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APPOINTMENT OF A MINISTER FOR OLDER PEOPLE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1907: tabled on 13 June 2011

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 84 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 acknowledges the huge contribution made to society by people aged over 60 years; notes that there are now more people in the UK aged 60 years and above than under 16 years, which will have enormous social and economic consequences for this country; further notes that over 10 million people alive in the UK today are expected to live to be 100 years old; believes that the Government should do more to tackle the social and economic challenges facing older people and to give older people a voice; and calls on the Government to co-ordinate services including employment, pensions, housing and healthcare by creating a dedicated Minister for Older People.

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 31 October 2011
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 12 December 2011
Southend West
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2011
Rother Valley
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2011
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2011
Sheffield South East
Blears, Hazel
Labour
Signed on 9 November 2011
Salford and Eccles
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2011
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 11 August 2011
Altrincham and Sale West
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2011
Birmingham, Northfield
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 August 2011
Solihull
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2011
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2011
Gower
Chapman, Mrs Jenny
Labour
Signed on 11 August 2011
Darlington
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2011
Stockport
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2011
West Lancashire
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Bolton North East
Crouch, Tracey
Conservative
Signed on 30 June 2011
Chatham and Aylesford
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2011
Dagenham and Rainham
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2011
Coventry South
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2011
Workington
Dakin, Nic
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2011
Scunthorpe
Danczuk, Simon
Labour
Signed on 11 August 2011
Rochdale
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2011
Heywood and Middleton
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 June 2011
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 13 September 2011
Lagan Valley
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2011
Lewisham West and Penge
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 June 2011
Foyle
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2011
Sefton Central
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2011
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 August 2011
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2011
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2011
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 June 2011
St Ives
Gilbert, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2011
St Austell and Newquay
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 15 June 2011
North Tyneside
Goggins, Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2011
Wythenshawe and Sale East
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2011
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2011
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2011
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Independent
Signed on 11 August 2011
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 11 August 2011
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2011
Luton North
Kaufman, Sir Gerald
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2011
Manchester, Gorton
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Wansbeck
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2011
Manchester, Withington
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 July 2011
Eastbourne
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 June 2011
Manchester Central
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Edmonton
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 15 June 2011
Brighton, Pavilion
McCabe, Steve
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2011
Birmingham, Selly Oak
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 June 2011
South Antrim
McGovern, Alison
Labour
Signed on 26 January 2012
Wirral South
Mitchell, Austin
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2011
Great Grimsby
Mordaunt, Penny
Conservative
Signed on 5 September 2011
Portsmouth North
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 25 October 2011
Easington
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2012
Leeds North West
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2011
Ynys Môn
Parish, Neil
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 2011
Tiverton and Honiton
Pearce, Teresa
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2011
Erith and Thamesmead
Reynolds, Emma
Labour
Signed on 22 June 2011
Wolverhampton North East
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 11 October 2011
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 23 June 2011
South Down
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 17 June 2011
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2011
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2011
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 June 2011
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 June 2011
Torbay
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 June 2011
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 June 2011
Upper Bann
Stephenson, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2011
Pendle
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 27 June 2011
South West Devon
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 11 August 2011
Blackley and Broughton
Swales, Ian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 November 2011
Redcar
Syms, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 4 July 2011
Poole
Turner, Karl
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2011
Kingston upon Hull East
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2011
Stoke-on-Trent North
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 June 2011
Bradford East
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 June 2011
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.