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BLUE BADGE SCHEME AND YOUNG CHILDREN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 413: tabled on 05 December 2006

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 93 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 recognises the difficulties caused to young children and their families by the present rules governing Blue Badges for disabled people; notes that in 2002 the Government agreed to change the Blue Badge eligibility criteria to include children under two years of age and those who are temporarily disabled; further notes that these changes were first recommended by the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee in 1999; and calls on the Government urgently to put forward new regulations to deliver on the undertakings that were made in 2002.

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.

Ainsworth, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 25 June 2007
East Surrey
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2006
Rossendale and Darwen
Atkins, Charlotte
Labour
Signed on 18 January 2007
Staffordshire Moorlands
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2006
Worthing West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2006
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2006
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 December 2006
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 December 2006
East Londonderry
Conway, Derek
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 29 January 2007
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2006
Islington North
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 December 2006
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 December 2006
Lagan Valley
Dorries, Nadine
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Mid Bedfordshire
Duddridge, James
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2007
Rochford and Southend East
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2006
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 2006
Ribble Valley
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2007
Lichfield
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 February 2007
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Gillan, Mrs Cheryl
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2007
Chesham and Amersham
Goldsworthy, Julia
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 2007
Falmouth and Camborne
Gove, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 18 July 2007
Surrey Heath
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2006
North Wiltshire
Greening, Justine
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Putney
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2007
North East Hertfordshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 December 2006
Birmingham, Yardley
Holloway, Mr Adam
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2007
Gravesham
Horwood, Mr Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 January 2007
Cheltenham
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2007
Cambridge
Howarth, Mr Gerald
Conservative
Signed on 10 January 2007
Aldershot
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 December 2006
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2006
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Tamworth
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2007
Clwyd West
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2007
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2006
Hereford
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2006
Salisbury
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2007
Epping Forest
Lancaster, Mr Mark
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2007
North East Milton Keynes
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2006
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 December 2006
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
East Worthing and Shoreham
McCarthy, Kerry
Labour
Signed on 21 February 2007
Bristol East
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 December 2006
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 December 2006
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2006
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 February 2007
South Down
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Mansfield
Mercer, Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2007
Newark
Milton, Anne
Conservative
Signed on 12 March 2007
Guildford
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2007
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2006
Crawley
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
North East Cambridgeshire
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 14 March 2007
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Murrison, Dr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2007
Westbury
Neill, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Bromley and Chislehurst
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Croydon Central
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Hemel Hempstead
Pickles, Mr Eric
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2007
Brentwood and Ongar
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 6 December 2006
Hyndburn
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2006
Southport
Rennie, Willie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 March 2007
Dunfermline and West Fife
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 December 2006
Strangford
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2007
Glasgow Central
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
Ilford North
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2007
South West Bedfordshire
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 2006
Upper Bann
Simpson, Mr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 5 December 2006
Mid Norfolk
Spelman, Mrs Caroline
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 2007
Meriden
Spink, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
Castle Point
Stanley, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 23 March 2007
Tonbridge and Malling
Stoate, Dr Howard
Labour
Signed on 9 January 2007
Dartford
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 December 2006
Hazel Grove
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2007
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
North West Leicestershire
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2006
Finchley and Golders Green
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2006
Upminster
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 May 2007
Angus
Wiggin, Bill
Conservative
Signed on 16 April 2007
Leominster
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 11 December 2006
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2007
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 2006
East Antrim
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 6 December 2006
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 7 December 2006
Macclesfield

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.