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Gordon Aikman BEM

EDM number 916 in 2016-17, proposed by Wes Streeting on 03/02/2017.

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 18 MPs.

Wes Streeting03/02/2017Ilford NorthLabourProposed
Ian Murray03/02/2017Edinburgh SouthLabourSeconded
Stephen Doughty03/02/2017Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSeconded
Alison McGovern03/02/2017Wirral SouthLabourSeconded
Angela Eagle03/02/2017WallaseyLabourSeconded
Peter Kyle03/02/2017HoveLabourSeconded
Ruth Smeeth03/02/2017Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
Julie Elliott03/02/2017Sunderland CentralLabourSigned
Toby Perkins03/02/2017ChesterfieldLabourSigned
Rushanara Ali03/02/2017Bethnal Green and BowLabourSigned
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
Adrian Bailey03/02/2017West Bromwich WestLabourSigned

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