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DOG AWARENESS WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 106: tabled on 16 June 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 52 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 Royal Mail's Dog Awareness Week supported by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and Dogs Trust which takes place between 30 June and 4 July 2014; notes that over 3,000 Royal Mail postmen and women alone were attacked by dogs between April 2012 and April 2013; further welcomes the change in law amending the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 which came into force on 13 May 2014; further notes that postmen and women delivering the universal service obligation, six days a week to circa 29 million addresses across the UK, and other public service workers are now protected in law should they be attacked on private property; further welcomes the work being done by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home and Dogs Trust and Royal Mail to promote responsible dog ownership; and calls on dog owners not to forget that during the summer months postmen and women and others will be in the community carrying out their jobs and should be able to do so without fear of being attacked by a dog.

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 25 June 2014
Southend West
Baldry, Sir Tony
Conservative
Signed on 19 June 2014
Banbury
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2014
Bootle
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 23 June 2014
Harrow East
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 30 June 2014
Worthing West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 July 2014
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2014
Gower
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2014
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2014
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2014
Bolton North East
Crockart, Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2014
Edinburgh West
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2014
Stockton North
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Workington
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 1 July 2014
Aberdeen North
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 30 June 2014
Foyle
Ellman, Mrs Louise
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Liverpool, Riverside
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2014
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Birkenhead
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2014
Newport West
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 19 June 2014
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 23 June 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 1 July 2014
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Sir Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 June 2014
North Devon
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 30 June 2014
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 25 June 2014
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Ashton-under-Lyne
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2014
Knowsley
Jackson, Mr Stewart
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2014
Peterborough
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2014
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 June 2014
Manchester, Withington
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 2 July 2014
Belfast East
Love, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2014
Edmonton
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2014
Dundee West
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2014
Livingston
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2014
Ynys Môn
Parish, Neil
Conservative
Signed on 3 July 2014
Tiverton and Honiton
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Bolton South East
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 7 July 2014
Liverpool, Walton
Russell, Sir Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 June 2014
Colchester
Stunell, Sir Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2014
Hazel Grove
Swales, Ian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 July 2014
Redcar
Thornton, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 July 2014
Eastleigh
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 June 2014
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 2 July 2014
Leicester East
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 25 June 2014
Stoke-on-Trent North

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.