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Gordon Aikman BEM

EDM number 916 in 2016-17, proposed by Wes Streeting on 03/02/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Diseases, Health services and Research and innovation.

That this House celebrates the life and legacy of Gordon Aikman BEM and mourns his death; notes the enormous contribution that Gordon Aikman made to Scottish politics; is in awe of his selfless campaigning work following his diagnosis with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) at the age of 29; welcomes the success of Gordon's Fightback campaign in securing public funding for MND nurses, a doubling of the number of MND nurses in Scotland, additional support to help MND sufferers to communicate, and a living wage for carers; regrets that Gordon Aikman's call for extra funding for research into MND has not yet been answered; calls on the Government to double funding for research into MND; and sends its deepest condolences to Gordon Aikman's husband, Joe Pike, his family and wide group of friends.

This motion has been signed by a total of 45 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Wes Streeting03/02/2017Ilford NorthLabourProposed
Peter Kyle03/02/2017HoveLabourSeconded
Angela Eagle03/02/2017WallaseyLabourSeconded
Alison McGovern03/02/2017Wirral SouthLabourSeconded
Stephen Doughty03/02/2017Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSeconded
Ian Murray03/02/2017Edinburgh SouthLabourSeconded
Rushanara Ali03/02/2017Bethnal Green and BowLabourSigned
Toby Perkins03/02/2017ChesterfieldLabourSigned
Julie Elliott03/02/2017Sunderland CentralLabourSigned
Ruth Smeeth03/02/2017Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
Adrian Bailey03/02/2017West Bromwich WestLabourSigned
Anna Turley03/02/2017RedcarLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Luciana Berger03/02/2017Liverpool, WavertreeLabourSigned
Stella Creasy03/02/2017WalthamstowLabourSigned
Mary Creagh03/02/2017WakefieldLabourSigned
Catherine McKinnell03/02/2017Newcastle upon Tyne NorthLabourSigned
Graham Jones03/02/2017HyndburnLabourSigned
Mike Gapes03/02/2017Ilford SouthLabourSigned
Peter Bottomley06/02/2017Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Chris Law06/02/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Gordon Marsden06/02/2017Blackpool SouthLabourSigned
Chris Stephens06/02/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Kelvin Hopkins06/02/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Jim Shannon06/02/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Martyn Day07/02/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Alasdair McDonnell07/02/2017Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Alan Meale07/02/2017MansfieldLabourSigned
Alison Thewliss07/02/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald07/02/2017Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
John McNally08/02/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan08/02/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Kirsten Oswald08/02/2017East RenfrewshireScottish National PartySigned
Natalie McGarry08/02/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray09/02/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry09/02/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Margaret Ferrier09/02/2017Rutherglen and Hamilton WestScottish National PartySigned
Alex Salmond09/02/2017Signed
Philippa Whitford20/02/2017Central AyrshireScottish National PartySigned
John Nicolson20/02/2017East DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown20/02/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil20/02/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Marion Fellows20/02/2017Motherwell and WishawScottish National PartySigned
Vernon Coaker21/02/2017GedlingLabourSigned
Owen Thompson23/02/2017MidlothianScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins02/03/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned

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