Mr David Hinchliffe

Former Labour MP for Wakefield

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Mr David Hinchliffe is a former MP for Wakefield.

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Former Labour MP for Wakefield

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election


Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Health Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Dementia 22 Mar 2005

    I understand from the Library that in nearly 18 years here I have asked 3,684 questions. Unfortunately, I have not received as many answers. One question that I have asked successive Governments on many occasions—and it is very relevant to dementia—is to define the boundary between means-tested social care and free NHS nursing care. In implementing the excellent Green Paper, will my hon....
  • Hospital-acquired Infections 2 Mar 2005

    I believe that we should be even-handed. If the hon. Gentleman is going to campaign on the issue of MRSA, good luck to him, but is it not reasonable to ask why the motion makes no mention of the last Government's decision in 1983 to introduce competitive tendering, which drove down cleanliness standards in hospitals across the country as well as the wages of decent, hard-working cleaners?...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Continuing Care Report 22 Feb 2005

    On the issue of long-term care, under the previous Administration there was a significant increase in the number of elderly people institutionalised in private care and nursing homes, and this Government have a proud record of moving in the opposite direction. Will the forthcoming Green Paper possibly set targets for a further reduction? Can my hon. Friend set out roughly how soon we will...

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