock collars and other forms of electronic training aids that can cause pain or distress to dogs, while …
50 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 26
Labour: 15
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
29th January 2018
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ESSENTIAL COMMUNITY PHARMACY SCHEME

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the importance of local pharmacies as a community cornerstone, and as a vital service for the most vulnerable in the community; believes that the best way to do this is to create an Essential Community Pharmacy Scheme to fund the purchase of prescription drugs up front, …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
14th December 2017
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LUCY'S LAW: IMMEDIATE BAN ON THE SALE OF PUPPIES BY PET SHOPS AND OTHER THIRD-PARTY COMMERCIAL DEALERS

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House calls for the immediate ban on the sale of puppies by pet shops and other third­party commercial dealers; recognises that implementing Lucy's Law will be a major step forward in putting an end to unnecessary animal cruelty and helping to eradicate forms of irresponsible dog breeding and …
92 signatures
(Most recent: 15 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 17
Conservative: 10
Independent: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
23rd January 2018
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MURDER OF THE MALTESE INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House condemns the murder of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb on 16 October 2017; notes that 24 January 2018 marks 100 days since her murder; commends her courageous reporting exposing corruption in Malta and throughout Europe, notably her work on …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 17 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
23rd January 2018
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OUTSIDE-IN IN KENDAL

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House strongly supports the efforts of Outside-In, a volunteer group run by John and Mhairi Helme of Kendal, which aims to provide the town the indoor play centre and parent-respite area that it currently lacks; notes and has high hopes for their first funding application, submitted on 22 …
1 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
22nd January 2018
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COURT CLOSURES ACROSS THE UK

Tabled by: Mary Glindon (Labour - North Tyneside)
That this House is deeply concerned by the Government's proposal to close nine further courts across the UK, displacing over 130 members of staff; notes that these proposals come at a time when staff morale has been damaged by previous closures, job cuts, pay restraint and privatisation threats; believes that …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
17th January 2018
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FUNDING FOR THE WORK OF UNWRA IN SUPPORT OF PALESTINIAN REFUGEES

Tabled by: Richard Burden (Labour - Birmingham, Northfield)
That this House is appalled by the announcement by the US Administration that it is to cut its funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency by more than half; notes that this decision threatens the human security of millions of Palestinian refugees, including those in need of emergency …
57 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Scottish National Party: 12
Liberal Democrat: 7
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
22nd January 2018
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INSURANCE COVER FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILL HEALTH

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House notes with concern evidence revealed by The Guardian newspaper of people with mental health problems being denied access to insurance, including life insurance; further notes that while some people who have suffered from mental health conditions are charged high premiums for insurance, others are refused cover altogether; …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 8
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
22nd January 2018
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MORATORIUM ON FRACKING

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the National Grid's figures showing that 2017 was the greenest year in history in terms of generated electricity; expresses concern that despite the increase in renewable energy, fracking for shale gas is still being considered despite the viable renewable alternatives that are available; regrets that the …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Feb 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Labour: 1
22nd January 2018
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SECOND HOMES IN YORKSHIRE DALES NATIONAL PARK

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House acknowledges the effect the rapid increase in second home ownership can have on rural communities, including the decline and closure of key local services and amenities; recognises that the high level of second home ownership inflates the prices of housing locally and further restricts the opportunity for …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Plaid Cymru: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
16th January 2018
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FOREIGN STUDENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

Tabled by: Keith Vaz (Labour - Leicester East)
That this House recognises the contributions made by foreign students to the UK’s economy; notes the research carried out by the Higher Education Policy Institute and Kaplan International Pathways showing that international students bring £20 billion to the UK each year; further notes the role played by universities in promoting …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
16th January 2018
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ANTARCTIC OCEAN SANCTUARY

Tabled by: Stephen Gethins (Scottish National Party - North East Fife)
That this House urges the Government to fulfil the demands of Greenpeace UK and use its role on the Antarctic Ocean Commission to help build an 1.8 million square kilometre Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary in the continent's Weddell Sea to protect its marine life when the organisations makes its decision in …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 14
Labour: 8
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Conservative: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th January 2018
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CARILLION LIQUIDATION

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House holds grave concerns for the thousands of Carillion pension scheme members who face a cut to their pensions of at least 10 per cent because of the company's administration; is concerned that the former Carillion Chief Executive is to be rewarded for failure by continuing to receive …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Liberal Democrat: 8
Labour: 7
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
6th December 2017
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RECOGNITION OF JERUSALEM AS THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL

Tabled by: Tommy Sheppard (Scottish National Party - Edinburgh East)
That this House notes with dismay that Donald Trump, President of the USA, has declared that the US has formally recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that the US Embassy in Israel will relocate from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem; further notes that no other country currently has an …
78 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 8
Conservative: 4
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
29th November 2017
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DEFENDING ACADEMIC PENSIONS

Tabled by: Carol Monaghan (Scottish National Party - Glasgow North West)
That this House recognises that academic staff in universities make a vital contribution to ensuring the supply of skilled graduates to UK businesses; believes all staff working in universities should have access to a secure and decent pension; notes with concern the proposal by Universities UK to close the defined …
137 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 75
Scottish National Party: 32
Liberal Democrat: 14
Independent: 8
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
14th December 2017
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IMMIGRATION DETENTION OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE AND OTHER VULNERABLE PEOPLE

Tabled by: Joan Ryan (The Independent Group for Change - Enfield North)
That this House notes with concern the recent High Court judgment against the Government which found that the Home Office 's redefinition of torture in its flagship Adults at Risk immigration detention policy was unlawful; further notes that Mr Justice Ouseley ruled that the Home Office's decision to narrow the …
131 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 70
Scottish National Party: 29
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
6th November 2017
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SENTENCES HANDED DOWN TO RELATIVES OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER MR ALWADAEI AND SITUATION IN BAHRAIN

Tabled by: Ann Clwyd (Labour - Cynon Valley)
That this House is very concerned about the three-year prison sentences handed down recently in Bahrain for alleged terrorism offences committed by three family members of the UK-based Bahraini human rights activist, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei; notes that the trial has been widely criticised, including by UN experts, and seen as …
83 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Scottish National Party: 20
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
9th January 2018
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CHILDCARE VOUCHERS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that childcare vouchers are a widely-used benefit that are popular with parents and employers alike, with more than 60,000 businesses of all sizes offering vouchers to more than 750,000 parents; further notes that, with childcare costs having risen faster than incomes in recent years, a large …
126 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 63
Scottish National Party: 34
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
8th January 2018
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FISHERMAN'S BRIDGE RE-OPENING

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates all those involved in the rebuilding of Fisherman’s Bridge near Sedbergh, following its destruction during Storm Desmond, which will be officially opened this week; thanks those who have donated funds to the project and in particular the local residents and community groups who have raised £12,500 …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
6th December 2017
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DETENTION OF JAGTAR SINGH JOHAL IN INDIA

Tabled by: Jim Cunningham (Labour - Coventry South)
That this House notes the concerns of Sikh communities across the UK regarding the circumstances of the detention of Jagtar Singh Johal on 4 November 2017 in India; believes that there should be no place for the use of torture or mistreatment anywhere in the world; is concerned about reports …
77 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Labour: 27
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9th October 2017
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BAN ON IMPORT OF CAT AND DOG FUR

Tabled by: David Amess (Conservative - Southend West)
That this House calls on the Government to guarantee that EU bans on the import of cat and dog fur and commercial seal products will remain in place when the UK leaves the EU; and notes that the UK played key roles in the introduction of both of these bans …
72 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 31
Scottish National Party: 18
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
20th December 2017
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NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS AND CRIMINAL OFFENCES

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House commends the bravery of Zelda Perkins, who has describe during an interview with BBC Newsnight how she was prevented from exposing an attempted rape of a colleague by her former employer, Harvey Weinstein, after signing a non-disclosure agreement on the advice of her lawyers; recognises that victims …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
19th December 2017
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EU CITIZENS AND PERMANENT RESIDENCY

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House notes the vital contribution that EU citizens living in the UK make to our communities and to the UK economy; welcomes confirmation from Government that it will remove comprehensive sickness insurance (CSI) checks for those who are self-sufficient or studying and the genuine and effective work test …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Labour: 1
19th December 2017
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YEMEN'S 1000 DAY WAR

Tabled by: Keith Vaz (Labour - Leicester East)
That this House recognises that today marks the 1,000 day anniversary of the beginning of the civil war in Yemen; notes that the war has caused the worst humanitarian crisis of this generation with 80 per cent of Yemen's population requiring urgent humanitarian assistance; further notes that the Saudi Arabian …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
19th December 2017
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NATIONAL SIKH WAR MEMORIAL

Tabled by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (Labour - Slough)
That this House appreciates the extraordinary bravery and sacrifices of Sikh soldiers in service of Great Britain, including during both World Wars, and supports the erection of a permanent national monument in a prime central London location to commemorate and highlight these contributions; notes that for over a decade there …
265 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 167
Conservative: 33
Scottish National Party: 25
Independent: 15
Liberal Democrat: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
18th December 2017
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AGE UK'S PAINFUL JOURNEYS CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes Age UK's Painful Journeys campaign that is designed to raise awareness of older people's journeys to hospital appointments; is concerned that many older people have to make such painful journeys; regrets that whether or not an elderly person has to make such a journey is decided …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 7 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
6th December 2017
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CHINESE LABOUR CORPS

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That this House commemorates the centenary of the First World War, pays tribute to the 96,000 men of the Chinese Labour Corps, of whom the first arrived in France in April 1917; notes their extraordinary sacrifices in support of front line allied troops, and that over 2000 died; further notes …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Scottish National Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
13th December 2017
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BREXIT AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the need to maintain and build on food, environmental and public health standards in the UK; notes that these standards have been substantially driven by the EU, and that the UK’s future departure from the EU raises significant questions on the maintenance of these standards in …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 29 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Scottish National Party: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
20th November 2017
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MILITARY DETENTION OF PALESTINIAN CHILDREN BY ISRAELI AUTHORITIES

Tabled by: Lisa Nandy (Labour - Wigan)
That this House notes with concern that hundreds of Palestinian children continue to be arrested, detained and tried in Israeli military courts, despite the practice involving widespread and systematic violations of international law and being widely condemned; further notes that allegations of ill-treatment at the hands of Israeli authorities include …
144 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 81
Scottish National Party: 28
Liberal Democrat: 12
Conservative: 9
Independent: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
5th December 2017
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DALESBUS

Tabled by: John Grogan (Labour - Keighley)
That this House congratulates The Dales and Bowland Community Interest Group, a subsidiary of the Yorkshire Dales Society, on its 10th anniversary; acknowledges the work that this not-for-profit company has undertaken with its DalesBus service to deliver affordable public passenger transport to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
7th December 2017
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LABOUR MARKET ENFORCEMENT

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with deep concern the findings of the recent research report by Middlesex University Business School, Unpaid Britain: wage default in the British labour market, that at least two million workers experience non-payment of wages or holiday pay each year and that those unpaid wages amount to …
73 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 33
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Crossbench: 1
6th December 2017
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LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House remains deeply concerned that Government funding to local authorities in England reduced by 37 per cent in real terms between 2010-11 and 2015 according to the National Audit Office; notes Local Government Association (LGA) analysis that by 2020 local government in England will have lost 75 pence …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Green Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
6th December 2017
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APPLICATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE FOR SEAFARERS

Tabled by: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat - Orkney and Shetland)
That this House supports the application and enforcement of National Minimum Wage (NMW) pay rates for seafarers in the UK shipping industry; notes that the Legal Working Group on Seafarers and the NMW, including maritime trade unions and Government, completed its work on 1 November 2017; looks forward to the …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Crossbench: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
29th November 2017
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BOWEL CANCER SCREENING

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House calls on the Government to acknowledge that 50 is the internationally-recognised optimal age at which bowel cancer screening should begin; further calls for a commitment from the Government to reduce the age for bowel cancer screening from 60 to 50 in England to bring policy in line …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 38
Conservative: 9
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
6th December 2017
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HS2 IN CUMBRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House believes that direct access to new high speed transport connections would bring huge benefits to businesses in Cumbria; notes in particular that the Lake District is Britain's biggest visitor destination after London, and so access to the high speed rail line would be hugely advantageous to the …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
5th December 2017
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BLUE BELT CHARTER

Tabled by: Angela Smith (Liberal Democrat - Penistone and Stocksbridge)
That this House congratulates Sir David Attenborough and the BBC on the spectacular Blue Planet 2 series; notes that, with the fifth largest marine estate in the world, the UK and its Overseas Territories are custodian to the largest coral atoll on earth, globally significant populations of albatross, whales and …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 61
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 12
Conservative: 6
Independent: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
4th December 2017
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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017 by celebrating the achievements of disabled people across the world; supports the aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and wellbeing of persons with disabilities; further supports the integration of …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 16
Labour: 8
Conservative: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Green Party: 1
4th December 2017
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HELP TO FAMILIES WITH BABIES ON NEONATAL UNITS

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House recognises the pressures facing families with babies on neonatal units; acknowledges the costs for families; notes that 537 babies born in Edinburgh every year need specialist care; believes that it is vital that parents can spend long periods of time with their babies in care; and calls …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
4th December 2017
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SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF STORM DESMOND

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that the flooding caused by Storm Desmond in December 2015 was the most extreme on record in the UK; stands in solidarity with the thousands of people who had their homes and businesses damaged by the storm and who are still struggling two years on from …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 1
Independent: 1
1st December 2017
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AIR POLLUTION

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that 5 December 2017 is the 65th anniversary of the lethal Great Smog of London, which brought the city to a standstill for four days and during which at least 4,000 people lost their life; further notes that by 5 December 2017 an estimate suggests that …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Liberal Democrat: 4
Scottish National Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
29th November 2017
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UPSKIRTING LEGISLATION

Tabled by: Laura Pidcock (Labour - North West Durham)
That this House notes that there is no specific offence of taking upskirt photos; further notes that existing criminal offences are often not sufficient to bring prosecutions for upskirting; welcomes the fact that the public petition brought by campaigner Gina Martin on the issue has attracted more than 70,000 signatures; …
47 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Oct 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th July 2017
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AGEING TYRES ON PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES

Tabled by: Maria Eagle (Labour - Garston and Halewood)
That this House welcomes the launch of the Tyred campaign; recognises the outstanding work that Frances Molloy, mother of Michael Molloy, and the parents of Kerry Ogden have done to highlight the dangers of ageing tyres on public service vehicles; notes the tragic deaths of Michael Molloy, Kerry Ogden and …
66 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 51
Scottish National Party: 5
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
29th November 2017
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FUNDING FOR PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that there is a lack of awareness of pancreatic cancer, which sees 9,600 people diagnosed with it each year with only seven per cent of people surviving five years beyond diagnosis; calls for action to be taken to increase funding of pancreatic cancer research which has …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
28th November 2017
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MOBILE COVERAGE IN RURAL AREAS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House condemns the poor mobile coverage that many people currently suffer from in rural areas of the UK; notes that this issue is of ever-increasing importance as many local businesses require mobile phone coverage for their customers to pay by card; and calls for legislation to be implemented …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Dec 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Conservative: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
31st October 2017
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ROLE OF IRAN'S ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS

Tabled by: Bob Blackman (Conservative - Harrow East)
That this House joins the Government to express serious concerns over the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) role in human rights violations in Iran and support for terrorism abroad, including destabilising activities in the region and reports of Iran's links and backing of military and proscribed groups; notes that the …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 28
Conservative: 16
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 1
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
22nd November 2017
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VAT ON TOURISM

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House recognises the value of the tourism sector; notes that tourism-related businesses lie at the heart of local communities an economy; further notes that UK tourism is disadvantaged by high taxes with a VAT rate on accommodation and attractions that is double the European average; acknowledges that across …
25 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 4
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
23rd November 2017
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EU PROTOCOL ON ANIMAL SENTIENCE

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the Written Statement of 23 November 2017 by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs that the Government's policies on animal protection are driven by a recognition that animals are sentient beings; notes that Article 13 of the Lisbon Treaty imposes a substantial …
46 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 17
Labour: 13
Liberal Democrat: 6
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
22nd November 2017
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DAY OF SOLIDARITEE

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House expresses concern that access to legal aid in refugee camps across mainland Europe is scarce; regrets that funds have not been made more widely available to enable human rights lawyers to go out to camps in mainland Europe to work with asylum seekers; congratulates the work of …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
20th November 2017
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CONVERSION OF FORMER MILLS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that potential floor space for 25,000 new homes has been identified by Historic England in former mills and factories in Lancashire and Greater Manchester alone; regrets the news that 45 per cent of Greater Manchester's former mills have been demolished since the 1980s; welcomes the YouGov …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
20th November 2017
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SUPERFAST BROADBAND IN RURAL AREAS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that having superfast broadband is an important service in the UK, especially as more and more people choose to work remotely; is concerned about current superfast broadband coverage throughout the country, especially in rural areas which would benefit the most from superfast broadband connectivity; and supports …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
16th November 2017
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PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO IRAQ'S PERSONAL STATUS LAW

Tabled by: Jo Swinson (Liberal Democrat - East Dunbartonshire)
That this House notes with deep concern the proposed amendment to the Personal Status Law currently being debated in the Iraqi Parliament that could lower the legal marriage age to nine; believes that passage of this amendment would be a backwards step for Iraqi women and girls; is alarmed at …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 10
Labour: 8
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
15th November 2017
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HUMAN RIGHTS IN TURKEY

Tabled by: David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That this House is extremely concerned about the ongoing crackdown on civil society and essential freedoms, specifically on human rights defenders, in Turkey, including the recent arrests of Amnesty International Turkey Chair, Taner Kilic, and Amnesty International Turkey Director, ldil Eser, along with nine other human rights defenders, also known …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 22
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 3
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
6th November 2017
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CRISIS GRANTS IN SCOTLAND

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House notes with regret that the number of crisis grants applied for in Scotland has increased by 11 per cent and that 14 per cent of applications were made due to delays in benefit payment; further notes that most applications were made to purchase food or pay for …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 1
21st June 2017
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ACTION TO TACKLE IVORY TRADE

Tabled by: Lord Mann (Non-affiliated - Bassetlaw)
That this House recognises that African elephants are facing an unprecedented crisis with an average of one killed every 15 minutes for its ivory; welcomes the action taken internationally by the Government to combat the ivory trade and protect elephants in their natural habitat; further recognises that both the illegal …
109 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Jan 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 60
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 5
Conservative: 4
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
15th November 2017
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REFORM OF BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT PAYMENT

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House notes with concern the reduction in financial support given to widowed parents with dependent children through the new Bereavement Support Payment (BSP); believes that the duration of 18 months of payments is too short to provide families with the financial support they need; recognises that the limited …
30 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
15th November 2017
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CHILDREN'S GRIEF AWARENESS WEEK

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House welcomes the campaign around Children's Grief Awareness Week from 16 to 22 November 2017, especially the concern that too many bereaved children suffer from a deep sense of loneliness; notes the finding that one in 29 children and young people in our schools have been bereaved of …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
14th November 2017
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CHARGE ON DISPOSABLE COFFEE CUPS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House regrets that currently 2.5 billion disposable cups are thrown away every year in the UK, which equates to around seven million every day; notes that fewer than one in 400 of these cups are recycled; expresses serious concern at the volume of disposed cups which litter our …
16 signatures
(Most recent: 9 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
1st November 2017
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PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 2017

Tabled by: Nic Dakin (Labour - Scunthorpe)
That this House notes that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month across the UK and that 16 November 2017 is designated World Pancreatic Cancer Day; congratulates all pancreatic cancer charities and their supporters on their activities to raise awareness of the disease during November, including the joint Purple Lights initiative, …
36 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 13
Labour: 13
Conservative: 6
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
1st November 2017
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FUNDING FOR THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE AND SOCIAL CARE

Tabled by: Lord Field of Birkenhead (Crossbench - Birkenhead)
That this House notes the immediate and long-term financial challenges facing the National Health Service and social care services; further notes that these challenges arise largely from an ageing population as well as advances in technology and medicine; recognises the public's preference for contributing additional revenues to health and social …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 3
Independent: 1
Crossbench: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
1st November 2017
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THE NEED FOR AN INCONTINENCE STRATEGY

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House regrets that incontinence has a huge impact on a person's quality of life and only about 30 per cent of people with continence problems seek help; recognises women who are left with a rectus abdominis diastasis to be identified on the ward, if they have a hospital …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
31st October 2017
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HEARING LOSS AND DEMENTIA

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House acknowledges that hearing loss is the largest potentially modifiable risk factor for dementia, as confirmed in the recent report of the Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care, which found that mid-life hearing loss is responsible for nine per cent of the risk of dementia; recognises …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
31st October 2017
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BLUE BADGE SCHEME AND NON-PHYSICAL DISABILITIES

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House notes with concern that Blue Badge applications are regularly refused for people with mental health conditions, including those who suffer from severe agoraphobia and panic attacks, even in cases where this causes severe difficulty in walking; further notes that non-physical disabilities can be profoundly debilitating and traumatic, …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Mar 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
31st October 2017
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WOMEN IN SYRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 11,427 of the 331,765 documented casualties of the Syrian conflict are women, recognises that, according to the World Health Organisation, 57 per cent of Syria's public hospitals have been damaged while 37 per cent are no longer …
28 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
30th October 2017
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VALUE FOR MONEY AND SWANSEA BAY TIDAL LAGOON

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House calls on the Government to announce in the forthcoming Budget to proceed with Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon as a pathfinder project, as recommended in the Hendry Review, as it represents value for money; refers the Government to the fact that the proposed financing structure was developed in …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Independent: 1
25th October 2017
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INDEFINITE DETENTION

Tabled by: Catherine West (Labour - Hornsey and Wood Green)
That this House is deeply concerned that the UK detains people indefinitely under immigration rules, is the only country in Europe without a time limit on detention and that people can be detained for months and years on end without knowing when they will be released; notes that in the …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jul 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 19
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 1
24th October 2017
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OECD CALL FOR A SECOND REFERENDUM ON EU MEMBERSHIP

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House notes that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has stated that a second referendum on the UK's membership of the EU would have a significant positive impact on UK economic growth; expresses concern that the OECD made an assessment that a No Deal Brexit would …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 3
Green Party: 1
24th October 2017
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CIVIL NUCLEAR POLICE

Tabled by: Jamie Stone (Liberal Democrat - Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
That this House notes with concern the Government's decision to omit Civil Nuclear Constabulary officers from the entitlement to retire at 60 held by Home Office police forces and Police Scotland; further notes that the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, as the sponsoring agency of the Civil Nuclear …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 4
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Plaid Cymru: 1
20th October 2017
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ENDING COSMETICS ANIMAL TESTING GLOBALLY

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is proud of the UK's leadership in ending animal testing for cosmetics; notes that the EU and several other countries have also ended this unnecessary practice; believes that it is now in the interests of animals, consumers and a fair platform for UK industry and international trade …
116 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Sep 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 55
Scottish National Party: 28
Liberal Democrat: 10
Independent: 8
Conservative: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
3rd July 2017
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REDUCED ACCESS FOR DISABLED PASSENGERS ON NORTHERN RAIL

Tabled by: Ian Mearns (Labour - Gateshead)
That this House notes that 331 of Northern Rail's 527 stations are unstaffed; is concerned that the Government and Northern Rail's proposals to remove the guarantee of a guard on every Northern Rail train will mean many people with disabilities will not be able to turn up and go and …
33 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 25
Independent: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
19th October 2017
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PLANNING PERMISSION FOR SECOND HOMES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that the South Lakes area has one of the highest levels of second home ownership in the country; acknowledges the effect second home ownership can have on rural communities, including the decline and closure of key local services and amenities; recognises the effect second home ownership …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Plaid Cymru: 1
Labour: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
19th October 2017
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TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that the tourism and hospitality industry employs 32,805 people in Cumbria and 14,826 in Westmorland and Lonsdale; recognises that the sector is worth over £1 billion in South Lakeland alone; regrets fears of representatives of that sector regarding the potential loss of its workforce when the …
1 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
12th October 2017
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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Conservative - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House recognises that 10 October 2017 is World Mental Health Day as organised by the World Health Organisation; notes that mental health issues affect one in four people across the UK; further notes that adolescents may be particularly at risk of experiencing first episodes; notes that mental health …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 12
Labour: 6
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
11th October 2017
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UN NUCLEAR WEAPONS BAN TREATY (No. 2)

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that on 7 July 2017 the UN concluded a legally-binding Treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons with the object of leading to the total elimination of nuclear weapons; welcomes the fact that the treaty was adopted by 122 states with just one vote against and …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 9 Jul 2018)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 6
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
12th July 2017
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X PASSPORTS FOR PEOPLE WHO DO NOT ASSOCIATE WITH A PARTICULAR GENDER

Tabled by: Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat - North Norfolk)
That this House recognises the support expressed in previous parliamentary sessions to address the issues faced by people whose identities are neither male nor female; believes that people are compromised and diminished as a result of inappropriate gender references on their personal identity information; acknowledges that all passports issued by …
82 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Mar 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 36
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 6
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
12th October 2017
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BANK TRANSFER SCAMS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House regrets the rising prevalence of bank transfer scams; recognises the devastating effect of banking fraud on hundreds of ordinary people across the country who are often tricked into losing their entire life savings; notes a recent survey carried out by consumer group Which? which found that of …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Scottish National Party: 6
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 1
11th October 2017
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CUTS TO LEGAL AID SINCE 2013

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is deeply concerned by growing evidence, including reports by Amnesty International and the Law Society, that cuts to legal aid since April 2013, under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO), have left thousands of the most disadvantaged in society, including children and …
83 signatures
(Most recent: 31 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 51
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
Crossbench: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
10th October 2017
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STUDENT LOAN INTEREST RATE

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
That this House deplores the recent rise in the interest rate for many student loan holders to 6.1 per cent when the current Bank of England base rate is 0.25 per cent; is concerned by the potential financial impact this will have on account holders and their families; and calls …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th September 2017
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GRAMMAR SCHOOLS

Tabled by: Lucy Powell (Labour (Co-op) - Manchester Central)
That this House welcomes the Government's decision not to proceed with the Prime Minister's proposal for new selective secondary schools; notes the opening on 8 September 2017 of a new annexe of the Weald of Kent Grammar School in Sevenoaks, maintains that an annexe which accommodates fully 450 pupils and …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
6th September 2017
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NICE GUIDELINES ON ME

Tabled by: Stephen Timms (Labour - East Ham)
That this House welcomes NICE's consultation with patients and their representatives on whether to review its clinical guidelines on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME (CG53); notes that myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a serious, debilitating, chronic health condition affecting about 250,000 people in the UK, and is concerned that about half of the …
92 signatures
(Most recent: 16 May 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 42
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 9
Conservative: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 7
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 2
Crossbench: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
10th October 2017
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DISABLED PARKING BADGE ENTITLEMENT UNDER PIP

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House notes with concern reports of disabled people losing blue badges for accessible parking as they transfer from disability living allowance to the Personal Independence Payment (PIP); understands that for many, this has occurred because mobility support has been reduced; calls on the Government to take into account …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
10th October 2017
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HOMELESSNESS AND END OF LIFE CARE

Tabled by: Ed Davey (Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton)
That this House welcomes the end-of-life care for homeless people: A qualitative analysis exploring the challenges to access and provision of palliative care by Dr Caroline Shulman et al, published on 3 July 2017; recognises the report's findings that many homeless people are dying in unsupported, unacceptable situations; notes the …
23 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
9th October 2017
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ROHINGYA MUSLIMS

Tabled by: Chris Law (Scottish National Party - Dundee West)
That this House expresses deep concern at the ongoing widespread horrific violence against the minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, which has resulted in more than 500,000 Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh since August 2017, making it the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency; notes that survivors in Bangladesh have recounted horrific stories of …
37 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Scottish National Party: 12
Independent: 4
Conservative: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9th October 2017
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QUEEN'S DRAGOON GUARDS AND LAS VEGAS SHOOTING

Tabled by: Stephen Doughty (Labour (Co-op) - Cardiff South and Penarth)
That this House commends the bravery and the service of the British Army personnel serving with the Queen’s Dragoon Guards, Welsh Cavalry, who responded to the horrific attacks in Las Vegas, US, recently while off duty; observes that they acted in the best traditions of the UK's armed forces; and …
26 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
14th September 2017
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ARMED FORCES PAY

Tabled by: Baroness Anderson of Stoke-on-Trent (Labour - Stoke-on-Trent North)
That this House notes that the pay of Armed Forces personnel has been capped at one per cent in 2017-18 and that this represents another below-inflation pay settlement; further notes that the size of the Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy and Royal Marines is below stated targets; notes …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Jan 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 6
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
6th September 2017
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EDINBURGH AIRPORT FLIGHTPATH

Tabled by: Christine Jardine (Liberal Democrat - Edinburgh West)
That this House regrets that communities, especially Cramond and South Queensferry, in Edinburgh West constituency are disappointed with the outcome of the consultation process on the new flight paths for Edinburgh Airport; hopes that Edinburgh Airport will strengthen communications with the towns and villages affected by the flightpath changes; and …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
9th October 2017
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MENTAL HEALTH PSYCHIATRISTS IN CUMBRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the 25th World Mental Health Day, the increase in awareness it causes and the great work that has been done in the field of mental health; condemns the recent decision of Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the county's clinical commissioning groups to not call in …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
7th September 2017
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IMMIGRATION DETENTION

Tabled by: Stuart C McDonald (Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
That this House welcomes the undercover journalism that led to the harrowing and disturbing footage broadcast during the BBC Panorama programme, Undercover: Britain's Immigration Secrets, on 4 September 2017; urges G4S to fully investigate any and all incidents of abuse and mistreatment by its staff towards people detained at Brook …
38 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Liberal Democrat: 10
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
27th June 2017
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APPLYING RESULTS OF EXPERIMENTS ON ANIMALS TO HUMAN PATIENTS

Tabled by: Kelvin Hopkins (Independent - Luton North)
That this House notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth which is critical of avoidable experiments on animals; further notes Patients Campaigning For Cures, which opposes animal models on medical grounds; is alarmed that scientific studies reveal that the widespread claimed ability of animals to predict human responses to …
62 signatures
(Most recent: 23 May 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Scottish National Party: 13
Liberal Democrat: 8
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Independent: 4
Conservative: 4
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
14th September 2017
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FREE PROVISION OF SANITARY PRODUCTS FOR GIRLS FROM LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House is deeply concerned that girls in the UK are missing time in school because of a lack of access to sanitary products; recognises the unaffordable cost of sanitary products for some low-income individuals and families; notes that this is a hidden problem that some girls may find …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 6 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Liberal Democrat: 7
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
12th September 2017
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INCREASING ORGAN DONATION

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that there are currently over 6,400 people waiting for an organ transplant in the UK; strongly regrets that last year 457 people died unnecessarily while on the active transplant waiting list; further notes that 875 more people had to be removed from the list mainly due …
27 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 5
Conservative: 2
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th September 2017
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SETTLING THE SOUTHERN RAIL DISPUTE

Tabled by: Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat - Eastbourne)
"leave out 'the' to 'constituencies' in line 9, and insert 'the work done by the hon. Member for Eastbourne in securing a public commitment from the general secretaries of the trades unions to suspend planned strikes in early August if the Secretary of State for Transport agreed to meet them, …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Sep 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
12th July 2017
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CIVILIAN ENFORCEMENT PRIVATISATION

Tabled by: Liz Saville Roberts (Plaid Cymru - Dwyfor Meirionnydd)
That this House believes that work currently undertaken by civilian enforcement officers employed by HM Courts and Tribunals Service should remain in the public sector where they consistently outperform bailiffs employed by authorised enforcement agents in the private sector; notes that the majority of financial penalties enforced by such staff …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 11
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
11th July 2017
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TRANSPARENCY OF DEVELOPING COUNTRY DEBTS

Tabled by: Roger Godsiff (Labour - Birmingham, Hall Green)
That this House expresses concern about the alleged secret loans given by London-based banks in 2013 to Mozambican companies, with Mozambique Government guarantees, and without approval of the Mozambique parliament; notes that over 90 per cent of sub-Saharan Africa Government international bonds are owed under UK law; calls for measures …
110 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 54
Scottish National Party: 27
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 2
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
11th July 2017
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SALE OF NHS PROFESSIONALS

Tabled by: Eleanor Smith (Labour - Wolverhampton South West)
That this House recognises the value and effectiveness of the NHS; notes the success of NHS Professionals in supplying short-term and flexible staff to NHS trusts with staffing gaps at a very low overhead cost; understands that private agencies perform the same function at a higher cost by charging expensive …
113 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 70
Scottish National Party: 16
Liberal Democrat: 12
Independent: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
5th July 2017
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NHS PAY

Tabled by: Conor McGinn (Independent - St Helens North)
That this House notes that in 2017-18 NHS pay rises have been capped at one per cent and that this represents another below-inflation pay settlement; further notes that applications for nursing degrees have fallen 23 per cent this year; notes that the number of nurses and midwives joining the Nursing …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Oct 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 48
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
4th July 2017
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PARLIAMENTARY SCRUTINY OF TRADE DEALS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House is concerned about the lack of parliamentary scrutiny and accountability of trade deals to which the UK is a party; and calls on the Government to ensure the right of Parliament to set a thorough mandate to govern each trade negotiation, with a remit for the devolved …
124 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 66
Scottish National Party: 35
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
6th September 2017
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LOCAL PUBS IN CUMBRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House believes that pubs are at the heart of many of the UK's communities, particularly in rural areas; recognises that the pub industry in the South Lakes area is currently worth around £30 million to the local economy, with around 3,000 dependent jobs; is therefore concerned by recent …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Sep 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
6th September 2017
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CHILDCARE AND EARLY-YEARS EDUCATION ROLL OUT

Tabled by: Layla Moran (Liberal Democrat - Oxford West and Abingdon)
That this House notes the introduction of the Government's extended childcare entitlement of 30 hours per week from 1 September 2017; is concerned by inadequate levels of funding paid to local authorities to enact the policy; further notes that regulations prohibit childcare providers requesting top-ups which means that these highly-skilled …
12 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Sep 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
21st June 2017
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PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AND EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL TIME LIMIT

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the key findings of research funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and undertaken by the Equality and Human Rights Commission that some 54,000 women per year are forced out of work by pregnancy or maternity discrimination, and that three out of four …
103 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Apr 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 11
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
18th July 2017
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DOUBLING COUNCIL TAX ON SECOND HOMES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that the South Lakes area has one of the highest levels of second home ownership in the country; acknowledges the effect second home ownership can have on rural communities, including the decline and closure of key local services and amenities; recognises the effect second home ownership …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Labour: 1
Independent: 1
28th June 2017
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ACCESS TO ELECTED OFFICE FUND

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House welcomes the election of five disabled hon. Members on 8 June 2017, an increase of three on the 2015-2017 Parliament; notes that disabled people are still under-represented in the House, and in politics more widely; further notes that a strong democracy is an inclusive one, and that, …
93 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Jun 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 47
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 4
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17th July 2017
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RECOGNISING POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates the Sunday People on its Save Our Soldiers campaign to raise awareness of the devastating impact of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); notes Lord Dannatt's view that failure to recognise PTSD as a serious and debilitating condition breaches the Military Covenant and the Government is therefore breaking …
21 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Sep 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 8
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
17th July 2017
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ASYLUM SUPPORT

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with deep concern the findings of the recent research report by Refugee Action, Slipping Through The Cracks, that a failure by the Home Office to follow its own guidance for supporting those seeking asylum in the UK is resulting in vulnerable people being wrongly denied assistance …
98 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 47
Scottish National Party: 23
Liberal Democrat: 13
Independent: 7
Plaid Cymru: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
11th July 2017
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WORLD HERITAGE STATUS FOR THE LAKE DISTRICT

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates all those involved in the Lake District National Park on being awarded world heritage site status by Unesco; recognises the efforts made over many years by the Lake District National Park Partnership who put together the successful bid; echoes the praise given by Unesco's award winning …
10 signatures
(Most recent: 20 Jul 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Independent: 1
6th July 2017
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SAINSBURY'S AND THE FAIRTRADE MARK

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House deeply regrets the decision by the supermarket Sainsbury's to drop the Fairtrade mark for its own-brand tea and develop its own certification scheme; notes that the Fairtrade Foundation is a respected organisation and part of a global network that strives to ensure that farmers and workers in …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 24
Labour: 23
Liberal Democrat: 13
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 2
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
27th June 2017
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WOMEN AGAINST STATE PENSION INEQUALITY

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House believes it has a moral duty to ensure that there is a fair transition for women born on or after 6 April 1951 regarding their pensions; recognises the need for a non-means tested bridging pension that will secure the financial stability of those affected by the 1995 …
197 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 122
Scottish National Party: 35
Independent: 12
Liberal Democrat: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
Non-affiliated: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
3rd July 2017
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25TH ANNIVERSARY OF WESTMORLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates all the staff at Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal on the hospital's 25th anniversary this summer; recognises the huge importance of the hospital to residents in Kendal and the surrounding communities of South Lakeland; thanks the dedicated NHS staff for the outstanding care they have provided …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Jul 2017)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
26th June 2017
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LOWERING THE VOTING AGE TO 16

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that 16 year olds can enter into marriage and civil partnerships, pay income tax and national insurance, obtain social security benefits in their own right, become a company director, consent to medical treatment, and join the armed forces, a political party or a trade union; believes …
96 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Crossbench: 1
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
29th June 2017
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ARRIVAL OF REFUGEES IN SOUTH LAKELAND

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House warmly welcomes the refugee families that will be arriving in South Lakeland from Syria over the coming weeks; congratulates South Lakeland District Council for its work in preparation for the arrival of those refugees to ensure that all the necessary services are in place, including the creation …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Jul 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
27th June 2017
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FIX THE FELLS PROJECT 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates the Fix the Fells project on its 10 year anniversary; acknowledges the enormous difference this project has made to the Lake District Fells, helping to maintain the footpaths in good condition so that they can be enjoyed by all; and thanks all volunteers whose dedicated hard …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Jul 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
18th April 2017
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LGBT PEOPLE IN CHECHNYA

Tabled by: Clive Lewis (Labour - Norwich South)
That this House notes with grave concern the Human Rights Watch report of a brutal campaign against LGBT people in the semi-autonomous Russian region of Chechnya, with more than 100 men reportedly detained over several weeks in connection with their non-traditional sexual orientation, or suspicion of such as part of …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 13
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
30th March 2017
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SOCIAL SECURITY (S.I. 2017, No. 194)

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That the Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I., 2017 No. 194), dated 22 February 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 23 February, be revoked.
14 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
30th March 2017
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KENDAL COMMUNITY FLOOD TAPESTRY

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House acknowledges the terrible floods that hit South Lakeland in 2015 following Storm Desmond; praises the community for the way it pulled together at that difficult time; recognises the importance of recording for posterity those events; notes that the production of a tapestry by the community is a …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
14th March 2017
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POLICE WIDOWS' PENSIONS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that police officers often place themselves in the way of harm to protect their communities, sometimes making the ultimate sacrifice and leaving behind families and loved ones; is deeply concerned that the Police Pension Regulations 1987 do not allow police widows or widowers the opportunity to …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 26 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Scottish National Party: 5
Liberal Democrat: 4
Conservative: 2
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
7th March 2017
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FUEL POVERTY IN WESTMORLAND AND LONSDALE

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that there are 4,469 households across Westmorland and Lonsdale constituency living in fuel poverty; acknowledges the hardship and suffering this causes; regrets that so few residents have benefitted from the main national energy efficiency programme; and calls on the Government to introduce a new Warmer Homes, …
9 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Apr 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
1st March 2017
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ACCESS TO JUSTICE ON ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House takes notes of the UNECE Aarhus Convention, to which the UK is signatory, and notes the importance of access to justice in environmental matters; further notes the Second Progress Report of January 2017 by the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee which finds that the UK is still not …
39 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 19
Labour: 10
Liberal Democrat: 5
Independent: 3
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
28th February 2017
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DAMAGES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Damages (Personal Injury) Order 2017 (S.I., 2017, No. 206), dated 24 February 2017, a copy of which was laid before this House on 27 February, be annulled.
6 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 6
6th February 2017
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SCHOOL FUNDING IN CUMBRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the impact of changes to school funding which leaves schools with greater financial liabilities; regrets that this will leave schools across the country with a £3 billion deficit by 2020, and schools in Cumbria with a £23 million deficit by that date; is concerned that cuts …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
2nd February 2017
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POLICE NUMBERS IN CUMBRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House regrets that a total of 69 police officers and staff have been cut from the Cumbria Police's front line in the last year; notes that this represents four per cent of the total workforce; is concerned that the number of police community support officers (PCSOs) has fallen …
1 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
2nd February 2017
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THE KENDAL CARD

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the introduction of the Kendal Card, a type of gift card that operates on the Visa network and allows consumers to spend in over 100 businesses in Kendal, including cafés, restaurants, shops and venues; recognises the simplicity of the system in that retailers do not need …
1 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Feb 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
23rd January 2017
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URGENT CARE CENTRE AT WESTMORLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes that an extra 1,311 people have had to make use of accident and emergency (A&E) services in South Lakeland in 2016 compared to 2015, which represents a 1.5 per cent increase in demand; is concerned that the problems could be set to worsen, given that NHS …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Jan 2017)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
23rd January 2017
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EUROPEAN SOLIDARITY FUNDING FOR COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY FLOODING

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that the flooding caused by Storm Desmond in December 2015 was the most extreme on record in the UK; stands in solidarity with the hundreds of people who are still out of their homes and businesses one year on from the storms; welcomes the European Commission's …
17 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
12th December 2016
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HEATHROW THIRD RUNWAY

Tabled by: Sarah Olney (Liberal Democrat - Richmond Park)
That this House recognises that all the major candidates in the Richmond Park by-election opposed the Government's policy of increasing the number of runways at Heathrow Airport; notes that this accounted for well over 90 per cent of votes cast and shows a clear rejection of the Government's policy amongst …
8 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 5
Conservative: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
5th December 2016
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ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF STORM DESMOND

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that the flooding caused by Storm Desmond in December 2015 was the most extreme on record in the UK; stands in solidarity with the hundreds of people who are still out of their homes and businesses one year on from the storms; notes that hundreds of …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 4
Labour: 3
Ulster Unionist Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
29th November 2016
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OUTSTANDING COMMON LAND PAYMENTS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House regrets that there are still farmers waiting to receive 2015 common land payments almost a year after the payment window opened; notes that the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) will soon start paying out on next year's farm support payment claims, despite the fact that there are still …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 1 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
29th November 2016
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INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the increase in insurance premium tax from 10 to 12 per cent in June 2017 as set out in the Autumn Statement 2016; recognises that as a consequence premiums have doubled since 2015; further notes the Association of British Insurers' calculation that an average family will …
19 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
22nd November 2016
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CHARITIES SUPPORTING 2015 FLOOD VICTIMS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates all charities that support people who are struggling due to unforeseen circumstances; further congratulates in particular CancerCare and Age UK South Lakeland for their help in supporting the victims of Storm Desmond last year; recognises the positive impact such support has had on people who have …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 15 Dec 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 3
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
27th October 2016
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MOUNTAIN RESCUE

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House acknowledges the outstanding efforts of Mountain Rescue in responding to the devastation caused by storm Desmond; commends the exceptional professionalism of the Mountain Rescue volunteers and the selfless bravery they demonstrate in helping those in need; notes that, during their numerous rescue missions during storm Desmond, Mountain …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 5
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Independent: 2
Conservative: 1
26th October 2016
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CHRISTMAS SHOEBOX APPEAL

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House congratulates the humanitarian aid charity, Boxes of Hope Cumbria, on their outstanding efforts to provide shoeboxes filled with Christmas presents for some of Romania's most impoverished villages; commends Boxes of Hope Cumbria for their donation of surplus funds to supporting education in Romania; applauds the people of …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
26th October 2016
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DENT PRIMARY SCHOOL FIRST AID

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the creative first aid lessons taught to pupils by Dent Primary School in Cumbria; recognises the importance of such lessons, especially in remote areas such as the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales where help can often be far away; praises the creativity of the lessons as …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
26th October 2016
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KENDAL WOOL GATHERING

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the news that Kendal's Wool Gathering is being held again for the fourth year running and is larger and more diverse in activities than before; acknowledges the important role that wool has played in the history of the town and will continue to play in its …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
11th October 2016
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LYME DISEASE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that tick-borne infection is one of the fastest growing types of disease in the western world; acknowledges the low standard of care that is being provided to sufferers of Lyme disease in the UK; understands that death may be caused by complications associated with the disease; …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 22 Nov 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 8
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Conservative: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
10th October 2016
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BUSINESS RATE CHANGES FOR ROOFTOP SOLAR

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the urgency of tackling climate change and the Government’s signing of the Paris Agreement; further notes the first International Energy Association annual report on global energy investment which warns that global investment in renewables needs to triple to meet the Paris Agreement commitments; takes note of …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 20
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Conservative: 1
13th July 2016
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LETTING AGENT FEES

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House notes that the number of private renters in Britain is growing and now sits at 18 per cent of the population; recognises that the rising demand for rented homes and shortage of genuinely affordable housing is pushing up costs and allowing some landlords and letting agents to …
55 signatures
(Most recent: 16 Mar 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Liberal Democrat: 7
Scottish National Party: 7
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Independent: 3
Conservative: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
6th September 2016
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REVIEW OF EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes with concern the growing casualisation of the labour market, and in particular the unwarranted blanket use of zero-hours contracts by highly profitable companies, such as Sports Direct, as well the bogus self-employment model adopted by companies, such as Deliveroo, Hermes and Uber, that undermine legal obligations …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 20
Labour: 11
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
5th September 2016
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TOUR OF BRITAIN IN CUMBRIA

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House welcomes the Tour of Britain to Cumbria; notes the damage caused by flooding in the area that the race will visit and the welcome boost to the tourist economy that it will provide to the communities that are now recovering after the floods; thanks the County and …
5 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Oct 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
18th July 2016
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DIRECT ELECTIONS TO NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITIES

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the need to ensure that people who live and work in national park areas are properly represented on park authorities; notes that decisions of national park authorities affect a large number of residents, and understands that national park authorities are often the main planning authorities for …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 19 Jul 2016)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
7th July 2016
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UK APPLICATION TO THE EUROPEAN SOLIDARITY FUND AND EU REFERENDUM

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House regrets that the Government has yet to submit to the European Solidarity Fund (ESF) a final cost estimate of the flood damage caused by Storm Desmond in winter 2015-16; recognises that the UK's future relationship with the EU is uncertain following the outcome of the referendum on …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Sep 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 5
Labour: 5
Non-affiliated: 1
Ulster Unionist Party: 1
Independent: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
18th May 2016
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PROPOSED CLOSURE OF THE KENTMERE WARD AT WESTMORLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House is opposed to the proposed closure of the Kentmere Ward at Westmorland General Hospital; notes the crucial importance of the Kentmere Ward, which provides adult mental health services in the local area; acknowledges the detrimental effect on access to such services if the ward closes; recognises that …
1 signatures
(Most recent: 18 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
18th May 2016
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REOPENING OF THE A591

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes and welcomes the reopening of the crucial A591 route connecting the north and south of the Lake District; thanks all those who have been involved in the work undertaken to repair the road; further thanks the businesses that have continued to trade despite the adversity faced; …
2 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2016)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Labour: 1
11th May 2016
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REOPENING OF THE A591 (No. 2)

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes and welcomes the reopening of the crucial A591 route connecting the north and south of the Lake District; thanks all those who have been involved in the work undertaken to repair the road; further thanks the businesses that have continued to trade despite the adversity faced; …
1 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
11th April 2016
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FUNDING FOR FLOOD PREVENTION SCHEMES IN KENDAL, BURNESIDE AND STAVELEY

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes the devastation caused to Cumbria in the floods of December 2015; is encouraged by the Environment Agency's work in developing proposed flood prevention schemes to protect the county in the future, including a whole system flood prevention scheme for Kendal, Burneside and Staveley; further notes that …
3 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Labour: 1
24th February 2016
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REOPENING OF THE A591

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House acknowledges the huge cost to the South Lakes economy of the continued closure of the A591; notes with concern that the local economy will lose around £l00 million if the road remains closed until the end of May; notes that £60 million of this would be lost …
1 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2016)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1
11th January 2016
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 11th January 2016

IMMIGRATION

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Immigration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2016 (S.I., 2016, No. 11), dated 6 January 2016, a copy of which was laid before this House on 11 January 2016, be annulled.
67 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Mar 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 28
Labour: 17
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Non-affiliated: 1
Green Party: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
5th November 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Thursday 5th November 2015

SAVE THE CHILDREN'S 3,000 UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN CAMPAIGN

Tabled by: Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat - Carshalton and Wallington)
That this House calls on the Government, in line with Save the Children's campaign, to accept 3,000 unaccompanied children already in the EU into the UK, and to accept that, as the UNHCR states, these unaccompanied children do not have family members, are vulnerable and at risk of disappearing; and …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 10 Dec 2015)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 4
Scottish National Party: 4
Labour: 3
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9th September 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 9th September 2015

RELEASE OF SHAKER AAMER FROM GUANTANAMO

Tabled by: Andrew Mitchell (Conservative - Sutton Coldfield)
That this House calls on the US administration to release Shaker Aamer from his imprisonment in Guantanamo Bay; notes that he has now been incarcerated for 13 years without charge; further notes that he has twice been cleared for release and transfer, under President Bush in 2007 and President Obama …
52 signatures
(Most recent: 11 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Scottish National Party: 12
Conservative: 5
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
8th September 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 8th September 2015

PROPOSED CLOSURE OF KENDAL MAGISTRATES' COURT

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House is deeply concerned by the proposed closure of Kendal Magistrates' Court without a proper consultation of local people or foresight as to the ramifications of the decision; notes that ready access to justice is a fundamental part of Britain's legal system and that this decision threatens to …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 14 Sep 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
20th July 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 20th July 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
6th July 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 15th July 2015

VOLUNTEER VOCATIONAL CO-WORKERS AT BOTTON VILLAGE COMMUNITY FOR ADULTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Tabled by: Catherine West (Labour - Hornsey and Wood Green)
That this House notes that, until recently, Botton Village, a Camphill Community of 60 years' standing, offered a shared way of life for learning-disabled adults alongside volunteer co-workers, living as equals, sharing home, work, culture and recreation; further notes that Camphill Village Trust (CVT) is now insisting that co-workers become …
49 signatures
(Most recent: 4 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Labour: 6
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 6
Independent: 4
Liberal Democrat: 3
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
9th June 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 13th July 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
2nd June 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 8th July 2015

SUPERMARKET DISPOSAL OF EDIBLE FOOD

Tabled by: Diane Abbott (Independent - Hackney North and Stoke Newington)
That this House notes that the UK throws away 15 million tonnes of food and drink every year and that half of this food and drink could have been consumed; further notes that if people stop wasting edible food, the environmental benefit would be the equivalent of taking one in …
112 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Jan 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 70
Scottish National Party: 8
Independent: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Conservative: 1
9th June 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Monday 29th June 2015

SMALL SCALE HYDRO POWER

Tabled by: Callum McCaig (Scottish National Party - Aberdeen South)
That this House notes the successful development of small scale hydro supported via Feed-in-Tariff, with 177 MW of small scale hydro now available in Scotland, which represents 75 per cent of UK capacity; recognises the importance of this additional clean energy generation at a time of tightening electricity capacity margins …
53 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Oct 2015)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 25
Labour: 8
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
Green Party: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
8th June 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 16th June 2015

ACCOUNTABILITY OF NHS ENGLAND

Tabled by: Greg Mulholland (Liberal Democrat - Leeds North West)
That this House is concerned that it has been six months since the threat of a legal challenge forced NHS England to suspend its scorecard system for deciding which drugs to fund; notes that this system was eventually scrapped completely and that a three-month consultation was launched on 27 January …
31 signatures
(Most recent: 21 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 16
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
27th May 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Wednesday 3rd 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
2nd June 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 2nd June 2015

SCHOOL TRANSPORT FUNDING FOR 16-18 YEAR OLDS IN RURAL AREAS

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises the benefits of keeping pupils in education or training up until the age of 18; notes the increased costs for pupils travelling vast distances to their nearest suitable centre of learning or training in sparse rural areas, compounded by the lack of existing transport infrastructure; further …
18 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 9
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Conservative: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
2nd June 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 2nd June 2015

PROPOSED STRATEGIC SMALL SURGERIES FUND

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House recognises that the funding formula for general practice surgeries disadvantages small rural practices, such as those in Coniston and Hawkshead, where Coniston surgery faces a drop in funding of £25,000 over seven years; notes that this loss in funding may result in these surgeries being forced to …
14 signatures
(Most recent: 2 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Labour: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
Conservative: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
12th March 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM on Tuesday 24th March 2015

VAT ON WOMEN'S SANITARY PRODUCTS

Tabled by: Charlotte Leslie (Conservative - Bristol North West)
That this House is concerned about the level of Value Added Tax (VAT) levied on women's sanitary products, such as tampons and sanitary towels; notes that, whilst female sanitary products are subject to a five per cent rate of VAT, shaving razors are subject to a zero per cent rate, …
70 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Mar 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 21
Conservative: 5
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1
Scottish National Party: 1
27th February 2015
Tim Farron signed this EDM as a sponsor on Friday 27th February 2015

STICKLE TARN

Tabled by: Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale)
That this House notes Stickle Tarn in the Langdale Pikes is widely regarded as one of the finest beauty spots in the Lake District National Park; further notes that the Lake District National Park Authority intends to sell the Tarn for a price estimated to be between £20,000 to £30,000; …
4 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Mar 2015)
Signatures by party:
Liberal Democrat: 1