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CARERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

EDM (Early Day Motion) 120: tabled on 23 November 2004

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 145 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House praises the valuable and vital role played by the estimated six million carers in the United Kingdom; notes that the fourth annual Carers' Rights Day is being held on Friday 3rd December; welcomes previous improvements to the carer's allowance; recognises, too, that an estimated ú660 million of carers' benefits go unclaimed each year; and calls upon the Government to mount a campaign to encourage better take-up of allowances rightly due to carers in this country.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2004
Edinburgh West
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 24 November 2004
East Antrim
Blizzard, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Waveney
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 4 April 2005
Reigate
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
South Ribble
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Manchester, Withington
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2004
Canterbury
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2004
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2005
Dumfries
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2004
Birmingham, Northfield
Burt, Alistair
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2005
North East Bedfordshire
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 December 2004
Cheadle
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 November 2004
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Gower
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2005
Chipping Barnet
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 21 December 2004
Northampton South
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2005
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Leyton and Wanstead
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2004
Putney
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2004
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2004
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2004
Bolton North East
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2004
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2004
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2004
Easington
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Caerphilly
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 November 2004
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 November 2004
Lagan Valley
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2004
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Stroud
Duncan, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2005
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2004
Wallasey
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2004
Monmouth
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2004
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2004
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Ribble Valley
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 December 2004
Perth
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2004
Lichfield
Flight, Mr Howard
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
Arundel and South Downs
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 21 December 2004
Ilford South
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2004
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 November 2004
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2004
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2004
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2004
Romsey
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 2 December 2004
Chesham and Amersham
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Bridgend
Gummer, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 9 December 2004
Suffolk Coastal
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2004
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 November 2004
Portsmouth South
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
North East Hertfordshire
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 25 January 2005
Wealden
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 December 2004
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2005
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2004
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Orpington
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2004
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Independent Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2004
Basingstoke
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2004
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2004
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2004
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 2004
Cheltenham
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2004
Stafford
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Bromsgrove
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Edinburgh North and Leith
Letwin, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
West Dorset
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 November 2004
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2004
East Worthing and Shoreham
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Penrith and The Border
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Wolverhampton South West
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2004
Maidenhead
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Dumbarton
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 9 December 2004
Vale of York
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Glasgow, Maryhill
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2005
Hemel Hempstead
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Mansfield
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 13 December 2004
Newark
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2005
Great Grimsby
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2005
Eddisbury
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2004
Forest of Dean
Osborne, Mr George
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Tatton
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2004
Ayr
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Ynys Môn
Paice, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2005
South East Cambridgeshire
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2004
Ilford North
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2004
Brentwood and Ongar
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2004
Hyndburn
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2004
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 November 2004
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Uxbridge
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2004
Loughborough
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 November 2004
Strangford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 November 2004
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2004
Glasgow, Govan
Savidge, Mr Malcolm
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2004
Aberdeen North
Sayeed, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 23 February 2005
Mid Bedfordshire
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2004
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2004
South West Bedfordshire
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2004
Aldridge-Brownhills
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2004
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 24 November 2004
Belfast South
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2004
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 25 November 2004
Castle Point
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 20 December 2004
Wellingborough
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2004
East Devon
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
North West Leicestershire
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 30 November 2004
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2004
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2004
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2004
Hamilton South
Viggers, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 21 December 2004
Gosport
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Liverpool, West Derby
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 4 April 2005
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2004
Upminster
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
North East Milton Keynes
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2004
Leominster
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 8 December 2004
Ruislip - Northwood
Willetts, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2004
Havant
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2004
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2004
Conwy
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2004
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2004
Teignbridge

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.