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UNICEF CHANGE THE CONVERSATION BREASTFEEDING CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 301: tabled on 07 July 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 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 UNICEF on launching their campaign to Change the Conversation on breastfeeding in the UK; notes that the UK has among the lowest rates of breast feeding in the world; regrets the cancellation of the national infant feeding survey in 2015, which provided vital data on breastfeeding rates; believes that breastfeeding can save children's lives and profoundly improve health; considers laying the blame on women for breastfeeding rates to be deeply unhelpful; supports the establishment of a high level national coordinating body for infant feeding; further supports work to create a supportive, enabling environment to encourage breastfeeding; and calls on the Government to work to remove social, cultural, economic and physical barriers to breastfeeding in 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 5 September 2016
Ochil and South Perthshire
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 July 2016
Livingston
Black, Mhairi
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 July 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2016
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 July 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 September 2016
Edinburgh South West
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 6 July 2016
Foyle
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 11 July 2016
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2016
North Tyneside
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 September 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 July 2016
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 13 July 2016
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 14 July 2016
Glasgow East
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2016
Glasgow North East
Meale, Sir Alan
Labour
Signed on 11 July 2016
Mansfield
Mullin, Roger
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2016
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 July 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 July 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 11 July 2016
South Down
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 12 December 2016
Belfast East
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 July 2016
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 July 2016
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2016
Glasgow South West
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2016
Midlothian
Twigg, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 13 July 2016
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2016
Angus

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.