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EDM (Early Day Motion) 879: tabled on 07 January 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 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 is aware of the recent clinical audit of schizophrenia care which contained shocking statistics that reinforced concerns raised about people suffering from this medical condition, in particular that three quarters of sufferers miss out on the vital support they need to maintain their physical health; notes that this is despite clear recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to treat sufferers as a priority; finds it both shocking and unacceptable that people affected by mental illness on average die needlessly 20 years sooner than the average because of their condition and lack of adequate support; and calls on the Government to end such inequalities in respect of the support and treatment for the mentally ill and work closely in particular with the Schizophrenia Commission and Rethink Mental Illness Alliance to find a way forward on this most important matter.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.