Early day motion 2930

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FUNDING FOR THE THALIDOMIDE VICTIMS PILOT SCHEME

That this House recalls that when the drug Thalidomide was marketed in the UK, a Government agency, the Cohen Committee activelypromoted its use which subsequently led to it becoming exempt from purchase tax and being prescribed to patients on the NHS, actions which eventually resulted in a major parliamentary campaign being undertaken that ultimately led to a Government financial settlement of 26.4 million being paid to fund a pilot scheme to examine the multitude of ongoing health problems the victims of Thalidomide face in their daily lives; believes thatnow this pilot's funding is drawing to a close, the welterof evidence points to the need for its work to continue; and therefore urges the Government to act speedily to ensure the excellent work carried out so far is continued.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Blunkett, David Labour Party Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough 30.04.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 16.04.2012
Burden, Richard Labour Party Birmingham Northfield 26.04.2012
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 18.04.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 17.04.2012
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 30.04.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 27.03.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 16.04.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 26.04.2012
Cruddas, Jon Labour Party Dagenham and Rainham 26.04.2012
Davidson, Ian Labour Party Glasgow South West 17.04.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 18.04.2012
Dobson, Frank Labour Party Holborn and St Pancras 24.04.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 27.03.2012
Ellman, Louise Labour Party Liverpool Riverside 30.04.2012
Farrelly, Paul Labour Party Newcastle-under-Lyme 30.04.2012
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 24.04.2012
Foster, Don Liberal Democrats Bath 26.04.2012
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 24.04.2012
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 24.04.2012
Gray, James Conservative Party North Wiltshire 26.04.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 16.04.2012
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 30.04.2012
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 17.04.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 16.04.2012
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 16.04.2012
Knight, Greg Conservative Party Yorkshire East 26.04.2012
Lammy, David Labour Party Tottenham 30.04.2012
Lazarowicz, Mark Labour Party Edinburgh North and Leith 30.04.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 30.04.2012
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 19.04.2012
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 24.04.2012
Mann, John Labour Party Bassetlaw 25.04.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 18.04.2012
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 19.04.2012
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 17.04.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 27.03.2012
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 19.04.2012
Pearce, Teresa Labour Party Erith and Thamesmead 24.04.2012
Reid, Alan Liberal Democrats Argyll and Bute 25.04.2012
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 18.04.2012
Robinson, Geoffrey Labour Party Coventry North West 30.04.2012
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 17.04.2012
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 26.04.2012
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 19.04.2012
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 30.04.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 17.04.2012
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 19.04.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 16.04.2012
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 16.04.2012
Smith, Nick Labour Party Blaenau Gwent 23.04.2012
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Blackley and Broughton 30.04.2012
Sutcliffe, Gerry Labour Party Bradford South 30.04.2012
Watts, Dave Labour Party St Helens North 24.04.2012
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 19.04.2012
Woodward, Shaun Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 26.04.2012