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National Epilepsy Week 2003

EDM number 1063 in 2002-03, proposed by Liam Fox on 10/04/2003.

That this House notes the importance of National Epilepsy Week from 18th to 24th May and praises the National Society for Epilepsy and the British Epilepsy Association for raising awareness of this important issue; wholeheartedly supports National Epilepsy Week, which raises awareness of epilepsy, a common brain disorder characterised by re-occurring epileptic seizures, and commends this year's theme which is attitudes to epilepsy; notes that more than 300,000 people in the UK have epilepsy and that 80 new cases are diagnosed in the UK every day; is concerned that one person in 50 will develop epilepsy at some time in their life and that one in 20 will have at least a single seizure; wishes to raise awareness that epilepsy can develop at any age but is diagnosed most often before the age of 20 and after the age of 60; is heartened that up to 80 per cent. of people with epilepsy can achieve total control of their seizures with anti-epileptic medication; recognises the important need for the dissemination of information and support to both professionals and people affected by epilepsy, to raising awareness of the condition among the public and providing care for people with epilepsy through medical, residential and rehabilitation services; praises highly the National Society for Epilepsy and the British Epilepsy Association for providing such services; and wishes National Epilepsy Week every success.

This motion has been signed by a total of 69 MPs.

Liam Fox10/04/2003WoodspringConservativeProposed
Tim Loughton10/04/2003East Worthing & ShorehamConservativeSigned
Simon Burns10/04/2003West ChelmsfordConservativeSigned
Cheryl Gillan10/04/2003Chesham & AmershamConservativeSigned
Chris Grayling10/04/2003Epsom & EwellConservativeSigned
Angela Watkinson10/04/2003UpminsterConservativeSigned
Julian Lewis11/04/2003New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Peter Bottomley11/04/2003Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Nigel Waterson14/04/2003EastbourneConservativeSigned
Rudi Vis14/04/2003Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Roy Beggs14/04/2003East AntrimUUPSigned
Mike Hancock14/04/2003Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Marsden14/04/2003Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Lady Hermon14/04/2003North DownUUPSigned
Martin Smyth14/04/2003Belfast SouthUUPSigned
Marion Roe14/04/2003BroxbourneConservativeSigned
Jeremy Corbyn14/04/2003Islington NorthLabourSigned
Tony Colman28/04/2003PutneyLabourSigned
Andrew George28/04/2003St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Betty Williams28/04/2003ConwyLabourSigned
Mark Oaten29/04/2003WinchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Nicholas Winterton29/04/2003MacclesfieldConservativeSigned
Ann Winterton29/04/2003CongletonConservativeSigned
Win Griffiths29/04/2003BridgendLabourSigned
Huw Edwards29/04/2003MonmouthLabourSigned
Edward Davey29/04/2003Kingston & SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
Vincent Cable29/04/2003TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Colin Breed29/04/2003South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Chris McCafferty29/04/2003Calder ValleyLabourSigned
Syd Rapson29/04/2003Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Jenny Tonge30/04/2003Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Edward Garnier30/04/2003HarboroughConservativeSigned
Jim Cunningham30/04/2003Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Valerie Davey30/04/2003Bristol WestLabourSigned
John Randall30/04/2003UxbridgeConservativeSigned
David Drew01/05/2003StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Candy Atherton01/05/2003Falmouth & CamborneLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds06/05/2003Belfast NorthDUPSigned
David Taylor06/05/2003North West LeicestershireLabour Co-operativeSigned
Bob Spink07/05/2003Castle PointConservativeSigned
Gregory Campbell07/05/2003East LondonderryDUPSigned
Mark Francois07/05/2003RayleighConservativeSigned
Hugh Robertson08/05/2003Faversham & Mid KentConservativeSigned
David Wright08/05/2003TelfordLabourSigned
John McDonnell08/05/2003Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Rob Marris12/05/2003Wolverhampton South WestLabourSigned
John Baron12/05/2003BillericayConservativeSigned
Patsy Calton13/05/2003CheadleLiberal DemocratSigned
Don Foster15/05/2003BathLiberal DemocratSigned
John Barrett16/05/2003Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Bill Etherington19/05/2003Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Gareth Thomas20/05/2003Clwyd WestLabourSigned
John Cryer21/05/2003HornchurchLabourSigned
Tom Watson21/05/2003West Bromwich EastLabourSigned
Nigel Jones22/05/2003CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
David Cameron22/05/2003WitneyConservativeSigned
Harold Best03/06/2003Leeds North WestLabourSigned
Michael Jabez Foster03/06/2003Hastings & RyeLabourSigned
Graham Brady03/06/2003Altrincham & Sale WestConservativeSigned
Kevin McNamara03/06/2003Kingston upon Hull NorthLabourSigned
Evan Harris03/06/2003Oxford West & AbingdonLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Meale05/06/2003MansfieldLabourSigned
David Hamilton09/06/2003MidlothianLabourSigned
Chris Smith13/06/2003Islington South & FinsburyLabourSigned
Peter Ainsworth13/06/2003East SurreyConservativeSigned
David Ruffley20/06/2003Bury St EdmundsConservativeSigned
Judy Mallaber23/06/2003Amber ValleyLabourSigned
Gary Streeter24/06/2003South West DevonConservativeSigned
Russell Brown16/07/2003DumfriesLabourSigned

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