Early day motion 2146

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That this House notes with concern that the economic cost to society in sickness absence due to musculoskeletal conditions is 7.4 billion a year and that 50 per cent. of people on incapacity benefit suffer from musculoskeletal problems; further notes research by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy found that 36 per cent. of employees worked through their lunch break and 31 per cent. experienced pain at work at least once a week; believes these economic and personal costs could be greatly reduced by encouraging better working habits, and providing early access to services, such as physiotherapy, for people who develop musculoskeletal conditions; welcomes the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy's Workout at Work Day initiative on 8th September 2011, to mark World Physical Therapy Day and raise awareness amongst employers of the importance of encouraging activity in the workplace; and calls on businesses to ensure employees have access to a range of early intervention services, including physiotherapy, to help deliver improvements in health and public health outcomes.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Abrahams, Debbie Labour Party Oldham East and Saddleworth 07.09.2011
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 07.09.2011
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 14.09.2011
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 14.09.2011
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 08.09.2011
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 12.09.2011
Connarty, Michael Labour Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 07.09.2011
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 13.09.2011
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 14.09.2011
Dakin, Nic Labour Party Scunthorpe 10.10.2011
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 12.09.2011
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 08.09.2011
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 15.09.2011
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 15.09.2011
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 12.09.2011
Hepburn, Stephen Labour Party Jarrow 12.10.2011
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 13.09.2011
Jamieson, Cathy Labour Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 08.09.2011
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 09.09.2011
Lloyd, Tony Labour Party Manchester Central 13.09.2011
McCabe, Steve Labour Party Birmingham Selly Oak 07.09.2011
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 12.09.2011
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 07.09.2011
Murray, Ian Labour Party Edinburgh South 07.09.2011
Rotheram, Steve Labour Party Liverpool Walton 15.09.2011
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 07.09.2011
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 07.09.2011
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 08.09.2011
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 13.09.2011
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 12.10.2011
Stephenson, Andrew Conservative Party Pendle 11.10.2011