Tuesday, 23 October 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to improve value for money and efficiency in the NHS.
What the outcomes were of the October 2018 London global ministerial mental health summit.
If he will ensure that NHS England enables NHS trusts to provide advanced radiotherapy treatment.
What assessment he has made of the effect of the planned closure of Telford Hospital’s A&E department on other A&E departments in the west midlands.
What steps he is taking to support health and social care hubs.
What steps he is taking to increase the rate of early diagnosis of cancer.
What assessment he has made of the potential effect on access to new medicines of the UK leaving the EU.
What recent progress has been made in negotiations between NHS England and Vertex Pharmaceuticals on making Orkambi available on the NHS for people diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
What steps he is taking to improve preventive care in the NHS.
What steps his Department is taking to tackle antimicrobial resistance and inappropriate use of antibiotics; and if he will make a statement.
What recent representations he has received on the potential merits of increasing public health funding to local authorities.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
Consideration of Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee New Clause 1
‘(1) In this section, the “PI small claims limit” refers to the maximum value of a claim for damages for personal injuries for which, in accordance with Civil Procedure Rules,...
“(1) The Small Claims Track Limit in relation to claims made by children and protected parties for whiplash injuries may not be increased unless the increase is to an amount which is not...
I beg to move amendment 2, page 3, line 14, leave out clauses 3 to 5. This amendment would remove the creation of tariffs for whiplash injuries and retain the existing system where...
Amendment made: 1, page 5, line 30, after “injury” insert “or injuries”.—(Rory Stewart.) This amendment makes a correction. Regulations under...
We come now to a number of motions that would, if objected to, be subject to the deferred Division procedure. I would like to take motion 3 first, and on its own. Motion made, and Question put...
That the draft Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 19 July, be approved.—(Iain Stewart.) The Speaker’s opinion as to the...
That the draft Department for Transport (Fees) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 19 July, be approved.
That the draft Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority (Establishment and Functions) Order 2018, which was laid before this House on 4 September, be approved.
That the draft Armed Forces (Terms of Service) (Amendments Relating to Flexible Working) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 18 July, be approved.
That the draft Civil Aviation (Insurance) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 23 July, be approved.
That the draft Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, which were laid before this House on 23 July, be...
Ordered, That, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No 10(1)(a), the sitting in Westminster Hall on Monday 29 October shall begin at 5.30 pm and may then continue for up to three...
Ordered, That the motion in the name of Andrea Leadsom relating to the Electoral Commission be referred to a Delegated Legislation Committee.—(Iain Stewart.)
I rise to present this petition on the green deal scheme on behalf of the residents of North Ayrshire and Arran. It involves the Government-backed scheme called Home Energy and Lifestyle...
I did not want to throw you, Mr Deputy Speaker, by being in my old place, but it is nice to be back up here on the Back Benches for a temporary period. I rise to present a petition on behalf of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Iain Stewart.)
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