Early day motion 2843

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WORLD KIDNEY DAY

That this House welcomes World Kidney Day on 8 March 2012 which seeks to improve the awareness, detection and treatment of kidney disease, including the life-saving role played by kidney transplantation; is concerned that over three million people face chronic kidney disease in the UK and that this number is expected to rise over the next 10 years; recognises that for around 26,000 people in the UK with kidney failure, dialysis is their lifeline, almost 7,000 of whom are waiting for a transplant; is alarmed that on average one person dies each day whilst waiting for a kidney transplant; understands the need for continued research into kidney transplantation; furtherwelcomes the ongoing work of NHS Blood and Transplant in improving the utilisation of donated kidneys as well as increasing the number of donors; further welcomes the work of the Kidney Alliance in drawing attention to the need for long-term commitment to kidney transplantation as an integral part of the full range of specialist kidney services, including dialysis; and calls on all hon. and right hon. Members to support both World Kidney Day and the on-going campaign to encourage more people to sign-up as potential organ donors.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blomfield, Paul Labour Party Sheffield Central 15.03.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 08.03.2012
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 14.03.2012
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 14.03.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 14.03.2012
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 13.03.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 08.03.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 12.03.2012
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 08.03.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 08.03.2012
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 08.03.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 13.03.2012
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 20.03.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 13.03.2012
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 14.03.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 14.03.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 07.03.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 08.03.2012
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 15.03.2012
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 14.03.2012
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 08.03.2012
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 14.03.2012
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 12.03.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 13.03.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 14.03.2012
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 07.03.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 08.03.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 12.03.2012
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 16.04.2012
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 13.03.2012