Women’s Life Expectancy

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons on 25th April 2019.

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Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

I answered that question just a moment ago. As I said, Public Health England’s recent review made it clear that it is not possible to attribute the slowdown to any one cause. It is therefore important to tackle all the causes of the deterioration in life expectancy, which is why the Government will publish a prevention Green Paper later this year.