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Health Inequalities

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:36 pm on 4th March 2020.

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Photo of Tom Hunt Tom Hunt Conservative, Ipswich 5:36 pm, 4th March 2020

Does my hon. Friend agree that, to strengthen the resilience of local communities in combating health inequalities, it might be a good idea for the Government to set up a community wealth fund to be funnelled into some of the most deprived wards, such as Bridge ward in Ipswich, where the healthy life expectancy is around five years lower than the national average?