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Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th May 2018.

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Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn Chair, Committee on Exiting the European Union 12:00 am, 8th May 2018

The European health insurance card enables British citizens to get medical treatment in the EU, including kidney patients who need dialysis. Without it, many of them simply could not go on holiday at all. Will the Secretary of State tell the House whether it remains the Government’s objective to keep the EHIC in place after we have left the EU, and, if so, what progress is being made to ensure that that happens?