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SHADES FOR A DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1599: tabled on 10 July 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 43 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 recognises the valuable work carried out by The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association; acknowledges that there are 200,000 visually impaired people in the United Kingdom, that each guide dog costs ú35,000 to train and keep throughout its life and that currently the Guide Dogs Association receives no government funding for this service; supports the Shades for a Day campaign on Tuesday 16th July which aims at promoting eye health care and raising important funds for their work by encouraging everyone to wear sunglasses at work or at school to look cool, learn about eyecare and to donate ú1 to Guide Dogs; and recognises the importance of regular eye checks and wearing sunglasses which have been CE marked and protect the eyes from potentially harmful UV rays.

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.

Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2002
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 2002
Worthing West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2002
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2002
Twickenham
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 24 July 2002
Burton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2002
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 July 2002
Perth
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2002
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2002
Walthamstow
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2002
Romsey
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2002
Ludlow
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2002
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2002
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2002
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 July 2002
North Devon
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 11 July 2002
North Down
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 July 2002
Chesterfield
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2002
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2002
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2002
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2002
Hereford
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 July 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 July 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2002
Crawley
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2002
Bristol North West
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 November 2002
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Glasgow, Govan
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 July 2002
Nottingham South
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 July 2002
Hazel Grove
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 July 2002
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2002
Conwy
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 2002
Macclesfield
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2002
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.