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CHILDREN'S LIVER DISEASE FOUNDATION'S BIG YELLOW FRIDAY 2019

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2114: tabled on 27 February 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that 1 March 2019 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 £65,000 last year and their determination to beat that this year; further commends all those taking part in Big Yellow Friday 2019 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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.