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UCLAN AND THE MEDICAL STUDENTS DISPLACED BY HURRICANE IRMA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 371: tabled on 11 October 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the tremendous initiative of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston in accepting more than 700 students and staff from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine on the island of Sint Maarten, which was hit by Hurricane Irma; congratulates UCLan on the speed with which it has acted to rescue the studies of hundreds of students; and commends the East Lancashire NHS Hospitals Trust in facilitating the clinical training of the students.