Early day motion 2696

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EXPOSURE TO ASBESTOS

That this House is aware that every year in the UK over 4,000 people die as a result of their past exposure to asbestos, deaths which are not confined to only those employed in industrial settings; notes that more than 75 per cent. of Britain's state schools contain asbestos, much of which is in a poorly maintained state, leaving some children, teachers and other staff in danger of being contaminated by this killer fibre; is therefore greatly alarmed by recent evidence which shows that morethan 100 people die of mesothelioma every year in the UK as a direct result of their exposure whilst they were at school; and commends the work of the All-Party Parliamentary Groupon Occupational Safety and Health which investigated the scale of the problem and published a report making clear and simple recommendations about how to prevent future exposure in these and other vulnerable surroundings.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 08.02.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 08.02.2012
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 08.02.2012
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 06.02.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 08.02.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 07.02.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 06.02.2012
Danczuk, Simon Labour Party Rochdale 16.04.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 06.02.2012
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 23.02.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 07.02.2012
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 08.02.2012
Ellman, Louise Labour Party Liverpool Riverside 16.04.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 21.02.2012
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 23.02.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 08.02.2012
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 08.02.2012
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 21.02.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 08.02.2012
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 07.02.2012
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 06.02.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 07.02.2012
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 23.02.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 07.02.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 07.02.2012
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 08.02.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 06.02.2012
Miller, Andrew Labour Party Ellesmere Port and Neston 19.04.2012
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 07.02.2012
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 08.02.2012
Pearce, Teresa Labour Party Erith and Thamesmead 19.04.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 08.02.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 20.02.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 07.02.2012
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 23.02.2012
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 06.02.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 07.02.2012
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 07.02.2012
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Blackley and Broughton 21.02.2012
Watts, Dave Labour Party St Helens North 16.04.2012