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COMBATING TINNITUS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 426: tabled on 21 February 2000

Tabled in the 1999-00 session.

This motion has been signed by 228 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House notes that tinnitus affects around one in 10 of the population, including an even higher proportion of older people, and that, following the advances in various therapies to counter the effects of tinnitus, a pharmacological solution is now a real possibility; and urges the Government to encourage appropriate research to this end by all means at its disposal.

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.

Atherton, Ms Candy
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2000
Falmouth and Camborne
Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2000
Bournemouth East
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2000
Erith and Thamesmead
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2000
Lewes
Ballard, Jackie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2000
Taunton
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
North East Derbyshire
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 1 March 2000
East Antrim
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2000
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2000
Chesterfield
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Bootle
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2000
Leeds North West
Blackman, Liz
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2000
Erewash
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2000
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2000
Worthing West
Bottomley, Virginia
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2000
South West Surrey
Bradshaw, Mr Ben
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2000
Exeter
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2000
Carshalton and Wallington
Brand, Dr Peter
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2000
Isle of Wight
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2000
South East Cornwall
Brinton, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Peterborough
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
Dumfries
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 April 2000
Gordon
Butler, Christine
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2000
Castle Point
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2000
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 27 March 2000
Workington
Casale, Roger
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2000
Wimbledon
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Gower
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2000
Chipping Barnet
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2000
Bury North
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 May 2000
Eastleigh
Church, Ms Judith
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2000
Dagenham
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Dr David
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
South Shields
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2000
Coatbridge and Chryston
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 28 March 2000
Cynon Valley
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2000
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Stockton North
Corbett, Mr Robin
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Birmingham, Erdington
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
Islington North
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
Tooting
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2000
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2000
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Leigh
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2000
Coventry South
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Crosby
Darvill, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Upminster
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 March 2000
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2000
Bristol West
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2000
Glasgow, Pollok
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2000
Croydon Central
Davies, Mr Ron
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Caerphilly
Dawson, Mr Hilton
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2000
Lancaster and Wyre
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2000
Stroud
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2000
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2000
Sunderland North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 March 2000
Moray
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 February 2000
Southport
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2000
Newport West
Foster, Mr Derek
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Bishop Auckland
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2000
Bath
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
Glasgow, Maryhill
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 March 2000
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2000
Walsall South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2000
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
Norwich North
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 5 June 2000
Ludlow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
Greenock and Inverclyde
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Golding, Mrs Llin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Gordon, Mrs Eileen
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2000
Romford
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 March 2000
Edinburgh West
Graham, Mr Tommy
Independent Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
West Renfrewshire
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Bridgend
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2000
Morley and Rothwell
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2000
Bedford
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2000
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 April 2000
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 February 2000
Somerton and Frome
Henderson, Mr Doug
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Newcastle upon Tyne North
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Wirral West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Luton North
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2000
Aldershot
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 April 2000
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hume, Mr John
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 6 March 2000
Foyle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2000
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2000
Barnsley Central
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Ms Jenny
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Wolverhampton South West
Jones, Mr Jon Owen
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2000
Cardiff Central
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2000
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 April 2000
Feltham and Heston
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 July 2000
Hereford
Kemp, Mr Fraser
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Houghton and Washington East
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2000
Stafford
King, Mr Tom
Conservative
Signed on 6 April 2000
Bridgwater
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2000
Bromsgrove
Ladyman, Dr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
South Thanet
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Derby North
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 21 February 2000
New Forest East
Linton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 6 April 2000
Battersea
Livsey, Mr Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2000
Brecon and Radnorshire
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 3 April 2000
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Thurrock
Maclennan, Mr Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2000
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Maginnis, Mr Ken
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 March 2000
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Halifax
Malins, Mr Humfrey
Conservative
Signed on 5 April 2000
Woking
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Wrexham
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2000
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McCabe, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2000
Birmingham, Hall Green
McCartney, Mr Robert
United Kingdom Unionist
Signed on 16 March 2000
North Down
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2000
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2000
Dumbarton
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 February 2000
South Down
McIsaac, Shona
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2000
Cleethorpes
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2000
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 March 2000
Hemel Hempstead
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2000
Mansfield
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2000
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 March 2000
Argyll and Bute
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Crawley
Morgan, Mr Alasdair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 February 2000
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Cardiff North
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Knowsley South
O'Neill, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Ochil
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Nuneaton
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2000
Montgomeryshire
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 March 2000
North Antrim
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2000
Broxtowe
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Ilford North
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Burnley
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
St Albans
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2000
Ealing North
Powell, Sir Raymond
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Ogmore
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Pendle
Prior, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2000
North Norfolk
Quinn, Lawrie
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2000
Scarborough and Whitby
Rammell, Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2000
Harlow
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Loughborough
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 March 2000
Newbury
Robinson, Mr Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 March 2000
Belfast East
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2000
Rhondda
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 29 February 2000
East Londonderry
Rowlands, Mr Ted
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2000
Vale of Clwyd
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2000
Lewisham, Deptford
Ruffley, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 5 June 2000
Bury St Edmunds
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2000
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2000
City of Chester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2000
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 3 April 2000
Glasgow, Govan
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Kettering
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2000
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Shephard, Mrs Gillian
Conservative
Signed on 5 June 2000
South West Norfolk
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2000
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Bolsover
Angela Smith,
Signed on 13 April 2000
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Blaenau Gwent
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 29 February 2000
Belfast South
Snape, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
West Bromwich East
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2000
West Worcestershire
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2000
Tonbridge and Malling
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2000
City of Durham
Stevenson, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
Stoke-on-Trent South
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Eccles
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Wellingborough
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2000
Dartford
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 March 2000
Hazel Grove
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2000
Poole
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2000
Esher and Walton
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2000
Solihull
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 May 2000
Truro and St Austell
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2000
Rochford and Southend East
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 March 2000
Ceredigion
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
South Derbyshire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 February 2000
Richmond Park
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2000
East Yorkshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2000
Brighton, Kemptown
Twigg, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2000
Enfield, Southgate
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2000
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 29 February 2000
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2000
Finchley and Golders Green
Walker, Sir Cecil
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 6 March 2000
Belfast North
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2000
Stoke-on-Trent North
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
North East Milton Keynes
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 2 March 2000
Caernarfon
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Conwy
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2000
Walsall North
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2000
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 22 February 2000
Macclesfield
Winterton, Ms Rosie
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Doncaster Central
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Batley and Spen
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2000
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2000
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 16 March 2000
Great Yarmouth
Wright, Dr Tony
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2000
Cannock Chase
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2000
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

COMBATING TINNITUS (Amendment 1)
at end add 'and further urges that research should include alternative therapies which are claimed to be ineffective in dealing with tinnitus.'.
Liberal Democrat, Weston-Super-Mare
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EDM 426A1: tabled on 30 March 2000