Early day motion 127

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That this House recognises that May 2013 is Scams Awareness Month; believes scams to be crimes, the majority of which go unreported by victims despite the distressing consequences often caused; acknowledges that estimates show that in Scotland 48 per cent of people have been targeted by scammers leading to a loss of £350 million every year; understands that scammers and fraudsters use a variety of ways to con people out of money including post, telephone, online or in person; knows that the Citizens Advice consumer service dealt with over 4,000 scam cases in Scotland in 2012; considers that consumers should be able to access information to be empowered to spot and report scams; values the Citizens Advice service in Scotland in providing such information and advice to consumers and helping to raise awareness of scams throughout communities across the country; and congratulates organisations in North Ayrshire including North Ayrshire Citizens Advice Service using this opportunity to ensure that the people of the area are made aware of how they can protect themselves from scammers in the future.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 05.06.2013
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 20.05.2013
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 21.05.2013
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 03.06.2013
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 21.05.2013
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 20.05.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 21.05.2013
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 11.07.2013
Davidson, Ian Labour Party Glasgow South West 03.06.2013
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 21.05.2013
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 03.07.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 20.05.2013
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 21.05.2013
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 17.06.2013
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 21.05.2013
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 04.06.2013
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 06.06.2013
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 21.05.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 20.05.2013
Kennedy, Charles Liberal Democrats Ross Skye and Lochaber 21.05.2013
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 11.06.2013
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 03.06.2013
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 19.06.2013
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 05.06.2013
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 04.06.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 21.05.2013
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 20.05.2013
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 03.06.2013
Reid, Alan Liberal Democrats Argyll and Bute 21.05.2013
Riordan, Linda Labour Party Halifax 21.05.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 21.05.2013
Robertson, John Labour Party Glasgow North West 20.05.2013
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 19.06.2013
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 20.05.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 21.05.2013
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 20.05.2013
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 04.06.2013
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 04.06.2013
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 17.06.2013