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MAKE CHATTER MATTER CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 252: tabled on 22 November 2006

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 83 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 with concern that one in 10 children have a communication disability and that as many as half of all children entering primary school have impoverished speech and language skills; congratulates I CAN, the charity that helps children to communicate, on the launch of its Make Chatter Matter campaign with the support of BT; welcomes the campaign's focus on ensuring that children's communication skills are at the core of children's policy development; notes the campaign's aims of informed parents, skilled staff, communication-friendly early-years settings and specialist provision; and urges the Government to put communication at the heart of the children's policy agenda, providing families and early years workers with the knowledge and skills to support all children.

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.

Alexander, Danny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2007
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2007
Southend West
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2007
Lewes
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 12 March 2007
Aberdeen South
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2007
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 November 2006
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2006
South East Cornwall
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2006
Gordon
Buck, Ms Karen
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2006
Regent's Park and Kensington North
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 March 2007
Sutton and Cheam
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2006
Solihull
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 November 2006
East Londonderry
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Gower
Clegg, Mr Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 March 2007
Sheffield, Hallam
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2007
Stockton North
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2006
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2006
Kingston and Surbiton
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Hendon
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 November 2006
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 April 2007
Lagan Valley
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2006
Stroud
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2007
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Featherstone, Lynne
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 March 2007
Hornsey and Wood Green
Fisher, Mark
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2007
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2007
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 November 2006
St Ives
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2007
Leeds North East
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 November 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2007
Wealden
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 29 November 2006
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2006
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2007
Gateshead East and Washington West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2006
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 11 December 2006
Orpington
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2007
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunt, Mr Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2006
South West Surrey
Jackson, Mr Stewart
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2006
Peterborough
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2007
Salisbury
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 20 March 2007
Epping Forest
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 March 2007
Manchester, Withington
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 9 March 2007
Mid Worcestershire
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 December 2006
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 5 December 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2006
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 29 March 2007
South Down
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 April 2007
Leeds North West
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2006
Ynys Môn
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2006
Southport
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2006
Dunfermline and West Fife
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2006
Glasgow North West
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 28 November 2006
Strangford
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2006
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 December 2006
Upper Bann
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2006
Castle Point
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 1 March 2007
Dartford
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2007
South West Devon
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2006
East Dunbartonshire
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 March 2007
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2007
Brighton, Kemptown
Vaizey, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 2006
Wantage
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2006
Leicester East
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Waterson, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 1 March 2007
Eastbourne
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 28 November 2006
Upminster
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 27 November 2006
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2006
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 November 2006
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 March 2007
Bristol West
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 29 November 2006
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2006
Congleton
Wright, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 8 March 2007
Rugby and Kenilworth

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.