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International Day of People with Disabilities

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1134: tabled on 16 November 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 54 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises 3 December is the International Day of People with Disabilities, a day to celebrate disabled people and champion their abilities; supports the United Nation’s work surrounding this campaign, notes this year’s theme is entitled not all disabilities are visible, which aims to spread awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not immediately apparent such as mental illness, learning difficulties, head injury and other non-visible conditions; acknowledges that over 15 per cent of the world’s population live with a disability and that during these unprecedented times, they are likely to be disproportionately affected; acknowledges the work the all-party Parliamentary group on Disability has done to raise the profile of disability across the House; further acknowledges the fantastic work charities have done to support disabled people globally, including Leonard Cheshire, Sense and Sense International; encourages the wider promotion and protection of disability rights; understands the importance of combatting the stigma surrounding disability; and urges parliamentarians to work for an inclusive, accessible, and sustainable society for people with disabilities leaving no one behind in line with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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.

Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 2020
Romford
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 November 2020
Belfast East
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2020
Streatham
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2020
Ealing, Southall
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 2020
Hemel Hempstead
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2020
Ealing Central and Acton
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2020
Liverpool, Wavertree
Blackman, Bob
Conservative
Signed on 17 November 2020
Harrow East
Donaldson, Sir Jeffrey M
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 17 November 2020
Lagan Valley
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2020
Edinburgh West
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 17 November 2020
Belfast South
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2020
Bath
Gwynne, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2020
Denton and Reddish
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 17 November 2020
Midlothian
Cooper, Rosie
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2020
West Lancashire
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 17 November 2020
Poplar and Limehouse
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 17 November 2020
Ceredigion
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 November 2020
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Winter, Beth
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2020
Cynon Valley
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2020
Dundee West
Mishra, Navendu
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2020
Stockport
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 18 November 2020
Richmond Park
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2020
Birkenhead
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2020
Hayes and Harlington
Timms, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 18 November 2020
East Ham
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 November 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Amess, Sir David
Conservative
Signed on 18 November 2020
Southend West
Cooper, Daisy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 19 November 2020
St Albans
Bruce, Fiona
Conservative
Signed on 23 November 2020
Congleton
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 23 November 2020
Brighton, Pavilion
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 November 2020
Arfon
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 23 November 2020
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 23 November 2020
Liverpool, Riverside
Bonnar, Steven
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 November 2020
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 24 November 2020
East Antrim
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2020
Motherwell and Wishaw
Abrahams, Debbie
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2020
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Benn, Hilary
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2020
Leeds Central
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2020
Gateshead
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2020
Easington
Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2020
Liverpool, Walton
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2020
Bedford
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 December 2020
Glasgow South
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 December 2020
South Antrim
Farry, Stephen
Alliance
Signed on 7 December 2020
North Down
Lewis, Clive
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2020
Norwich South
Lockhart, Carla
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 14 December 2020
Upper Bann
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 28 April 2021
Brighton, Kemptown

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.