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Minimum Wage Rates And Support Workers

EDM number 4 in 2010-12, proposed by John Leech on 25/05/2010.
Categorised under the topics of Community care and Incomes and poverty.

That this House recognises the valuable work of support workers who provide overnight support to vulnerable adults; notes with concern that employers are able to pay rates below the minimum wage to support staff who sleep over but remain on call throughout the night; further recognises that it is often impossible for staff to spend any time asleep while on shift; and therefore urges the Government to bring forward proposals to put an end to the legal practice of paying support workers below the minimum wage for their sleep rate and to ensure that they are paid the minimum wage for sleep over hours.

This motion has been signed by a total of 37 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

John Leech25/05/2010Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratProposed
Andrew George25/05/2010St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Mike Hancock26/05/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Stephen Lloyd26/05/2010EastbourneLiberal DemocratSeconded
Hywel Williams26/05/2010ArfonPlaid CymruSeconded
David Simpson26/05/2010Upper BannDUPSeconded
Keith Vaz27/05/2010Leicester EastLabourSigned
Mark Williams27/05/2010CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Meale02/06/2010MansfieldLabourSigned
Tom Blenkinsop02/06/2010Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma02/06/2010Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Andrew Gwynne02/06/2010Denton and ReddishLabourSigned
David Heyes02/06/2010Ashton-under-LyneLabourSigned
Jim Sheridan02/06/2010Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthLabourSigned
Grahame Morris03/06/2010EasingtonLabourSigned
Paul Flynn07/06/2010Newport WestLabourSigned
David Anderson07/06/2010BlaydonLabourSigned
Chris Evans08/06/2010IslwynLabourSigned
William McCrea08/06/2010South AntrimDUPSigned
Jim Shannon08/06/2010StrangfordDUPSigned
David Crausby08/06/2010Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Martin Caton09/06/2010GowerLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds09/06/2010Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Ian Paisley Jnr10/06/2010North AntrimDUPSigned
Eric Illsley17/06/2010Barnsley CentralLabourWithdrawn
Albert Owen22/06/2010Ynys MLabourSigned
David Hamilton23/06/2010MidlothianLabourSigned
John McDonnell30/06/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Robert Flello07/07/2010Stoke-on-Trent SouthLabourSigned
Alison McGovern07/07/2010Wirral SouthLabourSigned
David Wright08/07/2010TelfordLabourSigned
Lady Hermon12/07/2010North DownIndependentSigned
Bill Esterson20/07/2010Sefton CentralLabourSigned
Linda Riordan27/07/2010HalifaxLabourSigned
Graeme Morrice11/10/2010LivingstonLabourSigned
Rosie Cooper15/11/2010West LancashireLabourSigned
George Mudie15/12/2010Leeds EastLabourSigned

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