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WPI to meet British MPs May 19th - tell your MP to go!

Kate_UK

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http://www.meassociation.org.uk/?p=6129

British MPs are being invited to meet leading ME researchers at their main office block in Westminster on Thursday, 19 May.

Mrs Annette Whittemore and Dr Judy Mikovits, president and research director of the Whittemore Peterson Institute in Reno, Nevada, have accepted invitations to speak to the MPs in the Grimond Room at Portcullis House at 10.30am.

please ask your MP to attend

here's how to find & contact your MP:

http://findyourmp.parliament.uk/

http://www.parliament.uk/about/contacting/mp/


please forward this to any ME contacts you may have who don't regularly check the forums

Can anyone post this on twitter?


ETA - draft letter you can use here http://phoenixrising.me/forums/show...e-Whittemore-and-Dr-Judy-Mikovits-19-May-2011
 

RedRuth

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please ask your MP to attend

Do you think that's a good idea now that Judy Mikovits has shared a platform with discredited fraudster Andrew Wakefield? She has a serious credibility problem now.
 

ukxmrv

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I have confidence in Judy Mikovits.

Please don't try and change this thread into one on the autism debate and Dr Wakefields case. They are not related.

Interesting for your first post ;)
 

Enid

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Any news of how it went ukxmrv - we did our bit here and across const. bounderies so hoping for a good attendance. Enormously good of Judy Mikovits and others (coming to the Conference tomorrow) to extend their stay and take this in.
 

ukxmrv

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I heard that only 4 or 5 MP's bothered to show up at the meeting. Sorry no other news. My own MP said that they couldn't go.
 

RedRuth

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I have confidence in Judy Mikovits.

Please don't try and change this thread into one on the autism debate and Dr Wakefields case. They are not related.

What aren't related? CFS and autism? I'm just questioning her credibility, I certainly wouldn't ask my MP to go and speak to someone who was associated with Wakefield.
 

Enid

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I would ! How can you be so sure (medic or scientist) in the fast moving world of medical understanding he was wrong.
 

currer

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Hi Bob,
I asked my MP to go or at least send a researcher, but as far as I know she did not.

I spoke to Annette Whittemore at the IiME conference - she was so friendly - but Annette said that only about four MPs showed up. I felt very ashamed. I wrote my MP a long e-mail imploring her to go.
 

Bob

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Hi Bob,
I asked my MP to go or at least send a researcher, but as far as I know she did not.

I spoke to Annette Whittemore at the IiME conference - she was so friendly - but Annette said that only about four MPs showed up. I felt very ashamed. I wrote my MP a long e-mail imploring her to go.

Four MP's isn't great is it. We're not going to get far with just four voices in parliament! I thought that at least all the members of the APPG would go along.