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Carers Week 11 To 17 June 2018

EDM number 1363 in 2017-19, proposed by Patricia Gibson on 07/06/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Community care.

That this House supports Carers Week, which seeks to raise awareness of caring and building communities that support the health and wellbeing of carers; acknowledges the tireless work of 6.5 million unpaid carers across the UK, an estimated 788,000 in Scotland, many of whom are under the age of 18; recognises the challenges carers face and the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK; welcomes the improved support offered to carers and young carers in Scotland, and the new Carers Act which extends the rights of carers in Scotland; and encourages employers, public services and local businesses to become more carer friendly.

This motion has been signed by a total of 26 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Patricia Gibson07/06/2018North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartyProposed
Martyn Day07/06/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Stewart McDonald11/06/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law11/06/2018Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon11/06/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jim Cunningham11/06/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Michael Penning12/06/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSeconded
Drew Hendry12/06/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown12/06/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Chris Stephens12/06/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
David Linden12/06/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Dennis Skinner12/06/2018BolsoverLabourSigned
Ronnie Cowan12/06/2018InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
David Simpson12/06/2018Upper BannDUPSigned
Lady Hermon13/06/2018North DownIndependentSigned
Gavin Robinson13/06/2018Belfast EastDUPSigned
Stephen Hepburn13/06/2018JarrowLabourSigned
Hannah Bardell13/06/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Grahame Morris13/06/2018EasingtonLabourSigned
Sandy Martin14/06/2018IpswichLabourSigned
Douglas Chapman14/06/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Gordon Marsden14/06/2018Blackpool SouthLabourSigned
Ruth George14/06/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Bob Blackman15/06/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Tim Farron18/06/2018Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
Mike Hill19/06/2018HartlepoolLabourSigned

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