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BIG YELLOW FRIDAY 2018

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1002: tabled on 28 February 2018

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 notes that 2 March 2018 is Big Yellow Friday; 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 that every week 20 children in the UK are diagnosed with a life­-threatening childhood liver disease and that over 100 different liver diseases 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 for working tirelessly and investing over £8 million to support families and fund research projects, which helps to understand and treat childhood liver diseases; further congratulates the Children's Liver Disease Foundation and the Big Yellow Friday supporters for raising £719,415 since 2008; further commends all those taking part in Big Yellow Friday 2018 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 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.

Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 7 March 2018
Harrow East
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 March 2018
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2018
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 March 2018
Edinburgh South West
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 6 March 2018
Coventry South
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 8 March 2018
High Peak
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 March 2018
North East Fife
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2018
North Ayrshire and Arran
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
Signed on 5 March 2018
Preston
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 April 2018
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 March 2018
Edinburgh West
Kerr, Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 5 March 2018
Stirling
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 March 2018
Dundee West
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2018
Glasgow East
McDonald, Stuart C.
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 March 2018
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 March 2018
Glasgow North West
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 March 2018
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 March 2018
Glasgow South West
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 13 March 2018
Leicester East
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 March 2018
Central Ayrshire
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 March 2018
Perth and North Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.