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VISION AID OVERSEAS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1147: tabled on 17 April 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 48 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 work of Crawley based charity, Vision Aid Overseas, in helping people in the developing world with their visual problems; notes the contribution of the many UK qualified opticians who have volunteered to use their skills overseas in Vision Aid projects since it started in 1985; recognises the very real difference this work has made to thousands of people in a total of 19 countries visited so far; further welcomes the involvement of a variety of partners including eight of Her Majesty's prisons in the United Kingdom, Rotary Clubs, schools, churches and others who help Vision Aid Overseas collect, clean, sort and re-cycle unwanted spectacles ready for transport overseas; and calls on honourable Members to join in congratulating Vision Aid Overseas on their work and in celebrating their 100th project in Ghana which begins on 18th May by encouraging their constituents to be involved with this excellent scheme.

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.

Cairns, David
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Greenock and Inverclyde
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Islington North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2002
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 April 2002
Kingston and Surbiton
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Glasgow, Pollok
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2002
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Heywood and Middleton
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2002
Guildford
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 7 May 2002
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Sunderland North
Ewing, Annabelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 April 2002
Perth
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2002
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2002
St Ives
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Bridgend
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2002
Portsmouth South
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 May 2002
Somerton and Frome
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 April 2002
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2002
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2002
Chorley
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 May 2002
Cheltenham
Knight, Jim
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
South Dorset
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 18 April 2002
Edinburgh North and Leith
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 April 2002
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2002
Wrexham
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2002
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2002
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2002
Hayes and Harlington
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
Portsmouth North
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2002
Vale of Clwyd
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 22 April 2002
Belfast South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2002
North West Leicestershire
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 April 2002
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 April 2002
Richmond Park
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2002
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2002
Finchley and Golders Green
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2002
Upminster
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2002
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 April 2002
Caernarfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.