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Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day 2021

EDM (Early Day Motion) 57: tabled on 17 May 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

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

Motion text

That this House notes that Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day (SCIAD) takes place on 21 May 2021; supports the ambition of that day to raise awareness of spinal cord injury nationally; recognises the vitally important work of spinal injuries charities alongside the specialist spinal cord injury centres during the covid-19 crisis to support the 50,000 spinal cord injured (SCI) people in the UK; further notes the importance of the central theme of SCIAD of raising awareness of the life-changing impact of spinal cord injury on the individual and their loved ones, including on the approximately seven people each day who sustain a spinal cord injury in the UK; and calls on the Government to recognise the enormous impact of the current shortfall in the provision of specialist care and support for SCI people and to make sure that that shortfall is addressed at the earliest opportunity.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.