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Homelessness, Derelict Houses And The Empty Homes Campaign

EDM number 2918 in 2010-12, proposed by Karl Turner on 26/03/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Homelessness and Empty property.

That this House notes reports by the Empty Homes campaign which show that there are one million empty properties in the UK and increasingly people are reporting derelict homes in their localities; further notes that there aretwo million families in the UK inneed of a good home, and that homelessness charity Shelter reports a 13 per cent increase in the number of children living in sheltered accommodation since last year; praises the efforts of Empty Homes to bring this issue to public attention; and calls on the Government to take action to open up these empty properties to thosewhoare in need.

This motion has been signed by a total of 32 MPs.

Karl Turner26/03/2012Kingston upon Hull EastLabourProposed
Alan Meale26/03/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Mark Durkan26/03/2012FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Peter Bottomley26/03/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon27/03/2012StrangfordDUPSeconded
David Simpson27/03/2012Upper BannDUPSeconded
Simon Hughes27/03/2012Bermondsey and Old SouthwarkLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams27/03/2012Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Katy Clark27/03/2012North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Hywel Williams27/03/2012ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Nigel Dodds27/03/2012Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Kelvin Hopkins27/03/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
Adrian Sanders27/03/2012TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
Margaret Ritchie27/03/2012South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Tony Lloyd16/04/2012Manchester CentralLabourSigned
David Crausby16/04/2012Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Lady Hermon17/04/2012North DownIndependentSigned
Steve Rotheram17/04/2012Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Mike Hancock17/04/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Caton17/04/2012GowerLabourSigned
John McDonnell17/04/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
William McCrea18/04/2012South AntrimDUPSigned
Jim Dobbin18/04/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Linda Riordan18/04/2012HalifaxLabourSigned
Michael Crockart18/04/2012Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Elfyn Llwyd19/04/2012Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Alasdair McDonnell19/04/2012Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Ian Davidson19/04/2012Glasgow South WestLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma19/04/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Grahame Morris19/04/2012EasingtonLabourSigned
Naomi Long24/04/2012Belfast EastAllianceSigned
Paul Flynn24/04/2012Newport WestLabourSigned

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