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RELAY SERVICES FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2687: tabled on 02 February 2012

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 notes that people with a hearing loss of any degree have the right to be able to access the telecommunications network using modernised text relay, captioned relay and video relay services at speeds close to standard conversation; welcomes the statements made by the Minister for Communications in which he urged the telecommunications industry to come forward with solutions to deliver such services in the UK; and calls on the industry to engage with those who require these services and those who provide these services to communicate with Ofcom and with the Department for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport to establish a viable service delivery model which meets the needs of users.

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.

Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2012
Aberdeen South
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2012
Carshalton and Wallington
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2012
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2012
North East Fife
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2012
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 23 February 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2012
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2012
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2012
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2012
Edinburgh West
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 29 February 2012
Belfast North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2012
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2012
North Tyneside
Hames, Duncan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 April 2012
Chippenham
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 February 2012
Portsmouth South
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 February 2012
Birmingham, Yardley
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2012
Jarrow
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2012
Luton North
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2012
Dundee East
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2012
Knowsley
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 February 2012
Cambridge
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2012
Hampstead and Kilburn
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 22 March 2012
Harwich and North Essex
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2012
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2012
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 February 2012
Manchester, Withington
MacNeil, Mr Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2012
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2012
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2012
Hayes and Harlington
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 14 March 2012
Cardiff South and Penarth
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2012
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 28 February 2012
South Down
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2012
Glenrothes
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2012
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 February 2012
Upper Bann
Stephenson, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 7 February 2012
Pendle
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2012
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2012
Banff and Buchan
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 March 2012
Bristol West
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 February 2012
Perth and North Perthshire
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 23 March 2012
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.