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Office For National Statistics Report On Solvent Abuse

EDM number 1120 in 2017-19, proposed by David Hanson on 26/03/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Death and Drugs misuse.

That this House notes the Office for National Statistics report, Deaths related to volatile substances and helium in Great Britain: 2001 to 2016 registrations, which highlights that deaths from solvent abuse has risen; further notes that volatile substance abuse deaths was most common in those aged 20 to 39 years between 2001 and 2016; expresses concern that North East England and Scotland have some of the highest mortality rates in England, Wales and Scotland; notes that the largest causes of deaths were butane, propane and lighter fuel; calls on the Government to take action on the rise in deaths by working closely with voluntary organisations, local authorities and government agencies; and calls on the Government to investigate reasons behind the rise in deaths and report to Parliament.

This motion has been signed by a total of 10 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
David Hanson26/03/2018DelynLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley27/03/2018Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Cunningham27/03/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Marie Rimmer27/03/2018St Helens South and WhistonLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins27/03/2018Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon27/03/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Lady Hermon28/03/2018North DownIndependentSigned
Mary Glindon29/03/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Ruth George23/04/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Tulip Siddiq25/04/2018Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned

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