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Big Yellow Friday 2018

EDM number 1002 in 2017-19, proposed by Stewart McDonald on 28/02/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Children and families, Diseases and Health education and preventive medicine.

That this House notes that 2 March 2018 is Big Yellow Friday; 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 that every week 20 children in the UK are diagnosed with a life­-threatening childhood liver disease and that over 100 different liver diseases 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 for working tirelessly and investing over £8 million to support families and fund research projects, which helps to understand and treat childhood liver diseases; further congratulates the Children's Liver Disease Foundation and the Big Yellow Friday supporters for raising £719,415 since 2008; further commends all those taking part in Big Yellow Friday 2018 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 and adults diagnosed in childhood achieve their full potential.

This motion has been signed by a total of 27 MPs.

Stewart McDonald28/02/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartyProposed
Kirsty Blackman01/03/2018Aberdeen NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon01/03/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Patrick Grady01/03/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day01/03/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
John McNally01/03/2018FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Stuart McDonald01/03/2018Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySigned
Patricia Gibson01/03/2018North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Christine Jardine05/03/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Philippa Whitford05/03/2018Central AyrshireScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Kerr05/03/2018StirlingConservativeSigned
Mark Hendrick05/03/2018PrestonLabourSigned
Carol Monaghan05/03/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham06/03/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Bob Blackman07/03/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned
David Linden07/03/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman07/03/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens07/03/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Ruth George08/03/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Gavin Newlands08/03/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law12/03/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Keith Vaz13/03/2018Leicester EastLabourSigned
Pete Wishart13/03/2018Perth and North PerthshireScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown15/03/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Joanna Cherry19/03/2018Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins20/03/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry18/04/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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