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REGIONAL ASSOCIATIONS FOR THE BLIND

EDM (Early Day Motion) 454: tabled on 26 January 1994

Tabled in the 1993-94 session.

This motion has been signed by 67 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House deplores the abrupt decision made without consultation, by the Department of Health, to withdraw all funding for the regional associations for the blind, who train specialists for work with the visually impaired, from 1st April, and that there are no other plans for the provision of these training needs in the future nor any assessment of the impact of these changes on the visually impaired.

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.

Bruce, Malcolm
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 1994
Gordon
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Blyth Valley
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Workington
Carlile, Alex
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 27 January 1994
Montgomery
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1994
Leyton
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Falkirk East
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Tooting
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Easington
Cunliffe, Mr Lawrence
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1994
Leigh
Dowd, Jim
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1994
Lewisham West
Dunnachie, Jimmy
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Glasgow, Pollok
Enright, Derek
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Hemsworth
Evans, John
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
St Helens North
Ewing, Mrs Margaret
Scottish National Party
Signed on 27 January 1994
Moray
Faulds, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 2 February 1994
Warley East
Foulkes, George
Labour
Signed on 26 January 1994
Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
Galloway, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 17 March 1994
Glasgow, Hillhead
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1994
Ilford South
George, Mr Bruce
Labour
Signed on 14 March 1994
Walsall South
Godsiff, Mr Roger
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Birmingham, Small Heath
Gordon, Mildred
Labour
Signed on 7 February 1994
Bow and Poplar
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Renfrew West and Inverclyde
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Bridgend
Hall, Mr Mike
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Warrington South
Hanson, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 February 1994
Delyn
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 1994
North Devon
Heppell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Nottingham East
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Wakefield
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 10 March 1994
Knowsley North
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 23 February 1994
Pontypridd
Hughes, Roy
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Newport East
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 1994
Southwark and Bermondsey
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1994
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Hampstead and Highgate
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1994
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 15 February 1994
Clwyd South West
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 February 1994
Cheltenham
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 28 January 1994
Brent East
Loyden, Eddie
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Liverpool, Garston
Madden, Max
Labour
Signed on 28 February 1994
Bradford West
Maddock, Mrs Diana
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 1994
Christchurch
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 22 March 1994
Mid Ulster
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 29 March 1994
Dumbarton
Milburn, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 3 February 1994
Darlington
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1994
Ellesmere Port and Neston
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 9 February 1994
Knowsley South
Parry, Robert
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Liverpool, Riverside
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 3 March 1994
Burnley
Prentice, Bridget
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Lewisham East
Redmond, Martin
Labour
Signed on 31 January 1994
Don Valley
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 1994
Newbury
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 10 February 1994
Rhondda
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 24 February 1994
Huddersfield
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
City of Durham
Taylor, Matthew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 January 1994
Truro
Thompson, Jack
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Wansbeck
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 1 February 1994
Sherwood
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 January 1994
North Cornwall
Vaz, Keith
Labour
Signed on 27 January 1994
Leicester East
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 3 March 1994
Caernarfon

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.