Karl Turner (Kingston upon Hull East, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Health on how many occasions officials in his Department have met representatives from UNUM; and on how many occasions representatives from UNUM have met members of advisory committees and working groups for his Department.
Simon Burns (Minister of State (Health), Health; Chelmsford, Conservative)
We are not aware of any meetings between officials and UNUM. However, Dame Carol Black, expert adviser on health and work to the Department, met them on three occasions in January 2012 to discuss the positive relationship between work and health.