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FUNDING FOR THE THALIDOMIDE VICTIMS PILOT SCHEME

EDM (Early Day Motion) 46: tabled on 10 May 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 208 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 recalls that when the drug Thalidomide was marketed in the UK, a Government agency, the Cohen Committee, actively promoted its use which subsequently led to it becoming exempt from purchase tax and being prescribed to patients on the NHS, actions which eventually resulted in a major parliamentary campaign being undertaken that ultimately led to a Government financial settlement of 26.4 million being paid to fund a pilot scheme to examine the multitude of ongoing health problems the victims of Thalidomide face in their daily lives; believes that now this pilot's funding is drawing to a close, the welter of evidence points to the need for its work to continue; and therefore urges the Government to act speedily to ensure the excellent work carried out so far is continued.

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.

Ainsworth, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2012
Coventry North East
Aldous, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 June 2012
Waveney
Alexander, Heidi
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Lewisham East
Allen, Mr Graham
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2012
Nottingham North
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Blaydon
Barron, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Rother Valley
Bayley, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2012
York Central
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Aberdeen South
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 June 2012
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Bootle
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Sheffield South East
Binley, Mr Brian
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2012
Northampton South
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 25 June 2012
Harrow East
Blomfield, Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2012
Sheffield Central
Blunkett, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough
Bone, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 September 2012
Wellingborough
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 14 May 2012
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2012
Altrincham and Sale West
Bridgen, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 12 July 2012
North West Leicestershire
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2012
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 21 May 2012
Congleton
Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2012
Gordon
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Birmingham, Northfield
Burley, Mr Aidan
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 2012
Cannock Chase
Burt, Lorely
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2012
Solihull
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
East Londonderry
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2012
North East Fife
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Blyth Valley
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 27 February 2013
Stone
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Gower
Clark, Katy
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2012
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 4 September 2012
Stockport
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
West Lancashire
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2012
Edinburgh West
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 13 September 2012
Leyton and Wanstead
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2012
Stockton North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Coventry South
Cunningham, Tony
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2012
Workington
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Glasgow South West
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Swansea West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Holborn and St Pancras
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 May 2012
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
Lagan Valley
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2012
Aberdeen North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 September 2012
Lewisham West and Penge
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 June 2012
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
Liverpool, Riverside
Engel, Natascha
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2012
North East Derbyshire
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 21 June 2012
Sefton Central
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2012
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2012
Birkenhead
Field, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 22 October 2012
Cities of London and Westminster
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 26 June 2012
Bradford West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2012
Ilford South
Gardiner, Barry
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2012
Brent North
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 May 2012
St Ives
Gilbert, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
St Austell and Newquay
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2012
Edinburgh East
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Birmingham, Hall Green
Goggins, Paul
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Wythenshawe and Sale East
Goldsmith, Zac
Conservative
Signed on 25 June 2012
Richmond Park
Gray, Mr James
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2012
North Wiltshire
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2012
Neath
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Leeds North East
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 September 2012
North Devon
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Henderson, Gordon
Conservative
Signed on 24 May 2012
Sittingbourne and Sheppey
Hendrick, Mark
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2012
Preston
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 12 November 2012
Wealden
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 23 May 2012
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hodge, Margaret
Labour
Signed on 12 June 2012
Barking
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Vauxhall
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2012
Luton North
Horwood, Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2012
Cheltenham
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2012
Dundee East
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2012
Knowsley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 September 2012
Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Hunt, Tristram
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
Stoke-on-Trent Central
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2012
Cambridge
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2012
Hampstead and Kilburn
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
Signed on 27 June 2012
Swansea East
Joyce, Eric
Independent
Signed on 3 September 2012
Falkirk
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Kirby, Simon
Conservative
Signed on 4 September 2012
Brighton, Kemptown
Laing, Mrs Eleanor
Conservative
Signed on 4 September 2012
Epping Forest
Lammy, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 12 July 2012
Tottenham
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 10 September 2012
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 May 2012
Manchester, Withington
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 13 June 2012
Gainsborough
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 3 September 2012
New Forest East
Lilley, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 24 May 2012
Hitchin and Harpenden
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 June 2012
Eastbourne
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 May 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 21 May 2012
Belfast East
Lopresti, Jack
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 2012
Filton and Bradley Stoke
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Edmonton
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 15 May 2012
Brighton, Pavilion
MacNeil, Mr Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2012
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Main, Mrs Anne
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2012
St Albans
Malhotra, Seema
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2012
Feltham and Heston
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Bassetlaw
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Blackpool South
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
South Antrim
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2012
Mitcham and Morden
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 June 2012
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2012
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Alison
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2012
Wirral South
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 5 July 2012
Dundee West
McKenzie, Iain
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
Inverclyde
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2012
Gateshead
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mitchell, Austin
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Great Grimsby
Mordaunt, Penny
Conservative
Signed on 3 September 2012
Portsmouth North
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2012
Livingston
Morris, David
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2012
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Easington
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 May 2012
Leeds North West
Murphy, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Torfaen
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
East Lothian
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Ottaway, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 5 September 2012
Croydon South
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Ynys Môn
Paisley, Ian
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
North Antrim
Parish, Neil
Conservative
Signed on 4 September 2012
Tiverton and Honiton
Pearce, Teresa
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Erith and Thamesmead
Percy, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 11 July 2012
Brigg and Goole
Pugh, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 June 2012
Southport
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 14 June 2012
Bolton South East
Reevell, Simon
Conservative
Signed on 22 May 2012
Dewsbury
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2012
Argyll and Bute
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Halifax
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 May 2012
South Down
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2012
Moray
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Glasgow North West
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Coventry North West
Rogerson, Dan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 May 2012
North Cornwall
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2012
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 18 September 2012
Motherwell and Wishaw
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 15 May 2012
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 May 2012
Colchester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2012
Torbay
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 May 2012
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 26 June 2012
Ealing, Southall
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Huddersfield
Shepherd, Mr Richard
Conservative
Signed on 30 October 2012
Aldridge-Brownhills
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 20 June 2012
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2012
Bolsover
Smith, Nick
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Blaenau Gwent
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 May 2012
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Streeter, Mr Gary
Conservative
Signed on 12 July 2012
South West Devon
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Blackley and Broughton
Stuart, Ms Gisela
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Birmingham, Edgbaston
Stuart, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 6 September 2012
Beverley and Holderness
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 11 June 2012
Bradford South
Swales, Ian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 May 2012
Redcar
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Alyn and Deeside
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 October 2012
Brent Central
Thomas, Mr Gareth
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Harrow West
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Tredinnick, David
Conservative
Signed on 27 June 2012
Bosworth
Turner, Karl
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
Kingston upon Hull East
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Walsall South
Vickers, Martin
Conservative
Signed on 23 May 2012
Cleethorpes
Walker, Mr Robin
Conservative
Signed on 4 September 2012
Worcester
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Stoke-on-Trent North
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2012
North Dorset
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 June 2012
Bradford East
Watts, Mr Dave
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2012
St Helens North
Weatherley, Mike
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2012
Hove
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2012
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2012
Banff and Buchan
Whittaker, Craig
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2012
Calder Valley
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 May 2012
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 May 2012
Ceredigion
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 June 2012
Brecon and Radnorshire
Williams, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 July 2012
Bristol West
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 3 September 2012
East Antrim
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2012
Walsall North
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 June 2012
Perth and North Perthshire
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2012
Batley and Spen
Woodward, Mr Shaun
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2012
St Helens South and Whiston
Wright, David
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Telford