Tag Archives: House of Commons

UK parliament ME biomedical research Q&A July 2020

UK House of Commons Written Questions and Answers: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: research: Written question – 70282, 23 July 2020   Question: Asked by Sir Paul Beresford (MP, Mole Valley)  July 7, 2020 To ask the Secretary of State for Health … Continue reading

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group on ME to re-convene – Please invite your MP to attend!

ME Association blog post: The All-Party Parliamentary Group on ME to Re-Convene – Please Invite Your MP to Attend! by Dr Charles Shepherd, 9 January 2020     Carol Monaghan MP has decided that the time is right to re-establish the … Continue reading

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The House of Commons debate, 24 Jan 2019: motion passed

House of Commons debate Watch the debate on ME on parliament TV. Carol Monaghan MP brought the motion: Appropriate ME treatment [ begins at 3.29 pm – lasts 1 1/2 hours] Read the Hansard transcript: Appropriate ME treatment 28 MPs spoke with … Continue reading

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Watch the House of Commons debate on ME on Web TV

House of Commons debate on ME Date: Thursday  January 24, 2019 Time: afternoon (5th item of business for the day) Topic: Debate on a motion relating to appropriate ME treatment Watch on parliamentlive TV The Motion: “That this House calls … Continue reading

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The UK debate on ME has been granted – 24 January 2019

#MEAction blog post, 17 January 2019: Take Action Now! The UK debate on ME has been granted We are delighted that Carol Monaghan MP has managed to secure a debate in Parliament on Thursday afternoon, 24th January. This debate has … Continue reading

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PACE debate in House of Commons – video & transcript available

House of Commons ME/CFS PACE Trial debate 20 February 2018 Glasgow MP Carol Monaghan led a debate about the effect of the controversial flawed PACE Trial upon those living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) in the UK and worldwide. Official transcript … Continue reading

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Emergency debate on PIP in House of Commons 29 March 2017

Parliament.co.uk blog post, 29 March 2017: Emergency Debate on changes to Personal Independence Payment Regulations  The House of Commons held an emergency debate on changes to Personal Independence Payment Regulations on Wednesday 29 March. Watch Parliament TV: Emergency debate on … Continue reading

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UK parliament PACE trial Q&A

UK House of Commons Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Research Written questions from Kelvin Hopkins MP (Luton North) asked 22 Nov 2016 To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial  Strategy, if he will prevent the PACE trial researchers from being … Continue reading

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Brexit health and social care inquiry launched

Disability Rights UK news blog post, 21 Sep 2016: Brexit and health and social care inquiry launched The Health Committee invites written submissions on the priorities for health and social care in the negotiations on the UK’s withdrawal from the … Continue reading

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House of Lords reject ESA cut amendments

Disability Rights UK article, 29 February 2016: Lords return ESA cut amendments back to Commons The Welfare Reform and Work Bill was debated in the House of Lords today for consideration of Commons amendments to ESA and UC in ‘ping … Continue reading

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