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star this property date less than 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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 Flour: Folic Acid remove filter
unstar 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 What progress he has made on implementing proposals for the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East more like this
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Stuart C. McDonald more like this
unstar this property uin 907229 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-23more like thismore than 2018-10-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government is continuing to review advice from our expert advisory groups on safe levels of folate intake. Alongside this, we will be issuing a public consultation on the issue of adding folic acid to flour. This will explore this complex issue in detail and allow us to take an informed decision on whether to introduce mandatory fortification of flour. We will announce the date for the consultation soon.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-10-23T16:43:47.013Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-23T16:43:47.013Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4393
star this property label Biography information for Stuart C. McDonald more like this
758223
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Flour: Folic Acid remove filter
unstar 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, what the Government's policy is on the fortification of flour with folic acid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Frank Field more like this
unstar this property uin 9208 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
star this property answer text <p>The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition has recently updated the evidence on folic acid in response to a request from Food Standards Scotland, and reiterated its support for mandatory folic acid fortification, provided that this is introduced alongside restrictions on voluntary fortification of foods with folic acid. Ministers are currently considering the issue of mandatory fortification of flour and will respond in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 8626 more like this
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less than 2017-09-13T16:17:28.743Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-13T16:17:28.743Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
804534
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Flour: Folic Acid remove filter
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2017 to Question 8626, what recent discussions his Department has had with the Scottish and Welsh Governments on the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West more like this
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
unstar this property uin 118736 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answer text <p>Ministers will set out their position on mandatory fortification in due course. The Secretary of State has received a joint letter from the Scottish Government’s Minister for Public Health and Sport and the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, sent on 1 December 2017, concerning mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid, and a response will be issued in the New Year.</p><p>No estimate has been made of the cost of implementing mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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118734 more like this
118735 more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T17:42:58.463Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T17:42:58.463Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1521
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
804533
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Flour: Folic Acid remove filter
unstar 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, pursuant to the Answer of 13 September 2017 to Question 8626, what estimate the Government has made of the cost of implementing mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West more like this
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Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
unstar this property uin 118735 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
star this property answer text <p>Ministers will set out their position on mandatory fortification in due course. The Secretary of State has received a joint letter from the Scottish Government’s Minister for Public Health and Sport and the Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, sent on 1 December 2017, concerning mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid, and a response will be issued in the New Year.</p><p>No estimate has been made of the cost of implementing mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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118734 more like this
118736 more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T17:42:58.417Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T17:42:58.417Z
unstar this property answering member
4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
1521
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
834322
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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 Flour: Folic Acid remove filter
unstar 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 plans his Department has to require that folic acid is added to all flour sold in the UK to reduce the number of birth defects. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Preston more like this
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Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
unstar this property uin 125942 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>Ministers are considering the issue of mandatory fortification and will set out their position in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-02-05T16:37:03.243Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T16:37:03.243Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mark Hendrick more like this
896349
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-02more like thismore than 2018-05-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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 Flour: Folic Acid remove filter
unstar 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 potential merits of providing flour fortified with folic acid to (a) pregnant women and (b) children; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
unstar this property uin 140570 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-09more like thismore than 2018-05-09
star this property answer text <p>No assessment has been made of potential merits of adding folic acid to flour on pregnant women or children. The recent report from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition made recommendations in respect of folate levels and developing foetuses. Ministers are currently considering the issue of mandatory fortification and will set out their position in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2018-05-09T10:52:32.9Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-09T10:52:32.9Z
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4067
star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this