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Ptsd And Panorama

EDM number 415 in 2013-14, proposed by Jim Sheridan on 15/07/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Armed forces, Armed forces welfare, Mental health and Veterans.

That this House, following on from the Adjournment Debate in December 2012 on Ex-service personnel (Psychological Welfare), notes with concern that more British soldiers and veterans took their own lives in 2012 than died fighting in Afghanistan; expresses concern at these figures; highlights the enormity of the task in terms of tackling all issues relating to soldier and veteran welfare; further notes the general lack of understanding amongst the public of post-traumatic stress disorder and the psychological welfare issues of service personnel; welcomes the efforts of the Panorama programme in highlighting the issue more widely; and calls on the Government to undertaken a more thorough investigation into the extent of the problem and hold a further debate in Government time on the floor of the House.

This motion has been signed by a total of 29 MPs.

Jim Sheridan15/07/2013Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthLabourProposed
David Crausby15/07/2013Bolton North EastLabourSeconded
David Anderson15/07/2013BlaydonLabourSeconded
Ian Lavery15/07/2013WansbeckLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon16/07/2013StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alan Meale16/07/2013MansfieldLabourSeconded
Virendra Sharma16/07/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Ian Mearns16/07/2013GatesheadLabourSigned
Jonathan Edwards16/07/2013Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Jim McGovern16/07/2013Dundee WestLabourSigned
John Leech16/07/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Durkan16/07/2013FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Sandra Osborne16/07/2013Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins16/07/2013Luton NorthLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner16/07/2013BolsoverLabourSigned
David Simpson16/07/2013Upper BannDUPSigned
Mike Hancock16/07/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Jeremy Corbyn17/07/2013Islington NorthLabourSigned
Katy Clark17/07/2013North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Kevin Barron17/07/2013Rother ValleyLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin17/07/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham17/07/2013Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Martin Caton17/07/2013GowerLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell17/07/2013Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd17/07/2013Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Paul Flynn18/07/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Hugh Bayley18/07/2013York CentralLabourSigned
Frank Doran05/09/2013Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
John Cryer25/11/2013Leyton and WansteadLabourSigned

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