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Paul Bristow is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Paul Bristow sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to extend preventative health care testing after the covid-19 outbreak.
I hugely welcome the Minister’s statement today, particularly the news about the autism strategy, but as we look beyond the pandemic, there is real concern from charities and patient groups that many patients have missed being diagnosed with some very serious conditions due to lockdown and covid restrictions. GPs have a crucial role in dealing with this issue. Will the Minister set out the...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the Government's long-term policy on a new UK health diagnostics sector and preventative health strategy following the covid-19 outbreak.
Conservative MP for Peterborough
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Last updated: 12 Jul 2021.
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