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Gateshead Carers Association

EDM number 235 in 2014-15, proposed by David Anderson on 08/07/2014.
Categorised under the topic of Community care.

That this House expresses its congratulations to Gateshead Carers Association on its week of events in Carers Week 2014 to promote carers, the unsung heroes in Gateshead, who provide unpaid help and support to a relative or friend who could not otherwise manage because of frailty, illness or disability; praises the 2014 Gateshead Carers Association annual Party in the Park in Gateshead's Saltwell Park, showcasing 25 local organisations supporting carers and the people they care for including Gateshead Alzheimer's Society, Thrive, Gateshead Crossroads and the Stroke Association; welcomes the new initiative of a Carers Allotment to give cares vital respite from caring and a place to meet other carers in a friendly welcoming environment, supported by the Big Lottery Fund, Gateshead Housing Company, the Community Foundation and Gateshead Council; notes that Gateshead Carers Association has been Sainsbury's Team Valley Charity of the Year in 2014 and was presented with a cheque for £4,000 in Carers Week; and celebrates the contribution of the 6.5 million people caring across the UK despite the emotional strain, money worries and health impacts this can cause carers.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs.

David Anderson08/07/2014BlaydonLabourProposed
Alex Cunningham08/07/2014Stockton NorthLabourSeconded
Pat Glass08/07/2014North West DurhamLabourSeconded
Grahame Morris08/07/2014EasingtonLabourSeconded
Mary Glindon08/07/2014North TynesideLabourSeconded
Stephen Hepburn08/07/2014JarrowLabourSeconded
John McDonnell08/07/2014Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell09/07/2014Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma09/07/2014Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Jim Shannon09/07/2014StrangfordDUPSigned
Jim Dobbin09/07/2014Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Alan Meale09/07/2014MansfieldLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner10/07/2014BolsoverLabourSigned
George Galloway10/07/2014Bradford WestRespectSigned
Paul Flynn14/07/2014Newport WestLabourSigned
Jim McGovern14/07/2014Dundee WestLabourSigned
George Mudie15/07/2014Leeds EastLabourSigned
Ian Lavery15/07/2014WansbeckLabourSigned
Ian Mearns15/07/2014GatesheadLabourSigned
David Crausby16/07/2014Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Hywel Francis16/07/2014AberavonLabourSigned

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