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Deaf Blind Awareness Week

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1419: tabled on 17 October 1990

Tabled in the 1989-90 session.

This motion has been signed by 101 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

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Motion text

That this House notes that 15th to 20th October is Deaf-Blind Awareness Week; congratulates the National Deaf-Blind League on their work to further the interests of deaf-blind people over the past 60 years; recognises that the 11,000 people in Britain who are both deaf and blind require specialist services; welcomes the Social Services Inspectorate report, Sign Posts, and is concerned that current provision for the deaf-blind is described by this report as seriously underdeveloped; and calls upon the Government to issue guidance to local authorities on their responsibilities to address the special needs of deaf-blind people in their community care plans, and to urge them to put into practice the recommendation of the Sign Posts report.

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.

Barnes, Mrs Rosie
Independent SDP
Signed on 29 October 1990
Greenwich
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 25 October 1990
Ilford North
Benyon, Sir William
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 1990
Milton Keynes
Bermingham, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
St Helens South
Bidwell, Sydney
Labour
Signed on 26 October 1990
Ealing, Southall
Boyes, Roland
Labour
Signed on 23 October 1990
Houghton and Washington
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Manchester, Withington
Browne, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 25 October 1990
Winchester
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 30 October 1990
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 30 October 1990
Falkirk West
Cartwright, John
Independent SDP
Signed on 25 October 1990
Woolwich
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 23 October 1990
Leyton
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 1990
Romsey and Waterside
Coombs, Mr Simon
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 1990
Swindon
Cormack, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 26 October 1990
South Staffordshire
Cousins, Jim
Labour
Signed on 29 October 1990
Newcastle upon Tyne Central
Crowther, Stan
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Rotherham
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Leigh
Currie, Mrs Edwina
Conservative
Signed on 26 October 1990
South Derbyshire
Dover, Den
Conservative
Signed on 25 October 1990
Chorley
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 23 October 1990
Glasgow, Pollok
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
St Helens North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 October 1990
Moray
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Warley East
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 1990
Southport
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Birkenhead
Foot, Michael
Labour
Signed on 31 October 1990
Blaenau Gwent
French, Douglas
Conservative
Signed on 25 October 1990
Gloucester
Fry, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 30 October 1990
Wellingborough
Gardiner, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 1990
Reigate
Garrett, Edward
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Wallsend
Gill, Mr Christopher
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 1990
Ludlow
Godman, Dr Norman
Labour
Signed on 18 October 1990
Greenock and Port Glasgow
Griffiths, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 1990
Portsmouth North
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 18 October 1990
Bridgend
Hanley, Sir Jeremy
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 1990
Richmond and Barnes
Hardy, Peter
Labour
Signed on 18 October 1990
Wentworth
Hargreaves, Kenneth
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 1990
Hyndburn
Heal, Sylvia
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Mid Staffordshire
Hicks, Mrs Maureen
Conservative
Signed on 25 October 1990
Wolverhampton North East
Hicks, Sir Robert
Conservative
Signed on 25 October 1990
South East Cornwall
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Wakefield
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Doug
Labour
Signed on 29 October 1990
Warrington North
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Barnsley Central
Johnston, Sir Russell
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 October 1990
Inverness, Nairn and Lochaber
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 October 1990
Ynys Môn
Kennedy, Mr Charles
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 October 1990
Ross, Cromarty and Skye
Kilfedder, Sir James
Ulster Popular Unionist Party
Signed on 25 October 1990
North Down
Kirkwood, Sir Archy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 October 1990
Roxburgh and Berwickshire
Knox, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 22 October 1990
Staffordshire Moorlands
Lambie, David
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Cunninghame South
Lamond, James
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Oldham Central and Royton
Leadbitter, Ted
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Hartlepool
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 30 October 1990
Brent East
Lofthouse, Sir Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 23 October 1990
Pontefract and Castleford
Maclennan, Mr Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 1990
Caithness and Sutherland
Marland, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 24 October 1990
West Gloucestershire
Marshall, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Glasgow, Shettleston
Mates, Lt Col Michael
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 1990
East Hampshire
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 18 October 1990
Dundee East
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Makerfield
McGrady, Mr Eddie
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 25 October 1990
South Down
McKelvey, William
Labour
Signed on 18 October 1990
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 29 October 1990
Blaydon
Michael, Alun
Labour
Signed on 23 October 1990
Cardiff South and Penarth
Nicholson, Emma
Conservative
Signed on 17 October 1990
Torridge and West Devon
Oakes, Gordon
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Halton
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 26 October 1990
Liverpool, Riverside
Patchett, Terry
Labour
Signed on 29 October 1990
Barnsley East
Pendry, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Stalybridge and Hyde
Raffan, Keith
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 1990
Delyn
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 25 October 1990
Lewes
Robinson, Mr Geoffrey
Labour
Signed on 31 October 1990
Coventry North West
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 18 October 1990
Dundee West
Salmond, Mr Alex
Scottish National Party
Signed on 25 October 1990
Banff and Buchan
Sims, Sir Roger
Conservative
Signed on 18 October 1990
Chislehurst
Smith, John
Labour
Signed on 24 October 1990
Vale of Glamorgan
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 23 October 1990
South Belfast
Squire, Mr Robin
Conservative
Signed on 30 October 1990
Hornchurch
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 30 October 1990
City of Durham
Stewart, Allan
Conservative
Signed on 29 October 1990
Eastwood
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 October 1990
Truro
Thorne, Sir Neil
Conservative
Signed on 29 October 1990
Ilford South
Thurnham, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 30 October 1990
Bolton North East
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Wolverhampton South East
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 31 October 1990
Reading East
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 29 October 1990
Leicester East
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 23 October 1990
Orkney and Shetland
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 29 October 1990
Liverpool, West Derby
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 October 1990
Caernarfon
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 1990
Macclesfield
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 25 October 1990
Preston
Wray, Mr Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 23 October 1990
Glasgow, Provan

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

Deaf Blind Awareness Week (Amendment 1)
After 'guidance', insert 'and money'.
Labour, Bolsover
6
signatures
EDM 1419A1: tabled on 24 October 1990
Deaf Blind Awareness Week (Amendment 2)
After 'plans', insert 'to fully fund from central resources the necessary local improvements,'.
Labour, Coventry South East
1
signature
EDM 1419A2: tabled on 24 October 1990