Don Foster MP

Don Foster MP - 66/267 - Bath's #1 Supporter

Don Foster signs EDM 2039 - MAKE RUNAWAYS SAFE CAMPAIGN

October 20, 2023 by admin in Early Day Motions, News

Don Foster MP has signed EDM 2039 on the Make Runaways Safe Campaign. The EDM reads:

That this House commends The Children’s Society on the launch of their Make Runaways Safe campaign which seeks to protect every child who runs away; notes that over 100,000 children run away each year with many being forced to leave home whilst others are fleeing conflict, neglect or abuseand that over two-thirds of these are not reported missing to the police; is concerned at the serious risks these children face, exposed to violence, criminality, substance misuse and sexual exploitation on the streets; regrets that currently most children who run away do not get the help they need; calls on local authorities and agencies to make sure that these children are identified and receive advice, guidance, help and support they need to stay safe; and urges the Government to provide a national safety net for young runaways to protect them from harm.

Don Foster signs EDM 2036 - ALICE PYNE AND STEM CELL DONATION

October 20, 2023 by admin in Early Day Motions, News

Don Foster MP has signed EDM 2036 on Ulverston’s Alice Pyne and stem cell donations. The EDM reads:

That this House notes that about 1,600 patients in the UK are currently in need of a potentially life-saving stem cell transplant; commends Ulverston’s Alice Pyne for raising public awareness of the need for more people to join the stem cell donor register; welcomes the Government’s investment of 4 million in the first year of the UK Stem Cell Strategic Forum plan to increase the availability of stem cells for transplant; and calls on the young people of Britain, particularly healthy men between the ages of 18 and 30 years, to join the stem cell donor register.

Don Foster signs EDM 2035 - PREMIUM RATE TELEPHONE NUMBERS

October 20, 2023 by admin in News

Don Foster has signed EDM 2035 on premium rate telephone numbers. The EDM reads:

That this House condemns the use of premium rate telephone numbers for job centres and other public services; notes that the use of 0845 and 0870 numbers significantly increases the cost to the caller; and urges the Government to provide an alternative landline number for those with pre-paid mobile or landline telephones.