Make failing to vaccinate children a CRIME, says MP

Make failing to vaccinate children a CRIME, says MP as politicians fear 'creeping cynicism' from 'anti-vaxx' groups are putting youngsters at risk Politicians are increasingly alarmed about the so-called 'anti-vaxx' movement Labour's Paul Sweeney told MPs the resistance is a 'national emergency' He said it could be worth exploring making it a criminal offence 

By Ben Spencer Medical Correspondent For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:14 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 01:14 BST, 3 May 2019

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Failing to immunise children should be made a crime, an MP said yesterday.

Politicians are increasingly alarmed over 'creeping cynicism' about the safety of vaccinations caused by the so-called 'anti-vaxx' movement.

With measles epidemics in several parts of the world, Labour's Paul Sweeney told MPs the rising resistance to vaccination was a 'national emergency'. 

Politicians are increasingly alarmed over 'creeping cynicism' about the safety of vaccinations caused by the so-called 'anti-vaxx' movement

Politicians are increasingly alarmed over 'creeping cynicism' about the safety of vaccinations caused by the so-called 'anti-vaxx' movement

He added: 'It's

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