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Derek Thomas

Conservative - St Ives


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Significant St Ives Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
109,178
Petition Closed

Fund research for childhood cancers with the worst survival rates

Gov Responded - 24 Mar 2020 Debated on - 7 Dec 2020 View Derek Thomas's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 4 months, 2 weeks ago

12 kids in the UK are diagnosed with cancer daily. 1 in 5 will die within 5 years, often of the deadliest types like DIPG (brainstem cancer) - fatal on diagnosis & other cancers on relapse. Yet there has been little, or no, funding for research into these cancers and little, or no, progress.


Most recent EDMs signed by Derek Thomas

Date Tabled Title Signatures
26 Jun 2019
Derek Thomas signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 26th June 2019

ALCOHOL LABELLING

Tabled by: Fiona Bruce (Conservative - Congleton)
That this House notes that the Chief Medical Officers' guidelines for low-risk drinking were updated in January 2016 to 14 units per week; recognises that consumers have a right to know information about alcohol products so they can make informed choices about their drinking, yet only 16 per cent of …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 3 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 7
Conservative: 5
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Independent: 1
Plaid Cymru: 1
13 Mar 2019
Derek Thomas signed this EDM on Tuesday 26th March 2019

UK-WIDE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House notes the stark warning from the world’s scientific community that there are just 12 years left to prevent 1.5 degrees warming; further notes that warming beyond 1.5 degrees represents a threat to the future of humanity, and that even warming limited to that level will wreak havoc …
107 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Sep 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 72
Liberal Democrat: 11
Scottish National Party: 7
Independent: 7
Conservative: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Green Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

Derek Thomas has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Derek Thomas has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Derek Thomas has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting

Derek Thomas has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


69 Written Questions

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Diabetes: Coronavirus Diabetes: Coronavirus Diabetes: Mental Health Services Podiatry Podiatry Diabetes: Podiatry Podiatry: Training Podiatry: Migrant Workers Integrated Care Systems Health Services Out-patients Autoimmune Diseases Autoimmune Diseases Medical Treatments Medical Treatments Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments Heart Diseases: Defibrillators Medical Treatments Brain: Tumours Brain: Tumours Brain: Tumours Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme Aortic Aneurysm: Screening Aortic Aneurysm: Surgery Aortic Aneurysm: Medical Treatments Aortic Aneurysm Aortic Aneurysm: Medical Treatments Aortic Aneurysm: Medical Treatments Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Hospices Hospices Hospices Muscular Dystrophy: Clinical Trials Medical Treatments: Innovation Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme Podiatry: Training Podiatry Dental Services: Rural Areas Arthritis: Podiatry Strokes: Medical Treatments Planning Permission Social Rented Housing: Mental Illness Housing: Construction Housing: Rural Areas Local Government: Broadband Planning Permission Pupils: Coronavirus Children: Social Services Social Services: Children Children: Social Services Sex and Relationship Education: Primary Education Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education: Public Consultation Veterans: Employment Ministry of Defence: Contracts Veterans: Employment British Overseas Territories: Climate Change British Overseas Territories: Climate Change Julian Assange