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Child Support Agency And Death Of Graham Clay

EDM number 192 in 1993-94, proposed by John Heppell on 07/12/1993.

That this House notes with deep concern the death of Graham Clay, Head Guide at Newstead Abbey, who was found hanged there the day after receiving correspondence from the Child Support Agency informing him his ú100 per month maintenance payments, which had been fixed by local magistrates, were to increase to ú300 per month; expresses its sympathy for all his family; further recognises that many other people have already received similar demands and will continue to do so; and therefore asks that the activities of the Child Support Agency be restricted to tracing those who have no arrangements with the courts, until such time as the recommendations of the Social Security Select Committee can be considered and procedures can be put in place to ensure that the Child Support Agency's narrow formula is abandoned and proper assessment is made of people's ability to pay.

This motion has been signed by a total of 61 MPs.

John Heppell07/12/1993Nottingham EastProposed
Alan Simpson07/12/1993Nottingham SouthSigned
Keith Hill07/12/1993StreathamSigned
Alan Meale07/12/1993MansfieldSigned
Mike Hall07/12/1993Warrington SouthSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie08/12/1993Glasgow, PollokSigned
John Cummings08/12/1993EasingtonSigned
Michael Connarty08/12/1993Falkirk EastSigned
Michael Clapham08/12/1993Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
John Evans08/12/1993St Helens NorthSigned
Tommy Graham08/12/1993Renfrew West and InverclydeSigned
Win Griffiths08/12/1993BridgendSigned
John Gunnell08/12/1993Leeds South and MorleySigned
Harry Barnes08/12/1993North East DerbyshireSigned
Jack Thompson08/12/1993WansbeckSigned
Paddy Tipping08/12/1993SherwoodSigned
Ronnie Campbell08/12/1993Blyth ValleySigned
Edward O'Hara08/12/1993Knowsley SouthSigned
Bill Michie08/12/1993Sheffield, HeeleySigned
David Hanson08/12/1993DelynSigned
Colin Pickthall08/12/1993West LancashireSigned
Greg Pope08/12/1993HyndburnSigned
Ernie Ross08/12/1993Dundee WestSigned
Peter Hardy08/12/1993WentworthSigned
Eric Illsley08/12/1993Barnsley CentralSigned
Lynne Jones08/12/1993Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Eddie Loyden08/12/1993Liverpool, GarstonSigned
Eric Martlew08/12/1993CarlisleSigned
John McAllion08/12/1993Dundee EastSigned
William McKelvey08/12/1993Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Jean Corston09/12/1993Bristol EastSigned
Jim Dowd09/12/1993Lewisham WestSigned
Paul Flynn09/12/1993Newport WestSigned
Norman Godman09/12/1993Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Joan Walley09/12/1993Stoke-on-Trent NorthSigned
David Clelland09/12/1993Tyne BridgeSigned
Chris Mullin09/12/1993Sunderland SouthSigned
Ken Livingstone09/12/1993Brent EastSigned
Peter Kilfoyle09/12/1993Liverpool, WaltonSigned
Barry Jones09/12/1993Alyn & DeesideSigned
Greville Janner09/12/1993Leicester WestSigned
Bridget Prentice09/12/1993Lewisham EastSigned
Janet Anderson10/12/1993Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Ian Davidson10/12/1993Glasgow, GovanSigned
Alex Carlile13/12/1993MontgomerySigned
Tony Banks13/12/1993Newham North WestSigned
Harry Cohen14/12/1993LeytonSigned
Menzies Campbell14/12/1993Fife North EastSigned
Ian McCartney14/12/1993MakerfieldSigned
Jimmy Hood14/12/1993ClydesdaleSigned
Max Madden14/12/1993Bradford WestSigned
Derek Enright15/12/1993HemsworthSigned
Elfyn Llwyd16/12/1993Meirionnydd Nant ConwySigned
Bill Etherington16/12/1993Sunderland NorthSigned
Mike Gapes17/12/1993Ilford SouthSigned
Denzil Davies02/02/1994LlanelliSigned
Nigel Jones03/02/1994CheltenhamSigned
Roland Boyes03/02/1994Houghton and WashingtonSigned
Dale Campbell-Savours03/02/1994WorkingtonSigned
David Rendel10/02/1994NewburySigned
Alex Salmond11/02/1994Banff & BuchanSigned

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