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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-03-01
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Skin Cancer: Sunbeds more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the potential correlation between the use of sunbeds for tanning the risk of skin cancer; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 227416 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
star this property answer text <p>Ultraviolet (UV) radiation-emitting tanning devices, including sunbeds, were classified in 2009 as ‘carcinogenic to humans’ by the International Agency for Research on Cancer based on consistent evidence of a positive association between their use and incidence of melanoma.</p><p> </p><p>In 2009, the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment published advice to United Kingdom Government on the health effects and risks from UV sunbeds and concluded that there is evidence to suggest an increased risk of skin cancer among those who use sunbeds before the age of 35. The Committee's Report is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/comare-13th-report" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/comare-13th-report</a></p><p> </p><p>The World Health Organization (WHO) report on ‘Artificial tanning devices: public health interventions to manage sunbeds’ states that melanoma risk increases with younger age of first sunbed use and with greater lifetime use of sunbeds. The WHO report can be viewed at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.who.int/uv/publications/artificial-tanning-devices/en/" target="_blank">https://www.who.int/uv/publications/artificial-tanning-devices/en/</a></p><p> </p><p>A systematic review in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) showed that people who have used a sunbed at least once at any stage in their life have a 20% higher risk of developing melanoma than people who have never used a sunbed, and the first use of sunbeds before the age of 35 increases the risk of developing melanoma by 59%. The BMJ report can be viewed at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e4757.long" target="_blank">https://www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e4757.long</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2019-03-06T16:37:32.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-06T16:37:32.703Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Sunbeds more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the recommendations of the World Health Organization report, Artificial tanning devices: public health interventions to manage sunbeds, published in 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 209409 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) contributed to the revision of the World Health Organization (WHO) report, ‘Artificial tanning devices: public health interventions to manage sunbeds’. The recommendations in the report are in line with PHE advice and the recommendations of the 13th report of the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment (COMARE). The full COMARE report is available to view at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/comare-13th-report" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/comare-13th-report</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2019-01-21T16:44:16.933Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-21T16:44:16.933Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4672
unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen remove filter