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star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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star 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
star this property hansard heading 5G: Health Hazards more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research his Department has (a) undertaken and (b) commissioned on the effect of 5G towers on public health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 290394 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>The Department has supported research in relation to concerns that there might be adverse effects from exposure to the low levels of radio waves from mobile phones and base stations.</p><p> </p><p>The independently managed Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research (MTHR) programme ran from 2001 until 2012 and funded 31 projects, leading to over 60 publications. Information about the MTHR programme and the studies it supported can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/*/http:/www.mthr.org.uk/" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/*/http://www.mthr.org.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Department continues to support research on exposure to radio waves, including the ongoing Cohort Study of Mobile Phone Use and Health (COSMOS) and the Study of Cognition, Adolescents and Mobile Phone studies (SCAMP) at Imperial College London. Information about these studies can be found at the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.thecosmosproject.org/" target="_blank">http://www.thecosmosproject.org/</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.scampstudy.org/" target="_blank">http://www.scampstudy.org/</a></p><p> </p><p>Advice from Public Health England (PHE) is based on health-related evidence reviews prepared by scientific expert groups in the United Kingdom and around the world. The independent Advisory Group on Non-Ionising Radiation published their report in the UK in 2012 and the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) published their report in 2015. These reviews are are available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radiofrequency-electromagnetic-fields-health-effects" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radiofrequency-electromagnetic-fields-health-effects</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://ec.europa.eu/health/sites/health/files/scientific_committees/docs/citizens_emf_en.pdf" target="_blank">https://ec.europa.eu/health/sites/health/files/scientific_committees/docs/citizens_emf_en.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Exposure measurements made at publicly accessible locations near to mobile phone base stations have consistently been well within the guidelines published by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection. PHE considers it is possible that there may be a small increase in overall exposure to radio waves when 5G is added to an existing network or in a new area. However, the overall exposure is expected to remain low relative to guidelines and as such there should be no consequences for public health.</p><p> </p><p>PHE has published information about exposure to the radio waves from mobile phone base stations, including those for 5G networks, which is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health</a></p><p> </p><p>PHE continues to monitor the health-related evidence applicable to radio waves and is committed to updating its advice as required.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Churchill remove filter
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290392 more like this
290393 more like this
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less than 2019-10-02T16:03:00.007Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T16:03:00.007Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
1145609
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star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading 5G: Health Hazards more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment his Department has made of the effect of 5G towers on public health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 290393 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>The Department has supported research in relation to concerns that there might be adverse effects from exposure to the low levels of radio waves from mobile phones and base stations.</p><p> </p><p>The independently managed Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research (MTHR) programme ran from 2001 until 2012 and funded 31 projects, leading to over 60 publications. Information about the MTHR programme and the studies it supported can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/*/http:/www.mthr.org.uk/" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/*/http://www.mthr.org.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Department continues to support research on exposure to radio waves, including the ongoing Cohort Study of Mobile Phone Use and Health (COSMOS) and the Study of Cognition, Adolescents and Mobile Phone studies (SCAMP) at Imperial College London. Information about these studies can be found at the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.thecosmosproject.org/" target="_blank">http://www.thecosmosproject.org/</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.scampstudy.org/" target="_blank">http://www.scampstudy.org/</a></p><p> </p><p>Advice from Public Health England (PHE) is based on health-related evidence reviews prepared by scientific expert groups in the United Kingdom and around the world. The independent Advisory Group on Non-Ionising Radiation published their report in the UK in 2012 and the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) published their report in 2015. These reviews are are available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radiofrequency-electromagnetic-fields-health-effects" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radiofrequency-electromagnetic-fields-health-effects</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://ec.europa.eu/health/sites/health/files/scientific_committees/docs/citizens_emf_en.pdf" target="_blank">https://ec.europa.eu/health/sites/health/files/scientific_committees/docs/citizens_emf_en.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Exposure measurements made at publicly accessible locations near to mobile phone base stations have consistently been well within the guidelines published by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection. PHE considers it is possible that there may be a small increase in overall exposure to radio waves when 5G is added to an existing network or in a new area. However, the overall exposure is expected to remain low relative to guidelines and as such there should be no consequences for public health.</p><p> </p><p>PHE has published information about exposure to the radio waves from mobile phone base stations, including those for 5G networks, which is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health</a></p><p> </p><p>PHE continues to monitor the health-related evidence applicable to radio waves and is committed to updating its advice as required.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Churchill remove filter
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290392 more like this
290394 more like this
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less than 2019-10-02T16:02:59.943Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T16:02:59.943Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
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star this property date less than 2019-09-24more like thismore than 2019-09-24
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading 5G: Health Hazards more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which organisations his Department consulted on the effect of 5G towers on public health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 290392 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-02more like thismore than 2019-10-02
star this property answer text <p>The Department has supported research in relation to concerns that there might be adverse effects from exposure to the low levels of radio waves from mobile phones and base stations.</p><p> </p><p>The independently managed Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research (MTHR) programme ran from 2001 until 2012 and funded 31 projects, leading to over 60 publications. Information about the MTHR programme and the studies it supported can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/*/http:/www.mthr.org.uk/" target="_blank">https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/*/http://www.mthr.org.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>The Department continues to support research on exposure to radio waves, including the ongoing Cohort Study of Mobile Phone Use and Health (COSMOS) and the Study of Cognition, Adolescents and Mobile Phone studies (SCAMP) at Imperial College London. Information about these studies can be found at the following links:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.thecosmosproject.org/" target="_blank">http://www.thecosmosproject.org/</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.scampstudy.org/" target="_blank">http://www.scampstudy.org/</a></p><p> </p><p>Advice from Public Health England (PHE) is based on health-related evidence reviews prepared by scientific expert groups in the United Kingdom and around the world. The independent Advisory Group on Non-Ionising Radiation published their report in the UK in 2012 and the European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) published their report in 2015. These reviews are are available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radiofrequency-electromagnetic-fields-health-effects" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/radiofrequency-electromagnetic-fields-health-effects</a></p><p> </p><p><a href="https://ec.europa.eu/health/sites/health/files/scientific_committees/docs/citizens_emf_en.pdf" target="_blank">https://ec.europa.eu/health/sites/health/files/scientific_committees/docs/citizens_emf_en.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Exposure measurements made at publicly accessible locations near to mobile phone base stations have consistently been well within the guidelines published by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection. PHE considers it is possible that there may be a small increase in overall exposure to radio waves when 5G is added to an existing network or in a new area. However, the overall exposure is expected to remain low relative to guidelines and as such there should be no consequences for public health.</p><p> </p><p>PHE has published information about exposure to the radio waves from mobile phone base stations, including those for 5G networks, which is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health/mobile-phone-base-stations-radio-waves-and-health</a></p><p> </p><p>PHE continues to monitor the health-related evidence applicable to radio waves and is committed to updating its advice as required.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Churchill remove filter
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290393 more like this
290394 more like this
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less than 2019-10-02T16:02:59.897Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T16:02:59.897Z
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4380
star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading 5G: Health Hazards more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which organisations his Department consulted on the effect of 5G towers on public health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 285342 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T19:16:57.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T19:16:57.18Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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1143880
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading 5G: Health Hazards more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of 5G towers on public health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 285343 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Churchill remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T19:15:46.217Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T19:15:46.217Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading 5G: Health Hazards more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what research his Department has (a) undertaken and (b) commissioned on the effect of 5G towers on public health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Motherwell and Wishaw more like this
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Marion Fellows more like this
star this property uin 285341 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Jo Churchill remove filter
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less than 2019-09-09T17:37:17.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T17:37:17.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Marion Fellows remove filter