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CARERS WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1225: tabled on 01 May 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 246 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 the organisation of Carers Week being held this year from 10th to 16th June; notes that carers look after family members, friends and partners who need their assistance because they are ill, frail or have a disability; warmly welcomes the unique partnership of Carers UK, Contact a Family, Crossroads, Caring for Carers and The Princess Royal Trust for Carers who jointly organise Carers Week; expresses its huge admiration for the UK's six million carers; notes the recently published report from Carers UK, which estimates ú57 billion as being the amount that carers annually save the Exchequer; and calls for increased support and recognition for carers.

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.

Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
West Bromwich West
Baird, Vera
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Redcar
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
North East Derbyshire
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 May 2002
Edinburgh West
Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Rother Valley
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Leeds West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
City of York
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 May 2002
East Antrim
Bellingham, Mr Henry
Conservative
Signed on 1 May 2002
North West Norfolk
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2002
Buckingham
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Leeds North West
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2002
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Boswell, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Daventry
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2002
Worthing West
Bottomley, Virginia
Conservative
Signed on 1 May 2002
South West Surrey
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 2002
Altrincham and Sale West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2002
Carshalton and Wallington
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2002
Canterbury
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
South East Cornwall
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Dumfries
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Rhondda
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Birmingham, Northfield
Burnham, Andy
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Leigh
Burns, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 10 May 2002
West Chelmsford
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2002
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 May 2002
Twickenham
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 May 2002
Cheadle
Cameron, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Witney
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2002
North East Fife
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 May 2002
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2002
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Morley and Rothwell
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Bury North
Chidgey, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2002
Eastleigh
Clappison, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 21 May 2002
Hertsmere
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Peterborough
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Northampton South
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Tyne Bridge
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2002
Cynon Valley
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2002
Putney
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Falkirk East
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2002
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2002
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2002
Weston-Super-Mare
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2002
Tooting
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2002
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Hornchurch
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2002
Coventry South
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Crosby
Daisley, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Brent East
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2002
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Bristol West
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Caerphilly
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Glasgow, Pollok
Davies, Denzil
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Llanelli
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Croydon Central
Davis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Birmingham, Hodge Hill
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Burton
Dhanda, Mr Parmjit
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Gloucester
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 May 2002
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 19 June 2002
Lagan Valley
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Cunninghame South
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 May 2002
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
South Swindon
Duncan, Mr Alan
Conservative
Signed on 26 June 2002
Rutland and Melton
Duncan, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 May 2002
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Eltham
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Liverpool, Riverside
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 May 2002
Perth
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 2002
Lichfield
Flook, Mr Adrian
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 2002
Taunton
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Stevenage
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Aberavon
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 7 May 2002
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 May 2002
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2002
Romsey
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 23 July 2002
Chesham and Amersham
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
North Wiltshire
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2002
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2002
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Selby
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Midlothian
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2002
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 May 2002
Portsmouth South
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Oxford West and Abingdon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 May 2002
Somerton and Frome
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Preston
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2002
Wealden
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 8 May 2002
North Down
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Wirral West
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Wakefield
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Vauxhall
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 May 2002
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 2002
Orpington
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2002
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 16 May 2002
Basingstoke
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Barnsley Central
Jack, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2002
Fylde
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Hampstead and Highgate
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Jackson, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 2002
Wantage
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2002
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 May 2002
Cheltenham
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2002
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Ealing, Southall
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Stafford
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 8 May 2002
Bromsgrove
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2002
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
South Dorset
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 5 July 2002
Epping Forest
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2002
North Norfolk
Lawrence, Mrs Jackie
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2002
Preseli Pembrokeshire
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2002
Yeovil
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 27 June 2002
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 June 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
East Worthing and Shoreham
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2002
Wrexham
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 2002
Mid Worcestershire
Luke, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Dundee East
Lyons, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2002
Strathkelvin and Bearsden
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Western Isles
MacDougall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2002
Central Fife
Mackay, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2002
Bracknell
Maclean, David
Conservative
Signed on 2 July 2002
Penrith and The Border
Mahmood, Mr Khalid
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Birmingham, Perry Barr
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Amber Valley
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 May 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
Maidenhead
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Dumbarton
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 16 May 2002
South Down
McIntosh, Miss Anne
Conservative
Signed on 6 November 2002
Vale of York
McKechin, Ann
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Glasgow, Maryhill
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Kingston upon Hull North
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2002
Hemel Hempstead
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Crawley
Mole, Chris
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Ipswich
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2002
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Cardiff North
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 4 July 2002
North East Cambridgeshire
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Leeds East
Munn, Meg
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Sheffield, Heeley
O'Brien, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 2002
Eddisbury
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Nuneaton
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Forest of Dean
Osborne, Mr George
Conservative
Signed on 16 May 2002
Tatton
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Broxtowe
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Ilford North
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2002
Brentwood and Ongar
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Burnley
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 May 2002
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Dover
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2002
Southport
Purnell, James
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Stalybridge and Hyde
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 24 June 2002
Gateshead East and Washington West
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Portsmouth North
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 May 2002
Moray
Robinson, Mr Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 May 2002
Belfast East
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Vale of Clwyd
Ruffley, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 21 May 2002
Bury St Edmunds
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 May 2002
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
City of Chester
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Reading West
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2002
Kettering
Sayeed, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 25 June 2002
Mid Bedfordshire
Sedgemore, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 12 June 2002
South West Bedfordshire
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Chatham and Aylesford
Shephard, Mrs Gillian
Conservative
Signed on 9 May 2002
South West Norfolk
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
West Renfrewshire
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Bradford West
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Vale of Glamorgan
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
Blaenau Gwent
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 2002
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 May 2002
Belfast South
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 17 July 2002
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 8 May 2002
Castle Point
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
City of Durham
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2002
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Stinchcombe, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2002
Wellingborough
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Hazel Grove
Swayne, Mr Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 7 November 2002
New Forest West
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 7 November 2002
East Devon
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2002
Alyn and Deeside
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2002
Truro and St Austell
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 2 May 2002
Ceredigion
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2002
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
South Derbyshire
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 May 2002
Richmond Park
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Hemsworth
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2002
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 May 2002
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 10 June 2002
North Dorset
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 10 May 2002
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 7 November 2002
Upminster
Watson, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
West Bromwich East
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 May 2002
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 May 2002
Angus
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2002
North East Milton Keynes
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 2002
Maidstone and The Weald
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 22 July 2002
Leominster
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2002
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2002
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2002
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 2 May 2002
Macclesfield
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wright, David
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Telford
Wright, Dr Tony
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2002
Cannock Chase
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Young, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 1 May 2002
North West Hampshire
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 May 2002
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.