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WORLD DIABETES DAY ON 14 NOVEMBER 2018

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1828: tabled on 13 November 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House supports World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2018 where millions of people around the world come together to raise awareness of diabetes including the 4.6 million who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the UK and 425 million that are estimated to suffer from diabetes worldwide; commends all individuals and organisations that have taken up the blue light challenge where monuments and local landmarks in areas across the world are turned blue in support of World Diabetes Day; further commends the hundreds of other people across the UK for taking blue circle selfies, wearing blue and organising events and screenings for World Diabetes Day; and urges the Government to support the NHS in funding diabetes prevention programmes and improving standards of care for diabetic patients.

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 14 November 2018
Harrow East
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 20 November 2018
Kingston and Surbiton
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 19 November 2018
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2018
High Peak
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 November 2018
South Antrim
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 14 November 2018
North Tyneside
Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2018
Hartlepool
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 28 November 2018
Knowsley
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 November 2018
Glasgow East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 19 November 2018
Brighton, Pavilion
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 21 November 2018
Easington
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 22 November 2018
Hemel Hempstead
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2018
Brighton, Kemptown
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 19 November 2018
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 November 2018
Glasgow South West
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2018
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 December 2018
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 December 2018
Dunfermline and West Fife
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 December 2018
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 January 2019
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.