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NEW BEATSON CANCER CHARITY

That this House welcomes the launch of the new Beatson Cancer Charity, which brings together the resources of Friends of the Beatson and the Beatson Oncology Centre Fund; recognises that this new charity will support the vital work of the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre in Glasgow which is the UK's busiest cancer treatment centre and second busiest in Europe; understands that the launch and subsequent development of this new charity is a unique and significant step in the fight against cancer in the UK; further welcomes that the Beatson Cancer Charity is determined to beat cancer and that through a programme of active fundraising it will help fund improvements and innovation in services, provide enhanced medical equipment, fund additional nursing, radiology, physics and research posts, as well as fund education, training and staff development at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre; further welcomes that the charity will focus on facilitating high quality research programmes and ground-breaking early stage research to improve cancer treatment; understands that the Beatson Cancer Charity will adopt a partnership approach; further welcomes the Beatson Cancer Charity's support of the vision of the Beatson in Glasgow being rightfully regarded as an internationally renowned comprehensive cancer centre attracting the highest calibre of professional staff and developing state-of-the-art, pioneering techniques and treatments that will change the face of cancer treatment on a local, national and international scale; further recognises the importance of this new charity in the fight against cancer; and looks forward to hearing more about its work in due course.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 05.03.2014
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 05.03.2014
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 17.03.2014
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 19.03.2014
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 03.03.2014
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 06.03.2014
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 27.02.2014
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 04.03.2014
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 01.04.2014
Hood, Jim Labour Party Lanark and Hamilton East 17.03.2014
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 06.03.2014
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 04.03.2014
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 03.03.2014
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 04.03.2014
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 27.02.2014
McGovern, Jim Labour Party Dundee West 28.02.2014
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 04.03.2014
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 10.03.2014
O'Donnell, Fiona Labour Party East Lothian 13.03.2014
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 03.03.2014
Robertson, John Labour Party Glasgow North West 26.02.2014
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 27.02.2014
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 03.03.2014
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 03.03.2014