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CancerCare 40th anniversary

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1649: tabled on 16 October 2023

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House wishes CancerCare a very happy 40th anniversary year providing therapies, help and support free to people of all ages affected by cancer throughout North Lancashire and South Cumbria; thanks them for their work from urban centres in Lancaster and Barrow to rural hamlets in the Lake District and Dales; notes their aims to improve the wellbeing of local people of all ages affected by cancer and bereavement, to raise community awareness of CancerCare’s therapy services and strengthen established links with key local health and wellbeing organisations and to provide flexible services to meet the needs of local communities; further notes that the services CancerCare provides are delivered by fully qualified, experienced professional therapists and it costs them around £1.9m each year to provide support, compassion and care; thanks all the individuals who have supported, fundraised and volunteered for CancerCare since its inception 40 years ago; and wishes them well as they celebrate their many successes.