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Big Yellow Friday 2017

EDM number 998 in 2016-17, proposed by Stewart McDonald on 01/03/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Charities, Children and families, Diseases, Health education and preventive medicine and Health services.

That this notes that 3 March 2017 is Big Yellow Friday, and congratulates the Children's Liver Disease Foundation on its work in raising awareness, promoting research and providing information and support for those affected by a life-threatening liver disease; further notes with concern there are over 100 different liver diseases that can affect babies, children or young people, most of which are life-threatening and all of which have no cure, meaning a lifetime of care; commends the work of the Children's Liver Disease Foundation in providing literature and educational tools, personal family support and over £8million for research projects, including the development of ground-breaking liver cell transplantation therapies and funding projects to improve understanding of auto-immune liver diseases, since its formation in 1980; further congratulates the Children's Liver Disease Foundation and the Big Yellow Friday supporters for raising £661,484 since 2008; recognises that every penny raised has been used to fund vital services and life-changing projects for children and families affected by childhood liver disease across the UK; commends all those taking part in Big Yellow Friday 2017 and showing support for children affected by childhood liver disease and their families; and calls on the Government to work closely with all national liver-disease charities to help ensure childhood liver diseases are understood, prevented and treated effectively, ensuring that babies, children, young people, their families and adults diagnosed in childhood achieve their full potential.

This motion has been signed by a total of 53 MPs.

Stewart McDonald01/03/2017Glasgow SouthScottish National PartyProposed
Paul Monaghan01/03/2017Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law01/03/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Phil Boswell01/03/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillScottish National PartySeconded
Kirsten Oswald01/03/2017East RenfrewshireScottish National PartySeconded
Marion Fellows01/03/2017Motherwell and WishawScottish National PartySeconded
Philippa Whitford01/03/2017Central AyrshireScottish National PartySigned
Deidre Brock01/03/2017Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySigned
John McNally01/03/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Lisa Cameron01/03/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned
Patricia Gibson01/03/2017North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Michael Weir01/03/2017AngusScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown01/03/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Tommy Sheppard01/03/2017Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySigned
Kirsty Blackman02/03/2017Aberdeen NorthScottish National PartySigned
Martin Docherty02/03/2017West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Tom Elliott02/03/2017Fermanagh and South TyroneUUPSigned
Danny Kinahan02/03/2017South AntrimUUPSigned
Chris Stephens02/03/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan02/03/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady02/03/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Alex Salmond02/03/2017Signed
Stephen Gethins02/03/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham02/03/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Owen Thompson02/03/2017MidlothianScottish National PartySigned
Natalie McGarry02/03/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Newlands02/03/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell02/03/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Cowan02/03/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman02/03/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Kelvin Hopkins06/03/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Margaret Ritchie06/03/2017South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Jim Shannon06/03/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
John Nicolson06/03/2017East DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Eilidh Whiteford06/03/2017Banff and BuchanScottish National PartySigned
Brendan O'Hara06/03/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry06/03/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Corri Wilson06/03/2017Ayr, Carrick and CumnockScottish National PartySigned
Anne McLaughlin06/03/2017Glasgow North EastScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil06/03/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Stuart McDonald06/03/2017Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySigned
Mark Durkan07/03/2017FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Neil Gray07/03/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Joanna Cherry08/03/2017Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss08/03/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Alasdair McDonnell08/03/2017Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Ian Blackford08/03/2017Ross, Skye and LochaberScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Doughty09/03/2017Cardiff South and PenarthLabourSigned
Nigel Evans13/03/2017Ribble ValleyConservativeSigned
Stuart Donaldson13/03/2017West Aberdeenshire and KincardineScottish National PartySigned
David Crausby13/03/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Lady Hermon13/03/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Rachael Maskell30/03/2017York CentralLabour/Co-operativeSigned

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