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FIT TO EAT GUIDELINES ON HOSPITAL FOOD FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1660: tabled on 02 June 2008

Tabled in the 2007-08 session.

This motion has been signed by 77 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 is concerned that children and young people with cancer are sometimes offered food in hospital which is unappetising and unresponsive to their needs; considers food and nutrition to be vital to these children and young people who need to keep up their immunity from infection, whose taste buds change as a result of chemotherapy, and who will be in hospital for some time; notes with concern that a survey of families by the children's cancer charity CLIC Sargent shows that a majority of families saw their food spending increase while their child was undergoing cancer treatment and that 77 per cent. of respondents described hospital food negatively; welcomes CLIC Sargent's new Fit to Eat guidelines for hospitals; and calls on the Government to renew its commitment to improve hospital food and ensure that all children with cancer are served food in hospital which is fit to eat.

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 5 June 2008
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Anderson, Janet
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2008
Rossendale and Darwen
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2008
Erith and Thamesmead
Baron, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 2008
Billericay
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 2008
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2008
South Ribble
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 14 July 2008
Altrincham and Sale West
Breed, Mr Colin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 June 2008
South East Cornwall
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 June 2008
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Browne, Mr Jeremy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 October 2008
Taunton
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2008
Twickenham
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 3 June 2008
Gower
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Leyton and Wanstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2008
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Bolton North East
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Keighley
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 4 June 2008
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2008
Heywood and Middleton
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 3 June 2008
Foyle
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2008
Eltham
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2008
Sunderland North
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 6 June 2008
Ribble Valley
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Aberavon
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 2008
Romsey
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2008
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 June 2008
Portsmouth South
Hands, Mr Greg
Conservative
Signed on 17 June 2008
Hammersmith and Fulham
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2008
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 2008
Birmingham, Yardley
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 5 June 2008
Luton North
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Chorley
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2008
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 3 June 2008
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2008
Tamworth
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2008
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Kramer, Susan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 June 2008
Richmond Park
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 4 June 2008
Meirionnydd Nant Conwy
Love, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2008
Edmonton
John Mason,
Signed on 8 October 2008
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Calder Valley
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2008
Makerfield
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 June 2008
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 10 June 2008
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2008
Hayes and Harlington
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 24 June 2008
South Down
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2008
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2008
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2008
Cardiff North
Morley, Elliot
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2008
Scunthorpe
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Wansbeck
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2008
Bristol North West
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 June 2008
North Cornwall
Rowen, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2008
Rochdale
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2008
Nottingham South
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 June 2008
Upper Bann
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2008
Bradford West
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 June 2008
East Dunbartonshire
Taylor, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 4 June 2008
Esher and Walton
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 4 June 2008
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2008
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 3 June 2008
Liverpool, West Derby
Webb, Prof Steve
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2008
Northavon
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 June 2008
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2008
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2008
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Willott, Jenny
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2008
Cardiff Central
Wright, Mr Anthony
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2008
Great Yarmouth

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.