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CENTENARIANS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 125: tabled on 17 June 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 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 congratulates DGAA Homelife on commissioning and publishing an interview study with 100 centenarians living throughout the United Kingdom; believes that the study will provide essential information that will influence future thinking and policy making on housing, health needs and provision of care for this rapidly growing age sector; notes that the number of centenarians has grown from 271 in 1951,the year before Her Majesty the Queen came to the throne, to 4,400 in 1991 and 8,000 today; recognises that the numbers are projected to rise further to 30,000 by the year 2030; and congratulates DGAA Homelife, founded as the Distressed Gentlefolk's Aid Association in Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee year of 1897, on reaching its own 100th birthday this year.

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.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support.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.