Category Archives: EDM

Sewage On Railway Tracks In Scotland

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM836. Motion reads: “That this House is dismayed that ScotRail train services and also East Coast rail services into Scotland still discharge effluent onto railway tracks; is concerned that there is no formal or legal requ…

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French National Kidnapped In Yemen

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM825. Motion reads: “That this House condemns the kidnapping of Isabelle Prine and interpreter Sherine Makkaoui in Yemen and calls for their immediate release; notes that Ms Prine, a French national and World Bank consulta…

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Access To Treatments For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Tuberous Sclerosis And Morquio Disease

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM819. Motion reads: “That this House is aware that the pause in NHS England’s decision-making process on prioritisation and specialised commissioning has created a block to accessing effective medicines for rare diseases …

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UK Offshore Oil Industry

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM821. Motion reads: “That this House notes the severity of the downturn in the UK’s offshore oil industry resulting from the slump in oil prices; believes that short-term responses such as delay or cancellation of long-ter…

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Phone Phreaking

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM811. Motion reads: “That this House notes the increasing escalation of criminal activity resulting from the hacking of business telephone systems to initiate outbound calls to premium numbers; further notes that according to the Criminal Fraud Control Association, the UK is a global hot spot for such fraudulent activity, known as phone phreaking, together with Cuba, Lichtenstein and India; further notes that such activity costs businesses based in the UK an estimated £1 billion per annum; further notes that a single attack on a small business can lead to telephone charges of thousands of pounds, endangering the viability of businesses; believes that it is unacceptable that the cost from clear fraudulent activity is borne by businesses targeted by criminals; and calls on the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Ofcom to initiate measures to protect unsuspecting and law abiding businesses from being targeted by organised criminals via phone phreaking.”

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