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Baby Loss Awareness Week

EDM (Early Day Motion) 5: tabled on 14 October 2019

Tabled in the 2019-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that 9-15 October is Baby Loss Awareness Week; offers sincere sympathy to those families who have lost precious babies; notes the wonderful remembrance services that take place across the UK throughout the week; and urges those who have lost a baby to use this opportunity to publicly or privately express their grief or memories however they believe to be best for them and understand that the nation grieves with those one in four that suffer a miscarriage and loss.

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.

Dodds, Nigel
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 October 2019
Belfast North
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 October 2019
East Antrim
Gaffney, Hugh
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2019
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Jones, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2019
Newport West
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2019
Hemel Hempstead
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2019
Harrow East
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2019
Coventry South
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 15 October 2019
Dulwich and West Norwood
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 October 2019
Worthing West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 October 2019
Glasgow Central
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 October 2019
Glasgow South West
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 16 October 2019
Brighton, Kemptown
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 October 2019
Glasgow East
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 16 October 2019
Ceredigion
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 October 2019
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 18 October 2019
Birmingham, Hall Green
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2019
Leicester East
Hill, Mike
Independent
Signed on 22 October 2019
Hartlepool
McGinn, Conor
Labour
Signed on 23 October 2019
St Helens North
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 24 October 2019
High Peak
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 24 October 2019
North Ayrshire and Arran
Hermon, Lady
Independent
Signed on 24 October 2019
North Down
Davey, Sir Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 24 October 2019
Kingston and Surbiton
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 28 October 2019
Romford
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 4 November 2019
Glenrothes
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2019
North Tyneside

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.