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Impact Of Pay Rises For Company Directors

EDM number 1798 in 2001-02, proposed by Harry Cohen on 22/10/2002.

That this House notes with dismay that, according to the August edition of Labour Research, the average pay rise for Stock Exchange company directors earning over ú500,000 a year is this year 16.1 per cent., and that for the seven preceding years it was 18.8 per cent., 21.2 per cent., 10.7 per cent., 15.7 per cent., 16 per cent. and 10 per cent; considers this widening of the gap between boardroom pay and that of the rest of the workforce as socially undesirable and an inevitable cause of high pay claims elsewhere in the economy; and calls upon the Government to act to limit these fat cat pay rises.

This motion has been signed by a total of 40 MPs.

Harry Cohen22/10/2002Leyton & WansteadLabourProposed
Robert Wareing22/10/2002Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
Neil Gerrard22/10/2002WalthamstowLabourSigned
Ian Davidson22/10/2002Glasgow, PollokLabour Co-operativeSigned
Valerie Davey22/10/2002Bristol WestLabourSigned
Michael Connarty22/10/2002Falkirk EastLabourSigned
John McDonnell22/10/2002Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Chris McCafferty22/10/2002Calder ValleyLabourSigned
Jimmy Hood22/10/2002ClydesdaleLabourSigned
Alan Simpson22/10/2002Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
David Taylor23/10/2002North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
David Drew23/10/2002StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Ann Cryer23/10/2002KeighleyLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn23/10/2002Islington NorthLabourSigned
Martin Caton23/10/2002GowerLabourSigned
Kevin McNamara23/10/2002Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourSigned
Alice Mahon23/10/2002HalifaxLabourSigned
Piara S Khabra23/10/2002Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Lynne Jones23/10/2002Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Eric Illsley23/10/2002Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Simon Thomas24/10/2002CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Harry Barnes24/10/2002North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Michael Clapham24/10/2002Barnsley West & PenistoneLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner24/10/2002BolsoverLabourSigned
Bob Russell24/10/2002ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Hancock28/10/2002Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Nigel Jones29/10/2002CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Terry Lewis29/10/2002WorsleyLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin29/10/2002Heywood & MiddletonLabour Co-operativeSigned
David Hamilton29/10/2002MidlothianLabourSigned
Bill Etherington30/10/2002Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Marsha Singh30/10/2002Bradford WestLabourSigned
Simon Hughes31/10/2002North Southwark & BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Dismore31/10/2002HendonLabourSigned
Tony Lloyd04/11/2002Manchester CentralLabourSigned
John Cryer04/11/2002HornchurchLabourSigned
Jeff Ennis04/11/2002Barnsley East & MexboroughLabourSigned
Harold Best04/11/2002Leeds North WestLabourSigned
David Heyes05/11/2002Ashton-under-LyneLabourSigned
Janet Dean05/11/2002BurtonLabourSigned

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