NHS Long-Term Plan

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:55 pm on 7th January 2019.

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Photo of Diana R. Johnson Diana R. Johnson Labour, Kingston upon Hull North 5:55 pm, 7th January 2019

I welcome the focus in the long-term plan on the most common causes of mortality—cancer, heart disease, stroke and lung disease—and on cutting the risk factors. However, will the Secretary of State just explain to me how cuts to public health budgets and the fact that the comprehensive spending review is much later in determining the money that will be made available for public health can be part of a joined-up plan to start dealing with some of these diseases?