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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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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 Drugs: Misuse more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of charging for NHS services required because of injuries caused by alcohol or drug misuse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 212524 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answer text <p>We recognise that drinking alcohol and drug use does place significant strain on the National Health Service, but there are both ethical and practical reasons not to seek payment from patients. The founding principle of the NHS is that services are free of charge, available to all on the basis of need, not ability to pay. It is funded accordingly, from general taxation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Battersea more like this
star this property answering member printed Jane Ellison more like this
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less than 2014-11-05T15:40:41.9778304Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:40:41.9778304Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jane Ellison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this