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HYPOTHERMIA AND ENERGY BILL INCREASES

That this House expresses concern at the news that the number of pensioners dying from hypothermia has nearly doubled in five years, a period that has coincided with a succession of cold winters as well as drastic rises in energy bills by energy companies; notes that 1,876 patients were treated for hypothermia in 2010-11, up from 950 in 2006-07; further notes that this coincides with an increase in energy costs over the past five years, especially gas, which has increased in price by 40 per cent.; recognises that energy companies' price rises are leaving more and more pensioners in fuel poverty; and calls on the Government to take action to stop energy companies increasing prices to ensure that people are able to properly heat their homes and not be left with the very real threat of serious illness and even death.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Barron, Kevin Labour Party Rother Valley 21.02.2012
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 23.02.2012
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 23.02.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 23.02.2012
Clarke, Tom Labour Party Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill 21.02.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 23.02.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 28.02.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 21.02.2012
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 23.02.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 20.02.2012
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 21.02.2012
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 21.02.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 23.02.2012
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 23.02.2012
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 01.03.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 21.02.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 21.02.2012
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 01.03.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 23.02.2012
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 29.02.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 21.02.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 21.02.2012
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 20.02.2012
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 27.02.2012
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 28.02.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 29.02.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 23.02.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 21.02.2012
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 23.02.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 23.02.2012
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 20.02.2012
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 23.02.2012
Winnick, David Labour Party Walsall North 21.02.2012