Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Medical Cannabis Under Prescription

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:23 pm on 20th May 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Jeff Smith Jeff Smith Opposition Whip (Commons) 5:23 pm, 20th May 2019

Forgive me for shuffling my papers, Madam Deputy Speaker; I was not expecting to be called quite so early in the debate. I am grateful to have been called early, but the House will have to bear with me. I congratulate Sir Mike Penning and my hon. Friend Tonia Antoniazzi on securing the debate, on their brilliant campaigning on this issue and on their co-chairpersonship of the all-party group on medical cannabis. I also congratulate the campaigners—some of whom are present—who have brought this issue into the public eye over the past year and are determined to make sure that it remains there.