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EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS WEEK 2019

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2100: tabled on 25 February 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 29 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that Monday 25 February to Sunday 3 March 2019 is eating disorders awareness week; acknowledges the work done to highlight the condition; is concerned that admissions to hospitals for potentially life-threatening eating disorders has increased dramatically in the last 12 months; expresses concern that admissions to hospital for anorexia and bulimia have doubled since 2010; and commends this year's theme of Come as You Are, which sends a message to individuals at all stages of body acceptance and eating disorders recovery that their stories are valid.

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.

Hill, Mike
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2019
Hartlepool
Rimmer, Ms Marie
Labour
Signed on 26 February 2019
St Helens South and Whiston
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 February 2019
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 27 February 2019
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Simpson, David
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 February 2019
Upper Bann
Doughty, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2019
Cardiff South and Penarth
Hopkins, Kelvin
Independent
Signed on 28 February 2019
Luton North
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 28 February 2019
North Down
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 28 February 2019
Glasgow Central
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 28 February 2019
North Tyneside
Hendrick, Sir Mark
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2019
Preston
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 4 March 2019
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 March 2019
Inverclyde
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 7 March 2019
High Peak
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 11 March 2019
Hemel Hempstead
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 11 March 2019
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 11 March 2019
Dulwich and West Norwood
Cameron, Dr Lisa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 March 2019
East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 March 2019
Dunfermline and West Fife
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 April 2019
Glasgow North
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 May 2019
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 13 June 2019
Brighton, Pavilion

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.