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Defending Academic Pensions

EDM number 619 in 2017-19, proposed by Carol Monaghan on 29/11/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Employment, Higher education and Pensions.

That this House recognises that academic staff in universities make a vital contribution to ensuring the supply of skilled graduates to UK businesses; believes all staff working in universities should have access to a secure and decent pension; notes with concern the proposal by Universities UK to close the defined benefit portion of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) to all future service; further believes this would significantly reduce the security of retirement income for academic staff in many UK universities, making careers in those institutions less attractive; and calls on the Government to review the current situation and urge Universities UK to work with University and College Union to find a better solution which ensures that USS remains competitive compared with pensions offered to other education staff and those in other professional occupations.

This motion has been signed by a total of 136 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Carol Monaghan29/11/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartyProposed
Caroline Lucas29/11/2017Brighton, PavilionGreenSeconded
Martyn Day30/11/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Pete Wishart30/11/2017Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Cunningham30/11/2017Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Mary Glindon01/12/2017North TynesideLabourSeconded
Douglas Chapman04/12/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Peter Bottomley04/12/2017Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Alan Brown04/12/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil04/12/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
04/12/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
04/12/2017Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Kirsty Blackman04/12/2017Aberdeen NorthScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens05/12/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Jonathan Edwards05/12/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Tommy Sheppard05/12/2017Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySigned
05/12/2017Warwick and LeamingtonLabourSigned
06/12/2017Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Chris Law06/12/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Marie Rimmer06/12/2017St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
07/12/2017CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Jo Stevens07/12/2017Cardiff CentralLabourSigned
Alison Thewliss07/12/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell11/12/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
11/12/2017Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Gethins12/12/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Rosie Cooper13/12/2017West LancashireLabourSigned
14/12/2017BathLiberal DemocratSigned
18/12/2017Leeds North WestLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Patricia Gibson18/12/2017North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Clive Lewis18/12/2017Norwich SouthLabourSigned
Hywel Williams18/12/2017ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
Laura Pidcock18/12/2017Signed
Roger Godsiff18/12/2017Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
19/12/2017Colne ValleyLabourSigned
Stewart McDonald19/12/2017Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
19/12/2017CanterburyLabourSigned
Deidre Brock19/12/2017Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySigned
19/12/2017Sheffield, HallamLabourSigned
Geraint Davies19/12/2017Swansea WestLabourSigned
Daniel Zeichner20/12/2017CambridgeLabourSigned
Catherine McKinnell20/12/2017Newcastle upon Tyne NorthLabourSigned
Neil Gray21/12/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
21/12/2017Birmingham, EdgbastonLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Catherine West08/01/2018Hornsey and Wood GreenLabourSigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Ruth Cadbury08/01/2018Brentford and IsleworthLabourSigned
John Grogan08/01/2018Signed
Martin Docherty08/01/2018West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Louise Ellman09/01/2018Liverpool, RiversideLabourSigned
Ian Blackford10/01/2018Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Paul Farrelly10/01/2018Newcastle-under-LymeLabourSigned
Clive Betts10/01/2018Sheffield South EastLabourSigned
Stephen Lloyd11/01/2018EastbourneLiberal DemocratSigned
Helen Hayes15/01/2018Dulwich and West NorwoodLabourSigned
Tim Farron15/01/2018Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
15/01/2018Cardiff NorthLabourSigned
17/01/2018Enfield, SouthgateLabourSigned
Ian Murray17/01/2018Edinburgh SouthLabourSigned
Mhairi Black31/01/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire SouthScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Cowan01/02/2018InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Hilary Benn01/02/2018Leeds CentralLabourSigned
Joanna Cherry05/02/2018Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySigned
Kate Green07/02/2018Stretford and UrmstonLabourSigned
Lady Hermon07/02/2018North DownIndependentSigned
Mohammad Yasin20/02/2018Signed
Patrick Grady20/02/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Lucy Powell20/02/2018Manchester CentralLabourSigned
Liz Saville Roberts20/02/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Rushanara Ali20/02/2018Bethnal Green and BowLabourSigned
John Mann20/02/2018BassetlawLabourSigned
Lisa Nandy20/02/2018WiganLabourSigned
Stuart McDonald20/02/2018Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySigned
John McNally21/02/2018FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Dennis Skinner21/02/2018BolsoverLabourSigned
Mark Tami22/02/2018Alyn and DeesideLabourSigned
Luciana Berger23/02/2018Liverpool, WavertreeLabourSigned
Andy Slaughter23/02/2018HammersmithLabourSigned
Jo Swinson23/02/2018East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Kate Hoey26/02/2018VauxhallLabourSigned
Ruth George26/02/2018Signed
Graham Stringer26/02/2018Blackley and BroughtonLabourSigned
Chris Williamson26/02/2018Derby NorthLabourSigned
Jim Fitzpatrick26/02/2018Poplar and LimehouseLabourSigned
Harriet Harman26/02/2018Camberwell and PeckhamLabourSigned
Albert Owen27/02/2018Ynys MLabourSigned
Jim Shannon27/02/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
Ronnie Campbell27/02/2018Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
27/02/2018East LothianLabourSigned
27/02/2018Bury NorthLabourSigned
Stephen Doughty28/02/2018Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSigned
Alistair Carmichael05/03/2018Orkney and ShetlandLiberal DemocratSigned
David Lammy05/03/2018TottenhamLabourSigned
Stephen McCabe05/03/2018Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
05/03/2018Stockton SouthLabourSigned
Stewart Hosie05/03/2018Dundee EastScottish National PartySigned
Angela Smith05/03/2018Penistone and StocksbridgeLabourSigned
Tulip Siddiq05/03/2018Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned
Alison McGovern06/03/2018Wirral SouthLabourSigned
Faisal Rashid06/03/2018Signed
Jess Phillips06/03/2018Birmingham, YardleyLabourSigned
Lisa Cameron07/03/2018East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned
Paul Flynn07/03/2018Newport WestLabourSigned
Gavin Newlands07/03/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Jon Cruddas07/03/2018Dagenham and RainhamLabourSigned
Philippa Whitford07/03/2018Central AyrshireScottish National PartySigned
Angela Crawley08/03/2018Lanark and Hamilton EastScottish National PartySigned
Norman Lamb08/03/2018North NorfolkLiberal DemocratSigned
12/03/2018Kingston upon Hull West and HessleLabourSigned
12/03/2018HartlepoolLabourSigned
Dan Jarvis12/03/2018Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Teresa Pearce12/03/2018Erith and ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Chris Evans12/03/2018IslwynLabourSigned
Ian Mearns12/03/2018GatesheadLabourSigned
John Cryer12/03/2018Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned
David Hanson12/03/2018DelynLabourSigned
Grahame Morris12/03/2018EasingtonLabourSigned
Rupa Huq12/03/2018Ealing Central and ActonLabourSigned
12/03/2018Crewe and NantwichLabourSigned
Stephen Twigg12/03/2018Liverpool, West DerbyLabourSigned
13/03/2018Stoke-on-Trent CentralLabourSigned
13/03/2018IpswichLabourSigned
Adrian Bailey13/03/2018West Bromwich WestLabourSigned
Mark Hendrick13/03/2018PrestonLabourSigned
Wes Streeting13/03/2018Ilford NorthLabourSigned
Ian Lucas13/03/2018WrexhamLabourSigned
George Howarth14/03/2018KnowsleyLabourSigned
Tom Brake14/03/2018Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Marion Fellows14/03/2018Motherwell and WishawScottish National PartySigned
Edward Davey14/03/2018Kingston and SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
15/03/2018Lewisham West and PengeLabourSigned
Siobhain McDonagh15/03/2018Mitcham and MordenLabourSigned
15/03/2018TootingLabourSigned
Chuka Umunna19/03/2018StreathamLabourSigned
26/03/2018Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossLiberal DemocratSigned
28/03/2018BlaydonLabourSigned

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