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unstar this property date less than 2015-12-14more like thismore than 2015-12-14
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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 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people of each gender and age group were diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 20092 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-18more like thismore than 2015-12-18
star this property answer text <p>2012-13 is the first year for which information is available. The number of people in England who were referred to Improving Access to Psychological Therapies services with obsessive compulsive disorder as the recorded problem from 2012-13 to 2014-15 is given in the attached table <em>Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: Number of referrals where the recorded problem was Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, by gender and age group 2012-2013 to 2014-2015.</em></p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2015-12-18T15:35:36.943Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-18T15:35:36.943Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property file name PQ 20092 Obsessive Compulsive Disorders - 2012-2013 to 2014-2015.xlsx more like this
star this property title Obsessive compulsive disorder 2012-13 to 2014-15 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
451292
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unstar this property date less than 2016-02-08more like thismore than 2016-02-08
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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 Macular Degeneration more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in the UK have been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 26346 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 2016-02-11more like thismore than 2016-02-11
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p>We do not have information on the numbers of people diagnosed with age related macular degeneration in each of the last five years.</p><p> </p><p>What we do have is the number of finished admission episodes, for England, for the last five years, where the primary diagnosis was ‘degeneration of the macular and posterior pole’.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Age group</p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>0-4</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5-9</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10-14</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>15-19</p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>20-24</p></td><td><p>43</p></td><td><p>32</p></td><td><p>21</p></td><td><p>36</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>25-29</p></td><td><p>51</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>33</p></td><td><p>47</p></td><td><p>45</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>30-34</p></td><td><p>61</p></td><td><p>42</p></td><td><p>57</p></td><td><p>56</p></td><td><p>58</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>35-39</p></td><td><p>95</p></td><td><p>73</p></td><td><p>101</p></td><td><p>100</p></td><td><p>73</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>40-44</p></td><td><p>162</p></td><td><p>156</p></td><td><p>162</p></td><td><p>229</p></td><td><p>148</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>45-49</p></td><td><p>256</p></td><td><p>254</p></td><td><p>319</p></td><td><p>377</p></td><td><p>386</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>50-54</p></td><td><p>417</p></td><td><p>439</p></td><td><p>477</p></td><td><p>636</p></td><td><p>603</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>55-59</p></td><td><p>980</p></td><td><p>812</p></td><td><p>973</p></td><td><p>1,216</p></td><td><p>1,283</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>60-64</p></td><td><p>2,617</p></td><td><p>2,589</p></td><td><p>2,647</p></td><td><p>2,833</p></td><td><p>2,767</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>65-69</p></td><td><p>4,740</p></td><td><p>5,153</p></td><td><p>5,982</p></td><td><p>6,427</p></td><td><p>6,729</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>70-74</p></td><td><p>8,685</p></td><td><p>8,937</p></td><td><p>9,770</p></td><td><p>9,847</p></td><td><p>10,671</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>75-79</p></td><td><p>12,998</p></td><td><p>14,051</p></td><td><p>15,347</p></td><td><p>14,506</p></td><td><p>16,069</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>80-84</p></td><td><p>16,568</p></td><td><p>17,083</p></td><td><p>18,765</p></td><td><p>17,747</p></td><td><p>18,847</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>85-89</p></td><td><p>13,114</p></td><td><p>13,960</p></td><td><p>15,550</p></td><td><p>14,262</p></td><td><p>15,497</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>90+</p></td><td><p>5,382</p></td><td><p>6,179</p></td><td><p>7,320</p></td><td><p>7,318</p></td><td><p>8,580</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Unknown</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>11</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>TOTAL</p></td><td><p>66,195</p></td><td><p>69,826</p></td><td><p>77,559</p></td><td><p>75,672</p></td><td><p>81,815</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>This would include age related macular degeneration, as well as other conditions. It also only relates to people admitted to hospital not those seen in outpatients or primary care.</p><p> </p><p><em>Notes: </em></p><p>A finished admission episode is the first period of admitted patient care under one consultant within one healthcare provider.</p><p> </p><p>Admissions do not represent the number of patients, as a person may have more than one admission within the same period.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2016-02-11T16:21:44.157Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-11T16:21:44.157Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
850092
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unstar this property date less than 2018-02-26more like thismore than 2018-02-26
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria: Overseas Aid 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 International Development, what discussions her Department has had with Aid to the Church in Need on deliveries of food and aid to Christian and other communities in Syria. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 129660 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 2018-03-05more like thismore than 2018-03-05
star this property answer text <p>Aid to the Church in Need is not a DFID partner in Syria, and we have no record of any discussions with them on the humanitarian response to the crisis in Syria.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-03-05T17:31:15.743Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-05T17:31:15.743Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2016-06-27more like thismore than 2016-06-27
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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 Dental Health: Medical Treatments 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, if he will make laser treatment for chronic gum disease available on the NHS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 41313 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 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
star this property answer text <p>All clinically necessary dental treatment is available on the National Health Service and it is for a clinician to determine the best treatment option for a patient.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2016-07-05T10:23:14.947Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-05T10:23:14.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Israel: West Bank 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the Israeli Government on that country's decision to approve the construction of 2,800 units in the occupied West Bank. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 208799 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 2019-01-23more like thismore than 2019-01-23
star this property answer text <p>As I made clear in my statement of 27 December we are disappointed that Israel plans to expropriate additional West Bank territory by pressing forward with plans to construct 2,800 units. We regularly call on Israel to halt such counterproductive activity and instead urgently commit to creating a better environment for a just and lasting peace. Such settlements are illegal under international law and undermine the physical viability of the two-state solution.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-01-23T17:46:23.673Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-23T17:46:23.673Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-05-08more like thismore than 2018-05-08
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians: Overseas Aid 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 International Development, what processes her Department has in place to monitor the delivery and spending of UK aid in the Palestinian Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 141795 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-15more like thismore than 2018-05-15
star this property answer text <p>As for all DFID programmes, officials regularly monitor and review our programmes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) to ensure they are delivering results and that UK aid reaches the intended beneficiaries and achieves the best development outcomes, with a strong focus on ensuring value for money for the UK taxpayer. The processes in place include comprehensive annual reviews and project completion reports. These reviews are available on the DFID Development Tracker at <a href="https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/</a>. DFID has due diligence assessment processes to provide assurance over the expenditure of our funds, and DFID’s project spending in the OPTs is subject to annual, independent financial audit. The overall programme is also subject to the regular audit cycle of DFID’s Internal Audit Department and the National Audit Office. DFID has a zero-tolerance approach to fraud and has robust controls against diversion of aid to terrorist groups.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-05-15T14:32:47.59Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-15T14:32:47.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
855745
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unstar this property date less than 2018-03-05more like thismore than 2018-03-05
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians: Overseas Aid 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 International Development, how her Department monitors the delivery and spending of UK aid in the Palestinian Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 131051 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 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
star this property answer text <p>As for all DFID programmes, officials regularly monitor and review our programmes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) to ensure they are delivering results and that UK aid reaches the intended beneficiaries and achieves the best development outcomes, with a strong focus on ensuring value for money for the UK taxpayer. This includes comprehensive annual reviews and project completion reports. These reviews are available on the DFID Development Tracker at https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/. DFID has due diligence assessment processes to provide assurance over the expenditure of our funds, and DFID’s OPTs spending is subject to regular auditing by DFID’s Internal Audit Department and the UK National Audit Office. We have strong controls in place to monitor spending, including mapping the flow of funds to beneficiaries, regular audits of programme spending and where required, tight earmarking of funds. DFID has a zero-tolerance approach to fraud and has robust controls against diversion of aid to terrorist groups.</p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-03-12T10:54:28.74Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-12T10:54:28.74Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Global Financing Facility 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 International Development, whether she has plans to support the the allocation of additional funding to the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman and Every Child. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 166175 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 2018-07-23more like thismore than 2018-07-23
star this property answer text <p>At last year’s Family Planning Summit in London, we announced £30m over 3 years to enable the Global Financing Facility to pilot innovative financing mechanisms. This investment will increase domestic and private sector resources for sexual and reproductive health and rights. It will save lives and enable women and girls to thrive, helping transform their countries. Decisions about potential future support will be taken in due course.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-07-23T16:26:06.357Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-23T16:26:06.357Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-11-30more like thismore than 2015-11-30
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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 Eyesight: Diseases 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, what medication is available on the NHS to treat (a) diabetes blindness, (b) diabetic retinopathy and (c) macular disease. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 18197 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 2015-12-08more like thismore than 2015-12-08
star this property answer text <p>Blindness is a rare complication of uncontrolled diabetes. For people with diabetes, the best way to protect their eyesight is to keep blood sugar levels as close to normal as possible and ensure that other associated risk factors such as high blood pressure is treated to minimise the risk of eye complications. There is also a diabetic retinopathy screening programme which is available annually to all people with diabetes aged 12 and over.</p><br /><p>Advanced diabetic retinopathy and macular disease may be treated with laser treatment or injections of medicine into the eye.</p><br /><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued technology appraisal guidance recommending a number of different medicines for use in the treatment of these conditions. Further information is available at:</p><br /><p><a href="http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/conditions-and-diseases/eye-conditions" target="_blank">http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/conditions-and-diseases/eye-conditions</a></p><br /><p>NHS commissioners are legally required to fund drugs and treatments recommended by NICE technology appraisal guidance.</p><br /><p>In addition, clinicians can prescribe any treatment which they consider to be the best available medicine to meet the individual clinical needs of their patient, subject to clinical commissioning groups, who are responsible for the commissioning of ophthalmic services in secondary care, agreeing to fund the treatment.</p><br /><p><strong></strong></p><p><strong></strong></p><p><strong></strong></p>
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2015-12-08T17:21:27.213Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-08T17:21:27.213Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-05-27more like thismore than 2015-05-27
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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 Hearing Aids 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, what steps he is taking to ensure the availability of hearing aids. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford remove filter
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 56 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
star this property answer text <p>Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) are responsible for the provision of conventional hearing aids for mild to moderate hearing loss within their local population. As with other services CCGs commission, they should take into consideration assessments of local need and any relevant clinical guidance from appropriate national bodies such as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.</p><p> </p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T11:12:31.207Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T11:12:31.207Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this