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Treatment For Sufferers Of Eating Disorders

EDM number 1078 in 2003-04, proposed by Brian Cotter on 28/04/2004.

That this House congratulates ANTS (Adequate Nationwide Treatment for Sufferers of Eating Disorders) members on their successful cycle ride to 10 Downing Street to present their petition; recognises the need to raise awareness of the variable, and often inadequate and ineffective levels of treatment for eating disorder sufferers nationwide; welcomes the National Institute for Clinical Excellence guidelines for the treatment of eating disorders in England and Wales, but expresses concern that, according to the Eating Disorders Association, an estimated 1.15 million people are affected by eating disorders in the United Kingdom today, including a high proportion of young people; further notes that, without adequate funding, the publication of the treatment guidelines will raise expectations and lead to a dramatic escalation of waiting lists in an already overburdened sector of the NHS; regrets the lack of specialist service provision for eating disorders, so that many patients have to travel long distances to receive desperately needed treatment; further notes with concern that treatment is commonly offered within general psychiatric units which can cause unnecessary distress and negatively affect recovery; and therefore calls upon the Government to work with the Eating Disorders Association and other specialist organisations and to put in place funding arrangements in order to reduce the growing number of people suffering and dying from eating disorders each year.

This motion has been signed by a total of 58 MPs.

Brian Cotter28/04/2004Weston-Super-MareLiberal DemocratProposed
Valerie Davey28/04/2004Bristol WestLabourSigned
John Pugh29/04/2004SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Alan Simpson29/04/2004Nottingham SouthLabourSigned
Martin Smyth29/04/2004Belfast SouthUUPSigned
Gregory Campbell29/04/2004East LondonderryDUPSigned
Martin Caton29/04/2004GowerLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn29/04/2004Islington NorthLabourSigned
Andrew Dismore29/04/2004HendonLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds29/04/2004Belfast NorthDUPSigned
David Drew29/04/2004StroudLabour Co-operativeSigned
Andrew George29/04/2004St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Win Griffiths29/04/2004BridgendLabourSigned
Simon Thomas29/04/2004CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Paul Marsden30/04/2004Shrewsbury & AtchamLiberal DemocratSigned
Ann Cryer30/04/2004KeighleyLabourSigned
Simon Hughes30/04/2004North Southwark & BermondseyLiberal DemocratSigned
Iris Robinson04/05/2004StrangfordDUPSigned
Bob Russell04/05/2004ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Bob Spink04/05/2004Castle PointConservativeSigned
Alice Mahon04/05/2004HalifaxLabourSigned
Tom Brake04/05/2004Carshalton & WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Annette Brooke04/05/2004Mid Dorset & North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
Huw Edwards04/05/2004MonmouthLabourSigned
John Barrett04/05/2004Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Jenny Tonge04/05/2004Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Rudi Vis04/05/2004Finchley & Golders GreenLabourSigned
Albert Owen05/05/2004Ynys MLabourSigned
Betty Williams05/05/2004ConwyLabourSigned
Roy Beggs05/05/2004East AntrimUUPSigned
Mike Hancock05/05/2004Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Colin Breed05/05/2004South East CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Keetch05/05/2004HerefordLiberal DemocratSigned
Lindsay Hoyle05/05/2004ChorleyLabourSigned
Bill Etherington05/05/2004Sunderland NorthLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd06/05/2004Meirionnydd Nant ConwyPlaid CymruSigned
Janet Anderson06/05/2004Rossendale & DarwenLabourSigned
Mohammad Sarwar10/05/2004Glasgow, GovanLabourSigned
Adrian Bailey10/05/2004West Bromwich WestLabour Co-operativeSigned
Nigel Jones12/05/2004CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Andy Reed13/05/2004LoughboroughLabour Co-operativeSigned
Tony McWalter17/05/2004Hemel HempsteadLabour Co-operativeSigned
Richard Allan19/05/2004Sheffield, HallamLiberal DemocratSigned
Diane Abbott25/05/2004Hackney North & Stoke NewingtonLabourSigned
Keith Bradley25/05/2004Manchester, WithingtonLabourSigned
Anne Campbell26/05/2004CambridgeLabourSigned
Phil Sawford27/05/2004KetteringLabourSigned
Adrian Sanders07/06/2004TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
Helen Jackson07/06/2004Sheffield, HillsboroughLabourSigned
Austin Mitchell07/06/2004Great GrimsbyLabourSigned
Archy Kirkwood08/06/2004Roxburgh & BerwickshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Janet Dean08/06/2004BurtonLabourSigned
David Atkinson09/06/2004Bournemouth EastConservativeSigned
Patrick Mercer15/06/2004NewarkConservativeSigned
Malcolm Bruce12/07/2004GordonLiberal DemocratSigned
Norman Baker07/09/2004LewesLiberal DemocratSigned
Brian Jenkins25/10/2004TamworthLabourSigned
Nick Harvey28/10/2004North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned

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