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CHILDREN'S HOSPICE WEEK 23 TO 29 MAY 2016

That this House welcomes and supports the advent of Children's Hospice Week, the UK's awareness and fundraising week for the 49,000 children and young people with life-shortening conditions, their families and the palliative care services that support them; recognises the huge contribution that hospices and children's palliative care charities play in supporting the most vulnerable children and their families; further recognises that, overwhelmingly, the majority of funds to support this vital care is not through the NHS but through generous public donations; notes that whilst statutory funding and support for these children with the most complex conditions is patchy and unsustainable, the number of children and young people with life-shortening conditions is increasing; further notes that clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and other funders have a limited knowledge of this population and that local authorities are funding fewer and fewer short breaks which provide vital respite for families; and calls on the Government to ensure that children with short lives are not short changed and that adequate long-term funding and support is provided through CCGs and others to ensure a quality of life and a quality of death for these children and young people that befits a good society and puts families first.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Aldous, Peter Conservative Party Waveney 26.05.2016
Amess, David Conservative Party Southend West 06.06.2016
Barron, Kevin Labour Party Rother Valley 25.05.2016
Bellingham, Henry Conservative Party North West Norfolk 07.06.2016
Blackman, Kirsty Scottish National Party Aberdeen North 06.06.2016
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 23.05.2016
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 25.05.2016
Bruce, Fiona Conservative Party Congleton 24.05.2016
Cadbury, Ruth Labour Party Brentford and Isleworth 25.05.2016
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 25.05.2016
Cowan, Ronnie Scottish National Party Inverclyde 25.05.2016
Crawley, Angela Scottish National Party Lanark and Hamilton East 14.06.2016
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 13.06.2016
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 25.05.2016
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 07.06.2016
Donaldson, Stuart Scottish National Party West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 26.05.2016
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 23.05.2016
Elliott, Tom Ulster Unionist Party Fermanagh and South Tyrone 23.05.2016
Evans, Nigel Conservative Party Ribble Valley 25.05.2016
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 09.06.2016
Gethins, Stephen Scottish National Party North East Fife 09.06.2016
Gibson, Patricia Scottish National Party North Ayrshire and Arran 15.06.2016
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 25.05.2016
Grady, Patrick Scottish National Party Glasgow North 25.05.2016
Gray, Neil Scottish National Party Airdrie and Shotts 25.05.2016
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 08.06.2016
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 24.05.2016
Kerevan, George Scottish National Party East Lothian 26.05.2016
Kinahan, Danny Ulster Unionist Party South Antrim 23.05.2016
Lamb, Norman Liberal Democrats North Norfolk 23.05.2016
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 07.06.2016
Leigh, Edward Conservative Party Gainsborough 07.06.2016
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 06.06.2016
McDonald, Stuart Scottish National Party Cumbernauld Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East 06.06.2016
McGarry, Natalie INDEPENDENT Glasgow East 24.05.2016
McNally, John Scottish National Party Falkirk 23.05.2016
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 08.06.2016
Rimmer, Marie Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 25.05.2016
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 24.05.2016
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 24.05.2016
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 07.06.2016
Streeting, Wes Labour Party Ilford North 07.06.2016
Tami, Mark Labour Party Alyn and Deeside 23.05.2016
Thewliss, Alison Scottish National Party Glasgow Central 26.05.2016
Thompson, Owen Scottish National Party Midlothian 06.06.2016
Twigg, Stephen Labour Party Liverpool West Derby 15.06.2016
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 06.06.2016
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 25.05.2016
Wilson, Corri Scottish National Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 09.06.2016
Wilson, Sammy Democratic Unionist Party East Antrim 06.06.2016