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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
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Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept id 31 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
star this property hansard heading Sexual Harassment: Employment 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 What steps the Government is taking to tackle sexual harassment at work. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 909070 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 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
star this property answer text <p>The Government strongly condemns sexual harassment in the workplace, and is committed to seeing it end.</p><p> </p><p>We will consult this summer to ensure legal protections against workplace harassment are robust, and we are working with the Equality and Human Rights Commission on a new code of practice to ensure that employers are clear on their responsibilities.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-02-07T16:04:58.233Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T16:04:58.233Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
1135488
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-28more like thismore than 2019-06-28
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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
star this property hansard heading Domestic Abuse: Mental Health Services 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 the Home Department, what protections he plans to introduce in the Domestic Abuse Bill to provide for the mental health needs of victims of domestic abuse. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 270811 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 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to improving the response to victims of domestic abuse through the provisions set out in our draft Domestic Abuse Bill and consultation response.</p><p>We are carefully considering the recommendations from the Joint Committee on the draft Domestic Abuse Bill about improving access to public services for victims of domestic abuse and their children and will be responding to the Committee’s report in due course.</p><p>We want to improve the provision of mental health services to ensure that they are available to anyone in need of such services, including domestic abuse victims. We have therefore committed to investing at least an additional £2.3bn per year in mental health services by 2023/24</p><p>On 17 June the Prime Minister announced a wide-ranging package of measures to strengthen the response to mental health, including training for all new teachers on how to spot the signs of mental health issues, additional funding to support local authorities to deliver local suicide prevention plans and updated professional standards for social workers across England to increase their knowledge and skills when helping those with mental health issues.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T13:55:15.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T13:55:15.22Z
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4399
unstar this property label Biography information for Victoria Atkins more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
1059012
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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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
star this property hansard heading Vaccination: Cost Effectiveness 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, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the recommendations made by the Committee on cost effectiveness methodology for immunisation programmes and procurement, published in February 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 219520 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 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department is currently considering its response to the Committee on Cost Effectiveness Methodology for Immunisation Programmes and Procurement (CEMIPP). The consultation on the CEMIPP report closed on 28 June 2018. The Department is currently considering its response to make sure that rules for immunisation are fair, transparent and justifiable.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 219521 more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T17:26:37.763Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T17:26:37.763Z
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4067
unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
1059014
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-11more like thismore than 2019-02-11
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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
star this property hansard heading Vaccination: Cost Effectiveness 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, when the Government plans to publish a response to the consultation the Cost effectiveness methodology for vaccination programmes, published on 26 February 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 219521 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 2019-02-19more like thismore than 2019-02-19
star this property answer text <p>The Department is currently considering its response to the Committee on Cost Effectiveness Methodology for Immunisation Programmes and Procurement (CEMIPP). The consultation on the CEMIPP report closed on 28 June 2018. The Department is currently considering its response to make sure that rules for immunisation are fair, transparent and justifiable.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 219520 more like this
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less than 2019-02-19T17:26:37.797Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-19T17:26:37.797Z
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4067
unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
1059818
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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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
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners: Faversham and Mid Kent 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, how many patients are registered with each GP in Faversham and Mid Kent Constituency; and what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of GPs per head of population. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 220309 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 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The number of patients registered to individual general practitioners (GPs) is not collected or held centrally. The number of patients registered in each GP practice in England is published monthly in NHS Digital’s ‘Patients Registered at a GP Practice’ publication. Practices are grouped according to their clinical commissioning group not parliamentary constituency.</p><p> </p><p>Each general practice is required to provide services to meet the reasonable needs of their registered population. There is no recommendation for how many patients a GP should have, as the demand each patient places on their GP is different and can be affected by various factors, including rurality and patient demographics. The workforce required for each practice to meet patient needs also includes a range of health professionals in addition to GPs themselves, and the best skill mix is for practices to determine.</p><p> </p><p>The average number of patients seen at each GP practice in the Faversham and Mid Kent constituency per day is not held centrally. The average number of appointments per day is only available nationally or for individual clinical commissioning groups.</p><p> </p><p>General practices are independent contractors to the National Health Service and their contracts require them to provide essential and additional services at such times within core hours, as are appropriate to meet the reasonable needs of patients. Core hours for GP practices contracted under General Medical Services (GMS) contracts are defined as 8:00 – 18:30, Monday – Friday, excluding weekends and bank holidays. Core hours for locally negotiated Personal Medical Services and Alternative Provider Medical Services are set out in their contract but largely mirror GMS opening hours or longer.</p><p> </p><p>It is for each practice to determine any appointments system which they feel best meets the needs of their patients. Also, it is for GP practices to organise the delivery of their services to meet the terms of their contracts and to meet quality and safety standards set by the Care Quality Commission. Contractually, GP practices should report any disruption in the delivery of their services which could compromise their ability to meet the needs of their patients. GP practices may seek support from their local commissioner, including agreement to close the practice list to new patients or temporary suspension of patient registrations.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 220310 more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T11:47:56.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T11:47:56.777Z
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4067
unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
1059820
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-12more like thismore than 2019-02-12
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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
star this property hansard heading General Practitioners: Faversham and Mid Kent 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, what estimate he has made of the average number of patients seen at each GP practice in the Faversham and Mid Kent constituency per day; and what guidance his Department provides on the safe number of patient contacts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 220310 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 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
star this property answer text <p>The number of patients registered to individual general practitioners (GPs) is not collected or held centrally. The number of patients registered in each GP practice in England is published monthly in NHS Digital’s ‘Patients Registered at a GP Practice’ publication. Practices are grouped according to their clinical commissioning group not parliamentary constituency.</p><p> </p><p>Each general practice is required to provide services to meet the reasonable needs of their registered population. There is no recommendation for how many patients a GP should have, as the demand each patient places on their GP is different and can be affected by various factors, including rurality and patient demographics. The workforce required for each practice to meet patient needs also includes a range of health professionals in addition to GPs themselves, and the best skill mix is for practices to determine.</p><p> </p><p>The average number of patients seen at each GP practice in the Faversham and Mid Kent constituency per day is not held centrally. The average number of appointments per day is only available nationally or for individual clinical commissioning groups.</p><p> </p><p>General practices are independent contractors to the National Health Service and their contracts require them to provide essential and additional services at such times within core hours, as are appropriate to meet the reasonable needs of patients. Core hours for GP practices contracted under General Medical Services (GMS) contracts are defined as 8:00 – 18:30, Monday – Friday, excluding weekends and bank holidays. Core hours for locally negotiated Personal Medical Services and Alternative Provider Medical Services are set out in their contract but largely mirror GMS opening hours or longer.</p><p> </p><p>It is for each practice to determine any appointments system which they feel best meets the needs of their patients. Also, it is for GP practices to organise the delivery of their services to meet the terms of their contracts and to meet quality and safety standards set by the Care Quality Commission. Contractually, GP practices should report any disruption in the delivery of their services which could compromise their ability to meet the needs of their patients. GP practices may seek support from their local commissioner, including agreement to close the practice list to new patients or temporary suspension of patient registrations.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 220309 more like this
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less than 2019-02-20T11:47:56.837Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T11:47:56.837Z
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4067
unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
806106
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
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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 Meningitis: Health Education 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, what steps his Department has taken to raise awareness of meningitis since 2015; and how much has been spent from the public purse on raising awareness of meningitis in that period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 119307 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 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) produces a range of training materials for immunisers, which includes information on vaccination programmes, training events and newsletters. It collaborates with charities to support their work to improve healthcare worker knowledge on meningococcal disease, including through the development and distribution of information aimed at all healthcare professionals.</p><p> </p><p>In 2015-16, PHE spent £50,000 on media to raise awareness of the Meningitis ACWY immunisation. A wide range of communications with young people and their parents was undertaken. Media budgets for financial year 2016-17 are not yet finalised.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016-17, PHE provided a £24,000 grant to Meningitis Research Foundation and Meningitis Now, to support their work to increase awareness and knowledge of meningitis and septicaemia symptoms amongst parents. Activities included: inserting 350,000 copies of ‘Babywatch’ and ‘Totwatch’ information materials into the ‘red book’ provided to all new mothers; distributing ‘Babywatch’ toolkit containing cards and posters to 500 maternity units and special care baby units; and a social media campaign to promote Meningitis Now’s ‘Meningitis Signs and Symptoms’ app.</p><p> </p><p>Meningitis Now’s social media campaign generated almost 4 million opportunities to see their adverts (“impressions”) and there were 470,522 views of their videos about the symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia, with the majority of views coming from people new to the charity. This resulted in an 80% rise in downloads of the campaign app. The charity also had nearly 300 new orders for signs and symptoms cards.</p><p> </p><p>Research conducted by PHE in 2016 showed a high level of awareness of meningitis. More than 80% of parents and 70% of 14-25 year olds reported that they had knowledge of meningitis.</p><p> </p><p>The research commissioned by PHE confirmed that awareness of meningitis and septicaemia is high amongst parents but gave recommendations on how existing charity promotional materials could be improved to help parents.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 119308 more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T16:47:06.547Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:47:06.547Z
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4067
unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
806107
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
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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 Meningitis: Health Education 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, what assessment he has made of the effect to date of his Department's steps to raise awareness of Meningitis; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 119308 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 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>Public Health England (PHE) produces a range of training materials for immunisers, which includes information on vaccination programmes, training events and newsletters. It collaborates with charities to support their work to improve healthcare worker knowledge on meningococcal disease, including through the development and distribution of information aimed at all healthcare professionals.</p><p> </p><p>In 2015-16, PHE spent £50,000 on media to raise awareness of the Meningitis ACWY immunisation. A wide range of communications with young people and their parents was undertaken. Media budgets for financial year 2016-17 are not yet finalised.</p><p> </p><p>In 2016-17, PHE provided a £24,000 grant to Meningitis Research Foundation and Meningitis Now, to support their work to increase awareness and knowledge of meningitis and septicaemia symptoms amongst parents. Activities included: inserting 350,000 copies of ‘Babywatch’ and ‘Totwatch’ information materials into the ‘red book’ provided to all new mothers; distributing ‘Babywatch’ toolkit containing cards and posters to 500 maternity units and special care baby units; and a social media campaign to promote Meningitis Now’s ‘Meningitis Signs and Symptoms’ app.</p><p> </p><p>Meningitis Now’s social media campaign generated almost 4 million opportunities to see their adverts (“impressions”) and there were 470,522 views of their videos about the symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia, with the majority of views coming from people new to the charity. This resulted in an 80% rise in downloads of the campaign app. The charity also had nearly 300 new orders for signs and symptoms cards.</p><p> </p><p>Research conducted by PHE in 2016 showed a high level of awareness of meningitis. More than 80% of parents and 70% of 14-25 year olds reported that they had knowledge of meningitis.</p><p> </p><p>The research commissioned by PHE confirmed that awareness of meningitis and septicaemia is high amongst parents but gave recommendations on how existing charity promotional materials could be improved to help parents.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Winchester more like this
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 119307 more like this
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less than 2017-12-21T16:47:06.607Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:47:06.607Z
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4067
unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
806108
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-13more like thismore than 2017-12-13
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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 Vaccination 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, when he plans to publish the Cost Effectiveness Methodology for Immunisation Programmes and Procurement report into vaccine cost-effectiveness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 119309 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 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Cost Effectiveness Methodology for Immunisation Programmes and Procurement (CEMIPP) report is technically complex with potential implications that could extend beyond immunisation. This report was referred to the Appraisal Alignment Working Group (AAWG) for further advice. The Department will consider the CEMIPP report alongside the AAWG advice and remains committed to publishing the CEMIPP report in due course.</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 2017-12-21T16:44:23.273Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-21T16:44:23.273Z
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4067
unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-19more like thismore than 2018-03-19
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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
star this property hansard heading Analgesics: Children more like this
star 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 and Social Care, how many people under the age of 18 have been admitted to hospital as a result of overdosing on (a) paracetamol and (b) ibuprofenin in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Faversham and Mid Kent remove filter
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Helen Whately more like this
unstar this property uin 133186 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 2018-03-27more like thismore than 2018-03-27
star this property answer text <p>The data requested is not held centrally.</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 2018-03-27T11:57:24.013Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-27T11:57:24.013Z
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4067
unstar this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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4527
star this property label Biography information for Helen Whately more like this