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Humanist Marriages In The UK

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM597. Motion reads: “That this House is aware that the Government has recently concluded its consultation on whether to give legal recognition to humanist marriages in the UK; notes that in Scotland people are able to cho…

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Democracy And Elections In Tunisia

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM604. Motion reads: “That this House welcomes the democratic progress in Tunisia, standing proud as the guardians of the Arab Spring in North Africa; recognises the important milestones of peaceful and credible elections i…

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Enable Scotland’s Bethechange Campaign

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM592. Motion reads: “That this House welcomes the launch of Enable Scotland’s new campaign, #BeTheChange, and supports its core aim to challenge bullying and eliminate offensive language about people with a learning disabi…

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Breakthrough Breast Cancer Campaign And Access To Life-Extending Drugs

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM598. Motion reads: “That this House is aware of the organisation Breakthrough Breast Cancer’s demand for a fair price campaign which calls for fairer access for sufferers of cancer to life-extending drugs; notes that although many of the treatments are very expensive and consequently have been rejected for routine use by the NHS, in England many are available via the Cancer Drugs Fund, a body whose tenure is due to expire in 2016; acknowledges that the Government controls the nation’s drugs budget and negotiates with the pharmaceutical industry on pricing across Britain; and calls on the Government to work with the NHS, industry and charitable organisations to find a long-term solution to ensure that a person’s life cannot simply be priced away on any simple cost analysis.”

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Fuel Poverty Action’s Energy Bill Of Rights

Menzies Campbell has signed EDM395. Motion reads: “That this House welcomes the Energy Bill of Rights put forward by Fuel Poverty Action as people-centred proposals to end the scandal of fuel poverty; endorses the campaign for a right to affordable ene…

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