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ORGAN DONATION PRESUMED CONSENT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 85: tabled on 28 June 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Scottish Government for announcing new legislation to introduce presumed consent for organ donation in Scotland; notes the model successes of presumed consent in Wales where 39 lives have been saved in the last year, which has inspired the change in Scotland; further notes that the UK still has the lowest rates of organ donation consent in Europe; and calls on the Government to save more lives by introducing presumed consent for organ donation in England.

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.

Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 29 June 2017
Worthing West
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2017
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2017
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2017
West Dunbartonshire
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2017
Ilford South
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2017
Airdrie and Shotts
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2017
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Jarvis, Dan
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2017
Barnsley Central
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 July 2017
Ceredigion
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2017
Dundee West
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 29 June 2017
Norwich South
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 July 2017
Glasgow East
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 July 2017
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 July 2017
Glasgow South
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2017
Falkirk
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2017
Bolsover
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2017
Glasgow South West
Stevens, Jo
Labour
Signed on 10 July 2017
Cardiff Central
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 June 2017
Glasgow Central
Western, Matt
Labour
Signed on 4 July 2017
Warwick and Leamington
Zeichner, Daniel
Labour
Signed on 3 July 2017
Cambridge

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.