Early day motion 941

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REDUNDANCY PAY FOR VOLEX STAFF AT LEIGH

  • Session: 2001-02
  • Date tabled: 06.03.2002
  • Primary sponsor: Burnham, Andy
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    That this House notes with sadness the plans of Volex Powercords to make 220 people redundant in Leigh by ending its long tradition of manufacturing in the town; pays tribute to the local work-force many of whom have given long service to the company and contributed greatly to its expansion and profitability; is therefore troubled by reports that Leigh employees are being offered an inferior redundancy package than employees also facing redundancy at Castlebar in the Republic of Ireland; and calls on Volex to recognise its moral responsibility to treat all employees fairly and the loyal service it has received from Leigh people by offering them the same financial package as employees in Ireland.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Austin, John Labour Party Erith and Thamesmead 06.03.2002
Barnes, Harry Labour Party North East Derbyshire 07.03.2002
Betts, Clive Labour Party Sheffield Attercliffe 06.03.2002
Brown, Russell Labour Party Dumfries 06.03.2002
Burnham, Andy Labour Party Leigh 06.03.2002
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 07.03.2002
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 07.03.2002
Cruddas, Jon Labour Party Dagenham 06.03.2002
Cryer, Ann Labour Party Keighley 11.03.2002
Cummings, John Labour Party Easington 07.03.2002
Davidson, Ian Labour Party Glasgow Pollok 13.03.2002
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 07.03.2002
Etherington, Bill Labour Party Sunderland North 21.03.2002
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 13.03.2002
Hendrick, Mark Labour Party Preston 06.03.2002
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 12.03.2002
Hoyle, Lindsay Labour Party Chorley 06.03.2002
Illsley, Eric Labour Party Barnsley Central 14.03.2002
Jones, Helen Labour Party Warrington North 12.03.2002
Jones, Lynne Labour Party Birmingham Selly Oak 07.03.2002
Jones, Martyn Labour Party Clwyd South 06.03.2002
Knight, Jim Labour Party South Dorset 06.03.2002
Lewis, Terry Labour Party Worsley 06.03.2002
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 20.03.2002
Marris, Rob [R] Labour Party Wolverhampton South West 06.03.2002
Martlew, Eric Labour Party Carlisle 06.03.2002
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 07.03.2002
McNamara, Kevin Labour Party Kingston upon Hull North 11.03.2002
O'Hara, Edward Labour Party Knowsley South 13.03.2002
Pike, Peter L Labour Party Burnley 06.03.2002
Pope, Greg Labour Party Hyndburn 21.03.2002
Purnell, James [R] Labour Party Stalybridge and Hyde 06.03.2002
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 07.03.2002
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 11.03.2002
Tami, Mark Labour Party Alyn and Deeside 06.03.2002
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 11.03.2002
Watson, Tom Labour Party West Bromwich East 06.03.2002
Wright, David Labour Party Telford 06.03.2002