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Low Pay Of University Non-Teaching Staff

EDM number 911 in 1990-91, proposed by Dawn Primarolo on 05/06/1991.

That this House condemns the appalling low pay of thousands of non-teaching staff in universities, in clerical, secretarial and administrative jobs where take home salaries start at just ú87 a week and the average take home pay is only ú128 a week; notes that the real value of non-teaching staff's pay has been steadily eroded over the last decade where, since 1980, average earnings of all non-manual workers have increased by 35 per cent more than those of these workers; recognises that such low pay contributes to low morale and increases the feeling that these workers are subsidising underfunded institutions; and calls for sufficient funds to enable all university non-teaching staff to be immediately paid a minimum wage of ú175 for a 35 hour week as a step towards decent salaries for all university staff.

This motion has been signed by a total of 59 MPs.

Dawn Primarolo05/06/1991Bristol SouthProposed
Brian Sedgemore05/06/1991Hackney South & ShoreditchSigned
Alan Wynne Williams05/06/1991CarmarthenSigned
Paul Boateng05/06/1991Brent SouthSigned
Tony Benn05/06/1991ChesterfieldSigned
Kevin Barron05/06/1991Rother ValleySigned
Tony Banks05/06/1991Newham North WestSigned
Tommy Graham05/06/1991Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Mildred Gordon05/06/1991Bow and PoplarSigned
Ron Davies05/06/1991CaerphillySigned
Tam Dalyell05/06/1991LinlithgowSigned
Bob Cryer05/06/1991Bradford SouthSigned
Tom Clarke05/06/1991Monklands WestSigned
James Callaghan05/06/1991Heywood & MiddletonSigned
Alice Mahon05/06/1991HalifaxSigned
Eddie Loyden05/06/1991Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Terry Lewis05/06/1991WorsleySigned
Gerry Steinberg06/06/1991Durham, City ofSigned
Roy Beggs06/06/1991East AntrimSigned
John Battle06/06/1991Leeds WestSigned
Harry Barnes06/06/1991North East DerbyshireSigned
Norman Godman06/06/1991Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Maria Fyfe06/06/1991Glasgow, MaryhillSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie06/06/1991Glasgow, PollokSigned
Terry Davis06/06/1991Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Tom Cox06/06/1991TootingSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe06/06/1991LeighSigned
Martin Redmond06/06/1991Don ValleySigned
Martin Smyth06/06/1991Belfast SouthSigned
David Hinchliffe06/06/1991WakefieldSigned
Roy Hughes06/06/1991Newport EastSigned
Bill Michie06/06/1991Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Keith Bradley06/06/1991Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Ronnie Campbell06/06/1991Blyth ValleySigned
Peter Pike07/06/1991BurnleySigned
Jeremy Corbyn07/06/1991Islington NorthSigned
Eric Illsley10/06/1991Barnsley CentralSigned
Ieuan Wyn Jones10/06/1991Ynys MSigned
Huw Edwards10/06/1991MonmouthSigned
Margaret Ewing10/06/1991MoraySigned
Mike Watson11/06/1991Glasgow CentralSigned
John Cummings11/06/1991EasingtonSigned
Alan Meale11/06/1991MansfieldSigned
David Lambie11/06/1991Cunninghame SouthSigned
Robert Hughes11/06/1991Aberdeen NorthSigned
Joan Lestor12/06/1991EcclesSigned
Tony Worthington12/06/1991Clydebank & MilngavieSigned
Peter Hardy13/06/1991WentworthSigned
Llin Golding13/06/1991Newcastle-under-LymeSigned
Win Griffiths13/06/1991BridgendSigned
Allan Rogers19/06/1991RhonddaSigned
Ronald Brown20/06/1991Edinburgh LeithSigned
Harry Cohen20/06/1991LeytonSigned
Frank Cook25/06/1991Stockton NorthSigned
Jack Thompson26/06/1991WansbeckSigned
Doug Hoyle27/06/1991Warrington NorthSigned
Audrey Wise03/07/1991PrestonSigned
James Wray03/07/1991Glasgow ProvanSigned
Ken Livingstone14/10/1991Brent EastSigned

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