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DOWN'S SYNDROME AWARENESS WEEK (17-23 MARCH) AND WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY (21 MARCH)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1073: tabled on 11 February 2014

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 91 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 supports the campaign Better Health Care for People with Down's syndrome mounted by the UK charity Down's Syndrome Association (DSA) to ensure that people with Down's syndrome receive regular and effective health surveillance; acknowledges that Down's syndrome is the most frequently recognised cause of learning disability; notes that people with Down's syndrome have specific health needs; welcomes the launch of the DSA Health Book during Down's Syndrome Awareness Week (17 to 23 March); celebrates World Down Syndrome Day which takes place on 21 March and focuses on Health and Wellbeing—Access and Equality for All; and welcomes the Parliamentary Reception to be held on 18 March in the Churchill Dining Room when there will be an opportunity to hear about the DSA Health Book, and to meet parent members including Patron Damon Hill OBE.

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.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 8 May 2014
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 19 March 2014
Southend West
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2014
Blaydon
Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2014
Rother Valley
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2014
Aberdeen South
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 26 February 2014
Harrow East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 12 February 2014
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 24 February 2014
Altrincham and Sale West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2014
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
Gower
Champion, Sarah
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2014
Rotherham
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2014
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2014
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2014
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 March 2014
Edinburgh West
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Coventry South
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Workington
Davies, Geraint
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Swansea West
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 February 2014
Belfast North
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Aberdeen North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2014
Lewisham West and Penge
Engel, Natascha
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2014
North East Derbyshire
Evans, Chris
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2014
Islwyn
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 March 2014
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Poplar and Limehouse
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 13 February 2014
Bradford West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 7 April 2014
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 February 2014
St Ives
Gilmore, Sheila
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Edinburgh East
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
North Tyneside
Hain, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Neath
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 24 February 2014
Portsmouth South
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 4 March 2014
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2014
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Luton North
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 February 2014
Cambridge
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Hampstead and Kilburn
James, Mrs Siân C.
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
Swansea East
Lammy, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 April 2014
Tottenham
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 February 2014
Manchester, Withington
Leigh, Sir Edward
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2014
Gainsborough
Leslie, Charlotte
Conservative
Signed on 6 March 2014
Bristol North West
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 25 February 2014
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 February 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 26 February 2014
Belfast East
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 25 February 2014
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 12 February 2014
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 13 February 2014
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Dundee West
McGuire, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2014
Stirling
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
Mansfield
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Gateshead
Mitchell, Austin
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2014
Great Grimsby
Morden, Jessica
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Newport East
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2014
Livingston
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Easington
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
East Lothian
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2014
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
Ynys Môn
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2014
Bolton South East
Reevell, Simon
Conservative
Signed on 24 February 2014
Dewsbury
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 February 2014
South Down
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 17 March 2014
Vale of Clwyd
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 24 February 2014
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 February 2014
Colchester
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 February 2014
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 12 February 2014
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 February 2014
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 3 March 2014
Bolsover
Smith, Nick
Labour
Signed on 25 February 2014
Blaenau Gwent
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2014
Blackley and Broughton
Swales, Ian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 February 2014
Redcar
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2014
Alyn and Deeside
Teather, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 February 2014
Brent Central
Thornton, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 2014
Eastleigh
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2014
Walsall South
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 February 2014
Angus
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 February 2014
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 February 2014
Ceredigion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.