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Problem drug use

EDM (Early Day Motion) 950: tabled on 01 October 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 31 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House is appalled by the number of people dying from drug related deaths in the UK; welcomes the reports of the Scottish Affairs and Health Select Committees following their separate inquiries; supports the presentation of the Problem Drug Use Bill; notes that its implementation would ensure the drugs crisis is tackled from a health rather than justice perspective; further supports its calls to make provision for safe drug consumption facilities and to decriminalise the possession of small quantities of drugs for personal use; and calls on the Government to declare problem drug use a public health emergency.

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.

Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 5 October 2020
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
MacAskill, Kenny
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
East Lothian
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 October 2020
Arfon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 5 October 2020
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Dundee West
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
East Renfrewshire
Smith, Alyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Stirling
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Glasgow North West
Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Livingston
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 October 2020
North East Fife
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 5 October 2020
Norwich South
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Falkirk
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Strangford
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Glasgow South West
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 October 2020
Glasgow North
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 October 2020
Perth and North Perthshire
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 6 October 2020
Jarrow
Amess, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 6 October 2020
Southend West
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 October 2020
Central Ayrshire
Blunt, Crispin
Conservative
Signed on 8 October 2020
Reigate
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 12 October 2020
Streatham
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 October 2020
Edinburgh North and Leith
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 5 November 2020
Brighton, Kemptown

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.