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GROUP B STREPTOCOCCUS (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 64: tabled on 15 May 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 39 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 Group B streptococcus (GBS) is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies in the UK and Ireland, affecting one in 2000 babies born every year; congratulates Group B Strep Support, the UK's only charity focused on GBS infection in newborn babies, on its continued work to raise awareness of the infection, testing and prevention; recognises that a small but growing number of NHS trusts have introduced ECM testing which is twice as effective as traditional HVS testing; is concerned that prevalence of deaths relating to GBS has been steadily rising since 2003; urges the Department of Health to ensure ECM testing is available urgently; and further supports both the efficacy of screening and the need for a vaccine made available on the NHS.

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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2012
Southend West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 11 June 2012
Altrincham and Sale West
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2012
North East Fife
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Gower
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 13 June 2012
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 May 2012
Edinburgh West
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 May 2012
Heywood and Middleton
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
Lagan Valley
Esterson, Bill
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2012
Sefton Central
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 June 2012
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 May 2012
St Ives
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2012
Birmingham, Yardley
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 22 May 2012
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 21 May 2012
Ashton-under-Lyne
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2012
Knowsley
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 May 2012
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 17 May 2012
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 May 2012
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 24 October 2012
Belfast East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 26 October 2012
Brighton, Pavilion
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 May 2012
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 22 May 2012
Hayes and Harlington
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 12 November 2012
Easington
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 17 May 2012
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 21 May 2012
South Down
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2012
Glasgow North West
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2012
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 May 2012
Colchester
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2012
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 May 2012
Upper Bann
Soames, Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 16 May 2012
Mid Sussex
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2012
Stoke-on-Trent North

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.