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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to introduce a register for patients taking medications which are included in the list of specified controlled drugs that will be covered by the new drug-driving legislation. more like this
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Baroness Masham of Ilton more like this
star this property uin HL6177 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government published the summary of responses to the consultations on its proposed drugs and limits to be specified in regulations on 27 March 2014, which is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/drug-driving-proposed-regulations" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/consultations/drug-driving-proposed-regulations</a>. Copies have also been placed in the libraries of the House.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The new offence includes a statutory defence for any driver who may have a specified drug in their body over the specified limit if they have been lawfully prescribed it and have taken it in accordance with the advice of a healthcare professional.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The consultation response also sets out further action which the Government proposes to take in relation to those patients who may be driving after being prescribed or supplied medicines that include the controlled drugs we propose to specify in forthcoming regulations. This action includes amending Patient Information Leaflets and the Summary of Product Characteristics for medicines which are affected; asking the DVLA to inform patients who report medical conditions to them of the new offence, where the patients may be affected; providing guidance to healthcare professionals and patient groups on the new offence; and writing to the National Roads Policing lead for roads policing to make them aware of the impact of the offence on patients taking medication. This will ensure that the delivery of healthcare is not compromised.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The above publication also refers to the evaluation contract the Government has in place to monitor the effectiveness of the new offence, which will include if there is any impact on those driving on affected medicines.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL6178 more like this
HL6179 more like this
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less than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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1850
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Masham of Ilton remove filter
44229
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to review the impact of the new drug-driving legislation on patients on prescription medication, following the full implementation of the full offence. more like this
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Baroness Masham of Ilton more like this
star this property uin HL6178 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government published the summary of responses to the consultations on its proposed drugs and limits to be specified in regulations on 27 March 2014, which is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/drug-driving-proposed-regulations" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/consultations/drug-driving-proposed-regulations</a>. Copies have also been placed in the libraries of the House.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The new offence includes a statutory defence for any driver who may have a specified drug in their body over the specified limit if they have been lawfully prescribed it and have taken it in accordance with the advice of a healthcare professional.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The consultation response also sets out further action which the Government proposes to take in relation to those patients who may be driving after being prescribed or supplied medicines that include the controlled drugs we propose to specify in forthcoming regulations. This action includes amending Patient Information Leaflets and the Summary of Product Characteristics for medicines which are affected; asking the DVLA to inform patients who report medical conditions to them of the new offence, where the patients may be affected; providing guidance to healthcare professionals and patient groups on the new offence; and writing to the National Roads Policing lead for roads policing to make them aware of the impact of the offence on patients taking medication. This will ensure that the delivery of healthcare is not compromised.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The above publication also refers to the evaluation contract the Government has in place to monitor the effectiveness of the new offence, which will include if there is any impact on those driving on affected medicines.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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HL6177 more like this
HL6179 more like this
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less than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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1850
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Masham of Ilton remove filter
44230
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
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Department for Transport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether it will be possible for drivers who are on specified drugs as medication to carry some form of identification so that they are not prosecuted under the new drug-driving legislation. more like this
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Baroness Masham of Ilton more like this
star this property uin HL6179 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government published the summary of responses to the consultations on its proposed drugs and limits to be specified in regulations on 27 March 2014, which is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/drug-driving-proposed-regulations" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/consultations/drug-driving-proposed-regulations</a>. Copies have also been placed in the libraries of the House.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The new offence includes a statutory defence for any driver who may have a specified drug in their body over the specified limit if they have been lawfully prescribed it and have taken it in accordance with the advice of a healthcare professional.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The consultation response also sets out further action which the Government proposes to take in relation to those patients who may be driving after being prescribed or supplied medicines that include the controlled drugs we propose to specify in forthcoming regulations. This action includes amending Patient Information Leaflets and the Summary of Product Characteristics for medicines which are affected; asking the DVLA to inform patients who report medical conditions to them of the new offence, where the patients may be affected; providing guidance to healthcare professionals and patient groups on the new offence; and writing to the National Roads Policing lead for roads policing to make them aware of the impact of the offence on patients taking medication. This will ensure that the delivery of healthcare is not compromised.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The above publication also refers to the evaluation contract the Government has in place to monitor the effectiveness of the new offence, which will include if there is any impact on those driving on affected medicines.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Kramer more like this
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HL6177 more like this
HL6178 more like this
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less than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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1557
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
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1850
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Masham of Ilton remove filter