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EDM (Early Day Motion) 81: tabled on 26 May 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 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 welcomes Not Doomed Yet - the campaign for social work, instigated by the British Association of Social Workers in response to a suggestion by the BBC PM presenter Eddie Mair that children who need to be protected by social workers may be doomed because of pressures on costs; recognises the critical role of social work in protecting, supporting and empowering children and adults made vulnerable by disability, old age, ill health and personal circumstances; acknowledges research which demonstrates a reduction in child deaths over 32 years through effective social work practice; and urges the Government to give priority to investing in social work, even at a time of public expenditure cuts, so that no-one in the UK can ever be written off as doomed.

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.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support.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.