NDM6751 Plaid Cymru debate - Head and Neck Cancers

NDM6751 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1.  Notes the increase in incidence of head and neck cancers among men.

2. Notes the evidence of the effectiveness of HPV vaccination in protecting against these cancers.

3. Calls on the Welsh Government to extend its HPV vaccination programme to all adolescent boys.

The following amendment has been tabled:

Amendment 1 - Julie James (Swansea West)

Delete point 3 and replace with:

3. Notes that the Welsh Government is awaiting advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation on whether to extend the HPV vaccination programme to adolescent boys.


Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 11/06/2021

Decision due: 27 Jun 2018 by Plenary - Fifth Senedd

Lead member: Rhun ap Iorwerth MS