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MS WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1352: tabled on 21 April 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 75 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House supports the 2008 MS week which runs from 21st to 27th April 2008; recognises that the UK has one of the highest prevalence rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world and that the condition impacts on all aspects of a person's life; notes the current shortage of effective treatments or a cure for MS; supports the exploration of important new avenues of research into MS and other conditions such as Parkinson's disease and motor neurone disease, including potential developments in the use of hybrid embryos as part of research; and welcomes the MS Society's growing investment in essential research.

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.

Baldry, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 23 April 2008
Banbury
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Leeds West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2008
South East Cornwall
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Elmet
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2008
Solihull
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 April 2008
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Blyth Valley
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 April 2008
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2008
Gower
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2008
North Ayrshire and Arran
Conway, Derek
Independent Conservative
Signed on 9 May 2008
Old Bexley and Sidcup
Davies, Philip
Conservative
Signed on 22 April 2008
Shipley
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2008
Burton
Devine, Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2008
Livingston
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 30 April 2008
Belfast North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2008
Stroud
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2008
Sunderland North
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2008
Hastings and Rye
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2008
St Ives
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2008
Walsall South
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 April 2008
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 April 2008
North Devon
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2008
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 April 2008
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2008
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 2008
Orpington
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 April 2008
Cheadle
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2008
Barnsley Central
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 30 April 2008
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2008
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 April 2008
Stafford
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2008
Manchester, Withington
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2008
Thurrock
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 April 2008
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Calder Valley
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 April 2008
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 April 2008
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2008
Hayes and Harlington
Moss, Mr Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 24 April 2008
North East Cambridgeshire
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 April 2008
Leeds North West
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2008
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 1 May 2008
Knowsley South
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2008
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2008
Pendle
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Halifax
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 April 2008
Strangford
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 29 April 2008
Romford
Salter, Martin
Labour
Signed on 29 April 2008
Reading West
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 30 June 2008
Ilford North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 April 2008
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Bradford West
Spink, Bob
Conservative Independent
Signed on 22 April 2008
Castle Point
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 May 2008
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 25 April 2008
Esher and Walton
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 22 April 2008
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 23 April 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2008
Conwy
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 April 2008
Ceredigion
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2008
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 April 2008
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 April 2008
Cardiff Central
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 23 April 2008
Spelthorne
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 June 2008
East Antrim

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

MS WEEK (Amendment 1)
leave out `including' and insert `excluding'.
Labour, North West Leicestershire
4
signatures
EDM 1352A1: tabled on 24 April 2008