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Hospital Car Parking

EDM number 1007 in 2017-19, proposed by Robert Halfon on 01/03/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Health services and Roads.

That this House notes that people living a long distance from their local NHS hospital have great difficulty in getting to appointments on public transport; further notes that this is of particular concern to people living in rural areas; is aware that an out-patient with brain injury living 40 miles away from her hospital would have had to travel for two hours by public transport; understands that travelling by car took that patient half of that time; recognises that such patients have no other choice but to get to their hospital appointments by car; acknowledges that as a consequence, such patients are unfairly hit by hospital parking charges; and urges the Government to scrap car parking charges in NHS hospitals in England.

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

Robert Halfon01/03/2018HarlowConservativeProposed
Thelma Walker05/03/2018Colne ValleyLabourSeconded
Michael Penning06/03/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon06/03/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Bob Blackman06/03/2018Harrow EastConservativeSeconded
Jim Cunningham06/03/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Mary Glindon07/03/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Martin Vickers08/03/2018CleethorpesConservativeSigned
Ruth George08/03/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Keith Vaz13/03/2018Leicester EastLabourSigned
David Crausby16/05/2018Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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