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SPECIAL CARE BABIES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 588: tabled on 13 July 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 162 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 notes that one in eight babies born every year needs some level of special care and that around 17,000 babies will need intensive care; pays tribute to all medical and nursing staff who work tirelessly to care for these babies; recognises that having a baby in a special care unit can be an extremely stressful experience for parents; welcomes the BLISS Baby Charter which outlines the standard of care which should be aspired to for special care babies; expresses concern that the BLISS report, Special Care For Sick Babies - Choice Or Chance, shows over 70 per cent. of neonatal units surveyed have been closed to new admissions in the last six months and that babies continue to be unnecessarily transferred long distances because of a shortage of staffed cots; and calls upon the Government to do more to help sick and premature babies.

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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 October 2005
Southend West
Arbuthnot, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
North East Hampshire
Baron, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 2005
Billericay
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2005
Edinburgh West
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2005
Aberdeen South
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2005
Kingswood
Blunt, Mr Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 5 June 2006
Reigate
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2005
South Ribble
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 July 2005
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2005
Carshalton and Wallington
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2005
Canterbury
Brokenshire, James
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2005
Hornchurch
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 July 2005
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2005
Dumfries and Galloway
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 October 2005
Gordon
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2005
Rhondda
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2005
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 July 2005
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2005
Gower
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2005
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2005
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clegg, Mr Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2005
Sheffield, Hallam
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2005
Leyton and Wanstead
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2005
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2005
Stockton North
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2005
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2005
Islington North
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2005
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Mr Quentin
Conservative
Signed on 18 January 2006
Grantham and Stamford
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2005
Burton
Mr Jim Devine,
Signed on 3 November 2005
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2005
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2005
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2005
Stroud
Dunne, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Ludlow
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 July 2005
Foyle
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2005
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2005
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2005
Sunderland North
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2005
Lichfield
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2005
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2005
Birkenhead
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2005
Hastings and Rye
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2005
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 10 October 2005
Bethnal Green and Bow
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2005
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2005
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2005
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2005
Romsey
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Chesham and Amersham
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 October 2005
Falmouth and Camborne
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2005
Bishop Auckland
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Surrey Heath
Greening, Justine
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Putney
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2005
Selby
Gummer, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Suffolk Coastal
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2006
Midlothian
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2005
Leeds North East
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hammond, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Wimbledon
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2005
Portsmouth South
Harper, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2005
Forest of Dean
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2005
Oxford West and Abingdon
Hayes, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
South Holland and The Deepings
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
North East Hertfordshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 October 2005
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 10 November 2005
Wealden
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2005
Jarrow
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2005
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Gravesham
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2005
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2005
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Orpington
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2005
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2005
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Hunt, Mr Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
South West Surrey
Mark Hunter,
Signed on 10 October 2005
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2005
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2005
Tamworth
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Clwyd West
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2005
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Joyce, Eric
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2005
Falkirk
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2005
Ealing, Southall
Khan, Mr Sadiq
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2005
Tooting
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Epping Forest
Lamb, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2005
North Norfolk
Lansley, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 19 July 2005
South Cambridgeshire
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 October 2005
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2005
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
New Forest East
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2005
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 July 2005
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 2005
East Worthing and Shoreham
Mates, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
East Hampshire
May, Mrs Theresa
Conservative
Signed on 13 February 2006
Maidenhead
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2005
Calder Valley
McCarthy-Fry, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2006
Portsmouth North
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 March 2006
South Antrim
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2005
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 December 2005
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2005
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 October 2005
South Down
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Newark
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Guildford
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2005
Cardiff North
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2005
Leeds North West
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 18 October 2005
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Westbury
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2005
Bristol North West
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2005
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2005
Ynys Môn
Paice, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2005
South East Cambridgeshire
Paisley, The Reverend Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 March 2006
North Antrim
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Croydon Central
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Hemel Hempstead
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2005
Hyndburn
Prisk, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2005
Hertford and Stortford
Pritchard, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 16 January 2006
The Wrekin
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 July 2005
Southport
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Uxbridge
Rifkind, Sir Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2005
Kensington and Chelsea
Robertson, Mr Laurence
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Tewkesbury
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 July 2005
Strangford
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2005
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 October 2005
Colchester
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
Ilford North
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 21 July 2005
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2005
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 January 2006
Upper Bann
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Vale of Glamorgan
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 October 2005
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Southworth, Helen
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2005
Warrington South
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 2 November 2005
Meriden
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2006
Edinburgh East
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 26 October 2005
South West Devon
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2005
East Devon
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2005
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
Signed on 24 April 2006
Wyre Forest
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 October 2005
Brent East
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2005
Brighton, Kemptown
Ussher, Kitty
Labour
Signed on 9 October 2006
Burnley
Vara, Mr Shailesh
Conservative
Signed on 9 October 2006
North West Cambridgeshire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2005
Finchley and Golders Green
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 11 October 2005
Upminster
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2005
Northavon
Widdecombe, Miss Ann
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Maidstone and The Weald
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
Leominster
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 18 July 2005
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 July 2005
Ceredigion
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 19 December 2005
Spelthorne
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 March 2006
East Antrim
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 2005
Macclesfield
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2005
Great Yarmouth
Wright, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2006
Rugby and Kenilworth

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.