Early day motion 2348

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BANKRUPTCY OF ALLIED STEEL AND WIRE

That this House notes the bankruptcy of Allied Steel Wire (ASW) in 2002 and the deficits of its company pension schemes; recognises the dedicated campaign of John Benson, Denis Kelleher and others aimed at restoring the pensions of ASW members; welcomes the expert advice and support they have received from Dr Ros Altman; and calls on the Government to negotiate with insurers to investigate the unwinding of the annuities of existing ASW pensioners to release additional funds, examine the case for allowing ASW employees to restore their contracted-out rights through deemed buyback and examine the case for raising the indexation cap within the Financial Assistance Scheme to bring to a close the long-running financial insecurity of the former ASW employees.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 01.11.2011
Brennan, Kevin Labour Party Cardiff West 01.11.2011
Cairns, Alun Conservative Party Vale of Glamorgan 01.11.2011
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 02.11.2011
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 02.11.2011
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 02.11.2011
Evans, Jonathan Conservative Party Cardiff North 01.12.2011
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 02.11.2011
Henderson, Gordon Conservative Party Sittingbourne and Sheppey 28.11.2011
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 02.11.2011
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 01.11.2011
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 02.11.2011
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 12.12.2011
Willott, Jenny Liberal Democrats Cardiff Central 01.11.2011