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DUCHENNE AWARENESS DAY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 318: tabled on 03 September 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 53 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 the first World Duchenne Awareness Day taking place on 7 September 2014; recognises the efforts of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign and other Duchenne charities and support groups to highlight the need for Duchenne research, improved healthcare and independent living across the UK; notes the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign's leading role in fundraising for vital Duchenne research through its Duchenne Research Breakthrough Fund and Duchenne Forum initiative; further notes the new Fast Forward campaign launched by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign calling for faster access to specialist treatments for muscle-wasting conditions which become available; acknowledges the work of the Trailblazers young campaigners network in promoting and enabling a better quality of life and independent living for young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy; calls on the NHS to meet the required standards of care for more than 2,500 boys and young men in the UK with Duchenne muscular dystrophy through NHS neuromuscular service specifications; and urges the Government to ensure that people affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy have rapid access to emerging treatments which are safe and effective.

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 September 2014
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2014
Aberdeen South
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 12 September 2014
Sheffield South East
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 September 2014
East Londonderry
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2014
Gower
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 10 September 2014
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2014
Bolton North East
Crouch, Tracey
Conservative
Signed on 11 September 2014
Chatham and Aylesford
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2014
Stockton North
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2014
Workington
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 September 2014
Lagan Valley
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2014
Aberdeen North
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 12 September 2014
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2014
Aberavon
Galloway, Mr George
Respect
Signed on 5 November 2014
Bradford West
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 September 2014
St Ives
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 9 September 2014
Portsmouth South
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 10 September 2014
North Down
Hood, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 9 September 2014
Lanark and Hamilton East
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 September 2014
Manchester, Withington
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 4 September 2014
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 9 September 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2014
Bassetlaw
McCrea, Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 10 September 2014
South Antrim
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 October 2014
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 12 September 2014
Hayes and Harlington
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2014
Mansfield
Morrice, Graeme
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2014
Livingston
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 10 September 2014
Easington
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 9 September 2014
Leeds North West
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 13 October 2014
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 5 September 2014
South Down
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2014
Glasgow North West
Rotheram, Steve
Labour
Signed on 10 September 2014
Liverpool, Walton
Ruddock, Dame Joan
Labour
Signed on 9 September 2014
Lewisham, Deptford
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 October 2014
Torbay
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2014
Ealing, Southall
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 5 September 2014
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 September 2014
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 9 September 2014
Bolsover
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2014
Blackley and Broughton
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 11 September 2014
Walsall South
Walter, Mr Robert
Conservative
Signed on 13 October 2014
North Dorset
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 September 2014
Angus
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 September 2014
East Antrim

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.