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CHILDREN'S HEART UNIT AT THE FREEMAN HOSPITAL, NEWCASTLE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1847: tabled on 23 May 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 58 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 commends the surgeons and staff at the Children's Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle for their skill and dedication in caring for their patients; notes the Unit's excellent track record of offering the complete spectrum of services, with a particular strength in quality and outcomes; further notes the technical advantages and value for money provided by the link-up with the adult cardiac unit at the hospital; further notes the hospital's strong continuing working relationship with Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland; further notes the Freeman's history as the site of the UK's first successful infant heart transplant, and the benefits of the Freeman's dedicated Institute of Transplantation; and calls on the Government to keep the Unit open and to invest in its future.

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.

Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Blaydon
Banks, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 10 June 2011
Ochil and South Perthshire
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2011
Aberdeen South
Bell, Sir Stuart
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2011
Middlesbrough
Blackman-Woods, Roberta
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
City of Durham
Blenkinsop, Tom
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland
Campbell, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Tynemouth
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2011
Gower
Chapman, Mrs Jenny
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Darlington
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2011
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2011
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2011
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2011
Islington North
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 June 2011
Edinburgh West
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Stockton North
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Workington
Danczuk, Simon
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2011
Rochdale
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2011
Glasgow South West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2011
Heywood and Middleton
Docherty, Thomas
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2011
Dunfermline and West Fife
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2011
Aberdeen North
Glass, Pat
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
North West Durham
Goodman, Helen
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Bishop Auckland
Greatrex, Tom
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2011
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 June 2011
Portsmouth South
Harris, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 7 June 2011
Glasgow South
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2011
Jarrow
Hodgson, Mrs Sharon
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Washington and Sunderland West
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2011
Luton North
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
North Durham
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 June 2011
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2011
Manchester Central
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 June 2011
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2011
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2011
Mansfield
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2011
Gateshead
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2011
Livingston
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Easington
Onwurah, Chi
Labour
Signed on 9 June 2011
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Opperman, Guy
Conservative
Signed on 20 June 2011
Hexham
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2011
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Reed, Mr Jamie
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Copeland
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2011
Glenrothes
Sarwar, Anas
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2011
Glasgow Central
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2011
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 June 2011
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2011
Bolsover
Swales, Ian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 June 2011
Redcar
Wilson, Phil
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Sedgefield
Woodcock, John
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2011
Barrow and Furness
Wright, Mr Iain
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2011
Hartlepool

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.