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star this property date less than 2017-03-15more like thismore than 2017-03-15
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Department of Health more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Disability remove filter
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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, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies of the report by Sense on 2 March 2017 on reductions in the number of people receiving sensory support in the last year; and what steps he is taking to ensure that such disabled people receive support. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock remove filter
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Corri Wilson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-24more like thismore than 2017-03-24
star this property answer text <p>Clinical commissioning groups and local authorities must work together to meet the needs of people with disabilities, such as sensory impairment, to enjoy independent lives. The Sense report calls for investment in social care.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is giving local authorities in England an additional £2 billion for social care, to help them meet their duties under the Care Act 2014 to determine the social care needs of people, including those with sensory impairment, and to arrange provision accordingly. £1 billion will be provided in 2017-18, ensuring that councils can start to fund more care packages immediately.</p><p> </p><p>The Disabled Facilities Grant allocation is also increasing – from £220 million in 2015-16, to £394 million in 2016-17; this is integrated into the Better Care Fund to support joint planning across housing, health and care for people with disabilities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mowat more like this
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less than 2017-03-24T14:33:38.193Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-24T14:33:38.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Mowat more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Corri Wilson more like this