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Unicef Breastfeeding Call To Action

EDM number 1341 in 2015-16, proposed by Alison Thewliss on 11/04/2016.
Categorised under the topic of Health education and preventive medicine.

That this House commends the Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative on launching its Call to Action, which urges the UK and devolved governments to creative a supportive, enabling environment for women who want to breastfeed; supports calls for a National Infant Feeding Strategy board tasked with developing a comprehensive strategy and implementation plan; believes that the UK and devolved governments should take action to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in all policy areas where breastfeeding has an impact; requests implementation of evidence-based initiatives which support breastfeeding such as the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative across all maternity, health visiting, neonatal and children's centre services; and urges the Government to adopt in full the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and subsequent resolutions.

This motion has been signed by a total of 38 MPs.

Alison Thewliss11/04/2016Glasgow CentralScottish National PartyProposed
Kirsty Blackman11/04/2016Aberdeen NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry11/04/2016Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySeconded
Stewart McDonald11/04/2016Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law11/04/2016Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
George Kerevan11/04/2016East LothianScottish National PartySeconded
Tommy Sheppard11/04/2016Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day11/04/2016Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Mark Durkan11/04/2016FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Peter Bottomley11/04/2016Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Peter Grant11/04/2016GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
John Nicolson11/04/2016East DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens11/04/2016Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady11/04/2016Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown11/04/2016Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Callum McCaig11/04/2016Aberdeen SouthScottish National PartySigned
Owen Thompson12/04/2016MidlothianScottish National PartySigned
Margaret Ritchie12/04/2016South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Stuart Donaldson12/04/2016West Aberdeenshire and KincardineScottish National PartySigned
Paul Monaghan12/04/2016Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySigned
Liz Saville Roberts13/04/2016Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Ian Blackford13/04/2016Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil13/04/2016Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Paul Flynn14/04/2016Newport WestLabourSigned
Marion Fellows14/04/2016Motherwell and WishawScottish National PartySigned
Angela Crawley18/04/2016Lanark and Hamilton EastScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Newlands18/04/2016Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Caroline Lucas19/04/2016Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Roger Godsiff19/04/2016Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Joanna Cherry19/04/2016Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins20/04/2016North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan21/04/2016Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Yasmin Qureshi25/04/2016Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Hywel Williams25/04/2016ArfonPlaid CymruSigned
John McNally25/04/2016FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Mhairi Black25/04/2016Paisley and Renfrewshire SouthScottish National PartySigned
Tasmina Sheikh09/05/2016Ochil and South PerthshireScottish National PartySigned
Anne McLaughlin11/05/2016Glasgow North EastScottish National PartySigned

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