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Shaun Woodward

Former Labour MP for St Helens South and Whiston

NHS Commissioning

There have been votes in Parliament on if GPs should buy services such as out of hours care, ambulance services and hospital care on behalf of their patients.

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Shaun Woodward generally voted against reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patients

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patients:

  • On 13 Mar 2012: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill Show vote
  • On 13 Mar 2012: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2011: Shaun Woodward voted to drop the Health and Social Care Bill and to enter cross party talks on reforming NHS commissioning. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 9 May 2011: Shaun Woodward voted for a fundamental change to the Government's plans for NHS reforms and to drop the proposed market-based approach. Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: Shaun Woodward was absent for a vote on NHS Reorganisation Show vote
  • On 31 Jan 2011: Shaun Woodward voted against proposed NHS reforms including giving more power to GPs to commission services, strengthening the Care Quality Commission, and cutting admin costs for example by abolishing Primary Care Trusts. Show vote

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