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INTERNATIONAL STAMMERING AWARENESS DAY AND THE SCOTTISH STAMMERING NETWORK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 536: tabled on 19 October 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 40 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 International Stammering Awareness Day on 22 October 2015, which raises awareness of stammering, a condition that affects one in 100 adults worldwide; recognises the excellent work of the Scottish Stammering Network, which has directly supported hundreds of individuals who have a stammer through its support groups and open days; congratulates the Scottish Stammering Network in obtaining a grant of £5,000 from the Scottish Government to hold a series of Open Days across Scotland in 2015-16 with the first Scotland wide open day being in Glasgow on 14 November 2015; acknowledges that these open days are free of charge to attend with guest speakers sharing their experiences of living with a stammer, as well as a range of workshops which aim to be interactive, fun and useful to empower people who have a stammer; and wishes the charity well as it moves forward into 2016, with its plans to help more people who stammer by expanding its support groups and open days across Scotland.

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 26 October 2015
Ochil and South Perthshire
Anderson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 29 October 2015
Blaydon
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 October 2015
Livingston
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 October 2015
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2015
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2015
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 October 2015
Inverclyde
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty, Martin John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 October 2015
West Dunbartonshire
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Belfast North
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Foyle
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 October 2015
Motherwell and Wishaw
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 20 October 2015
North Down
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Dundee West
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Belfast South
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 20 October 2015
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
Glasgow North West
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2015
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2015
East Dunbartonshire
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 4 November 2015
Ynys Môn
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 21 October 2015
South Down
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 21 October 2015
Coventry North West
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Upper Bann
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2015
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 October 2015
Angus
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 November 2015
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 October 2015
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.