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BREATHE EASY WEEK 2010 CAMPAIGN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 214A1: tabled on 22 June 2010

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. 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 Ian Mearns on 14 June 2010. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

after `(BLF)', insert `and further congratulates Breathe Easy in Harlow and Epping Forest for their dedicated public service and hard work,'.

Original motion text

That this House congratulates the British Lung Foundation (BLF) on the launch of their Children's Charter during Breathe Easy Week 2010; praises the Charter for outlining what is required to make a substantial difference to the lung health of children in the UK; notes that the most commonly reported long-term illnesses in children and babies are conditions of the respiratory system; further notes that children with any respiratory problems have the right to have access to a professional who is suitably qualified and that all children and their parents and carers should be given the opportunity to learn how to keep young lungs healthy; further notes that the BLF's survey of mumsnet.com users found that 86 per cent. of respondents support a ban on smoking in cars, where minors are present, to protect the health of children; and urges an increase in awareness of the dangers of passive smoking to children's health.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.