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University Of Leicester Diabetes Research

EDM number 1106 in 2010-12, proposed by Keith Vaz on 30/11/2010.
Categorised under the topic of Diseases.

That this House congratulates medical scientists led by Professor Andrew Tobin at the University of Leicester on their discovery of a new mechanism for controlling blood sugar levels; notes that the research identifies a way in which our body controls the level of sugar in blood following a meal; further notes that this discovery has important implications for the 2.8 million diabetes sufferers in the UK; and calls on the Government to continue to fund ground-breaking research in Britain's universities and to work with diabetes charities and health professionals to raise awareness and prevent further increases in the number of sufferers.

This motion has been signed by a total of 32 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Keith Vaz30/11/2010Leicester EastLabourProposed
Mark Durkan30/11/2010FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Bob Russell30/11/2010ColchesterLiberal DemocratSeconded
Peter Bottomley30/11/2010Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Andrew George30/11/2010St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Eric Illsley01/12/2010Barnsley CentralLabourWithdrawn
Jim Shannon01/12/2010StrangfordDUPSeconded
Adrian Sanders01/12/2010TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
David Simpson01/12/2010Upper BannDUPSigned
Gregory Campbell01/12/2010East LondonderryDUPSigned
Martin Caton01/12/2010GowerLabourSigned
John Leech01/12/2010Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Dobbin02/12/2010Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Alan Meale03/12/2010MansfieldLabourSigned
Valerie Vaz03/12/2010Walsall SouthLabourSigned
Mike Hancock06/12/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Margaret Ritchie06/12/2010South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Marsha Singh07/12/2010Bradford WestLabourSigned
Paul Murphy07/12/2010TorfaenLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn07/12/2010Islington NorthLabourSigned
Stephen Hepburn08/12/2010JarrowLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell08/12/2010Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Ian Lavery08/12/2010WansbeckLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd09/12/2010Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Alasdair McDonnell09/12/2010Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
John McDonnell09/12/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Michael Connarty09/12/2010Linlithgow and East FalkirkLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds09/12/2010Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Lindsay Roy09/12/2010GlenrothesLabourSigned
John Hemming13/12/2010Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Katy Clark13/12/2010North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Grahame Morris13/12/2010EasingtonLabourSigned

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