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Challenge Poverty Week

EDM number 432 in 2017-19, proposed by Chris Stephens on 18/10/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Incomes and poverty.

That this House recognises Challenge Poverty Week 2017; congratulates the hundreds of organisations taking part in anti poverty work across Scotland; notes that real poverty exists in Scotland today but can be solved by boosting incomes and lowering costs; furthermore acknowledges that as part of this the freeze on benefits should be ended in the upcoming budget; and believes that everyone has a role to play in tackling poverty.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Chris Stephens18/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartyProposed
Martyn Day19/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon19/10/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Stewart McDonald19/10/2017Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Hugh Gaffney20/10/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSeconded
Ronnie Cowan23/10/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySeconded
Alison Thewliss24/10/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law24/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
David Linden24/10/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown25/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Campbell25/10/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham26/10/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins30/10/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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