Tuesday, 25 February 2014
The Secretary of State was asked—
What progress has been made on introducing a cap on care costs.
What assessment he has made of the role of dispensing doctors in the NHS.
Whether patients are able to opt out of the general practice extraction service by telephone or online.
What recent assessment he has made of the number of available mental health crisis beds for young people in England.
What proportion of medicines prescribed in the NHS are alternative medicines; and what the annual cost is of dispensing such prescriptions.
What steps his Department is taking to tackle female genital mutilation.
What steps his Department is taking to improve the health of veterans.
What assessment his Department has made of the availability of mental health services.
What reports he has received on the possible reclassification of ME/CFS by the World Health Organisation.
What recent meetings he has had with representatives of the private health care sector.
When he plans to publish his Department’s new guidelines on sex-selective abortion.
What assessment he has made of trends in the number of attendances at type 1 accident and emergency departments since 2009-10.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I wonder whether you can advise me on how we can secure a statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, or another Treasury Minister, about the substantial...
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
With the permission of the House, the motions on the draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2014 and on the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2014 will be debated together.
Resolved, That the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2014, which was laid before this House on 27 January, be approved.—(Steve Webb.)
I beg to move, That this House has considered the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. I am pleased to have secured this debate on behalf of the all-party group on European...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(John Penrose.)
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