The Second Reading of the Bill in the House of Lords has been scheduled for Friday 27 June 2014.
This is an opportunity for the Lords to debate all aspects of the Bill and now is the time for our supporters to contact one of the Lords and let him/her know about the problems with the Bill and the opposition to it from, for example, the Royal College of Physicians, Physicians of Edinburgh, Psychiatrists, Radiologists and Surgeons as well as the BMA, GMC, research charities, lawyers, etc, etc. For a list of these medical bodies, charities, lawyers and individuals, see here.
Please select a Lord and write to him/her here and ask him/her to mount a strong challenge to the Bill during the debate.
Ask them not to accept unfounded and unevidenced assertions that the Bill is needed; that the Bill is wanted; that the Bill protects doctors; that it blocks quackery or that the Bill protects patients. It does none of these things.
We will keep you updated on the Second Reading.
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