Early day motion 632

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That this House recognises the work of Electrical Safety First, a charity dedicated to preventing deaths, injuries and damage caused by electricity, to raise awareness of people being put at risk by a new trend in which thousands of potentially dangerous counterfeit products are out on sale on social media; notes that sales of illegal, fake goods on social media have increased by nearly 15 per cent in the last year; further notes that, in the past year, the percentage of counterfeit goods seized by authorities because they posed a threat to people's health and safety has doubled, with the number of mobile telephones seized for this reason increasing by over 50 per cent in the last year; further notes that counterfeit electrical products often contain faulty parts, causing electric shocks, overheating and the ability to catch fire contributing to nearly 6,000 house fires; and calls on the Government to assess and tackle the number of dangerous counterfeit electrical goods being sold on social media in the UK.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 12.01.2015
Barron, Kevin Labour Party Rother Valley 13.01.2015
Bayley, Hugh Labour Party York Central 16.12.2014
Benton, Joe Labour Party Bootle 23.01.2015
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 16.12.2014
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 06.01.2015
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 17.12.2014
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 17.12.2014
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 14.01.2015
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 13.01.2015
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 16.12.2014
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 17.12.2014
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 17.12.2014
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 14.01.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 16.12.2014
Fitzpatrick, Jim Labour Party Poplar and Limehouse 15.12.2014
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 05.01.2015
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 18.12.2014
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 17.12.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 16.12.2014
Harvey, Nick Liberal Democrats North Devon 15.01.2015
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 17.12.2014
Hood, Jim Labour Party Lanark and Hamilton East 19.01.2015
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 06.01.2015
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 17.12.2014
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 18.12.2014
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 08.01.2015
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 17.12.2014
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 06.01.2015
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 16.12.2014
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 16.12.2014
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 05.01.2015
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 17.12.2014
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 17.12.2014
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 17.12.2014
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 05.01.2015
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 17.12.2014
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 12.01.2015
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 16.12.2014
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 16.12.2014
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 07.01.2015
Stunell, Andrew Liberal Democrats Hazel Grove 08.01.2015
Thornton, Mike Liberal Democrats Eastleigh 06.01.2015
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 17.12.2014
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 13.01.2015
Williamson, Chris Labour Party Derby North 17.12.2014