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Nick Clegg backs Echo's campaign for defibrillators in schools
THE Deputy Prime Minister has today backed Daily Echo calls to make defibrillators more widely available.
The Daily Echo has launched the Save a Life in Schools campaign to urge all Hampshire schools to purchase the life-saving tool and Ms Nokes took up our cause at Prime Minister's Questions.
Ms Nokes said: “Last week one of my constituents Sam Mangoro collapsed during a PE lesson and his life was saved by four teachers using a defibrillator.
“What steps are being taken to encourage our schools to make sure they have defibrillators available?”
Mr Clegg replied: “Many members across this house have come across such incidents in schools and sports clubs and have been promoting the need to make defibrillators more available. I think we should all work with these charities and community groups to raise the profile of this important issue.”
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