Early day motion 795

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SOCIAL SECTOR UNDER-OCCUPANCY

That this House regrets that the measures to introduce size criteria restrictions to the calculation of housing benefit for working age claimants living in the social rented sector take no account of whether alternative accommodation is available; believes that this will result in cuts to the incomes of some of the poorest in society; notes that such measures fail to provide sufficient safeguards to protect the most vulnerable claimants and ensure that they are not pushed into poverty and homelessness; further believes that they will not achieve their aim of tackling under-occupancy; and further notes that they will risk costing more than they will save.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blomfield, Paul Labour Party Sheffield Central 05.12.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 04.12.2012
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 05.02.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 29.11.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 29.11.2012
Doughty, Stephen Labour Party Cardiff South and Penarth 06.12.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 04.12.2012
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 29.11.2012
Esterson, Bill Labour Party Sefton Central 28.11.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 18.12.2012
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 03.12.2012
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 29.11.2012
Gilmore, Sheila Labour Party Edinburgh East 06.12.2012
Glass, Pat Labour Party North West Durham 29.11.2012
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 04.12.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 03.12.2012
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 17.12.2012
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 29.11.2012
Lammy, David Labour Party Tottenham 28.11.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 03.12.2012
McCabe, Steve Labour Party Birmingham Selly Oak 28.11.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 05.12.2012
Meacher, Michael Labour Party Oldham West and Royton 12.03.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 29.11.2012
Morden, Jessica Labour Party Newport East 28.11.2012
Powell, Lucy Labour Party Manchester Central 28.11.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 05.12.2012
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 04.12.2012
Sawford, Andy Labour Party Corby 28.11.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 04.12.2012
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 03.12.2012
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 05.12.2012
Woodward, Shaun Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 11.12.2012