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HOSPITAL CAR PARKING AND CANCER PATIENTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 850: tabled on 23 January 2018

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 notes research by Macmillan Cancer Support which shows that four in five people diagnosed with cancer are £570 a month worse off as a result of their diagnosis; further note that this financial burden is due to loss of income and increased costs; acknowledges that 47 per cent of NHS hospitals in England have increased their hourly car parking charges since 2014; agrees that hospital car parking charges constitute a financial burden for cancer patients; and urges the Government to abolish car parking charges in NHS hospitals in England for cancer patients.