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ELDER ABUSE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1499: tabled on 26 January 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 190 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 condemns the abuse of older people as a national shame; supports the Help the Aged campaign, which is being taken forward in partnership with Action on Elder Abuse, to raise awareness of abuse and increase recognition that all should take responsibility for putting a stop to the abuse of older people; believes that older people have the right to live free from fear and harm; urges immediate action to prevent and tackle elder abuse; and calls for improved mechanisms to address elder abuse through more effective regulatory systems and law enforcement, vetting and barring of health and social care workers and increased access to advocacy and support for people affected by elder abuse.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2006
Blaydon
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Rossendale and Darwen
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 2006
Hexham
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Erith and Thamesmead
Bacon, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2006
South Norfolk
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2006
Lewes
Banks, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
Ochil and South Perthshire
Baron, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 31 January 2006
Billericay
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2006
Edinburgh West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 2 May 2006
City of York
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Bootle
Bercow, John
Conservative
Signed on 25 May 2006
Buckingham
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Bone, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2006
Wellingborough
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2006
South Ribble
Boswell, Mr Tim
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2006
Daventry
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 2006
Worthing West
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 February 2006
Carshalton and Wallington
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2006
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Lyn
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2006
West Ham
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2006
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Birmingham, Northfield
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2006
Solihull
Butterfill, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 9 February 2006
Bournemouth West
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2006
Twickenham
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Morley and Rothwell
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 March 2006
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clegg, Mr Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 March 2006
Sheffield, Hallam
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Leyton and Wanstead
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 1 February 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2006
West Lancashire
Creagh, Mary
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Wakefield
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2006
Keighley
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Easington
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2006
Coventry South
Curtis-Thomas, Mrs Claire
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2006
Crosby
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2006
Kingston and Surbiton
Mr Dai Davies,
Signed on 6 November 2006
Davies, David T. C.
Conservative
Signed on 4 May 2006
Monmouth
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2006
Shipley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Livingston
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Hendon
Djanogly, Mr Jonathan
Conservative
Signed on 30 March 2006
Huntingdon
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 February 2006
Lagan Valley
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2006
Aberdeen North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2006
Stroud
Dunne, Mr Philip
Conservative
Signed on 20 April 2006
Ludlow
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 1 February 2006
Foyle
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2006
Sunderland North
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2006
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2006
Hornsey and Wood Green
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Newport West
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2006
Hastings and Rye
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Aberavon
Fraser, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2006
South West Norfolk
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 2 February 2006
Bethnal Green and Bow
Garnier, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2006
Harborough
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2006
St Ives
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2006
Walthamstow
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2006
Romsey
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 February 2006
Birmingham, Sparkbrook and Small Heath
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2006
Falmouth and Camborne
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Bishop Auckland
Goodwill, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 2 March 2006
Scarborough and Whitby
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2006
Surrey Heath
Greening, Justine
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2006
Putney
Griffith, Nia
Labour
Signed on 29 March 2006
Llanelli
Gummer, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 14 February 2006
Suffolk Coastal
Hall, Patrick
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2006
Bedford
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Midlothian
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2006
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 January 2006
Portsmouth South
Hands, Mr Greg
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2006
Hammersmith and Fulham
Harris, Dr Evan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2006
Oxford West and Abingdon
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2006
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2006
Somerton and Frome
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 13 February 2006
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2006
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hillier, Meg
Labour
Signed on 20 April 2006
Hackney South and Shoreditch
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2006
Gateshead East and Washington West
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Vauxhall
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Luton North
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2006
Cheltenham
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 20 March 2006
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Chorley
Huhne, Chris
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2006
Eastleigh
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 January 2006
Cheadle
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2006
North Essex
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2006
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kawczynski, Daniel
Conservative
Signed on 16 March 2006
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Keeble, Ms Sally
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Northampton North
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2006
Feltham and Heston
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2006
Hereford
Kemp, Mr Fraser
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2006
Houghton and Washington East
Kirkbride, Julie
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2006
Bromsgrove
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 March 2006
Richmond Park
Lait, Mrs Jacqui
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2006
Beckenham
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2006
North East Milton Keynes
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2006
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2006
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Brighton, Pavilion
Lidington, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2006
Aylesbury
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 31 January 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
MacDougall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Glenrothes
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2006
Thurrock
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 February 2006
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Main, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 2006
St Albans
Malins, Mr Humfrey
Conservative
Signed on 17 March 2006
Woking
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2006
Wolverhampton South West
Mates, Mr Michael
Conservative
Signed on 6 February 2006
East Hampshire
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Calder Valley
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 February 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
West Dunbartonshire
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 26 January 2006
South Down
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2006
Guildford
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2006
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2006
Crawley
Moon, Mrs Madeleine
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Bridgend
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 May 2006
Leeds North West
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 9 May 2006
Westbury
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2006
Bristol North West
Oaten, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 March 2006
Winchester
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 March 2006
Montgomeryshire
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 26 January 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Penrose, John
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2006
Weston-Super-Mare
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 31 January 2006
Pendle
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 1 February 2006
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2006
Southport
Randall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2006
Uxbridge
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2006
Halifax
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2006
Coventry North West
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 February 2006
Strangford
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2006
North Cornwall
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 14 February 2006
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 2006
Colchester
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 16 May 2006
Ilford North
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 21 March 2006
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 1 February 2006
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 31 October 2006
Bradford West
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Bolsover
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2006
Vale of Glamorgan
Southworth, Helen
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Warrington South
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 30 January 2006
Castle Point
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2006
Eccles
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2006
Edinburgh East
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 February 2006
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2006
East Dunbartonshire
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 2 February 2006
Alyn and Deeside
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Dr Richard
Independent
Signed on 10 March 2006
Wyre Forest
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 9 February 2006
Sherwood
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 22 March 2006
South Derbyshire
Tredinnick, David
Conservative
Signed on 28 February 2006
Bosworth
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 30 January 2006
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2006
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 1 February 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Ben
Conservative
Signed on 18 April 2006
Lancaster and Wyre
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2006
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2006
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2006
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2006
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2006
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 February 2006
Cardiff Central
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 May 2006
Batley and Spen
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2006
Great Yarmouth
Younger-Ross, Richard
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2006
Teignbridge

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.