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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 2016

EDM (Early Day Motion) 18: tabled on 18 May 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 44 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 recognises Mental Health Awareness Week 2016, which runs from 16 May until 22 May 2016; notes that this is an awareness campaign dedicated to highlighting sufferers of mental health problems, looking particularly at how relationships are essential to maintaining good mental health; acknowledges that mental illness is one of the major public health challenges in the UK, whereby around one in three people in Scotland and one in four people in England are estimated to be affected by such illnesses in any one year; commends charities, such as the Mental Health Foundation, the Scottish Association for Mental Health, SANE and many others, that work to support sufferers of mental health issues; recognises that the Scottish Government will now implement a new 10 year plan to transform mental health and invest an additional £150 million to improve mental health services; and calls on the UK Government to ensure that services are fully equipped to deal with the increasing problem of mental health that is affecting many people across the UK.

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 6 June 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 June 2016
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Boswell, Philip
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 May 2016
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 May 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Cadbury, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2016
Brentford and Isleworth
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 May 2016
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 May 2016
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 May 2016
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 19 May 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 May 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 May 2016
West Dunbartonshire
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Belfast North
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 May 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Elliott, Tom
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 May 2016
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 May 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2016
Glasgow North
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 May 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 6 June 2016
Jarrow
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 24 May 2016
Knowsley
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 May 2016
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 May 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 19 May 2016
Glasgow East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 May 2016
Falkirk
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 23 May 2016
Mansfield
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2016
East Renfrewshire
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 19 May 2016
South Down
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 May 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 19 May 2016
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 May 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 May 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 May 2016
Midlothian
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 May 2016
Central Ayrshire
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 May 2016
Arfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.