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UNICEF BREASTFEEDING CALL TO ACTION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1341: tabled on 11 April 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 38 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 commends the Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative on launching its Call to Action, which urges the UK and devolved governments to creative a supportive, enabling environment for women who want to breastfeed; supports calls for a National Infant Feeding Strategy board tasked with developing a comprehensive strategy and implementation plan; believes that the UK and devolved governments should take action to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in all policy areas where breastfeeding has an impact; requests implementation of evidence-based initiatives which support breastfeeding such as the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative across all maternity, health visiting, neonatal and children's centre services; and urges the Government to adopt in full the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent resolutions.

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 9 May 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 April 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 11 April 2016
Worthing West
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 April 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 April 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Foyle
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 April 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 14 April 2016
Newport West
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 April 2016
North East Fife
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 19 April 2016
Birmingham, Hall Green
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Glenrothes
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 19 April 2016
Brighton, Pavilion
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 April 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McCaig, Callum
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Aberdeen South
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 May 2016
Glasgow North East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 April 2016
Falkirk
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 April 2016
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 April 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 25 April 2016
Bolton South East
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 12 April 2016
South Down
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 April 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 April 2016
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 April 2016
Midlothian
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 April 2016
Arfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.