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1138639
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Autism: Diagnosis more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps to reduce waiting times for autism assessments for adults. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 276605 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>No one should have to face long waits for an autism assessment. We expect services to adhere to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) quality standard which recommends that the length between referral and a first appointment to start an assessment should be no more than three months.</p><p>We are determined to drive up performance nationally. We will use data on autism diagnosis waiting times, available for the first time later this year, to hold local areas to account and act where waiting times exceed the NICE standard.</p><p>Whilst a diagnosis of autism should happen as soon as possible, it is important to recognise that a diagnosis is often complex and can involve different professionals and agencies. We are following the prevailing clinical guidance set out by NICE.</p><p>NHS England and NHS Improvement encourage local areas to follow existing NICE guidelines and quality standards when commissioning and delivering diagnosis services for both children and adults.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
276606 more like this
276607 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-17T15:23:52.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:23:52.42Z
unstar this property answering member
4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter
1138640
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Autism: Diagnosis more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will take steps with NHS England to implement a waiting time standard for autism diagnosis in the CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework in order to tackle regional differences. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 276606 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>No one should have to face long waits for an autism assessment. We expect services to adhere to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) quality standard which recommends that the length between referral and a first appointment to start an assessment should be no more than three months.</p><p>We are determined to drive up performance nationally. We will use data on autism diagnosis waiting times, available for the first time later this year, to hold local areas to account and act where waiting times exceed the NICE standard.</p><p>Whilst a diagnosis of autism should happen as soon as possible, it is important to recognise that a diagnosis is often complex and can involve different professionals and agencies. We are following the prevailing clinical guidance set out by NICE.</p><p>NHS England and NHS Improvement encourage local areas to follow existing NICE guidelines and quality standards when commissioning and delivering diagnosis services for both children and adults.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
276605 more like this
276607 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-17T15:23:52.467Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:23:52.467Z
unstar this property answering member
4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property tabling member
4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter
1138641
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-07-12more like thismore than 2019-07-12
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Autism: Diagnosis more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to work with NHS England to establish autism diagnosis waiting times standards for each (a) sustainability and transformation partnership and (b) integrated care system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 276607 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 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>No one should have to face long waits for an autism assessment. We expect services to adhere to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) quality standard which recommends that the length between referral and a first appointment to start an assessment should be no more than three months.</p><p>We are determined to drive up performance nationally. We will use data on autism diagnosis waiting times, available for the first time later this year, to hold local areas to account and act where waiting times exceed the NICE standard.</p><p>Whilst a diagnosis of autism should happen as soon as possible, it is important to recognise that a diagnosis is often complex and can involve different professionals and agencies. We are following the prevailing clinical guidance set out by NICE.</p><p>NHS England and NHS Improvement encourage local areas to follow existing NICE guidelines and quality standards when commissioning and delivering diagnosis services for both children and adults.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
276605 more like this
276606 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-07-17T15:23:52.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T15:23:52.513Z
unstar this property answering member
4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter
1136527
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Department of Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the findings in The evaluation of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) for alcohol report, published by NHS Scotland in June 2019, that alcohol sales in Scotland have dropped during the last year, while they have risen in England and Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 272936 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government takes the harms associated with alcohol abuse very seriously and overall consumption of alcohol in England and Wales is on the decline.</p><p>There are currently no plans to implement minimum unit pricing in England. However, we will keep this under review as evidence emerges from Scotland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 272937 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:10:06.273Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:10:06.273Z
unstar this property answering member
4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter
1136528
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-07-03more like thismore than 2019-07-03
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Alcoholic Drinks: Minimum Prices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Department of Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 3 September 2018 to Question 169474 on Alcoholic Drinks: minimum unit pricing, when Public Health England’s review into the impact of minimum unit pricing of alcohol will be published. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 272937 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government takes the harms associated with alcohol abuse very seriously and overall consumption of alcohol in England and Wales is on the decline.</p><p>There are currently no plans to implement minimum unit pricing in England. However, we will keep this under review as evidence emerges from Scotland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 272936 more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:10:06.32Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:10:06.32Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter
1133673
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Sexually Transmitted Infections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the correlation between reductions in public health funding and increases in rates of (a) syphilis and (b) gonorrhoea. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 267310 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
unstar this property answer text <p>Increases in rates of syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia are likely to be due to a number of factors. These include increases in both the number of people attending sexual health services and the number of tests for sexually transmitted infections. Other factors include, better detection of infection and behavioural changes such as an increase in partner numbers and condomless anal intercourse, as well as, for some men who have sex with men, ‘chemsex’ and group sex facilitated by geosocial networking applications.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities will receive £3.1 billion in 2019/20, ring-fenced exclusively for use on public health, including sexual health. We are investing over £16 billion in local authority public health services over the five years of the 2015 Spending Review until 2020/21. It is for individual local authorities to decide their spending priorities based on an assessment of local need, including the need for sexual health services taking account of their statutory duties.</p><p> </p><p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State has had numerous discussions with cabinet ministers to discuss a range of topics in advance of the Spending Review. Public health funding for 2020 onwards, including for sexual health services, will be considered carefully in the next Spending Review, in the light of the available evidence.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities are required by regulations to provide comprehensive open access sexual health services, including provision for sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment and contraception.</p><p> </p><p>The latest statistics show that more people are now accessing sexual health services. Attendances have increased by 7% between 2017 and 2018 (from 3,337,677 to 3,561,548). This continues the trend of increases in attendances seen over the past five years. To help manage the overall increase in demand, local authorities are increasingly commissioning online services to manage lower risk and asymptomatic patients. These services have the potential to reach groups not currently engaged with clinic services.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
267311 more like this
267312 more like this
267313 more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T16:10:29.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T16:10:29.557Z
unstar this property answering member
4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property tabling member
4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter
1133674
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Sexually Transmitted Infections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on funding for sexual health services in England to tackle the increase in sexually transmitted infections since 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 267311 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
unstar this property answer text <p>Increases in rates of syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia are likely to be due to a number of factors. These include increases in both the number of people attending sexual health services and the number of tests for sexually transmitted infections. Other factors include, better detection of infection and behavioural changes such as an increase in partner numbers and condomless anal intercourse, as well as, for some men who have sex with men, ‘chemsex’ and group sex facilitated by geosocial networking applications.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities will receive £3.1 billion in 2019/20, ring-fenced exclusively for use on public health, including sexual health. We are investing over £16 billion in local authority public health services over the five years of the 2015 Spending Review until 2020/21. It is for individual local authorities to decide their spending priorities based on an assessment of local need, including the need for sexual health services taking account of their statutory duties.</p><p> </p><p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State has had numerous discussions with cabinet ministers to discuss a range of topics in advance of the Spending Review. Public health funding for 2020 onwards, including for sexual health services, will be considered carefully in the next Spending Review, in the light of the available evidence.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities are required by regulations to provide comprehensive open access sexual health services, including provision for sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment and contraception.</p><p> </p><p>The latest statistics show that more people are now accessing sexual health services. Attendances have increased by 7% between 2017 and 2018 (from 3,337,677 to 3,561,548). This continues the trend of increases in attendances seen over the past five years. To help manage the overall increase in demand, local authorities are increasingly commissioning online services to manage lower risk and asymptomatic patients. These services have the potential to reach groups not currently engaged with clinic services.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
267310 more like this
267312 more like this
267313 more like this
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less than 2019-06-25T16:10:29.603Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T16:10:29.603Z
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4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property tabling member
4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter
1133675
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Sexually Transmitted Infections more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what effect the 25 per cent reduction in sexual health budgets since 2014 has had on the rates of (a) syphilis, (b) gonorrhoea and (c) chlamydia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 267312 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
unstar this property answer text <p>Increases in rates of syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia are likely to be due to a number of factors. These include increases in both the number of people attending sexual health services and the number of tests for sexually transmitted infections. Other factors include, better detection of infection and behavioural changes such as an increase in partner numbers and condomless anal intercourse, as well as, for some men who have sex with men, ‘chemsex’ and group sex facilitated by geosocial networking applications.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities will receive £3.1 billion in 2019/20, ring-fenced exclusively for use on public health, including sexual health. We are investing over £16 billion in local authority public health services over the five years of the 2015 Spending Review until 2020/21. It is for individual local authorities to decide their spending priorities based on an assessment of local need, including the need for sexual health services taking account of their statutory duties.</p><p> </p><p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State has had numerous discussions with cabinet ministers to discuss a range of topics in advance of the Spending Review. Public health funding for 2020 onwards, including for sexual health services, will be considered carefully in the next Spending Review, in the light of the available evidence.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities are required by regulations to provide comprehensive open access sexual health services, including provision for sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment and contraception.</p><p> </p><p>The latest statistics show that more people are now accessing sexual health services. Attendances have increased by 7% between 2017 and 2018 (from 3,337,677 to 3,561,548). This continues the trend of increases in attendances seen over the past five years. To help manage the overall increase in demand, local authorities are increasingly commissioning online services to manage lower risk and asymptomatic patients. These services have the potential to reach groups not currently engaged with clinic services.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
267310 more like this
267311 more like this
267313 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-25T16:10:29.65Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T16:10:29.65Z
unstar this property answering member
4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property tabling member
4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter
1133676
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-20more like thismore than 2019-06-20
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Genito-urinary Medicine more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the sustainability of the demand for sexual health services as set out in the sexual health statistics released by Public Health England on 4 June. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 267313 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
unstar this property answer text <p>Increases in rates of syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia are likely to be due to a number of factors. These include increases in both the number of people attending sexual health services and the number of tests for sexually transmitted infections. Other factors include, better detection of infection and behavioural changes such as an increase in partner numbers and condomless anal intercourse, as well as, for some men who have sex with men, ‘chemsex’ and group sex facilitated by geosocial networking applications.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities will receive £3.1 billion in 2019/20, ring-fenced exclusively for use on public health, including sexual health. We are investing over £16 billion in local authority public health services over the five years of the 2015 Spending Review until 2020/21. It is for individual local authorities to decide their spending priorities based on an assessment of local need, including the need for sexual health services taking account of their statutory duties.</p><p> </p><p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State has had numerous discussions with cabinet ministers to discuss a range of topics in advance of the Spending Review. Public health funding for 2020 onwards, including for sexual health services, will be considered carefully in the next Spending Review, in the light of the available evidence.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities are required by regulations to provide comprehensive open access sexual health services, including provision for sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment and contraception.</p><p> </p><p>The latest statistics show that more people are now accessing sexual health services. Attendances have increased by 7% between 2017 and 2018 (from 3,337,677 to 3,561,548). This continues the trend of increases in attendances seen over the past five years. To help manage the overall increase in demand, local authorities are increasingly commissioning online services to manage lower risk and asymptomatic patients. These services have the potential to reach groups not currently engaged with clinic services.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Ribble more like this
star this property answering member printed Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
267310 more like this
267311 more like this
267312 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2019-06-25T16:10:29.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T16:10:29.697Z
unstar this property answering member
4455
star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
star this property tabling member
4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter
1128880
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Illness: Parents more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Government has plans to record the number of children of parents with mental health problems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton South more like this
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Dr Paul Williams more like this
star this property uin 259449 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 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
unstar this property answer text <p>There are no plans to record this information.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T15:26:00.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T15:26:00.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
star this property tabling member
4666
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Paul Williams remove filter