Edward Miliband's 11 Early Day Motions
Date Tabled Title Signatures
22 Jan 2020
Edward Miliband signed this EDM on Tuesday 28th January 2020

Max Freedman's service to parliamentary staff

Tabled by: John Cryer (Labour - Leyton and Wanstead)
That this House recognises Max Freedman's commitment over 10 years as the chair of the Parliamentary staff UNITE trade union branch representing staff of all parties in Parliament and constituency offices; appreciates that over the past decade he has worked tirelessly in representing staff of hon. Members both in individual …
76 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2020)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 60
Scottish National Party: 9
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Green Party: 1
23 Apr 2019
Edward Miliband signed this EDM on Thursday 3rd October 2019

PROVIDING FINANCIAL RESTITUTION TO 1950s WOMEN

Tabled by: Anna McMorrin (Labour - Cardiff North)
That this House welcomes the positive interventions from many hon. Members from across the House on behalf of women born in the 1950s who have lost their pensions; welcomes the equalisation of retirement ages between women and men; recalls that women born in the 1950s were subject to discriminatory employment …
225 signatures
(Most recent: 8 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 134
Scottish National Party: 24
Conservative: 23
Liberal Democrat: 15
Independent: 14
Democratic Unionist Party: 10
Plaid Cymru: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
17 Apr 2018
Edward Miliband signed this EDM on Tuesday 4th September 2018

DEMOLITION PLANS IN KHAN AL-AHMAR VILLAGE IN THE WEST BANK

Tabled by: Lisa Nandy (Labour - Wigan)
That this House notes with concern the upcoming Israeli High Court hearing on 25 April 2018 on the demolition of buildings in the village of Khan al-Ahmar in the West Bank; condemns those plans and the impact they will have on communities in the occupied Palestinian territories; believes that the …
109 signatures
(Most recent: 12 Dec 2018)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 61
Scottish National Party: 21
Liberal Democrat: 12
Conservative: 6
Independent: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
20 Jul 2017
Edward Miliband signed this EDM on Wednesday 14th March 2018

MINEWORKERS PENSION SCHEME

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House believes the Government should enter into open and fair negotiations with the Mineworkers Pension Scheme Trustees; recognises the 50-50 surplus sharing arrangement is grossly disproportionate for the Government guarantee; believes that the scheme should solely operate for the benefit of its members who contributed to the fund …
74 signatures
(Most recent: 17 Jun 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 54
Scottish National Party: 6
Conservative: 4
Independent: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Plaid Cymru: 3
Non-affiliated: 1
27 Jun 2017
Edward Miliband signed this EDM on Wednesday 19th July 2017

WOMEN AGAINST STATE PENSION INEQUALITY

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House believes it has a moral duty to ensure that there is a fair transition for women born on or after 6 April 1951 regarding their pensions; recognises the need for a non-means tested bridging pension that will secure the financial stability of those affected by the 1995 …
197 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Oct 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 123
Scottish National Party: 35
Independent: 11
Liberal Democrat: 10
Democratic Unionist Party: 9
Plaid Cymru: 3
Conservative: 2
The Independent Group for Change: 2
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
26 Jun 2017
Edward Miliband signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 26th June 2017

LOWERING THE VOTING AGE TO 16

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes that 16 year olds can enter into marriage and civil partnerships, pay income tax and national insurance, obtain social security benefits in their own right, become a company director, consent to medical treatment, and join the armed forces, a political party or a trade union; believes …
96 signatures
(Most recent: 27 Nov 2017)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 53
Scottish National Party: 24
Liberal Democrat: 7
Independent: 6
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Conservative: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
22 Feb 2016
Edward Miliband signed this EDM on Monday 7th March 2016

CLOSURE OF SHEFFIELD BIS OFFICE

Tabled by: Paul Blomfield (Labour - Sheffield Central)
That this House condemns the Government's decision to close the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) office in Sheffield; notes that there are 247 experienced policy staff working for BIS in this office who are responsible for delivering Government policy on a range of issues including apprenticeships and further …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 18 Apr 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 15
Scottish National Party: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
1 Jul 2015
Edward Miliband signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 1st July 2015

HATFIELD COLLIERY CLOSURE (NO. 2)

Tabled by: Ian Lavery (Labour - Wansbeck)
That this House is disappointed and deeply saddened by the announcement that employee-owned Hatfield Colliery has ceased production following a refusal by the Government to provide the required financial assistance; deeply regrets the imminent loss of the jobs of 428 miners and support staff, the impact this will have on …
29 signatures
(Most recent: 13 Jul 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 17
Independent: 3
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
17 Mar 2015
Edward Miliband signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 17th March 2015

CONSULTANT LOBBYING

Tabled by: Edward Miliband (Labour - Doncaster North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Registration of Consultant Lobbyists Regulations 2015 [SI, 2015, No. 379], dated 24 February 2015, a copy of which was laid before this House on 26 February 2015, be annulled
21 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Mar 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 12
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
17 Mar 2015
Edward Miliband signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 17th March 2015

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Tabled by: Edward Miliband (Labour - Doncaster North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 [SI, 2015, No. 102], dated 4 February 2015, a copy of which was laid before this House on 5 February 2015, be annulled
50 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Mar 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 27
Independent: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
10 Feb 2015
Edward Miliband signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 10th February 2015

BETTING, GAMING AND LOTTERIES

Tabled by: Edward Miliband (Labour - Doncaster North)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Gaming Machine (Circumstances of Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I., 2015, No. 121), dated 2 February 2015, a copy of which was laid before this House on 4 February, be annulled.
60 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Mar 2015)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 32
Independent: 3
The Independent Group for Change: 1
Green Party: 1