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World Lewy Body Day

EDM (Early Day Motion) 314: tabled on 23 January 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that Lewy body dementia is the second most common type of neurodegenerative dementia in older people and at least 10 to 15% of all people who live with dementia have Lewy body dementia; acknowledges that The Lewy Body Society is the only charity in the UK, and was the first in Europe, dedicated exclusively to Lewy body dementia; further notes that 28 January 2024 marks the first ever World Lewy Body Day; and congratulates those from across the globe on this achievement and the efforts of the co-ordinators to promote research and raise awareness of the condition.