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SLIMMING PILLS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 89A1: tabled on 08 December 1998

Tabled in the 1998-99 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 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 Alice Mahon on 07 December 1998. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'and calls on the Government to introduce licensing arrangements for slimming clinics.'.

Original motion text

That this House congratulates BBC Scotland on their programme, Slim Chance, in the Frontline Scotland series to be broadcast on Tuesday 8th December; welcomes their expose of the slimming pill industry in Scotland; calls on the Departments of Health in England, Wales and Scotland to take urgent action to ensure that members of the public are fully protected from any possible dangers, medical, financial or otherwise; and calls on the General Medical Council to take any action it deems appropriate against those who may be acting unethically.