Early day motion 1039

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That this House welcomes the States of Jersey's vote to set the Jersey Living Wage of £9.75 per hour for public sector employees and sub-contractors from 1 June 2018; supports the development of low-pay policy in the Channel Islands and all Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories; notes that in 2014 Condor Ferries paid Ukrainian stewards £2.46 per hour on lifeline ferry services from Portsmouth to Jersey and Guernsey; is concerned that international seafarers working on Condor Ferries' Bahamian-registered fleet continue to be paid well below the UK National Living Wage of £7.50 per hour; supports the application and enforcement of National Minimum Wage rates of pay in UK territorial waters; and calls on the Government to support the RMT union's campaign to eradicate low pay for seafarers on outsourced public contracts for lifeline passenger and freight ferry services between the UK and the Channel Islands.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Carmichael, Alistair Liberal Democrats Orkney and Shetland 16.03.2018
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 13.03.2018
Gaffney, Hugh Labour Party Coatbridge Chryston and Bellshill 14.03.2018
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 12.03.2018
Hill, Mike Labour Party Hartlepool 13.03.2018
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 15.03.2018
Linden, David Scottish National Party Glasgow East 13.03.2018
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 08.03.2018
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 08.03.2018
Rimmer, Marie Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 14.03.2018
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 12.03.2018
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 13.03.2018
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 12.03.2018