Early day motion 2754

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CENTENARY OF THE DEWAR REPORT

That this House notes that the Dewar Report into healthcare in the Highlands and Islands was published one hundred years ago; recognises that the report highlighted the desperate state of medical provision across the North of Scotland; further notes that the report recommended the establishment of the Highlands and Islands Medical Service, which established the right of communities to have a local, state-funded doctor; and further notes with pride that the new service acted as a model for state healthcare and led directly to the development of the National Health Service.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 27.02.2012
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 23.02.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 28.02.2012
Kennedy, Charles Liberal Democrats Ross Skye and Lochaber 23.02.2012
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 23.02.2012
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 29.02.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 27.02.2012
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 29.02.2012
Thurso, John Liberal Democrats Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross 23.02.2012
Williams, Stephen Liberal Democrats Bristol West 23.02.2012