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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Television: Licensing more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to ensure that people over the age of 75 who do not use the internet will be able to apply, and pay, for a TV licence from June 2020. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
star this property uin HL16976 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the cost and the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The BBC says that it will work with older peoples groups, charities and voluntary organisations to design a bespoke system to support all those over 75 affected by its decision. As part of this system, the BBC says that its licensing arm, TV Licensing, will write to all those all those affected, and will use suitable measures such as face to face visits and phone calls to make it as easy as possible for those transitioning to apply for and pay the licence fee.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T10:41:34.857Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:41:34.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
1137370
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Television: Licensing 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 support they intend to offer to people who are just above the threshold of eligibility for pension credit to afford the additional £154.54 per year to pay for a TV licence from June 2020. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
star this property uin HL16977 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The BBC is responsible for the cost and the administration of the over 75 licence fee concession from June 2020.</p><p> </p><p>The BBC says that it will work with older peoples groups, charities and voluntary organisations to design a bespoke system to support all those over 75 affected by its decision. As part of this system, the BBC says that its licensing arm, TV Licensing, will be publicising the link between the concession and pension credit. It also says its will be introducing an easy payment system to help those affected spread the cost of the licence fee.</p><p> </p><p>The Secretary of State has expressed his disappointment with the BBC decision to restrict the concession to the most narrowly defined review option. He has asked the BBC to do more for the most vulnerable pensioners, including considering measures around the margins of eligibility and those which further promote the take up of Pension Credit.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T10:44:05.443Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:44:05.443Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
1137371
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Television: Licensing 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 assessment they have made of the compatibility of the BBC's decision to change the TV licence concession for people over the age of 75 from June 2020 with the Government's strategy to combat loneliness. more like this
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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
star this property uin HL16978 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The future of the over 75 licence fee concession is a matter for the BBC. Parliament transferred responsibility in passing the Digital Economy Act in 2017. On loneliness, the Government is taking steps to address the effects of isolation and loneliness on the elderly. These include appointing a minister to lead work on tackling loneliness; publishing the world’s first government strategy on loneliness; and securing £20 million of new grant-funding for projects run by charities and community groups to bring people together.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:45:46.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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579
star this property label Biography information for Lord Foulkes of Cumnock more like this
1137399
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Digital, Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Football: Females 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 steps they are taking to develop the profile of women’s football in the UK. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17006 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Lionesses’ fantastic performance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup this year has inspired the nation. This is an opportunity for everyone involved in the sport to build on this momentum to continue to raise the profile of women’s football and women’s sport in general.</p><p> </p><p>The government is determined to get more girls and women playing sport, something we set out in our sport strategy, Sporting Future. Football is the second most played team sport for adult women and the top ranked team sport in terms of participation for girls.</p><p> </p><p>We are investing £14.6million into the Football Association (FA) through Sport England between 2017-2021, to support their grassroots participation, talent and coaching programmes. £2.6million of this is specifically reserved for women and girls talent programmes and the FA also receive an additional £2million each year towards improving diversity in its coaching workforce.</p><p> </p><p>Government is also investing £18million into the Football Foundation charity each year to help deliver a programme of new and improved community sports facilities in towns and cities across the country.</p><p> </p><p>All public funding provided is used to benefit men’s, women’s and disability football; for example investment in a mixed coaching programme or facility will benefit all groups within that community.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T10:41:07.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:41:07.99Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Ashton of Hyde more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1137406
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar 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 Shingles: Vaccination 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 establish a GP-operated call/recall system to invite older people to receive the shingles vaccination. more like this
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Baroness Walmsley more like this
star this property uin HL17013 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>As outlined in both the NHS Long Term Plan and <em>Investment and evolution: a five-year framework for GP contract reform to implement The NHS Long Term Plan</em>, NHS England and NHS Improvement are currently undertaking a Review of vaccinations and immunisations. The Department would not wish to pre-empt the outcome of this Review. <em>Investment and evolution</em> sets out the purpose of the Review as being to:</p><p>- Ensure the system incentivises achievement of appropriate uptake rates for immunisations in line with national public health uptake rates;</p><p>- Reduce the administrative burden on general practices by simplifying the system if possible;</p><p>- Clarify what is expected on call/recall for immunisations delivered through the general practitioner (GP) contract;</p><p>- Address anomalies in the system that directly incentivise some vaccines but not others;</p><p>- Look at how we deal with outbreaks and catch-up programmes; and</p><p>- Consider whether we extend the list of chargeable travel vaccines.</p><p>Recommendations from the Review will be implemented through the 2020 and 2021 GP contracts.</p><p>A copy of <em>Investment and evolution: a five-year framework for GP contract reform to implement The NHS Long Term Plan</em> is attached.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T09:14:02.963Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T09:14:02.963Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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star this property file name gp-contract-2019.pdf more like this
unstar this property title Five Year framework for GP contract reform more like this
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2547
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Walmsley more like this
1137409
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar 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 Asthma: Death 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 assessment they have made of the report by the Royal College of Physicians The National Review of Asthma Deaths, published on 6 May 2014; and what plans they have to implement that report's recommendations. more like this
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Baroness Wheeler more like this
star this property uin HL17016 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department collaborated with the Royal College of Physicians on the National Review of Asthma Deaths and welcomed this report. Since its publication, significant improvements have been made in asthma care.</p><p> </p><p>Respiratory disease, including asthma, is a clinical priority within the NHS Long Term Plan, which aims to improve outcomes for patients through earlier diagnosis and increased access to treatments. The Respiratory Delivery Board will take forward respiratory proposals set out in the Plan by working with key partners.</p><p> </p><p>The National Health Service is supporting the national asthma audit programme which provides data on a range of indicators to show improvements and opportunities in asthma outcomes. NHS RightCare will be publishing an asthma toolkit later this year to support local commissioners and systems in delivering quality care. A best practice tariff for asthma, which aims to reduce variation in asthma care, is also in development.</p><p> </p><p>The current quality outcomes framework indicators for asthma are in consultation and changes for the annual review indicators may include data on asthma control; exacerbations; and written personalised action plans.</p><p> </p><p>As set out in the Long Term Plan, pharmacies in primary care networks will undertake medicine reviews for asthma patients. This will include education on inhaler use and uptake of dry powder and smart inhalers where clinically appropriate.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T09:14:58.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T09:14:58.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Wheeler more like this
1138092
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star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Microgeneration 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential for microgeneration of electricity and heat to contribute to the goals of (a) decarbonisation and (b) net zero emissions by 2050. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
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Seema Malhotra more like this
star this property uin 275754 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>The Government has supported the deployment over 6GW of small scale power generation, and we expect more to deploy now the Smart Export Guarantee has been announced.</p><p> </p><p>a) This contributes to the over 33% of power that comes from renewables and over 50% that comes from low carbon sources. Our low carbon power generation could need to increase four-fold by 2050.</p><p>b) Decarbonising the power sector is crucial to achieving a net-zero economy – what’s more, small scale generation, as discussed in the Smart Systems and Flexibility plan is an important part of a more flexible and decentralised future system. (<a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/upgrading-our-energy-system-smart-systems-and-flexibility-plan" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/upgrading-our-energy-system-smart-systems-and-flexibility-plan</a>).</p><p> </p><p>The generation of low carbon heat through technologies such as solar hot water, biomass, biomethane and heat pumps can all play an important role in decarbonising heat. These are all supported by the Renewable Heat Incentive. Through the Renewable Heat Incentive, the government is spending £2.8bn between 2018 and 2021 to incentivise the deployment of low carbon heating. (<a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Frhi-mechanism-for-budget-management-estimated-commitments&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cpaul.chambers%40beis.gov.uk%7C0e662403256947479f4e08d709fc2afc%7Ccbac700502c143ebb497e6492d1b2dd8%7C0%7C0%7C636988850974629957&amp;sdata=4pWh0wADtAJzYuF0%2FwvyOxcSgqCglTFVK5%2Fpu79HcCo%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/rhi-mechanism-for-budget-management-estimated-commitments</a>)</p><p>The Government made an assessment on the evidence on options to decarbonise heat in “Clean Growth – Transforming Heating” published in December 2018 (<a href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fpublications%2Fheat-decarbonisation-overview-of-current-evidence-base&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cpaul.chambers%40beis.gov.uk%7C0e662403256947479f4e08d709fc2afc%7Ccbac700502c143ebb497e6492d1b2dd8%7C0%7C0%7C636988850974629957&amp;sdata=YgAaTgO2mHh6WjaNC6OmRzpsvw5XXtZNBc9Y73qIXz8%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/heat-decarbonisation-overview-of-current-evidence-base</a>). There is no clear consensus on the best approaches to decarbonising heat at scale. Given the diversity of heat demand, no one solution can provide the best option for everyone – a mix of technologies and customer options will need to be available. We need to continue exploring and testing different approaches to heat decarbonisation. The Government has committed to publishing a heat roadmap by summer 2020 which will set out further details on plans for decarbonising heat.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Kingswood more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Skidmore more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T08:18:02.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T08:18:02.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Skidmore more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1138208
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star this property date less than 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: Weapons 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 Justice, how many weapons in each category were found in each prison in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 275790 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>Weapon seizures have dropped with improvement in detection methods and as a result there are fewer attempts at smuggling of weapons through reception and visit areas. New and enhanced technology as well as dedicated search teams have contributed to that fall in the smuggling of weapons.</p><p> </p><p>The new Crime in Prison Agreement between HMPPS, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the police has also resulted in crimes committed whilst in prison or in smuggling in illicit items being consistently referred for prosecution to the police. This sends a clear message to those who commit crimes that they will be punished through the courts and face the consequences of their actions</p><p> </p><p>Data on weapons held in prison has been collectively systematically since 2015 and is enclosed. Prior to that date it was not collected consistently and so a calculation cannot be reliably provided.</p><p> </p><p>Data and information on weapons finds is routinely published as part of the normal publication schedule, and data on 2018-19 will be published in due course.</p><p>Data table is attached.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T10:35:19.47Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T10:35:19.47Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property file name Table - PQ 275790.xlsx more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
1138381
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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar 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, with reference to his announcement, Government review confirms local authorities will continue to commission public health services, published on 7 June 2019 and paragraph 2.4 of the NHS Long Term Plan, whether he plans to publish the proposals that formed as part of his Department’s review of the commissioning arrangements for sexual and reproductive health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Rachael Maskell more like this
star this property uin 276234 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced the outcome of the review, confirming that local authorities will continue to take the lead in commissioning sexual and reproductive health, school nursing and health visiting services, at his Royal Society of Medicine lecture on 6 June.</p><p> </p><p>The review consulted a range of stakeholders. Stakeholder forums were organised by the National Aids Trust and the Public Health Systems Group, to which many organisations were invited to express their views. Officials from the Department also met with a number of organisations, and the review received a number of written submissions.</p><p> </p><p>The forthcoming Prevention Green Paper will provide an opportunity for people to give us their views on more we can do to encourage local authorities and National Health Service bodies to work well together in commissioning health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></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
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276235 more like this
276236 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T09:48:19Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T09:48:19Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4471
star this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this
1138382
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star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar 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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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, with reference to the announcement, Government review confirms local authorities will continue to commission public health services, published by his Department on 7 June 2019 and paragraph 2.4 of the NHS Long Term Plan, whether he plans to hold a consultation on proposals to improve co-commissioning developed as part of his Department’s review of the commissioning arrangements for sexual and reproductive health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Rachael Maskell more like this
star this property uin 276235 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
star this property answer text <p>My Rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced the outcome of the review, confirming that local authorities will continue to take the lead in commissioning sexual and reproductive health, school nursing and health visiting services, at his Royal Society of Medicine lecture on 6 June.</p><p> </p><p>The review consulted a range of stakeholders. Stakeholder forums were organised by the National Aids Trust and the Public Health Systems Group, to which many organisations were invited to express their views. Officials from the Department also met with a number of organisations, and the review received a number of written submissions.</p><p> </p><p>The forthcoming Prevention Green Paper will provide an opportunity for people to give us their views on more we can do to encourage local authorities and National Health Service bodies to work well together in commissioning health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></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
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276234 more like this
276236 more like this
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less than 2019-07-19T09:48:19.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-19T09:48:19.05Z
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star this property label Biography information for Seema Kennedy more like this
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4471
star this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this