Early day motion 761

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That this House compliments BBC Panorama and reporter Shelley Jofre for exposing the dangers of GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia; regrets the heart attacks and strokes as side effects of Avandia suffered by thousands of patients; deplores the negligence of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in again withholding safety information from patients; requests Sir Alasdair Breckenridge, Chairman of MHRA and former member of a scientific advisory board at GlaxoSmithKline, to consider his position; and calls on the Department of Health to implement the recommendations of the 2004-05 Health Select Committee Report on the Influence of the Pharmaceutical Industry and in particular its recommendation for an independent review of the MHRA.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Brooke, Annette Liberal Democrats Mid Dorset and North Poole 14.10.2010
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 09.12.2010
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 12.10.2010
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 13.10.2010
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 16.09.2010
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 13.10.2010
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 14.10.2010
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 12.10.2010
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 12.10.2010
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 13.10.2010
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 25.10.2010
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 14.10.2010
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 11.10.2010
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 18.10.2010
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 12.10.2010
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 13.10.2010