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PAYMENTS FOR WORKERS DAMAGED BY VACCINES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 240: tabled on 25 November 2009

Tabled in the 2009-10 session.

This motion has been signed by 103 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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

Motion text

That this House notes with concern the serious adverse reactions that some adults have suffered following receipt of the hepatitis B and other vaccines, which they were required to have as a condition of their employment; further notes that such adults include doctors, nurses, paramedics, medical technicians and other health service personnel together with specialist civil servants, social workers, prison officers, refuse collectors and other public sector workers; recognises the devastating effect such adverse reactions can have on the long-term health of the individual, in some cases leading to debilitation and early retirement and a significant loss of income; further notes that there is no clear and transparent system of support for such adults as they are not eligible to make a claim under the Vaccine Damage Payment Act 1979 and often have to fight for industrial disablement benefit; acknowledges that in the United States 146 hepatitis cases have been fully compensated out of 578 applicants; and calls on the Government to include all occupational vaccines on the approved list under the Vaccine Damage Payment Act 1979, to provide for vaccine damage under the Industrial Injuries Scheme or establish a new scheme covering occupational vaccines for adults which includes all single and multiple vaccines and their component parts, and for the chosen scheme to protect all workers including those in training.

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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2009
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2009
Lewes
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Leeds West
Beith, Sir Alan
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2009
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2009
Kingswood
Betts, Mr Clive
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Sheffield, Attercliffe
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
South Ribble
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 11 January 2010
Dumfries and Galloway
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Elmet
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Gower
Cawsey, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 8 December 2009
Brigg and Goole
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2009
Bury North
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Barnsley West and Penistone
Clark, Ms Katy
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2009
North Ayrshire and Arran
Clarke, Mr Tom
Labour
Signed on 13 January 2010
Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill
Clelland, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Tyne Bridge
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2009
Leyton and Wanstead
Connarty, Michael
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Islington North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2010
Bolton North East
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 19 January 2010
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Keighley
Davidson, Mr Ian
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Glasgow South West
Davies, Dai
Independent
Signed on 25 November 2009
Blaenau Gwent
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Heywood and Middleton
Dobson, Frank
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Holborn and St Pancras
Doran, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Aberdeen North
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Stroud
Durkan, Mark
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 25 November 2009
Foyle
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Sunderland North
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Birkenhead
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Ilford South
Gerrard, Mr Neil
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Walthamstow
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 November 2009
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 2009
North Devon
Hemming, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2009
Birmingham, Yardley
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Jarrow
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 1 December 2009
Ashton-under-Lyne
Hopkins, Kelvin
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Luton North
Howarth, Mr George
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Knowsley North and Sefton East
Howells, Dr Kim
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2010
Pontypridd
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Chorley
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2009
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hunter, Mark
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2009
Cheadle
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2009
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Hampstead and Highgate
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Tamworth
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 30 November 2009
Hereford
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 12 January 2010
Salisbury
Kilfoyle, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Liverpool, Walton
Laxton, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Derby North
Leech, Mr John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2009
Manchester, Withington
Levitt, Tom
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
High Peak
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2009
Thurrock
Mallaber, Judy
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Amber Valley
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2010
Calder Valley
McCartney, Sir Ian
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Makerfield
McCrea, Rev Dr William
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 26 November 2009
South Antrim
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Hayes and Harlington
McIsaac, Shona
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2010
Cleethorpes
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Mansfield
Miller, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Mullin, Mr Chris
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Sunderland South
Murphy, Mr Denis
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Wansbeck
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2009
Broxtowe
Pelling, Mr Andrew
Independent
Signed on 25 November 2009
Croydon Central
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2009
Hyndburn
Prentice, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Pendle
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Wolverhampton North East
Reed, Mr Andy
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
Loughborough
Riordan, Mrs Linda
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Halifax
Roy, Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Glenrothes
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 25 November 2009
Colchester
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Short, Clare
Independent Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Birmingham, Ladywood
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2010
Nottingham South
Skinner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Bolsover
Spink, Bob
Independent
Signed on 9 December 2009
Castle Point
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Edinburgh East
Stunell, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2010
Hazel Grove
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2010
Stockton South
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Brighton, Kemptown
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 25 November 2009
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Independent
Signed on 26 November 2009
Liverpool, West Derby
Weir, Mr Mike
Scottish National Party
Signed on 26 November 2009
Angus
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2009
Conwy
Williams, Hywel
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 25 November 2009
Caernarfon
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2009
Harrogate and Knaresborough

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.