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NATIONAL EPILEPSY WEEK AND NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR EPILEPSY

That this House recognises National Epilepsy Week; congratulates the National Society for Epilepsy (NSE) on the progress it has made in establishing links between epilepsy and genetic make up; further recognises that this is helping healthcare to move into the 21st century and to improve the lives of the 456,000 people with epilepsy in the United Kingdom; notes that genetic profiling developed by the NSE will revolutionise diagnosis and will assist in understanding the cause of epilepsy and in choosing which anti-epileptic medication to prescribe and at what dose; further notes that this will help to save some of the vast sums, estimated at over £225 million, that are wasted as a result of trial and error applications as well as providing patients with more effective treatments; and supports the NSE in its efforts to raise the £5 million needed to develop a dedicated genetics research facility at its Chalfont Centre to take forward this vital research.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Austin, Ian Labour Party Dudley North 04.06.2007
Borrow, David S Labour Party South Ribble 12.06.2007
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 23.05.2007
Cable, Vincent Liberal Democrats Twickenham 05.06.2007
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 06.06.2007
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 24.05.2007
Conway, Derek Conservative Party Old Bexley and Sidcup 05.06.2007
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 24.05.2007
Dean, Janet Labour Party Burton 06.06.2007
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 05.06.2007
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 13.06.2007
Drew, David Labour Party Stroud 12.06.2007
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 15.06.2007
Ennis, Jeff Labour Party Barnsley East and Mexborough 05.06.2007
Etherington, Bill Labour Party Sunderland North 28.06.2007
Evans, Nigel Conservative Party Ribble Valley 13.06.2007
Foster, Michael Jabez Labour Party Hastings and Rye 04.06.2007
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 23.05.2007
Gillan, Cheryl Conservative Party Chesham and Amersham 23.05.2007
Hamilton, Fabian Labour Party Leeds North East 17.07.2007
Hammond, Stephen Conservative Party Wimbledon 27.06.2007
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 04.06.2007
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 04.06.2007
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 12.06.2007
Hoyle, Lindsay Labour Party Chorley 04.06.2007
Hunter, Mark Liberal Democrats Cheadle 24.05.2007
Jenkins, Brian Labour Party Tamworth 25.06.2007
Jones, David Conservative Party Clwyd West 04.06.2007
Jones, Lynne Labour Party Birmingham Selly Oak 24.05.2007
Lait, Jacqui Conservative Party Beckenham 23.05.2007
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 24.05.2007
Letwin, Oliver Conservative Party West Dorset 19.10.2007
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 04.06.2007
Lidington, David Conservative Party Aylesbury 23.05.2007
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Meirionnydd Nant Conwy 06.06.2007
Marris, Rob Labour Party Wolverhampton South West 04.06.2007
Martlew, Eric Labour Party Carlisle 14.06.2007
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 06.06.2007
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 20.06.2007
McGrady, Eddie Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 28.06.2007
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 11.06.2007
Moffatt, Laura Labour Party Crawley 24.05.2007
Moss, Malcolm Conservative Party North East Cambridgeshire 11.06.2007
Murphy, Paul Labour Party Torfaen 14.06.2007
Naysmith, Doug Labour Party Bristol North West 19.06.2007
Neill, Robert Conservative Party Bromley and Chislehurst 26.07.2007
Newmark, Brooks Conservative Party Braintree 23.05.2007
Pelling, Andrew Conservative Party Croydon Central 24.07.2007
Rennie, Willie Liberal Democrats Dunfermline and West Fife 21.06.2007
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 23.05.2007
Scott, Lee Conservative Party Ilford North 23.05.2007
Simpson, Alan Labour Party Nottingham South 13.06.2007
Simpson, Keith Conservative Party Mid Norfolk 23.05.2007
Spink, Bob Conservative Party Castle Point 04.06.2007
Swinson, Jo Liberal Democrats East Dunbartonshire 15.06.2007
Truswell, Paul Labour Party Pudsey 06.06.2007
Vis, Rudi Labour Party Finchley and Golders Green 13.06.2007
Watkinson, Angela Conservative Party Upminster 05.06.2007
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 05.06.2007
Willetts, David Conservative Party Havant 23.05.2007
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 07.06.2007
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 24.05.2007
Willis, Phil Liberal Democrats Harrogate and Knaresborough 11.06.2007
Wilshire, David Conservative Party Spelthorne 13.06.2007
Winterton, Nicholas Conservative Party Macclesfield 06.06.2007