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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2591: tabled on 08 July 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the vaccination programme Men ACWY campaign run by Meningitis Now to promote the free vaccination available on catch up to those up to the age of 25; further notes that there are over 1 million young people who are eligible for the free vaccination that have not taken the offer up with only a 40 per cent uptake; highlights the fact that there are 22 bacterial and viral meningitis cases every day in the UK; and encourages parents to have the conversation encouraging their child to get the vaccination against this indiscriminate disease which can take Iives or leave physical and mental impediments.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.