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star this property date less than 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
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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 Orkambi 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 progress has been made on negotiations between NHS England and Vertex Pharmaceuticals on access to the drug Orkambi for people with cystic fibrosis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-20more like thismore than 2018-03-20
unstar this property answer text <p>NHS England is currently in discussion with Vertex about its range of drugs for treating cystic fibrosis, including the drug Orkambi. NHS England will continue to support discussions with pharmaceutical companies that aim to provide clinically effective medicines to patients at a level that is cost-effective, in line with standard National Institute for Health and Care Excellence practice for assessing new drugs before they are introduced into the National Health Service.</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 2018-03-20T16:40:41.203Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-20T16:40:41.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
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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 Orkambi 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 plans he has to ensure his Department continues to engage and meet with NHS England and Vertex to discuss access to Orkambi. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 164468 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
unstar this property answer text <p>NHS England has been in intensive discussions with Vertex to encourage it to price Orkambi at a level that would allow NHS England to fund its use without adversely impacting other patients. I and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (Lord O’Shaughnessy) have been keeping an extremely close eye on these discussions and wrote to Vertex in April, urging it to commit to pricing that is responsible and proportionate. I also re-iterated this message in the adjournment debate on 17 July, Official report, columns 383-4.</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 2018-07-20T10:09:26.39Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-20T10:09:26.39Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Hall remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
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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 Orkambi more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether ensuring access to Orkambi for people with cystic fibrosis is a priority for his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 164469 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
unstar this property answer text <p>It is a key commitment of this Government to ensure that people with comparatively rarer conditions, like cystic fibrosis, get the same quality, safety and efficacy in medicines as those who have more common conditions.</p><p> </p><p>However, it is also necessary that Vertex prices Orkambi fairly and responsibly. That is why we must go through the right process with Vertex and NHS England, not the Government, working together to secure the best outcome for patients. NHS England has been in intensive discussions with Vertex to encourage it to price Orkambi at a level that would allow NHS England to fund its use without adversely impacting other patients. I and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (Lord O’Shaughnessy) have been keeping an extremely close eye on these discussions and wrote to Vertex in April, urging it to commit to pricing that is responsible and proportionate. I also re-iterated this message in the adjournment debate on 17 July, Official report, columns 383-4.</p>
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 2018-07-20T10:10:54.173Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-20T10:10:54.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
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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 Orkambi more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a date has been set for the next meeting between NHS England and Vertex to discuss access to the drug Orkambi. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 164470 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
unstar this property answer text <p>We are informed by NHS England that at the last meeting on 4 July, it was agreed that both parties would take time to reflect before a further meeting was arranged. NHS England has subsequently made a substantially increased proposal to Vertex and has offered to meet to discuss and clarify any aspects as required by the company.</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 2018-07-20T09:48:08.57Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-20T09:48:08.57Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-16more like thismore than 2018-07-16
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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 Orkambi 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 his Department's policy is on Vertex (a) waiving its confidentiality clause on the negotiations around NHS access to the drug Orkambi and (b) disclosing details of its offer to NHS England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 164471 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
unstar this property answer text <p>It is not in the Department’s gift to impose any requirement upon Vertex to waive its confidentiality clause or to disclose details of any offer in the negotiations around National Health Service access to the drug Orkambi. However, Ministers at the department have publicly urged Vertex to consider the offer made by NHS England and to waive confidentiality so that we can all see, in the interests of transparency, the kind of prices it is seeking to charge the NHS.</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 2018-07-20T09:43:39.613Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-20T09:43:39.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
star this property answering body
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 Orkambi more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps the Government has taken to ensure that (a) negotiations between Vertex Pharmaceuticals and NHS England on access to Orkambi for people with cystic fibrosis proceed without further delay and (b) an agreement is reached between the two parties. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 171383 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
unstar this property answer text <p>It is crucial that patients have access to the most effective and innovative medicines at a price that represents value to the National Health Service. While Ministers are keeping a very close eye on negotiations, it is the responsibility of NHS England as the commissioner and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as the independent body that is responsible for making recommendations on whether drugs and other treatments represent a clinically and cost-effective use of NHS resources, to work with Vertex to agree a deal to secure the best outcome for patients and a price for Orkambi that is fair and responsible.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England has proposed its best offer ever for a drug. This offer, in the region of £500 million over five years, is the largest ever commitment of its kind in the 70-year history of the NHS. This would guarantee immediate and expanded access to both Orkambi and the drug Kalydeco for patients who need it. Whilst it is disappointing that Vertex has not taken up NHS England’s offer, we are pleased to hear that it has responded positively to NHS England’s and NICE’s latest offer to meet. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (Lord O’Shaughnessy), the Secretary of State for Health (Rt. hon. Matt Hancock MP) and I have and continue to urge Vertex to reconsider this fair offer.</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 171384 more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T13:32:27.67Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T13:32:27.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-06more like thismore than 2018-09-06
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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 Orkambi 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, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care of 17 July 2018, Official Report, column 384, what progress the Government has made on access to Orkambi in England since Vertex Pharmaceuticals was called on to accept NHS England’s proposal to make that drug available to people with cystic fibrosis. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 171384 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 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
unstar this property answer text <p>It is crucial that patients have access to the most effective and innovative medicines at a price that represents value to the National Health Service. While Ministers are keeping a very close eye on negotiations, it is the responsibility of NHS England as the commissioner and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as the independent body that is responsible for making recommendations on whether drugs and other treatments represent a clinically and cost-effective use of NHS resources, to work with Vertex to agree a deal to secure the best outcome for patients and a price for Orkambi that is fair and responsible.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England has proposed its best offer ever for a drug. This offer, in the region of £500 million over five years, is the largest ever commitment of its kind in the 70-year history of the NHS. This would guarantee immediate and expanded access to both Orkambi and the drug Kalydeco for patients who need it. Whilst it is disappointing that Vertex has not taken up NHS England’s offer, we are pleased to hear that it has responded positively to NHS England’s and NICE’s latest offer to meet. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (Lord O’Shaughnessy), the Secretary of State for Health (Rt. hon. Matt Hancock MP) and I have and continue to urge Vertex to reconsider this fair offer.</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 171383 more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T13:32:27.717Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T13:32:27.717Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-04more like thismore than 2018-12-04
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Schools: South Gloucestershire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding his Department has allocated through the National Funding Formula to schools in South Gloucestershire in (a) 2017-18, (b) 2018-19 and (c)2019-20. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 198885 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The table below sets out the funding allocated to South Gloucestershire to fund schools in the years requested. It also sets out the high needs funding given to the local authority, which is for pupils with complex special educational needs and disabilities. Some of this funding goes to mainstream schools to help them meet the needs of these pupils.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Schools block allocation </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>High needs allocation</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18[1]</p></td><td><p>£151.15 million</p></td><td><p>£29.66 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018-19[1]</p></td><td><p>£151.19 million</p></td><td><p>£31.04 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019-20 (illustrative)[2]</p></td><td><p>£154.76 million</p></td><td><p>£31.33 million</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>In addition to the funding allocated through the national funding formula, schools will receive funding from specific grants - for example, through the pupil premium, or the PE and sports premium.</p><p>Local authorities remain responsible for setting school budgets at a local level, and individual schools may see their funding change due to changing pupil numbers or characteristics, or changes in how the local authority distributes funding.</p><p> </p><p>[1] Figures are from the Schools Block of the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) for 2017-18 and 2018-19. In addition, the national funding formula (NFF) came into force in April 2018 for the 2018-19 financial year, so South Gloucestershire’s 2017-18 allocation was not calculated using the national funding formula.</p><p>[2] Figures are from the NFF allocations published in July 2018 for 2019-20. DSG figures for 2019-20 as these are not yet published. 2019-20 NFF figures are illustrative because they will be updated to reflect the latest pupil numbers when the 2019-20 DSG allocations are confirmed.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2018-12-12T16:35:52.203Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-12T16:35:52.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Education: Standards more like this
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star this property question text What steps his Department has taken to raise educational standards in schools. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 908975 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
unstar this property answer text <p>Since 2010, we have reformed the national curriculum, GCSEs and A levels to set world-class standards across all subjects.</p><p>We have also committed to 75% of pupils in state-funded mainstream schools studying the EBacc combination of core academic subjects by September 2022 and 90% by September 2025.</p><p>The attainment gap between those from disadvantaged backgrounds and other pupils has fallen by 13% in primary schools and 9.5% at Key Stage 4 since 2011.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2019-02-04T17:01:15.41Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T17:01:15.41Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property hansard heading Teachers: Bureaucracy more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What steps he has taken to reduce teacher workload. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thornbury and Yate more like this
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Luke Hall more like this
star this property uin 905269 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-14more like thismore than 2018-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Workload Challenge identified three key areas driving excess workload: dialogic marking policies; excessive data collection; and lesson planning approaches.</p><p>We have taken steps to address each of these, as well as making a commitment for stability in assessment, qualifications and curriculum reform. This gives our education reforms - that are rasing standards in our schools - time to bed in.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bognor Regis and Littlehampton more like this
star this property answering member printed Nick Gibb more like this
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less than 2018-05-14T17:00:17.17Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-14T17:00:17.17Z
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star this property label Biography information for Nick Gibb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Luke Hall remove filter