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WORLD PNEUMONIA DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 992: tabled on 11 November 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 35 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 notes that pneumonia is the world's leading killer of children under five years worldwide, killing over 1.5 million children each year, with one child dying every 20 seconds; further notes that pneumonia is both preventable and treatable; welcomes the work of the GAVI alliance to promote the widespread introduction of vaccines to combat pneumonia and the work of other international organisations including IVAC, Save the Children, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF and others in their efforts to prevent and treat pneumonia in the developing world; further welcomes the UK event for World Pneumonia Day 2010 which is being hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Global Action Against Childhood Pneumonia; further welcomes the support from the UK Government for World Pneumonia Day and the work of DFID on other pneumonia initiatives; and calls on the Government to continue to play a prominent role in helping to prevent pneumonia.

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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 11 November 2010
Southend West
Blenkinsop, Tom
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2010
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 2010
Worthing West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 November 2010
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 November 2010
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2010
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2010
Gower
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2010
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 November 2010
Foyle
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2010
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2010
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2010
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 22 November 2010
North Tyneside
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 November 2010
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2010
Birmingham, Yardley
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2010
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2010
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2010
Hampstead and Kilburn
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2010
Wansbeck
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 9 December 2010
Belfast South
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 November 2010
Dundee West
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 November 2010
Mansfield
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2010
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2010
Colchester
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 November 2010
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 November 2010
Upper Bann
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2010
Leicester East

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.