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EDM number 539 in 1997-98, proposed by Roger Berry on 02/12/1997.

That this House notes that whilst there is a widowed mother's allowance there is no such support for widowed fathers and their children, and that this arises from the benefit system's outdated assumptions about roles of men and women as parents; believes that motherless children deserve the same opportunities for parental attention and the same living standards as fatherless children; and therefore calls upon the Government to provide equal benefits for all widowed parents and their children.

This motion has been signed by a total of 29 MPs.

Roger Berry02/12/1997KingswoodLabourProposed
Martin Smyth02/12/1997Belfast SouthUUPSigned
Nick Harvey02/12/1997North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Dafydd Wigley02/12/1997CaernarfonPlaid CymruSigned
Terry Lewis03/12/1997WorsleyLabourSigned
John McDonnell03/12/1997Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Bill Michie03/12/1997Sheffield, HeeleyLabourSigned
John Cryer03/12/1997HornchurchLabourSigned
John Cummings03/12/1997EasingtonLabourSigned
Norman Godman03/12/1997Greenock & InverclydeLabourSigned
Robert Wareing03/12/1997Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
John Swinney04/12/1997North TaysideScottish National PartySigned
Paul Tyler04/12/1997North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Harry Barnes04/12/1997North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Ashok Kumar04/12/1997Middlesbrough South & East ClevelandLabourSigned
Lynne Jones04/12/1997Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Tom Brake05/12/1997Carshalton & WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
John Austin05/12/1997Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd08/12/1997Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe08/12/1997LeighLabourSigned
Bob Russell10/12/1997ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Kelvin Hopkins10/12/1997Luton NorthLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn10/12/1997Islington NorthLabourSigned
Alan Simpson11/12/1997Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Paul Flynn11/12/1997Newport WestLabourSigned
Bill Etherington16/12/1997Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Maria Fyfe16/12/1997Glasgow, MaryhillLabourSigned
Jeff Ennis18/12/1997Barnsley East & MexboroughLabourSigned
Laura Moffatt23/03/1998CrawleyLabourSigned

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