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Alcohol In Pregnancy

EDM number 245 in 2015-16, proposed by Kelvin Hopkins on 06/07/2015.
Categorised under the topics of Health education and preventive medicine and Health services.

That this House notes the warning given by Professor Sir Albert Aynsley-Green, President of the British Medical Association (BMA), in his address to the BMA's Annual Conference in June, that women should not drink any alcohol in pregnancy; supports Sir Albert's recommendation that alcoholic drinks containers should be required to include more explicit warnings of the risks to babies, making it clear that there is no safe limit for alcohol consumption in pregnancy; agrees with Sir Albert's comments that Government guidelines are confusing, contradictory and inconsistent; and urges the Government to legislate and make mandatory that labels on all drinks containers should incorporate wording warning that alcohol consumed in pregnancy can cause irreversible birth defects.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

Kelvin Hopkins06/07/2015Luton NorthLabourProposed
Alan Meale07/07/2015MansfieldLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon07/07/2015StrangfordDUPSeconded
Paul Monaghan07/07/2015Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySeconded
Bill Esterson07/07/2015Sefton CentralLabourSeconded
David Simpson07/07/2015Upper BannDUPSeconded
Keith Vaz07/07/2015Leicester EastLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma07/07/2015Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Fiona Bruce08/07/2015CongletonConservativeSigned
Gavin Robinson08/07/2015Belfast EastDUPSigned
Ronnie Campbell08/07/2015Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
John McNally08/07/2015FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Alex Cunningham08/07/2015Stockton NorthLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn09/07/2015Islington NorthLabourSigned
Rachael Maskell13/07/2015York CentralLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Mark Williams14/07/2015CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Roger Godsiff14/07/2015Birmingham, Hall GreenLabourSigned
Paul Flynn15/07/2015Newport WestLabourSigned
Lady Hermon16/07/2015North DownIndependentSigned
Steve Rotheram20/07/2015Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell21/07/2015Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Pat Glass07/09/2015North West DurhamLabourSigned

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