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BIG YELLOW FRIDAY 2017

EDM (Early Day Motion) 998: tabled on 01 March 2017

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 53 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 notes that 3 March 2017 is Big Yellow Friday, and congratulates the Children's Liver Disease Foundation on its work in raising awareness, promoting research and providing information and support for those affected by a life-threatening liver disease; further notes with concern there are over 100 different liver diseases that can affect babies, children or young people, most of which are life-threatening and all of which have no cure, meaning a lifetime of care; commends the work of the Children's Liver Disease Foundation in providing literature and educational tools, personal family support and over £8million for research projects, including the development of ground-breaking liver cell transplantation therapies and funding projects to improve understanding of auto-immune liver diseases, since its formation in 1980; further congratulates the Children's Liver Disease Foundation and the Big Yellow Friday supporters for raising £661,484 since 2008; recognises that every penny raised has been used to fund vital services and life-changing projects for children and families affected by childhood liver disease across the UK; commends all those taking part in Big Yellow Friday 2017 and showing support for children affected by childhood liver disease and their families; and calls on the Government to work closely with all national liver-disease charities to help ensure childhood liver diseases are understood, prevented and treated effectively, ensuring that babies, children, young people, their families and adults diagnosed in childhood achieve their full potential.

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.

Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Livingston
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2017
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Aberdeen North
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2017
Edinburgh South West
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Inverclyde
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2017
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 2 March 2017
Coventry South
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
West Dunbartonshire
Donaldson, Stuart Blair
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 March 2017
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 9 March 2017
Cardiff South and Penarth
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 7 March 2017
Foyle
Elliott, Tom
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 13 March 2017
Ribble Valley
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
North Ayrshire and Arran
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Glasgow North
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2017
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 13 March 2017
North Down
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2017
Luton North
Kinahan, Danny
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
South Antrim
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 30 March 2017
York Central
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
McDonnell, Dr Alasdair
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 March 2017
Belfast South
McGarry, Natalie
Independent
Signed on 2 March 2017
Glasgow East
McLaughlin, Anne
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Glasgow North East
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
Falkirk
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Glasgow North West
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
East Dunbartonshire
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Argyll and Bute
Ritchie, Ms Margaret
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
South Down
Salmond, Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Gordon
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Strangford
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
Edinburgh East
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Glasgow South West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2017
Glasgow Central
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 2 March 2017
Midlothian
Weir, Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
Angus
Whiteford, Dr Eilidh
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Banff and Buchan
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2017
Central Ayrshire
Wilson, Corri
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 March 2017
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.