Early day motion 235

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That this House expresses its congratulations to Gateshead Carers Association on its week of events in Carers Week 2014 to promote carers, the unsung heroes in Gateshead, who provide unpaid help and support to a relative or friend who could not otherwise manage because of frailty, illness or disability; praises the 2014 Gateshead Carers Association annual Party in the Park in Gateshead's Saltwell Park, showcasing 25 local organisations supporting carers and the people they care for including Gateshead Alzheimer's Society, Thrive, Gateshead Crossroads and the Stroke Association; welcomes the new initiative of a Carers Allotment to give cares vital respite from caring and a place to meet other carers in a friendly welcoming environment, supported by the Big Lottery Fund, Gateshead Housing Company, the Community Foundation and Gateshead Council; notes that Gateshead Carers Association has been Sainsbury's Team Valley Charity of the Year in 2014 and was presented with a cheque for £4,000 in Carers Week; and celebrates the contribution of the 6.5 million people caring across the UK despite the emotional strain, money worries and health impacts this can cause carers.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 08.07.2014
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 09.07.2014
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 16.07.2014
Cunningham, Alex Labour Party Stockton North 08.07.2014
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 14.07.2014
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 16.07.2014
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 10.07.2014
Glass, Pat Labour Party North West Durham 08.07.2014
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 08.07.2014
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 08.07.2014
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 15.07.2014
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 08.07.2014
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 14.07.2014
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 09.07.2014
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 15.07.2014
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 08.07.2014
Mudie, George Labour Party Leeds East 15.07.2014
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 09.07.2014
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 09.07.2014
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 10.07.2014