Early day motion 1202

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CHILDHOOD TOOTH DECAY

That this House notes with concern that a quarter of five-year olds in England have tooth decay; further notes that tooth decay is the leading cause of hospital admissions for five to nine-year olds, despite being largely preventable, with tens of thousands of children undergoing general anaesthesia for tooth extractions every year; recognises that providing oral health education, improving access to dental services and reducing levels of sugar consumption are important steps in tackling childhood tooth decay across the UK; is encouraged by the success of oral health improvement programmes, such as Childsmile in Scotland and Designed to Smile in Wales; and calls on the Government to take concerted action to address the epidemic of childhood tooth decay.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bailey, Adrian Labour Party West Bromwich West 26.04.2017
Brake, Tom Liberal Democrats Carshalton and Wallington 26.04.2017
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 26.04.2017
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 26.04.2017
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 26.04.2017
Fitzpatrick, Jim Labour Party Poplar and Limehouse 26.04.2017
Fletcher, Colleen Labour Party Coventry North East 26.04.2017
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 26.04.2017
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 26.04.2017
Kinahan, Danny Ulster Unionist Party South Antrim 26.04.2017
Mann, John Labour Party Bassetlaw 26.04.2017
Maskell, Rachael Labour Party York Central 26.04.2017
McCabe, Steve Labour Party Birmingham Selly Oak 26.04.2017
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 26.04.2017
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 26.04.2017
Streeting, Wes Labour Party Ilford North 26.04.2017
Stringer, Graham Labour Party Blackley and Broughton 26.04.2017
Timms, Stephen Labour Party East Ham 26.04.2017