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Support for autism diagnosis

EDM (Early Day Motion) 606: tabled on 01 November 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 32 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House has considered the Westminster Commission on Autism’s third report entitled Support Surrounding Diagnosis; recognises that the period surrounding an autism diagnosis is often stressful and uncertain; notes that access to the right support is vital; further notes that many people seeking an autism diagnosis do not have their needs met; understands that focused clinical diagnostic services with a single accessible pathway to diagnosis is essential to providing those seeking an autism diagnosis with the correct support; and urges the Government to review the recommendations of the report and provide greater funding to the health services to reduce pressure on diagnostic services and waiting times.

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.

Hardy, Emma
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2021
Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle
Penning, Sir Mike
Conservative
Signed on 2 November 2021
Hemel Hempstead
Corbyn, Jeremy
Independent
Signed on 2 November 2021
Islington North
Sharma, Mr Virendra
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2021
Ealing, Southall
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 2 November 2021
East Lothian
Yasin, Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2021
Bedford
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2021
Liverpool, Wavertree
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2021
Dulwich and West Norwood
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2021
Jarrow
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 November 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Vaz, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 3 November 2021
Walsall South
Carden, Dan
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2021
Liverpool, Walton
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 8 November 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 8 November 2021
Belfast South
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2021
North Durham
Johnson, Kim
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2021
Liverpool, Riverside
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 8 November 2021
Poplar and Limehouse
Lockhart, Carla
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 9 November 2021
Upper Bann
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 15 November 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 15 November 2021
Worthing West
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 November 2021
Bath
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 November 2021
South Antrim
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 November 2021
Motherwell and Wishaw
Ali, Rushanara
Labour
Signed on 13 December 2021
Bethnal Green and Bow
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2021
Leeds East
Maskell, Rachael
Labour
Signed on 24 January 2022
York Central

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.