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ME AWARENESS WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1266: tabled on 09 May 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 70 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House welcomes the International ME Awareness Day on 12th May as part of the awareness week from 12th to 18th May; recognises the debilitation of the illness that affects approximately 150,000 people in the United Kingdom; acknowledges the difficulties there have been in diagnosis and recognition; and requests greater research into ME and additional medical, welfare and benefit provision for sufferers and their 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.

Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Leeds North West
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 10 May 2002
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2002
Carshalton and Wallington
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Dumfries
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2002
Twickenham
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Gower
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Tyne Bridge
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Islington North
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2002
Kingston and Surbiton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Hendon
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Stroud
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Eltham
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 May 2002
Perth
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2002
St Ives
Green, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2002
Ludlow
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 2002
Portsmouth South
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Jarrow
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2002
Wirral West
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2002
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Luton North
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 May 2002
Cheltenham
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2002
South Dorset
Kumar, Dr Ashok
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Worsley
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 May 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Luke, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Dundee East
MacDonald, Dr Calum
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Western Isles
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Halifax
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2002
Hayes and Harlington
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Crawley
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2002
Knowsley South
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Ilford North
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2002
Hyndburn
Quin, Joyce
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Gateshead East and Washington West
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Portsmouth North
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 May 2002
Banff and Buchan
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2002
Glasgow, Govan
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 May 2002
Nottingham South
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
City of Durham
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2002
Hazel Grove
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 4 July 2002
East Devon
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Alyn and Deeside
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
North West Leicestershire
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Brighton, Kemptown
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 May 2002
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2002
Conwy
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2002
Glasgow, Baillieston
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2002
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

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

ME AWARENESS WEEK (Amendment 1)
at end add 'and the provision by Government of the extra resources required.'.
Labour, North East Derbyshire
10
signatures
EDM 1266A1: tabled on 10 May 2002