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WORLD WATER DAY 2013

That this House welcomes World Water Day, the official United Nations day for raising awareness of water quality and water management worldwide, on 22 March 2013; recognises the importance of this year's World Water Day theme: water cooperation; acknowledges the role that access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plays in combating diarrhoeal disease, the most common cause of childhood illness and the second-leading killer of children worldwide; further recognises that diarrhoeal disease is directly responsible for the deaths of around 1,800 children every day, with 80 per cent of deaths occurring in Asia and Africa where access to water, sanitation and urgent medical care can be limited; supports the Government's commitment made in April 2012 to double the number of people to be reached with WASH by 2015; supports the work of organisations like PATH, WaterAid and Tearfund, who are promoting integrated solutions to the prevention and treatment of diarrhoeal disease, which combine WASH with delivery of effective vaccines and medication; further welcomes the role of the Prime Minister as co-Chair of the UN High-Level Panel on Post-2015 Development and urges him to recognise the need for strengthening interventions through integration and setting ambitious targets for achieving universal access to WASH by 2030; and calls on the Government to follow closely the forthcoming World Health Organisation guidance on pneumonia and diarrhoeal disease to be published in April 2013.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 10.04.2013
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 22.03.2013
Brooke, Annette Liberal Democrats Mid Dorset and North Poole 20.03.2013
Burden, Richard Labour Party Birmingham Northfield 21.03.2013
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 20.03.2013
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 16.04.2013
Cash, William Conservative Party Stone 19.03.2013
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 21.03.2013
Cooper, Rosie Labour Party West Lancashire 10.04.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 22.03.2013
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 19.03.2013
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 26.03.2013
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 19.03.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 20.03.2013
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 20.03.2013
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 25.03.2013
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 10.04.2013
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 19.03.2013
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 22.03.2013
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 10.04.2013
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 25.03.2013
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 20.03.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 21.03.2013
Horwood, Martin Liberal Democrats Cheltenham 17.04.2013
Hughes, Simon Liberal Democrats Bermondsey and Old Southwark 10.04.2013
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 10.04.2013
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 26.03.2013
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 19.03.2013
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 25.03.2013
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 20.03.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 25.03.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 26.03.2013
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 26.03.2013
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 21.03.2013
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 26.03.2013
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 26.03.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 20.03.2013
Robertson, John Labour Party Glasgow North West 19.03.2013
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 21.03.2013
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 20.03.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 19.03.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 20.03.2013
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 20.03.2013
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 20.03.2013
Stunell, Andrew Liberal Democrats Hazel Grove 21.03.2013
Walley, Joan Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent North 26.03.2013
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 10.04.2013
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 21.03.2013