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EDM (Early Day Motion) 439: tabled on 12 November 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 11 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

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

Amendments to this motion

There have been 2 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House recognises the valuable and successful work carried out by chiropractors and osteopaths; and calls upon Her Majesty's Government to recognise their reputation through registration under the Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1960.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

leave out from 'osteopaths;' to end and add 'welcomes the passing of the Osteopaths Act 1993 and the Chiropractors Act 1994 which provide for registration of practitioners; notes that in certain respects these Acts provide a greater degree of regulation of the professions and greater protection for the public than would be provided under the Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act; and calls for a review of all relevant legislation concerning alternative and complementary therapies with a view to harmonisation based upon the principle of maximum public protection.'.
Labour, Erith and Thamesmead
EDM 439A1: tabled on 17 November 1997
leave out from 'osteopaths;' to end and add 'notes that these are now state-registered professions under the Chiropractors Act 1994 and the Osteopaths Act 1993; but also notes that, despite this, most people cannot obtain these valuable treatments as NHS patients; and believes that those who commission services should realise that these treatments are cost-effective, and that commissioning them would lead to savings for the NHS and would save many patients from unnecessary pain and disability.'.
Labour, Preston
EDM 439A2: tabled on 19 November 1997