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Topical Questions

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 29th October 2019.

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Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Yes. In January, with my hon. Friend’s support, we launched the five-year plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance. We have now taken that to a global level; this is a global problem. We have appointed Dame Sally Davies, who recently stood down as the chief medical officer, to be our AMR tsar so that she can continue the drive both domestically and around the world.