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Obesity: Low-fat Diet - Question for Short Debate (9 Jun 2016)

Baroness Wheeler: ...conclusion on the need for clear, straightforward guidance on tackling weight gain that has been supported here today—that is, eat less and move more. Regarding noble Lords’ comments on the Government’s advice on diet, the British Obesity Society’s 11 tips for 2016 seem pretty sound and cover the full range of issues we have been discussing today. As we have heard,...

Scottish Parliament: Taking Scotland Forward: Health (7 Jun 2016)

Miles Briggs: ...proud that Scotland has some of the greatest charities that work to provide support for patients and their families—from mental health charities such as SAMH and Samaritans in Scotland to Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation and hospice charities such as Marie Curie in Scotland and the Children’s Hospice Association Scotland. The demands that our health services...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (24 May 2016)

the Bishop of St Albans: ...was the setting for the first meeting of the bishops and barons which was to lead, two years later, to the sealing of Magna Carta, the 800th anniversary of which we celebrated just last year as a foundational document in the history of human rights. However, the proposals for a British Bill of Rights to replace the Human Rights Act make me question whether the celebrations last June were...

Debate on the Address: Europe, Human Rights and Keeping People Safe at Home and Abroad (24 May 2016)

Hilary Benn: I am not arguing that. Let us take the most famous case of all—voting rights for prisoners, a subject dear to the Home Secretary’s heart. How many years ago was that judgment handed down? [Interruption.] Not that they should have voting rights—let me say that for the avoidance of doubt. Do prisoners in Britain have voting rights? No, they do not, because the way in which we...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Diagnosis (24 May 2016)

Jane Ellison: ...Health England (PHE) are working to raise the profile of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) and break down the barriers to genetic testing. NHS England’s national clinical director (NCD) for heart disease chairs an FH steering group which comprises representatives from relevant stakeholder organisations. This group, with funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF), has...

Defending Public Services (23 May 2016)

Gill Furniss: ...him to the Front Bench. There simply is not time for me to list all his successes as Education Secretary and later Home Secretary, but fortunately anyone who is familiar with the last 25 years of British politics will know that his achievements speak for themselves. My constituency sits in the north-east of Sheffield, perched above the city centre on one side and the Don valley on the...

Dietary Advice and Childhood Obesity Strategy (23 May 2016)

Keith Vaz: ...advice at a time when they desperately need clarity, consistency and straight talk. Quite simply, they do not know where to turn. The Royal College of Physicians, the Faculty of Public Health and the British Heart Foundation have all raised concerns about this report. Some have claimed that local authorities, schools and the NHS are receiving guidance from organisations whose funding and...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (19 May 2016)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...such as health and education. To give one example of the wide-ranging nature of this debate, I always enjoy the challenging comments of my noble friend Lord Hodgson—which very often are on the subject of the British pub. Today he made a very thoughtful contribution on how people form opinions and how that is changing, and on the implications of population growth. I did not entirely...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (1st Day) (18 May 2016)

Baroness Stowell of Beeston: ...threats this nation has faced, even surviving a terrorist attempt on his own life. That makes his central call today for vigilance in the face of the many threats before us all the more authoritative and it is exactly why the Government have placed our national security at the heart of our programme. Indeed, with the perspective and experience my noble friend brings to his contributions,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Anticoagulants (4 May 2016)

George Freeman: ...novel oral anti-coagulants (NOACs). NHS England and Public Health England, working with the Primary Care Cardiovascular Disease Leadership Forum and third sector organisations including the British Heart Foundation and the Stroke Association, have also developed resources to support evidence-based commissioning and clinical practice in relation to anticoagulants. These include the CVD...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Stem Cells (4 May 2016)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...that includes leading researchers around the world. During their implementation, projects are monitored via yearly narrative and financial reporting, in addition to reporting on Researchfish. The British Council is planning a comprehensive evaluation exercise this year, which is the programme’s 5th year. In addition, the programme is being co-funded by leading health research...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Israel: Medicine (4 May 2016)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ...conditions. These areas have been identified as critical in both Israel and the UK, as well as globally, and as ones in which both countries have particular research expertise. The British Council works with leading research charities in the UK and globally, including British Heart Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Multiple Sclerosis Society and Parkinson UK to provide...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Mesothelioma (13 Apr 2016)

Greg Hands: The National Mesothelioma Centre will be a collaboration between four leading institutions who have a major interest in the treatment of mesothelioma: National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) at Imperial College; Royal Brompton Hospital; Institute of Cancer Research (ICR); and Royal Marsden Hospital. This collaboration will form the hub of the Centre which will engage with all other hospitals...

Backbench Business: Worcester University Arena: Disabled People and Sport (12 Apr 2016)

Justin Tomlinson: .... I set up a round table, which included the Sport and Recreation Alliance, Sport England, the English Federation of Disability Sport, the Youth Sport Trust, the Amateur Swimming Association, the Tennis Foundation, the Royal Yachting Association, Boccia England, British Wheelchair Basketball and Disability Rights UK. The aim was to look at how we can further shape the sport strategy. I...

Uk Steel Industry (12 Apr 2016)

Kevin Brennan: ...what is being said about a very important issue that affects Wales in particular, which is his responsibility. The UK needs an active, modern industrial strategy that understands the importance of foundation industries such as the steel industry to the rebalancing of our economy. I understand why the Business Secretary, given his City background and professed laissez-faire philosophy about...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions (22 Mar 2016)

Alistair Burt: This work is already in hand through the British Heart Foundation. I should like to add that last week the Chancellor announced another 1 million to make public access defibrillators and CPR training more widely available in communities across England. Coupled with last year’s funding of 1 million, that means that there are now over 690 more publicly accessible...

NHS: Learning from Mistakes (9 Mar 2016)

Jeremy Hunt: ...the junior doctors’ strike. Patients and their families will have noticed that, when it came to the big test for Labour—whether to back vulnerable patients, who need a seven-day NHS, or the British Medical Association, which opposes it—Labour has chosen the union. She brought up the topic, so let me just remind the House of what Nye Bevan, the founder of the NHS, said...

Estimates Day — [2nd Allotted Day] — Estimates 2015-16 — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills — The Science Budget (2 Mar 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: ...within the existing science budget settlement? Our goal in this Budget and Parliament should be to unleash the full potential of every local economy in Britain. In an increasingly knowledge-based economy, the pursuit of excellence in research and innovation is at the very heart of effective strategies for sustainable growth, increasing productivity and creating high value jobs. It is not...


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