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LEARNING DISABILITY WEEK JUNE 2008

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1521: tabled on 08 May 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 128 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 looks forward to Learning Disability Week which runs from 15th to 21st June; welcomes the decision by Mencap to use the week to raise awareness of the significant contribution which people with a learning disability can and do make to the workplace; notes that there are an estimated 800,000 people of working age with a learning disability in the UK; is concerned that less than one in 10 people with a learning disability known to social services are in paid work; further notes that many people with a learning disability would like to work; is concerned that stigma and discrimination mean that some employers are reluctant to take on someone with a learning disability; and calls on the Government to ensure employers know there is specialist help and support available to those who want to employ people with a learning disability.

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.

Ainger, Nick
Labour
Signed on 6 October 2008
Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2008
Blaydon
Arbuthnot, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 7 July 2008
North East Hampshire
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2008
Erith and Thamesmead
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2008
West Bromwich West
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2008
City of York
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2008
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2008
Kingswood
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 2008
Carshalton and Wallington
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 2008
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 2008
Solihull
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 2008
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 May 2008
East Londonderry
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 2008
Orkney and Shetland
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 9 May 2008
Gower
Clark, Greg
Conservative
Signed on 25 June 2008
Tunbridge Wells
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2008
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clwyd, Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Cynon Valley
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Leyton and Wanstead
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2008
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2008
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2008
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Keighley
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 3 June 2008
Coventry South
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 2008
Kingston and Surbiton
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 14 May 2008
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2008
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2008
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2008
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 May 2008
Lagan Valley
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2008
Aberdeen North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2008
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 12 May 2008
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2008
Sunderland North
Fabricant, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 1 July 2008
Lichfield
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2008
Hastings and Rye
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2008
Aberavon
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Walthamstow
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2008
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 2008
Romsey
Green, Damian
Conservative
Signed on 15 May 2008
Ashford
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2008
Selby
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2008
Midlothian
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 2008
Portsmouth South
Heald, Mr Oliver
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2008
North East Hertfordshire
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 May 2008
Chesterfield
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2008
Luton North
Horam, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2008
Orpington
Howarth, David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2008
Cambridge
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2008
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 2008
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2008
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2008
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Mr Stewart
Conservative
Signed on 15 July 2008
Peterborough
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 3 June 2008
Tamworth
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2008
Clwyd West
Kemp, Mr Fraser
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2008
Houghton and Washington East
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2008
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2008
Liverpool, Walton
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 June 2008
Richmond Park
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 18 June 2008
Epping Forest
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 2008
Yeovil
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 May 2008
Manchester, Withington
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2008
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2008
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 14 May 2008
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Luff, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 2 June 2008
Mid Worcestershire
MacNeil, Mr Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 May 2008
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2008
Calder Valley
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 June 2008
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 May 2008
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2008
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 21 May 2008
South Down
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2008
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2008
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Moffat, Anne
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2008
East Lothian
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2008
Cardiff North
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2008
Leeds North West
Mundell, David
Conservative
Signed on 24 November 2008
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2008
Bristol North West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2008
Knowsley South
Penning, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2008
Hemel Hempstead
Price, Adam
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 15 May 2008
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Pugh, Dr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2008
Southport
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Halifax
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2008
Coventry North West
Robinson, Mrs Iris
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 May 2008
Strangford
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Glasgow Central
Scott, Mr Lee
Conservative
Signed on 12 May 2008
Ilford North
Selous, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 16 June 2008
South West Bedfordshire
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 20 May 2008
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2008
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 May 2008
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Bradford West
Spink, Bob
UK Independence Party
Signed on 13 May 2008
Castle Point
Starkey, Dr Phyllis
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2008
Milton Keynes South West
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2008
Eccles
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2008
Edinburgh East
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 May 2008
East Dunbartonshire
Swire, Mr Hugo
Conservative
Signed on 22 July 2008
East Devon
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 20 May 2008
North West Leicestershire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 2 June 2008
Esher and Walton
Thornberry, Ms Emily
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2008
Islington South and Finsbury
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2008
Pudsey
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 2 June 2008
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 12 May 2008
Liverpool, West Derby
Watkinson, Angela
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2008
Upminster
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2008
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 May 2008
Caernarfon
Williams, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 May 2008
Ceredigion
Williams, Mr Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 2008
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 May 2008
Bristol West
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 May 2008
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 June 2008
East Antrim
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2008
Great Yarmouth

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.