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CONTACT THE ELDERLY'S POWER OF CONTACT CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 361: tabled on 15 October 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 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 shares Mother Teresa’s view that being alone and unwanted is the world’s greatest disease; endorses the view of the Secretary of State for Health that lonely and isolated people are a forgotten million who live amongst us, ignored to our national shame; notes that in the last 50 years Contact the Elderly has provided regular face-to-face contact via volunteers, currently numbering 7,000, from all walks of life, who give their time to create positive social change; further notes that Contact the Elderly’s regular renewal of friendship nationwide restores health and happiness, and saves taxpayer costs by reducing hospital and GP visits; further notes that there is much more to be done in expanding Contact the Elderly’s reach around the country to enable it to double the number of older people that it supports; and calls on hon. Members and the Government to support Contact the Elderly’s Power of Contact campaign to raise £1 million in the Golden Jubilee year to enable the charity to extends its vital hand of friendship to, and create face-to-face happiness links with, many more of the neglected million older people.

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 21 October 2014
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Amess, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 3 November 2014
Southend West
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2014
Blaydon
Baldry, Sir Tony
Conservative
Signed on 28 October 2014
Banbury
Begg, Dame Anne
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Aberdeen South
Bellingham, Mr Henry
Conservative
Signed on 19 November 2014
North West Norfolk
Brady, Mr Graham
Conservative
Signed on 1 December 2014
Altrincham and Sale West
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2014
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2014
Congleton
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2014
Blyth Valley
Caton, Martin
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2014
Gower
Coffey, Ann
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2014
Stockport
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 11 November 2014
West Lancashire
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2014
Islington North
Crouch, Tracey
Conservative
Signed on 27 October 2014
Chatham and Aylesford
Cunningham, Alex
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2014
Stockton North
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2014
Coventry South
Cunningham, Sir Tony
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2014
Workington
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2014
Holborn and St Pancras
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 23 October 2014
Belfast North
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2014
Lewisham West and Penge
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 3 November 2014
Foyle
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 16 October 2014
Ribble Valley
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2014
Poplar and Limehouse
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2014
Newport West
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2014
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Ilford South
Glass, Pat
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2014
North West Durham
Glindon, Mrs Mary
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2014
North Tyneside
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Birmingham, Hall Green
Goldsmith, Zac
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 2014
Richmond Park
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Independent
Signed on 21 October 2014
Portsmouth South
Havard, Mr Dai
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2014
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 27 October 2014
North Down
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2014
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hoey, Kate
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2014
Vauxhall
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2014
Luton North
Horwood, Martin
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 4 November 2014
Cheltenham
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2014
Dundee East
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2014
Cheadle
Huppert, Dr Julian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 10 November 2014
Cambridge
Jones, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 30 October 2014
Clwyd West
Jowell, Dame Tessa
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2014
Dulwich and West Norwood
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2014
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 October 2014
Manchester, Withington
Lefroy, Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 4 November 2014
Stafford
Lewis, Dr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 27 October 2014
New Forest East
Llwyd, Mr Elfyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 November 2014
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Long, Naomi
Alliance
Signed on 29 October 2014
Belfast East
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2014
Bassetlaw
McGuire, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2014
Stirling
McInnes, Liz
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2014
Heywood and Middleton
McKenzie, Iain
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2014
Inverclyde
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2014
Mansfield
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 10 November 2014
Gateshead
Mitchell, Austin
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2014
Great Grimsby
Morris, Grahame M.
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2014
Easington
Mudie, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2015
Leeds East
Mulholland, Greg
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 2014
Leeds North West
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2014
Ynys Môn
Reid, Mr Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2014
Argyll and Bute
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2014
Halifax
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 November 2014
Moray
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 5 November 2014
Romford
Ruane, Chris
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2014
Vale of Clwyd
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Ealing, Southall
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 24 November 2014
Huddersfield
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2014
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 October 2014
Upper Bann
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2014
Bolsover
Slaughter, Andy
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Hammersmith
Soames, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 27 October 2014
Mid Sussex
Stunell, Sir Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 November 2014
Hazel Grove
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 27 October 2014
Bradford South
Swales, Ian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 November 2014
Redcar
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 6 November 2014
Alyn and Deeside
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 28 October 2014
Leicester East
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2014
Walsall South
Ward, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 2014
Bradford East
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2014
Angus
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 November 2014
Arfon
Williams, Mr Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 November 2014
Ceredigion
Williams, Roger
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 October 2014
Brecon and Radnorshire
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 7 November 2014
Batley and Spen

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.