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Mesothelioma Bill

The Mesothelioma Bill was announced in the Queen’s Speech on 8 May 2013.

It sets out a package of measures to provide more support for mesothelioma sufferers. This follows three years of work by the ABI on this issue.

The Bill will be debated in Parliament for the first time on 20 May 2013.

Mesothelioma Bill documents and explanatory notes can be downloaded on the Parliament website.

See the ABI's full response to the announcement on the Mesothelioma Bill in the Queen's Speech and read our latest blog

Frequently Asked Questions

Our FAQs (pdf 95kB) explains how the Mesothelioma Bill will improve support for mesothelioma sufferers.