Early day motion 1295

STEPHEN SUTTON

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Total number of signatures: 31

Blackman, Bob Campbell, Gregory Campbell, Ronnie Caton, Martin
Cooper, Rosie Corbyn, Jeremy Crausby, David Cunningham, Tony
Dobbin, Jim Durkan, Mark Evans, Nigel Gapes, Mike
George, Andrew Glindon, Mary Gray, James Hancock, Mike
Hermon, Lady Hopkins, Kelvin Jackson, Glenda Leech, John
Lewis, Julian Llwyd, Elfyn Long, Naomi McCrea, Dr William
McDonnell, John McGovern, Jim Meale, Alan Osborne, Sandra
Rosindell, Andrew Shannon, Jim Simpson, David

That this House praises the truly inspiring fundraising efforts of Stephen Sutton; understands that Stephen was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer aged 15; considers it remarkable that, now aged 19, Stephen has managed to raise almost £3,000,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust; salutes Stephen's bravery and desire to help others; recognises that Stephen was awarded the Kids Count charity's Most Inspirational Young Person's Award in 2013; further praises Kids Count for raising the profile of young people who inspire others in a truly amazing way; and calls on the Department of Health to follow Stephen's example of doing what it can to improve the uptake of bowel cancer screening.