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RECOGNITION OF WORK DONE BY THE CHARITY, INDEPENDENT AGE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 818: tabled on 28 November 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 36 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 that on 23 December 2013 it will be the 150th anniversary of Independent Age, a national older people's charity which offers advice, befriending and also campaigns for a fairer deal for older people; celebrates the work the charity does to provide personalised support to 10,000 older people and their families, including information and advice on social care provision; notes that Independent Age provides up to 40,000 older people and their families with information and support via a growing range of free publications and guides and advice on its website; welcomes the charity's production of Wise Guides, which offers practical information and advice for over-65s on finances, staying independent and getting the most out of later life; believes it is crucial that charities like Independent Age are in place to offer regular face-to-face or telephone support to those who are lonely or isolated through its network of volunteers; and calls on all hon. and right hon. Members to support Independent Age as it continues its work assisting 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.

Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 10 December 2013
Southend West
Baldry, Sir Tony
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 2013
Banbury
Birtwistle, Gordon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 March 2014
Burnley
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 2013
Harrow East
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2013
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2013
Islington North
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2013
Workington
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2013
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 5 December 2013
Holborn and St Pancras
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 11 December 2013
Belfast North
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 19 December 2013
Aberdeen North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2014
Lewisham West and Penge
Field, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2013
Cities of London and Westminster
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2013
Newport West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 2013
St Ives
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 3 December 2013
Portsmouth South
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2013
Vauxhall
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2013
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2013
Hampstead and Kilburn
Lloyd, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 January 2014
Eastbourne
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2013
Blackpool South
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 4 December 2013
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 4 December 2013
Belfast South
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2013
Mansfield
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2013
Easington
Parish, Neil
Conservative
Signed on 18 December 2013
Tiverton and Honiton
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2013
Bolton South East
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 12 December 2013
Halifax
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 9 December 2013
Lewisham, Deptford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 4 December 2013
Ealing, Southall

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.