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Giving every child the best start in life

EDM (Early Day Motion) 31: tabled on 12 May 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

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

Motion text

That this House notes the work of WAVE Trust and its 70/30 campaign to reduce levels of child abuse, neglect and domestic abuse by 70 per cent by 2030; further notes that over two-thirds of this House have endorsed that campaign, including a majority from all parties; recognises the role that Adverse Childhood Experiences play in the entrenchment of intergenerational health and income inequalities and the loss of over £20 billion per year to the UK economy; welcomes the publication of the Early Years Review; and calls on the Government to adopt a comprehensive early years’ strategy to prevent harm to children before it happens, ensuring that all parents are supported to give children the best possible start in life.

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.

McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 14 May 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 May 2021
Glasgow North West
Swayne, Sir Desmond
Conservative
Signed on 17 May 2021
New Forest West
Hanvey, Neale
Alba Party
Signed on 19 May 2021
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 20 May 2021
East Lothian
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 20 May 2021
Ceredigion
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 24 May 2021
Arfon
McDonagh, Siobhain
Labour
Signed on 25 May 2021
Mitcham and Morden
Saville Roberts, Liz
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 7 June 2021
Dwyfor Meirionnydd
Whittaker, Craig
Conservative
Signed on 7 June 2021
Calder Valley
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 12 July 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Wishart, Pete
Scottish National Party
Signed on 12 July 2021
Perth and North Perthshire
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Ochil and South Perthshire
Davey, Ed
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 July 2021
Kingston and Surbiton
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Edinburgh East
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
East Dunbartonshire
Whitford, Dr Philippa
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Central Ayrshire
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Gordon
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 13 July 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 July 2021
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Abrahams, Debbie
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2021
Oldham East and Saddleworth
Howarth, Sir George
Labour
Signed on 15 July 2021
Knowsley
Moran, Layla
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 July 2021
Oxford West and Abingdon
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 July 2021
Glasgow North
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2021
Jarrow
Whitley, Mick
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2021
Birkenhead
Hodge, Dame Margaret
Labour
Signed on 16 July 2021
Barking
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2021
Liverpool, Riverside
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 July 2021
Edinburgh North and Leith
Huq, Dr Rupa
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2021
Ealing Central and Acton
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 19 July 2021
Argyll and Bute
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2021
Rochdale
Timms, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2021
East Ham
Long Bailey, Rebecca
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2021
Salford and Eccles
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2021
Poplar and Limehouse
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 19 July 2021
Dagenham and Rainham
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 July 2021
South Antrim
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 20 July 2021
Liverpool, Wavertree
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 July 2021
Richmond Park
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 July 2021
Orkney and Shetland
Brown, Mr Nicholas
Labour
Signed on 22 July 2021
Newcastle upon Tyne East
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 July 2021
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Wilson, Munira
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 July 2021
Twickenham
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 July 2021
North East Fife
Cherry, Joanna
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 July 2021
Edinburgh South West

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.