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David Simpson

Former DUP MP for Upper Bann

@DavidSimpsonDUP

NHS Services for Private Patients

There have been votes in Parliament on restricting the ability of NHS Trusts to generate income from private patients.

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David Simpson generally voted for restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHS

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 restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHS:

  • On 13 Mar 2012: David Simpson 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
  • On 13 Mar 2012: David Simpson 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
  • On 16 Jan 2012: David Simpson voted to reduce the amount of income a NHS foundation trust is permitted to make from private patients. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2011: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Drop the Bill — Cross Party Talks on NHS Commissioning Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2011: David Simpson was absent for a vote on Health and Social Care Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2011: David Simpson voted to continue restricting the amount of income a foundation trust can earn from private charges, known as the "private patient income cap". Show vote
  • On 16 Mar 2011: David Simpson was absent for a vote on NHS Reorganisation Show vote

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