Parliamentary Question | police protection for M.E. researchers | 19 November 2012

Following the recent reports of abusive behaviour and even alleged death threats against academics working on ME/CFS research, the Countess of Mar tabled a question asking what was Government policy on police protection for ME/CFS researchers.

In a written answer supplied on 19 November 2012, Lord Taylor of Holbeach replied:

Criminal, violent or threatening behaviour towards anyone, including medical researchers, is not acceptable. Where there is a threat to individuals involved in medical research, it is a matter for the police to investigate and take the relevant action.


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