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50th ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE ACT 1946

EDM (Early Day Motion) 144A1: tabled on 07 November 1996

Tabled in the 1996-97 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Tessa Jowell on 05 November 1996. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

leave out from `House' to end add `welcomes all party support for the NHS; and notes that Labour governments cared for the NHS for a significant part of its life and that Conservative governments have carried most of the responsibility for nuturing and improving the NHS.'.

Original motion text

That this House celebrates 6th November 1996 as the 50th Anniversary of the passing into law of the National Health Service Act 1946, not only as the foundation stone of the National Health Service, not only as personal memorial to the vision, socialist principles, far-sightedness and statesmanship of Aneurin Bevan, but also as the finest working example of the principle of public provision of an essential service vital to a civilised society; and calls on the present Government, in spite of its predecessors having voted against the Act's Second and Third Readings, to avoid any further damage to the National Health Service pending the General Election.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.