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Coeliac UK Awareness Week

EDM number 1437 in 2015-16, proposed by Kevan Jones on 03/05/2016.
Categorised under the topics of Diseases, Health education and preventive medicine and Health services.

That this House notes that 9 to 15 May 2016 is Coeliac UK Awareness Week and congratulates Coeliac UK for its work to improve the recognition of coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis; further notes that there are still half a million people in the UK suffering with undiagnosed coeliac disease; appreciates the work undertaken by Coeliac UK through the Is it coeliac disease? campaign which aims to highlight the diverse symptoms of the condition and help people onto a pathway to clinical diagnosis; further notes the growing difficulties that people with coeliac disease, in certain parts of England, have in accessing support from the NHS including help with gluten-free staple foods, dietetic advice and health monitoring; calls for consideration of a national gluten-free prescribing scheme for England and renewed efforts to improve recognition of coeliac disease by primary care health services; and commends the efforts of Coeliac UK to improve the availability of gluten-free food through their Gluten-free Guarantee campaign directed at UK food retailers.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs.

Kevan Jones03/05/2016North DurhamLabourProposed
Alan Meale04/05/2016MansfieldLabourSeconded
Gregory Campbell04/05/2016East LondonderryDUPSeconded
Paul Monaghan04/05/2016Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySeconded
Ronnie Campbell04/05/2016Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Jim Cunningham04/05/2016Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Stuart Donaldson05/05/2016West Aberdeenshire and KincardineScottish National PartySigned
Kelvin Hopkins09/05/2016Luton NorthLabourSigned
Liz Saville Roberts09/05/2016Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Jim Shannon09/05/2016StrangfordDUPSigned
Alan Brown09/05/2016Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Keith Vaz09/05/2016Leicester EastLabourSigned
Christina Rees09/05/2016NeathLabourSigned
Gavin Robinson09/05/2016Belfast EastDUPSigned
Mark Durkan09/05/2016FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
David Amess09/05/2016Southend WestConservativeSigned
Dennis Skinner09/05/2016BolsoverLabourSigned
Margaret Ritchie09/05/2016South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Martyn Day09/05/2016Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Peter Bottomley09/05/2016Worthing WestConservativeSigned
Alison Thewliss11/05/2016Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson11/05/2016Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
Anne McLaughlin11/05/2016Glasgow North EastScottish National PartySigned

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