Author Archives: Menzies Campbell - Early Day Motions

Working Conditions Of Care Workers

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM806. Motion reads: “That this House notes that care workers play an important role in looking after the elderly, sick and vulnerable; further notes that care workers should be treated with dignity and respect and should have the right to decent terms and conditions; believes that all care workers should be paid the Living Wage of £7.85 as a minimum for all hours worked; further believes that there should be enough care staff present at any one time to provide a premium quality service which meets the emotional and physical needs of residents with compassion and dignity; further believes that carers should be given sufficient, meaningful and constructive face-to-face training, which is provided and completed in normal working hours acknowledging the professional skillset required of them; and calls on the Government to take steps to implement these measures.”

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Disabled Students’ Allowance

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM815. Motion reads: “That this House notes the importance of support for students with disabilities to enable them to access education; is concerned with the proposed changes to the disabled students’ allowance (DSA) annou…

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Sewage On Railway Tracks In Scotland

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM836. Motion reads: “That this House is dismayed that ScotRail train services and also East Coast rail services into Scotland still discharge effluent onto railway tracks; is concerned that there is no formal or legal requ…

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French National Kidnapped In Yemen

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM825. Motion reads: “That this House condemns the kidnapping of Isabelle Prine and interpreter Sherine Makkaoui in Yemen and calls for their immediate release; notes that Ms Prine, a French national and World Bank consulta…

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Access To Treatments For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Tuberous Sclerosis And Morquio Disease

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM819. Motion reads: “That this House is aware that the pause in NHS England’s decision-making process on prioritisation and specialised commissioning has created a block to accessing effective medicines for rare diseases …

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