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WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1679: tabled on 30 March 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 47 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 calls on the Government to recognise the importance of World Autism Awareness Day on Saturday 2 April 2011; notes that over half a million people in the UK have autism; understands that autism is a serious lifelong and disabling condition; recognises that the right support at the right time can make an enormous difference to people's lives; welcomes the first anniversary of the publication of the Adult Autism Strategy and subsequent publication of statutory guidance to the groundbreaking Autism Act 2009; further welcomes the opportunity for authorities to develop better services for adults with autism; and urges the Government to continue to strive to improve the lives of all people with autism.

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.

Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 27 April 2011
Sheffield South East
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2011
Altrincham and Sale West
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 May 2011
North East Fife
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2011
Gower
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2011
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2011
Islington North
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2011
Workington
Dakin, Nic
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2011
Scunthorpe
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2011
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 April 2011
Belfast North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2011
Newport West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 May 2011
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 April 2011
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2011
North Tyneside
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 31 March 2011
North Wiltshire
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 April 2011
Birmingham, Yardley
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2011
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2011
Knowsley
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 1 April 2011
Hampstead and Kilburn
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2011
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2011
Manchester Central
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 31 March 2011
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 4 April 2011
Belfast East
MacNeil, Mr Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 31 March 2011
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCarthy, Kerry
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2011
Bristol East
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2011
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2011
Dundee West
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 31 March 2011
Mansfield
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2011
Easington
Munt, Tessa
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 April 2011
Wells
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2011
Bolton South East
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 May 2011
North Cornwall
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 4 April 2011
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 11 May 2011
Glenrothes
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 31 March 2011
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 5 April 2011
Ealing, Southall
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 26 April 2011
Poole
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 26 April 2011
Leicester East
Whittingdale, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 27 April 2011
Maldon
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 April 2011
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 March 2011
Bristol West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.