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NATIONAL RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AWARENESS WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 234: tabled on 08 July 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 65 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 congratulates the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) on holding its second national Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness (RA) week from 16 to 22 June 2014; notes that the autoimmune disease RA affects over 690,000 people throughout the UK; further notes the important work that NRAS does to raise awareness of this disease and provide support to those affected; welcomes the publication of a new NRAS report on the impact of chronic fatigue; further notes the report's findings regarding the high impact of chronic fatigue on worklessness and quality of life; and calls on the Government to better prioritise the management of chronic fatigue within long-term conditions and strategies and to reform the work capability assessment descriptors to properly capture the impact of chronic fatigue.

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 17 July 2014
Southend West
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Blaydon
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Aberdeen South
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 8 July 2014
Worthing West
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 2014
Altrincham and Sale West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2014
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 July 2014
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Gower
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 9 September 2014
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2014
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Stockton North
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 July 2014
Belfast North
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 22 July 2014
Aberdeen North
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Birkenhead
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 10 July 2014
Bradford West
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 July 2014
St Ives
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2014
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 15 July 2014
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 9 July 2014
North Down
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Lanark and Hamilton East
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Luton North
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Hampstead and Kilburn
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2014
Wansbeck
Lazarowicz, Mark
Labour
Signed on 17 July 2014
Edinburgh North and Leith
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 July 2014
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 22 July 2014
New Forest East
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 17 July 2014
Belfast East
MacNeil, Mr Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 July 2014
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 July 2014
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 17 July 2014
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 8 July 2014
Hayes and Harlington
McGovern, Jim
Labour
Signed on 14 July 2014
Dundee West
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Mansfield
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2014
Gateshead
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2014
Livingston
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2014
Easington
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 22 July 2014
Leeds East
O'Donnell, Fiona
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
East Lothian
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Bolton South East
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Liverpool, Walton
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 1 September 2014
Glenrothes
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 22 July 2014
Lewisham, Deptford
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 July 2014
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 9 July 2014
Ealing, Southall
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 July 2014
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2014
Bolsover
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2014
Blackley and Broughton
Thornton, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 July 2014
Eastleigh
Whittaker, Craig
Conservative
Signed on 16 July 2014
Calder Valley
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 July 2014
Ceredigion
Williamson, Chris
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2014
Derby North
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 September 2014
Batley and Spen

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.