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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar 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 Mental Health: Terminology 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, if he will review the language employed across Government to describe mental health (a) policies, (b) posts and (c) services to ensure that the terminology used is (i) appropriate, (ii) inclusive and (iii) non-judgemental. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>We recognise the important of language and the impact inappropriate language can have. There are numerous resources available which provide clear guidance on appropriate language and reporting on mental health, such as Time to Change, Mind and Rethink. The Department strives to involve service users and people with lived experience of mental health issues as one way of ensuring the language used is appropriate, and easily understood.</p><p>The Department leads an Inter-Ministerial Group for Mental Health, which works across Government departments to ensure that every area of Government is addressing mental health consistently and compassionately. We continue to work to ensure policies across Government are addressing the needs of people with mental health problems and those at risk of poor mental health.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T18:18:03.307Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T18:18:03.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell remove filter