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World Diabetes Day On 14 November 2018

EDM number 1828 in 2017-19, proposed by Keith Vaz on 13/11/2018.

That this House supports World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2018 where millions of people around the world come together to raise awareness of diabetes including the 4.6 million who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the UK and 425 million that are estimated to suffer from diabetes worldwide; commends all individuals and organisations that have taken up the blue light challenge where monuments and local landmarks in areas across the world are turned blue in support of World Diabetes Day; further commends the hundreds of other people across the UK for taking blue circle selfies, wearing blue and organising events and screenings for World Diabetes Day; and urges the Government to support the NHS in funding diabetes prevention programmes and improving standards of care for diabetic patients.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs.

Keith Vaz13/11/2018Leicester EastLabourProposed
Jim Shannon14/11/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Gavin Robinson14/11/2018Belfast EastDUPSeconded
Ronnie Campbell14/11/2018Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Paul Farrelly14/11/2018Newcastle-under-LymeLabourSeconded
Matt Western14/11/2018Warwick and LeamingtonLabourSeconded
Bob Blackman14/11/2018Harrow EastConservativeSigned
Mary Glindon14/11/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle15/11/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Chris Stephens15/11/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Hugh Gaffney19/11/2018Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas19/11/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Liz Saville Roberts19/11/2018Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Edward Davey20/11/2018Kingston and SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
David Linden20/11/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Paul Girvan20/11/2018South AntrimDUPSigned
Mike Hill21/11/2018HartlepoolLabourSigned
Grahame Morris21/11/2018EasingtonLabourSigned
Michael Penning22/11/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSigned
Ruth George26/11/2018High PeakLabourSigned
George Howarth28/11/2018KnowsleyLabourSigned

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