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Prostate Cancer Awareness In Scotland

EDM number 1309 in 2017-19, proposed by Bill Grant on 23/05/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Charities, Diseases and Health education and preventive medicine.

That this House welcomes the launch of a new campaign by Prostate Cancer UK and bookmaker William Hill to raise awareness about prostate cancer in Scotland; understands that prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men and kills one man every 45 minutes in the UK; notes that over 3,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in Scotland and almost 1,000 die from the disease every year; recognises that early diagnosis is key to successful treatment of the disease; believes that targeting customers in betting shops, who are typically male and over 50, will enable the charity to reach a large number of at risk men; understands that all 310 William Hill shops in Scotland are supporting the campaign, backed by ABB Scotland, the industry trade body which is part-funding the campaign; and encourages anyone with concerns about prostate cancer to contact Prostate Cancer UK's specialist nurses in confidence.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Bill Grant23/05/2018Ayr, Carrick and CumnockConservativeProposed
Andrew Bowie23/05/2018West Aberdeenshire and KincardineConservativeSeconded
Paul Masterton23/05/2018East RenfrewshireConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon23/05/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
John Redwood23/05/2018WokinghamConservativeSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins24/05/2018Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Julian Lewis24/05/2018New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Michael Penning04/06/2018Hemel HempsteadConservativeSigned
Jim Cunningham04/06/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Stephen Kerr11/06/2018StirlingConservativeSigned
Marie Rimmer12/06/2018St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Alan Brown12/06/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry12/06/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell13/06/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman14/06/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned

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