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Recognising Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

EDM number 197 in 2017-19, proposed by Timothy Farron on 17/07/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Armed forces welfare, Mental health and Veterans.

That this House congratulates the Sunday People on its Save Our Soldiers campaign to raise awareness of the devastating impact of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); notes Lord Dannatt's view that failure to recognise PTSD as a serious and debilitating condition breaches the Military Covenant and the Government is therefore breaking the law; calls for an independent inquiry to explore any link between incidents of suicide amongst veterans and PTSD and how better to co-ordinate help across the country for those affected; and asks the Ministry of Defence to give PTSD the priority it warrants.

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

Tim Farron17/07/2017Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratProposed
Peter Bottomley17/07/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon18/07/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Martyn Day18/07/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
John McNally18/07/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jonathan Edwards18/07/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Gavin Robinson18/07/2017Belfast EastDUPSigned
Chris Stephens18/07/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Albert Owen18/07/2017Ynys MLabourSigned
Alan Brown19/07/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Vincent Cable19/07/2017TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby20/07/2017Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Peter Grant20/07/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law20/07/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
David Linden05/09/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Lloyd05/09/2017EastbourneLiberal DemocratSigned
Carol Monaghan06/09/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Liz Saville Roberts07/09/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Mary Glindon11/09/2017North TynesideLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham11/09/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Ruth George11/09/2017High PeakLabourSigned

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