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Parliamentary room -> Early Day Motions (EDMs)

Early day motions (EDMs) are a great way to raise awareness of an issue and bring it to the attention of MPs, although they are very rarely debated on the floor of the House of Commons they are very useful campaigning tools.

Here you can find relevant EDMs from the 2013-2014 session of the House of Commons.

EDM 180 - Employers' Liability Scheme- Asbestos
EDM 182 - Mesothelioma Bill exclusions
EDM 254 - Thalidomide Grunenthal Campaign
EDM 270 - Safety at work
EDM 377 - Walkers’ safety
EDM 387 - Skills safety in the construction sector
EDM 396 - Piper Alpha disaster 25th anniversary
EDM 696 - Road Safety Week
EDM 779 - Cycling safety
EDM 1224 - Reforming the law on psychiatric injury


Get Involved
We always welcome input from our members and have found this a great help in the past, particularly with our campaign on the small claims court. If you would like any more information on our current campaigns, or how you can get involved and help us fight for the rights of injured people, please contact Sam Ellis, parliamentary officer on 0115 943 5426 or by clicking here.

APIL members can read more about our campaign activity in our membership publications.

Parliamentary Officer

Sam Ellis
0115 943 5426


Tailgating campaign Tailgating achieves nothing but an increase in the potential for painful injuries for the innocent driver in front, and a higher insurance premium for the offender.
Whiplash campaign Most people who suffer whiplash injuries are honest. And whiplash certainly isn’t the ‘epidemic’ it is often portrayed to be.