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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Pharmacy more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps he is taking to improve community pharmacies. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 900215 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 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
star this property answer text <p>In July, we set out plans in our landmark five-year Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework deal. This outlined our ambition for community pharmacies to be fully integrated in to the National Health Service, support patients get the best from their medicines and provide advice to the public to help them stay healthy for longer.</p><p>As part of this, today we have launched a new national service referring patients suffering from minor illness to our highly-skilled community pharmacists through NHS 111.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Churchill more like this
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less than 2019-10-29T16:59:54.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-29T16:59:54.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1156500
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star this property date less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Immigration 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 What plans she has for the UK’s future immigration system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 900178 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 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>Our vision is for a truly global nation – where we welcome the brightest and best.</p><p>We have been clear that we will introduce an Australian style points-based system, where it is the skills, talent and contribution people bring to the UK that matters – not where they come from.</p><p>That is why we have commissioned the independent Migration Advisory Committee as the first step in creating our new and fair immigration system.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Great Yarmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Brandon Lewis more like this
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less than 2019-10-28T16:51:42.617Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T16:51:42.617Z
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star this property label Biography information for Brandon Lewis more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1151212
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star this property date less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Business: South Basildon and East Thurrock 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 What recent steps she has taken to support businesses in South Basildon and East Thurrock constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 900057 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to making the UK the best place to start and grow a business.</p><p> </p><p>BEIS has unveiled several new measures to support business across the UK, including an £88 million boost for productivity and the publication of the SME Finance Charter.</p><p> </p><p>We have also invested £591 million to South East Local Enterprise Partnership, which covers South Basildon and East Thurrock, to empower local areas to reach their potential, boosting national productivity and growth.</p> more like this
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 2019-10-22T13:43:57.153Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T13:43:57.153Z
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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 Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1148897
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star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Exercise 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that Government targets for physical activity are accessible to all regardless of age, ability and current health. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 216 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The updated Chief Medical Officers’ guidelines for physical activity were published in September 2019. These guidelines provide recommendations and targets for different age groups and for people with disability. Interventions to meet these targets are designed and implemented by local authorities.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Churchill more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T11:20:49.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T11:20:49.99Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1148898
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Health: Older 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 and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to meet the Government’s ageing society target of five extra healthier, more independent years of life as identified in the Industrial Strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 217 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>Delivering the Government’s Ageing Society Grand Challenge will require complex systems thinking across a number of areas including housing, financial support, workforce as well as health and care. We are working with a range of partners across Government, industry, academia and the voluntary sector and we are taking steps in number of areas. These include building United Kingdom business awareness of the longevity economy and age-diverse workforce; supporting local places through Local Industrial Strategies to address the opportunities and challenges of an ageing society; and building research and innovation collaborations with international partners.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T10:59:41.593Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T10:59:41.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1148899
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Health: Older 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 and Social Care, what steps he is taking to incorporate research and evidence into healthy nutrition and physical activity into the Government’s ageing society target of five healthier, more independent years of life as identified in the Industrial Strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 218 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The Department’s consultation document ‘Advancing our Health: Prevention in the 2020s’, was published in July 2019. It sets out proposals to support the achievement of the Ageing Society Grand Challenge Mission for everyone to enjoy five extra years of healthy, independent living by 2035 whilst narrowing the gap between the richest and poorest.</p><p>‘Advancing our Health’ included the third chapter of the childhood obesity plan which sets out further measures to help meet our ambition to halve childhood obesity by 2030 and significantly reduce the gap in obesity between children from the most and least deprived areas by 2030. All chapters of the plan were informed by the latest research and emerging evidence, including from debates in Parliament and various reports from key stakeholders. We have also captured analysis from the National Institute for Health Research Obesity Policy Research Unit, which was established as part of the initial plan, through £5 million investment over five years.</p><p>Government nutrition advice is underpinned by the best available scientific evidence, which is regularly reviewed by the Scientific Advisory Committee for Nutrition. In the United Kingdom the Eatwell Guide represents current government recommendations on a healthy, balanced diet to promote long term health at a population level. The Eatwell Guide applies to most people over the age of five and is available to view at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/528193/Eatwell_guide_colour.pdf" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/528193/Eatwell_guide_colour.pdf</a></p><p>The UK Chief Medical Officers’ physical activity guidelines published in September 2019 reflect the most up to date review of evidence for muscle and balance health. These guidelines provide recommendations and targets for different age groups and for people with disability.</p><p>‘Advancing our Health: Prevention in the 2020s’ is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/advancing-our-health-prevention-in-the-2020s" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/advancing-our-health-prevention-in-the-2020s</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-10-22T13:52:14.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T13:52:14.307Z
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4008
star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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4092
star this property label Biography information for Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1148900
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Preventive Medicine 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 and Social Care, when his Department will publish the Green Paper on prevention. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 219 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 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
star this property answer text <p>We published our prevention Green Paper ‘Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s’, on 22 July. The consultation ended on 14 October and we are currently analysing the responses.</p><p>A copy of the prevention Green Paper can be found at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/advancing-our-health-prevention-in-the-2020s" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/advancing-our-health-prevention-in-the-2020s</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bury St Edmunds more like this
star this property answering member printed Jo Churchill more like this
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less than 2019-10-17T10:56:03.087Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T10:56:03.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Churchill more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1148901
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star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Ageing: Research more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding is being invested by UKRI in understanding the biological mechanisms of ageing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 220 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 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p>Through the Ageing Society Grand Challenge (ASGC), the Government has set an ambitious mission to “ensure that people can enjoy at least five extra healthy, independent years of life by 2035”.</p><p>UKRI is a key part in addressing this Challenge. We have announced £98m of funding for healthcare innovation to support healthy aging, through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, and £69.5 million through UKRI’s Strategic Priorities Fund to unlock new treatments that allow people to lead healthier and longer lives.</p><p>In 2018/19, UKRI spent £81.9m on a huge breadth of healthy ageing research. Within this, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Medical Research Council (MRC) are the main funders of research into the biological mechanism of ageing. In 2017/18:</p><ul><li>MRC spent £39.1m on research directly related to ageing, as part of this, £14.9m was specifically for research directly relating to the biological mechanisms of ageing.</li><li>BBSRC spent £16.8m on research that covers the biological mechanisms for ageing.</li></ul><p> </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 2019-10-31T08:17:22.797Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T08:17:22.797Z
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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 Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1148902
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star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading UK Research and Innovation 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps UKRI are taking to support interdisciplinary working in UK research. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 221 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 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
star this property answer text <p>UK Research and Innovation has established several mechanisms to encourage and support multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research and this is a central theme in the organisation’s recently published Delivery Plans. In addition to examples taking place across its Councils, UKRI supports a multibillion pound portfolio of cross-cutting funds demonstrating commitment to interdisciplinary research.</p><p> </p><p>The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and Future Leaders Fellowships, for example, were both designed to encourage and support interdisciplinary projects. The Strategic Priorities Fund realises Sir Paul Nurse’s vision of a ‘common fund’ and is already investing in interdisciplinary projects that each bring together several of UKRI’s councils along with government departments to tackle shared challenges and opportunities.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to these targeted programmes, quality-related funding awarded by Research England allows universities and researchers in England to address their research priorities as they identify them</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 2019-10-17T15:23:47.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T15:23:47.707Z
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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 Stephen Metcalfe more like this
1148903
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star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star 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
unstar this property hansard heading Health: Older 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate his Department has made of time it will take to meet the Government’s ageing society target of five healthier, more independent years of life. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Basildon and East Thurrock more like this
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Stephen Metcalfe remove filter
star this property uin 222 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>Through the Ageing Society Grand Challenge (ASGC), led by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), the Government has set an ambitious mission to “ensure that people can enjoy at least five extra healthy, independent years of life by 2035”.</p> more like this
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 2019-10-22T09:01:09.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T09:01:09.513Z
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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 Stephen Metcalfe more like this