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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2633: tabled on 22 July 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the launch of the Any Disability Symbol in Parliament on 4 June 2019; endorses the use of new accessible signage that articulates that disabilities can be both visible and invisible; notes with concern the number of cases where people with invisible disabilities have been discriminated against for attempting to use accessible facilities; further notes with concern the difficulty those with neurological conditions and dementia have when attempting to use accessible facilities; congratulates the work of Lucy Richards, Studio LR and the Scottish charity Life Changes Trust in creating and funding the new 'Any Disability' symbol; notes the tireless campaigning of Grace Warnock regarding invisible disability awareness; welcomes Grace Warnock's role as the ambassador for this new signage; calls on the Government to change existing signage within public buildings and replace it using the Any Disability Symbol; and further calls on the Government to encourage businesses to also adopt the Any Disability Symbol on their existing signage.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.