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ATHLETES WITH DOWN'S SYNDROME AT THE PARALYMPICS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 674: tabled on 21 July 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 63 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 commends the success of the British team at the Down's Syndrome World Swimming Championships; notes that at the Paralympics at present, swimmers with Down's Syndrome have to compete in the S14 category for athletes with learning disabilities, which is a wide category that includes people with little physical disability; expresses concern that this creates an uneven playing field; and calls upon the Government to put pressure on the IPC to allow swimmers with Down's Syndrome to compete in a separate category.

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 19 October 2005
Southend West
Bacon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 9 November 2005
South Norfolk
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2005
Leeds West
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2005
Kingswood
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2005
Carshalton and Wallington
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2005
Canterbury
Browne, Mr Jeremy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2005
Taunton
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2005
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 October 2005
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2005
Gower
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 21 October 2005
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2005
Islington North
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 October 2005
Belfast North
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 October 2005
Sunderland North
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 18 October 2005
South West Norfolk
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2005
Harborough
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 18 October 2005
Chesham and Amersham
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 11 October 2005
Surrey Heath
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2005
North Wiltshire
Gummer, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Suffolk Coastal
Hammond, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 12 October 2005
Runnymede and Weybridge
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 October 2005
Portsmouth South
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 8 November 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 11 January 2006
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 18 October 2005
North Down
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2005
Gateshead East and Washington West
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 October 2005
Chesterfield
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2005
Chorley
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2005
Clwyd West
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2005
Epping Forest
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 30 November 2005
New Forest East
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 12 October 2005
East Worthing and Shoreham
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2005
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2005
Mansfield
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 17 October 2005
Newark
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2005
Guildford
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 12 October 2005
North East Cambridgeshire
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 18 October 2005
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 20 December 2005
Westbury
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2005
Ynys Môn
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Croydon Central
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 11 October 2005
Uxbridge
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 October 2005
Strangford
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 1 November 2005
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2005
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 October 2005
Upper Bann
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 2 November 2005
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 10 October 2005
Castle Point
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2006
East Devon
Tredinnick, David
Conservative
Signed on 19 October 2005
Bosworth
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 12 October 2005
Lancaster and Wyre
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 11 October 2005
Upminster
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2005
Leominster
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 October 2005
Brecon and Radnorshire
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2005
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.