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RADAR'S MP DISABILITY DIALOGUE CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1797: tabled on 11 May 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 45 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 recognises the importance of engaging with disabled people and increasing diversity in political life; notes that in 2010 a poll showed 88 per cent. of disabled people felt that their voices were not heard by elected representatives; further notes that only 32 per cent. of people with learning disabilities voted; regrets that this House has so few hon. Members with a declared disability; welcomes Radar's MP Disability Dialogue which aims to encourage disabled people and local disability organisations to engage in the democratic process and feel more confident about meeting their MPs and to give hon. Members of all parties increased confidence to communicate with and represent their disabled constituents effectively; and therefore calls on all hon. Members to participate in the Dialogue which starts on 12 May 2011 and runs until the end of June 2011.

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.

Abrahams, Debbie
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2011
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Blenkinsop, Tom
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2011
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 16 May 2011
Congleton
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2011
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2011
North Ayrshire and Arran
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2011
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2011
Islington North
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2011
Edinburgh West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2011
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 June 2011
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 18 May 2011
Lagan Valley
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2011
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2011
Aberavon
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 May 2011
St Ives
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 May 2011
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 June 2011
Birmingham, Yardley
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2011
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2011
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2011
Knowsley
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2011
Cambridge
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 13 May 2011
Hampstead and Kilburn
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2011
Wansbeck
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 May 2011
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2011
Manchester Central
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 24 May 2011
Belfast East
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2011
Dundee West
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2011
Mansfield
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2011
Livingston
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 18 May 2011
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 18 May 2011
South Down
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 May 2011
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2011
Torbay
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 May 2011
Strangford
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2011
Huddersfield
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 May 2011
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 12 May 2011
Bolsover
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 May 2011
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 May 2011
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.