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SANDS AWARENESS MONTH CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 137: tabled on 06 June 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 39 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 is aware that June 2016 is SANDS Awareness Month; appreciates that during this month the charity will work hard to increase awareness of stillbirth and neonatal death; understands that the impact of losing a baby during pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards is devastating for all those affected; applauds SANDS for the excellent work it does to promote awareness of this issue and breaking the silence around what is often a taboo subject; is deeply concerned that over 100 babies in the UK will die each week during the month of June 2016; wishes the charity well in the inaugural year of its Walk a Mile in My Shoes event as well as continuing with its orange-themed events including Orange Fridays and Orange Challenge Events; supports the launch of SANDS' Research Fund to spearhead vital projects as well as other new initiatives that will help the charity speak out and call for improvements that will save more babies' lives in the future .

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 8 June 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 7 June 2016
Worthing West
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 June 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Belfast North
Donaldson, Mr Jeffrey M.
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 June 2016
Lagan Valley
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
North East Fife
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 June 2016
Glasgow North
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 June 2016
Airdrie and Shotts
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 8 June 2016
North Down
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Dundee West
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 June 2016
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 14 June 2016
Glasgow East
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 8 June 2016
Mansfield
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Argyll and Bute
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 June 2016
East Renfrewshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 June 2016
Stirling
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
South Down
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Strangford
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Upper Bann
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 June 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 June 2016
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 June 2016
Angus
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 9 June 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.