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MIDWIFERY AND MATERNITY SERVICES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 728: tabled on 21 February 2005

Tabled in the 2004-05 session.

This motion has been signed by 58 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 believes that first class maternity services are a vital component within a 21st century NHS; commends midwives for the excellent work they do in delivering maternity services to women; and calls upon the Department of Health to increase investment in maternity services to deal with current staffing shortages, allowing all women in the future a choice in maternity services, including giving birth at home or in a midwife-led unit.

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.

Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 February 2005
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2005
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clarke, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Northampton South
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2005
Leyton and Wanstead
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2005
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Keighley
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2005
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 February 2005
Belfast North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2005
Stroud
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2005
Monmouth
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2005
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2005
Sunderland North
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Aberavon
Gill, Parmjit Singh
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 April 2005
Leicester South
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2005
Bridgend
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2005
Jarrow
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2005
Vauxhall
Hurst, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2005
Braintree
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2005
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2005
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2005
Cheltenham
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
Stafford
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 February 2005
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2005
Shrewsbury and Atcham
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 March 2005
South Down
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Kingston upon Hull North
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 22 February 2005
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2005
Crawley
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Ynys Môn
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2005
Ealing North
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2005
Southport
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Portsmouth North
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 10 March 2005
Loughborough
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 March 2005
Strangford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2005
Nottingham South
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 22 February 2005
Belfast South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
North West Leicestershire
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 22 February 2005
Ceredigion
Tonge, Dr Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2005
Richmond Park
Trickett, Jon
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2005
Hemsworth
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2005
North Cornwall
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2005
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2005
Swansea West
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2005
Conwy
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2005
Brecon and Radnorshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.