Down’s syndrome awareness week (17-23 March)

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Early Day Motion 1073 Tabled 11.02.2014 That this House supports the campaign Better Health Care for People with Down’s syndrome mounted by the UK charity Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) to ensure that people with Down’s syndrome receive regular and effective health surveillance; acknowledges that Down’s syndrome is the most frequently recognised cause of learning disability; […]


Early Day Motion 1045 Tabled 05.02.2014 That this House congratulates Enfield Council, Sutton Council, Hampshire County Council and Reading Borough Council for working with The Brain Tumour Charity to raise awareness of the symptoms of childhood brain tumours through its HeadSmart campaign; notes that 500 children are diagnosed with brain tumours each year and that […]

Malnutrition doubles in Bradford

“I would never have believed that in a modern British city in the 21st Century we would be seeing malnutrition, far less the doubling of it in five years, and with no signs of it stopping,” said George Galloway MP, revealing the response to a parliamentary he submitted about the diagnoses of starvation by Bradford […]

Galloway calls for urgent action on air pollution

The Bradford West Respect MP George Galloway today called for urgent action to improve air quality in the city which has the fourth-highest number of emergency hospital admissions for asthma in the country. And he hit out at the “churlish, petty and damaging” views expressed by the Conservative and Liberal Democrat leaders on Bradford council […]