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ME AWARENESS WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1266A1: tabled on 10 May 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 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 Mr Colin Breed on 09 May 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'and the provision by Government of the extra resources required.'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes the International ME Awareness Day on 12th May as part of the awareness week from 12th to 18th May; recognises the debilitation of the illness that affects approximately 150,000 people in the United Kingdom; acknowledges the difficulties there have been in diagnosis and recognition; and requests greater research into ME and additional medical, welfare and benefit provision for sufferers and their carers.