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BRAIN TUMOUR RESEARCH

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1075: tabled on 14 March 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the Department of Health and Social Care task and finish working group report on brain tumour research which seeks to increase the level and impact of brain tumour research and congratulates that group on its on progress to date; further notes that brain tumours are indiscriminate and continue to kill more children and adults under the age of 40 than any other cancer; pays tribute to Baroness Tessa Jowell in her campaign against brain cancer; supports calls for the Government to give a clear statement of how funding for brain tumour research will increase in addition to the next 10 years over the commitment of £20 million from the National Institute for Health Research and of what level is adequate overall; looks forward to receiving a copy of the task and finish working group report and its recommendations; and calls for clarification on how the recommendations are to be advanced, monitored, and placed on public record.

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.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.