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EDM (Early Day Motion) 3A1: tabled on 19 November 2002

Tabled in the 2002-03 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 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 Dr Liam Fox on 13 November 2002. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

at end add 'and calls upon the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland to act likewise'.

Original motion text

That this House congratulates the work of Help the Hospices in highlighting the work and needs of the hospice movement; points out that the Conservative Manifesto commitment at the last general election called for an increase in the NHS contribution for hospice funding from 32 per cent. to 40 per cent. for adult hospices and from four per cent. to 40 per cent. for children's hospices; acknowledges the tireless work of the dedicated staff and volunteers in providing tremendous and unswerving care to the terminally ill; and urges the Government to give the Help the Hospices recommendations their urgent attention.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.