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MYELOMA AWARENESS WEEK 21ST - 28TH JUNE 2002

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1427: tabled on 12 June 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 121 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 welcomes National Myeloma Awareness Week between 21st and 28th June, aimed at raising awareness of multiple myeloma, a fatal cancer of the bone marrow that affects over 14,000 people in the United Kingdom at any one time and kills over 2,000 people each year; notes that the aggressive symptoms of myeloma include severe bone pain, frequent pathological fractures, excessive tiredness, bruising and a variety of neurological symptoms and that there is currently no cure for the disease; recognises that the International Myeloma Foundation (UK) is a registered charity dedicated to informing and supporting those affected by myeloma and improving treatments and standards of care through education and research with in excess of 7,000 members; welcomes the Department of Health's announcement that it is allocating in excess of ú130,000 to support the IMF(UK)'s 'M.A.G.I.C - Reaching Out' programme which is a new, innovative resource and information distribution programme developed for healthcare professionals working in the fields of myeloma and AL amyloidosis; and calls upon the Government to support the IMF(UK) in its ongoing efforts to support those affected by the disease and to fund research into finding a cure.

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.

Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2002
Manchester, Withington
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Cardiff West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2002
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Dumfries
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Rhondda
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burnham, Andy
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Leigh
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Twickenham
Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Greenock and Inverclyde
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
Cheadle
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Gower
Chapman, Sir Sydney
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Chipping Barnet
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2002
Peterborough
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2002
Northampton South
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Cynon Valley
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Putney
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Falkirk East
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 24 June 2002
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cran, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Beverley and Holderness
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2002
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2002
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Croydon Central
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2002
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Holborn and St Pancras
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Aberdeen Central
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2002
Perth
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Lichfield
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 18 June 2002
Taunton
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Romsey
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Bridgend
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Bedford
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
Portsmouth South
Harris, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Glasgow, Cathcart
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2002
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2002
Somerton and Frome
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 July 2002
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Chesterfield
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2002
Cheltenham
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Bromsgrove
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
South Dorset
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2002
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Ladyman, Dr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
South Thanet
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Edinburgh North and Leith
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2002
New Forest East
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Worsley
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 June 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Edmonton
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Thurrock
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Martlew, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Carlisle
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Calder Valley
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2002
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Dumbarton
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Glasgow, Maryhill
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2002
Hemel Hempstead
Mountford, Kali
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Colne Valley
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Westbury
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Nuneaton
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Ayr
Pollard, Mr Kerry
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
St Albans
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Pendle
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Portsmouth North
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2002
Moray
Rooney, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Bradford North
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
City of Chester
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 July 2002
Banff and Buchan
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2002
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 13 June 2002
Belfast South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2002
Castle Point
Steen, Mr Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Totnes
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Dartford
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
North West Leicestershire
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 June 2002
Ceredigion
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
South Derbyshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Watson, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 23 July 2002
West Bromwich East
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Conwy
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Congleton
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.