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SKIN CANCER AWARENESS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 697: tabled on 07 November 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 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 that 80 per cent of all skin cancers are caused by over-exposure to the sun or sunbeds; recognises that helping to raise awareness of the need for both sun protection and regular skin checks is important in combating skin cancer and actinic keratosis; acknowledges the importance of campaigns, such as Give your skin a good FEEL, which highlight the potential dangers of sun damaged skin; and encourages hon. Members to raise awareness of the importance of regular skin checks all year round.