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star this property date less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Hospital Beds more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on the number of hospital beds there are per one thousand of the population in (a) England, (b) Wales, (c) Scotland and (d) Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cynon Valley more like this
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Ann Clwyd more like this
star this property uin 121591 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 2018-01-16more like thismore than 2018-01-16
star this property answer text <p>The information is not available in the format requested.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England publishes quarterly data on hospital bed availability and occupancy. This can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/bed-availability-and-occupancy/" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/bed-availability-and-occupancy/</a></p><p> </p><p>Health is a devolved matter which means the devolved administrations of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland determine their own methods for capturing and publishing data on their number of hospital beds.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Stephen Barclay more like this
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less than 2018-01-16T12:09:09.943Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-16T12:09:09.943Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ann Clwyd more like this
794255
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements more like this
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 To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the Answer of 20 October 2017 to Question 7355, what discussions have taken place between the UK and the EU on the continuation of the EHIC system or its replacement with an equivalent system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 115228 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 2017-12-01more like thismore than 2017-12-01
star this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom Government appreciates the importance of retaining existing reciprocal healthcare arrangements with the European Union. During the September round of UK-EU negotiations, the UK made clear that it wishes to continue with reciprocal healthcare with the EU after the UK’s Exit. This includes healthcare rights for pensioners, the European Health Insurance Card and planned treatment.</p><p> </p><p>During negotiations with the EU on the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has therefore been seeking to protect the healthcare arrangements currently set out in EU Regulations 883/2004 and 987/2009.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 115229 more like this
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less than 2017-12-01T12:41:58.887Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-01T12:41:58.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
795326
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-27more like thismore than 2017-11-27
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Care Homes: Fees and Charges more like this
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 To ask the Secretary of State for Health what (a) powers and (b) responsibilities have been conferred on the Care Quality Commission to regulate fees charged by private nursing homes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 115747 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
star this property answer text <p>As the independent regulator of health and adult social care providers in England, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is responsible for deciding its own regulatory inspection and assessment framework.</p><p> </p><p>The CQC has no power to regulate fees charged by private nursing homes – or any other registered provider.</p><p> </p><p>However, the CQC (Registration) Regulations 2009: Regulation 19 places an obligation on registered providers to provide timely and accurate information about the cost of their care and treatment to people who use services. To meet this regulation, providers must make written information available about any fees, contracts and terms and conditions, where people are paying either in full or in part for the cost of their care, treatment and support. This can be assessed as part of a CQC inspection, and the CQC has the power to prosecute providers for a breach of the whole or part of this regulation. The CQC will refuse registration if providers cannot provide satisfactory assurance that they can and will continue to comply with this regulation.</p>
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 2017-12-04T11:15:11.513Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-04T11:15:11.513Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading NHS: Drugs more like this
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 assessment he has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the Customs Union on the the ability of the NHS to procure medicines and medical devices. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 117337 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 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
star this property answer text <p>The potential implications of the United Kingdom leaving the customs union on the ability of the National Health Service to procure medicines and medical devices are currently being assessed.</p><p> </p><p>It is in the interest of both the UK and European Union to avoid disruption in the timely access of these products; and to ensure that cross-border trade with the EU is as frictionless as possible. This will be part of the broader negotiations of the UK’s future relations with the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-12-12T17:01:50.993Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-12T17:01:50.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Infant Foods: Marketing more like this
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 To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the potential merits of fully implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow Central more like this
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Alison Thewliss more like this
star this property uin 117521 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 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
star this property answer text <p>The Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula Regulations 2007 implements European Commission Directive 2006/141/EC on infant formulae and follow-on formulae, which gives effect to the principles and aims of the 1981 World Health Organization Code on the Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes dealing with marketing, information and responsibilities of health authorities. There are no plans to review this legislation after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-12-11T17:40:18.373Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-11T17:40:18.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alison Thewliss more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-07more like thismore than 2017-12-07
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Employment Schemes: Mental Illness more like this
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 progress his Department is making on the national roll-out of the Individual Placement and Support programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow more like this
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Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
star this property uin 117479 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 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
star this property answer text <p>NHS England has committed to doubling the reach of Individual Placement and Support (IPS) services by 2020/21. This will contribute to the target of helping up to 29,000 more people per year living with mental health problems to find or stay in work as recommended in the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health which is available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Mental-Health-Taskforce-FYFV-final.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Mental-Health-Taskforce-FYFV-final.pdf</a></p><p>To date, NHS England has commissioned the NHS Benchmarking Network and Centre for Mental Health to undertake a data collection exercise on activity in IPS and Supported Employment services within 2016/17 to provide an indication of current access to such services.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England is preparing to allocate transformation funding identified in the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health and the subsequent Implementation Plan: ‘Implementing the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health’ for the commissioning of IPS services to selected sustainability and transformation partnership footprints from April 2018. The Plan is available at:</p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/fyfv-mh.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/fyfv-mh.pdf</a></p><p>To support this, the Joint Work and Health Unit has invested in an implementation support project called ‘IPS Grow’ that aims to compliment this expansion by enabling these services to be as effective as possible in supporting people who want to enter and stay in work.</p><p> </p><p>The Joint Work and Health Unit, in partnership with NHS England, will also be carrying out two research trials to find out whether a modified IPS model can help people with physical and/or mental health conditions get into, and stay in, paid competitive employment.</p>
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 2017-12-12T14:45:02.873Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-12T14:45:02.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
star this property tabling member
4412
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Lisa Cameron more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-12more like thismore than 2017-12-12
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Rare Diseases more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to ensure that researchers in the UK can continue to access pan-EU patient cohorts for rare disease and other special populations after the UK has withdrawn from the EU; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 118774 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 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government's policy paper, Collaboration on Science and Innovation: A Future Partnership Paper, emphasises the importance of continued collaboration with European partners to ensure that the United Kingdom remains one of the best places in the world for science and innovation. European Reference Networks for rare diseases were cited in the paper as an example of a partnership that the UK believes should continue.</p><p> </p><p>A key principle for the Government is that patients should not be put at a disadvantage as a result of European Union-exit.</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 2017-12-20T11:50:56.063Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-20T11:50:56.063Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-27more like thismore than 2017-11-27
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Fentanyl 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 what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the pain management of cancer and palliative care patients will not be affected by proposals to restrict the prescription of fentanyl. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 115749 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
star this property answer text <p>NHS England held a three month consultation between July and October 2017 on draft guidance for clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) on a range of ‘items that should not routinely be prescribed in primary care’. This included immediate release fentanyl.</p><p> </p><p>At the end of November, the NHS England Board considered the responses received and evidence submitted during the three month public consultation, which closed on 21 October, and the content of final statutory guidance to CCGs. The three recommendations covering immediate release fentanyl which have been agreed are:</p><p> </p><p>- Advise CCGs that prescribers in primary care should not initiate immediate release fentanyl for any new patient;</p><p>- Advise CCGs to support prescribers in deprescribing immediate release fentanyl in all patients and, where appropriate, ensure the availability of relevant services to facilitate this change; and</p><p>- Advise CCGs that if, in exceptional circumstances, there is a clinical need for immediate release fentanyl to be prescribed in primary care, this should be undertaken in a cooperation arrangement with a multi-disciplinary team and/or other healthcare professional.</p><p> </p><p>However, these recommendations do not apply to patients undergoing palliative care treatment and where the recommendation to use immediate release fentanyl in line with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance, has been made by a multidisciplinary team and/or other healthcare professional with a recognised specialism in palliative care.</p><p> </p><p>‘Items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care: Guidance for CCGs’ has now been published and more information can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/medicines/items-which-should-not-be-routinely-prescribed/" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/medicines/items-which-should-not-be-routinely-prescribed/</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-12-05T16:48:32.36Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-05T16:48:32.36Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services: Children and Young People more like this
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 To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps his Department is taking to promote the use of de-escalation techniques in Tier 4 CAMHS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
star this property uin 120698 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 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The Coalition Government published ‘Positive and Proactive Care; reducing the need for restrictive interventions’ and ‘A Positive and Proactive Workforce’ in April 2014. Both guidance documents are clear that corporate training strategies to manage violence and aggression should include clear learning outcomes about effective use of de-escalation techniques, the risks associated with restrictive interventions and safe implementation of restrictive physical interventions. Additionally a multi-agency programme of work is underway to target reductions in restrictive interventions across all mental health services including Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Tier 4. This includes ensuring provision of accredited training for staff to use de-escalation techniques as appropriate.</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 2018-01-08T17:06:03.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-08T17:06:03.83Z
star this property answering member
4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Reed more like this
795327
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-27more like thismore than 2017-11-27
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health remove filter
star this property hansard heading Care Homes: Fees and Charges more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether private nursing homes are required to disclose nursing care costs in the contracts of people receiving care packages. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 115748 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
star this property answer text <p>The Department is unable to comment on the specific contracts between individuals and care providers, or on individual cases.</p><p> </p><p>On 30 November 2017, the Competition and Markets Authority published a market study into care homes, which included findings and recommendations about the transparency of costs and contracts. The full study is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/care-homes-market-study" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/care-homes-market-study</a></p><p>The Government take seriously the findings and the recommendations of this report, all of which will need to be carefully considered. The Government is committed to publish a formal response to the Competition and Markets Authority report within 90 days. We will also need to take forward these complex issues raised by the Competition and Markets Authority as part of the Green Paper on adult social care which will be published in summer 2018.</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 2017-12-05T13:46:51.6Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-05T13:46:51.6Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this