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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1328: tabled on 12 May 2014

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 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 welcomes ME Awareness Week 2014, which takes place from 11 to 17 May 2014; understands that ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) affects an estimated 250,000 men, women and children in the UK; further welcomes the Action for ME Report, ME Time to Deliver, which found that out of more than 2,000 people with ME/CFS in the UK, around 90 per cent had stopped or reduced paid work as a result of their symptoms, while half had reduced or lost capacity to drive and a quarter were no longer able to leave their home independently; and calls on the Government to improve access to specialist services for those with the condition and information and support for professionals working with sufferers of ME/CFS.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.