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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:04 am on 11th January 2018.

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Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard Government Whip 11:04 am, 11th January 2018

I recognise that many hon. Members are interested in the move towards accountable care organisations, but I urge people to keep sight of the fact that we are seeking to bring care providers together in local areas to make things more effective. We want to ensure better continuity of provision, so that fewer people need to attend hospital, ensuring that all our NHS resources are best deployed in the interests of our local communities.