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DRUG DEATHS (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1653: tabled on 09 October 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that there were 3,756 deaths relating to drug poisoning in England and Wales in 2017; further notes that this is the highest number on record; is alarmed that deaths due to Fentanyl and cocaine continue to rise; and calls on the Government to take urgent action to increase access to the opiate-overdose antidote Naloxone and reverse the detrimental disinvestment in drug treatment services.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.