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MND RESEARCH AND GORDON'S FIGHTBACK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 346: tabled on 20 July 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 57 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 Gordon Aikman on a stunningly successful campaign, Gordon's Fightback, which has substantially raised the profile of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), a cruelly progressive and debilitating disease, for which there is currently no cure; notes that over £320,000 has been raised by Gordon's Fightback to fund vitally important research into this disease; further notes the huge level of public support and funds raised for MND by the 2014 Ice Bucket Challenge; further notes that the UK is home to some of the world's best MND researchers and specialist research facilities; further notes that public spending on MND research decreased by a third between 2010-11 and 2013-14; further notes that Medical Research Council funding for MND research has dropped to a five-year low; believes finding a cure for MND is of vital importance; and calls on the Government to introduce a long-term strategy, and doubled public spending on MND research, to hasten the day a cure for MND is found.

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.

Ahmed-Sheikh, Ms Tasmina
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Ochil and South Perthshire
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Aberdeen North
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 20 July 2015
Worthing West
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Edinburgh South West
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2015
Islington North
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 September 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Belfast North
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Foyle
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Motherwell and Wishaw
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
North East Fife
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Glasgow North
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 7 September 2015
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 7 September 2015
Luton North
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Dundee West
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 7 September 2015
York Central
McCaig, Callum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Aberdeen South
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Belfast South
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2015
Hayes and Harlington
McGarry, Natalie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Glasgow East
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Glasgow North East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Falkirk
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 September 2015
Glasgow North West
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
East Renfrewshire
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 26 October 2015
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
South Down
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Gordon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 July 2015
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Strangford
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 21 July 2015
Ealing, Southall
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Upper Bann
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2015
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Midlothian
Thomson, Michelle
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 July 2015
Edinburgh West
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Banff and Buchan
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2015
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 December 2015
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

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.