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South West Muscle Group

EDM number 245 in 2010-12, proposed by Alison Seabeck on 16/06/2010.

That this House congratulates the work of the South West Muscle Group, a coalition of families and health professionals affected by or with an interest in muscular dystrophy and related neuromuscular conditions, who are working closely with the regional NHS Specialised Commissioning Group to implement the 1 million Neuromuscular Strategy; notes that the Neuromuscular Strategy, announced in March 2009, aims to provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary service for the 5,000 people living in the South West affected by muscle disease and provides for the first time a service for the adults living in the region affected by these rare and very rare conditions; further notes that the South West Muscle Group, supported by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, is now campaigning to improve access to hydrotherapy and respite care in the region; and praises the hard work of local families, health professionals and experts in these conditions who have joined together in the fight against muscle disease across the South West.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Alison Seabeck16/06/2010Plymouth, Moor ViewLabourProposed
Andrew George16/06/2010St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
Eric Illsley17/06/2010Barnsley CentralLabourWithdrawn
John Leech17/06/2010Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSeconded
Mike Hancock17/06/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn21/06/2010Islington NorthLabourSeconded
David Simpson22/06/2010Upper BannDUPSigned
Ian Paisley Jnr22/06/2010North AntrimDUPSigned
William McCrea23/06/2010South AntrimDUPSigned
Kerry McCarthy23/06/2010Bristol EastLabourSigned
David Anderson23/06/2010BlaydonLabourSigned
Julian Lewis24/06/2010New Forest EastConservativeSigned
John McDonnell29/06/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Gregory Campbell29/06/2010East LondonderryDUPSigned
Greg Mulholland01/07/2010Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Gilbert12/07/2010St Austell and NewquayLiberal DemocratSigned
Jack Lopresti11/01/2011Filton and Bradley StokeConservativeSigned

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