Petition sparks parliamentary debate

A campaign by a Liverpool dad to get defibrillators in schools is a step closer.

Defibrillator campaign goes to Downing Street

Campaigners calling for defibrillators in all schools have been at Downing Street today to press their case.

It follows the death of schoolboy from Liverpool almost three years ago. 12-year-old Oliver King died at following a swimming lesson at school.

A petition was started by his father to get life saving equipment in all schools. The petition has more than 100,000 signatures.

Life saving campaign sparks debate in Parliament

Campaigners in Tee Shirts
Oliver King E-petition campaigners Credit: ITV Granada Reports

A campaign by a Liverpool dad to get defibrillators in schools is a step closer.

An E-petition has hit 100,000 signatures, enough to spark a parliamentary debate.

It follows the death of Oliver King who's heart stopped during a swimming lesson.

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