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THE WORK OF PHILIP CONNOLLY AT DISABILITY RIGHTS UK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2182: tabled on 13 March 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the extensive work of Philip Connolly in tirelessly campaigning for the rights and wellbeing of disabled people in the UK; acknowledges that Mr Connolly sets a strong and passionate example for current and future activists to follow; notes the successes that Mr Connolly and his colleagues have had through the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Disability in shaping government policy; celebrates Mr Connolly's contribution to shared society; further notes that disabled people everywhere will lose one of their most competent and forthright advocates upon Mr Connolly moving on from Disability Rights UK; and commends his career in the hope of inspiring the next generation of activists to tackle society's most pressing issues.