Julian Smith (Skipton and Ripon, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether officials of his Department have had recent discussions with the Rural Communities Policy Unit in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Anne Milton (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Public Health), Health; Guildford, Conservative)
Departmental officials have met with the Rural Communities Policy Unit on several occasions to discuss the forthcoming Rural Statement. The last meeting was on