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Learning Disability Week 2021

EDM (Early Day Motion) 243: tabled on 23 June 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House supports Learning Disability Awareness Week which took place from 14 to 20 June 2021; notes that the Week’s theme was Art and Creativity; highlights that for many people with a learning disability and their families creativity has been a way to remain connected and positive throughout the challenges of the covid-19 outbreak; recognises that for those with learning disabilities being creative through activities such as art and performing art can help with self-expression and self-confidence and improve mental health; and congratulates Mencap on their vital work delivering Learning Disability Awareness Week through arts and craft, symbolised recipes and video series and for their continued support for those with learning disabilities, their families and carers.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.