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CHANNEL 4'S YEAR OF DISABILITY AND UK PARALYMPIANS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 387: tabled on 05 September 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 52 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 Channel 4's Year of Disability and the commitment to broadcasting over 700 hours of coverage from the Paralympic Games in Rio in Summer 2016; commends the diversity of Channel 4's presenting and production teams in Rio, which includes the largest ever team of disabled presenters on UK television, with almost two thirds of presenters having a disability and more than 15 per cent of the production team comprising disabled talent; further welcomes the fact that 2016's Rio coverage will be even more accessible to disabled viewers with 100 per cent of content subtitled and audio description and signing available for the opening and closing ceremonies; notes that the Paralympic Games provide an exciting and important opportunity to showcase the UK's Paralympic sporting talent and to highlight the UK's commitment to equality and diversity both on the international stage and to UK audiences; and wishes the over 250 athletes in the ParalympicsGB team the best of luck at the Rio Games.

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.

Amess, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 15 September 2016
Southend West
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2016
Livingston
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 14 September 2016
Harrow East
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2016
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2016
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2016
Inverclyde
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 October 2016
Lanark and Hamilton East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 7 September 2016
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2016
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Dodds, Mr Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 September 2016
Belfast North
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2016
Cardiff South and Penarth
Elliott, Tom
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2016
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2016
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Field, Frank
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2016
Birkenhead
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2016
Glasgow North
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2016
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 14 September 2016
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2016
Luton North
Jones, Graham
Labour
Signed on 10 October 2016
Hyndburn
Kinahan, Danny
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
South Antrim
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 September 2016
Dundee West
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 September 2016
Glasgow South
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 8 September 2016
Glasgow East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2016
Falkirk
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2016
Glasgow North West
Monaghan, Dr Paul
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2016
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2016
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2016
East Dunbartonshire
Paterson, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Stirling
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2016
Bolton South East
Robertson, Angus
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 September 2016
Moray
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2016
Gordon
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2016
Glasgow South West
Streeting, Wes
Labour
Signed on 8 September 2016
Ilford North
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2016
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 October 2016
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 September 2016
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 September 2016
Banff and Buchan
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 September 2016
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 September 2016
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 September 2016
Perth and North Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.