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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 Robert Halfon Robert Halfon Chair, Education Committee 11:04 am, 11th January 2018

May we have an urgent statement on the fact that, despite Government guidelines, hospital car parking charges for most people have increased by 47% and that 50% of hospitals charge disabled people to park? I do not know whether my hon. Friend saw the Daily Mirror campaign over Christmas that showed how patients and visitors are suffering due to high hospital car parking charges, but will he write to the Health Secretary to secure an urgent statement?