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APPOINTMENT OF FIRST SUICIDE PREVENTION MINISTER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1677: tabled on 10 October 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House supports the decision made by the Prime Minister to introduce a Suicide Prevention Minister on World Mental Health Day; notes that in 2017, 821 suicides were registered in the UK; further notes that in the UK men remain three times as likely to take their own life as women; recognises the work that is carried out by the charity The Samaritans in helping those in need; and calls on the Government to focus on suicide prevention alongside continuing to increase mental health support for schools and for the most at risk demographics.

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 22 October 2018
Livingston
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 23 October 2018
Harrow East
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2018
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Campbell, Mr Gregory
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 October 2018
East Londonderry
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2018
Blyth Valley
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 October 2018
Dunfermline and West Fife
Crausby, Sir David
Labour
Signed on 1 November 2018
Bolton North East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2018
Coventry South
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 October 2018
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 22 October 2018
High Peak
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 November 2018
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2018
Jarrow
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2018
Hartlepool
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 October 2018
Dundee West
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 October 2018
Glasgow East
Little Pengelly, Emma
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 October 2018
Belfast South
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 22 October 2018
Brighton, Pavilion
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 November 2018
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2018
Hemel Hempstead
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 October 2018
Belfast East
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 16 October 2018
Upper Bann
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 November 2018
Perth and North Perthshire

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.