Early day motion 2487

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INCAPACITY BENEFIT REFORM

That this House notes the report on the Government's Incapacity Benefits Reform published by the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, based at Sheffield Hallam University, which exposes the likely impact of such changes in different parts of the UK; is alarmed by its findings which showthat the numbers likely to be pushed off benefit entitlements by these measures will be much greater amongst the UK's older industrial areas where jobs are hardest to find; and calls on the Government to desist from the introduction of its benefits changes until such time as additional measures to promote local and regional economic development are firmly established.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 30.11.2011
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 29.11.2011
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 30.11.2011
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 30.11.2011
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 23.01.2012
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 06.12.2011
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 01.12.2011
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 08.12.2011
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 08.12.2011
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 08.12.2011
McKenzie, Iain Labour Party Inverclyde 01.12.2011
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 29.11.2011
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 29.11.2011
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 12.12.2011
Murphy, Paul Labour Party Torfaen 14.12.2011
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 08.12.2011
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 06.12.2011
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 08.12.2011
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 19.01.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 01.12.2011
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 08.12.2011
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 08.12.2011