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Ceremony Of The Christmas Cheeses 2012

EDM number 807 in 2012-13, proposed by Andrew Rosindell on 03/12/2012.
Categorised under the topics of Elderly people, Food and Health education and preventive medicine.

That this House congratulates the Dairy Council in staging the 2012 Ceremony of the Christmas Cheeses, which forms the beginning of the Chelsea pensioners' traditional Christmas celebrations; further congratulates in-pensioner, William Cantwell, who had the honour of cutting the cheese at this historic ceremony; notes that dairy products are a calcium-rich food for people of all ages as part of a balanced diet; futher notes that a good calcium intake is especially important for older people in order to minimise bone loss, which is a normal part of the ageing process; welcomes the work of the Royal Hospital in ensuring that dairy products play an important role in the diet of the Chelsea pensioners; and calls on the Department of Health to take steps to promote the consumption of calcium-rich sources of food such as dairy products.

This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Andrew Rosindell03/12/2012RomfordConservativeProposed
Peter Bottomley04/12/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Martin Caton04/12/2012GowerLabourSeconded
Alan Meale04/12/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
William McCrea04/12/2012South AntrimDUPSeconded
Jim Shannon04/12/2012StrangfordDUPSeconded
John McDonnell05/12/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
James Gray05/12/2012North WiltshireConservativeSigned
Michael Crockart05/12/2012Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Dan Rogerson06/12/2012North CornwallLiberal DemocratSigned
Mary Glindon19/12/2012North TynesideLabourSigned

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