Early day motion 1288

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OBESITY AND TYPE 2 DIABETES

That this House welcomes research published in the Journal Cell Metabolism that has identified a key mechanism in the immune system involved in the development of obesity-linked type 2 diabetes; notes that it is hoped that the findings of the study, conducted by King's College London with funding from the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), will open new possibilities for the treatment and prevention of the condition; further notes that there are now three million cases of diabetes in the UK, with around 90 per cent of these cases being type 2; and calls on the Government to continue to protect budgets for funding institutions such as the UK MRC, so that they are able to continue supporting further research.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 22.04.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 23.04.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 22.04.2013
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 24.04.2013
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 24.04.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 23.04.2013
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 23.04.2013
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 23.04.2013
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 24.04.2013
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 23.04.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 23.04.2013
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 23.04.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 23.04.2013
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 24.04.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 23.04.2013
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 24.04.2013
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 22.04.2013
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 24.04.2013