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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:05 pm on 20th November 2015.

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Photo of Heidi Alexander Heidi Alexander Shadow Secretary of State for Health 12:05 pm, 20th November 2015

On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Today you allowed me to put an urgent question to the Secretary of State for Health for the second time in two months, and for the second time in two months he did not bother to turn up. Can you advise me whether a Secretary of State is normally expected to attend the Chamber when an urgent question is put by his or her counterpart? Can you also advise me on how we can get the Secretary of State out of his bunker in Richmond House so that he can answer legitimate questions put by Members?