Down Syndrome Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:23 pm on 4th February 2022.

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Photo of Jo Gideon Jo Gideon Conservative, Stoke-on-Trent Central 1:23 pm, 4th February 2022

My right hon. Friend makes a hugely important point. The integrated care boards will have a huge amount of responsibility for care across the board, and the understanding of the specific needs of those with Down syndrome requires a named lead. It is essential, because otherwise, sadly, the detail may get lost in the breadth of what the boards have to cover.