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EDM number 679 in 1994-95, proposed by Sam Galbraith on 27/02/1995.

That this House, recognising that boxing of necessity causes chronic, cumulative primary brain damage with the additional risk of severe secondary brain damage due to intracranial haematoma resulting in death and, while recognising that good medical supervision and care can reduce the extent of the brain damage, accepts that as the purpose of boxing is to inflict brain damage it can only be prevented by stopping boxing; and therefore calls on the Government to introduce legislation to bring about the end of professional boxing.

This motion has been signed by a total of 26 MPs.

Sam Galbraith27/02/1995Strathkelvin & BearsdenProposed
Norman Hogg27/02/1995Cumbernauld & KilsythSigned
Helen Liddell27/02/1995Monklands EastSigned
John Maxton27/02/1995Glasgow, CathcartSigned
George Foulkes27/02/1995Carrick, Cumnock and Doon ValleySigned
Norman Godman27/02/1995Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
Brian Wilson27/02/1995Cunninghame NorthSigned
Peter Hardy28/02/1995WentworthSigned
Lynne Jones28/02/1995Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Ken Livingstone28/02/1995Brent EastSigned
Gordon Oakes28/02/1995HaltonSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe28/02/1995LeighSigned
Alan Wynne Williams28/02/1995CarmarthenSigned
Michael Clapham01/03/1995Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
John Battle01/03/1995Leeds WestSigned
Mike Hall01/03/1995Warrington SouthSigned
Terry Davis01/03/1995Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Jean Corston01/03/1995Bristol EastSigned
Paul Murphy02/03/1995TorfaenSigned
Malcolm Chisholm02/03/1995Edinburgh LeithSigned
Bill Etherington02/03/1995Sunderland NorthSigned
Paul Flynn02/03/1995Newport WestSigned
Dawn Primarolo03/03/1995Bristol SouthSigned
Janet Anderson06/03/1995Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Paul Tyler06/03/1995North CornwallSigned
Audrey Wise13/03/1995PrestonSigned

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