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Jerome Mayhew is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Jerome Mayhew sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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My hon. Friend makes reference to the NICE guidelines and the quality standard on spondyloarthritis not being implemented by 79% of clinical commissioning groups. Does he agree that that simply relates to primary carers referring directly to rheumatology departments, which is not a cost issue but one of professional education?
I am very grateful to the hon. Lady for giving way—it shows that perseverance is rewarded eventually. She has made reference to the devolution settlement, so I draw her attention to Donald Dewar’s 1997 White Paper, “Scotland’s Parliament”, where it says: “Westminster will continue to be responsible for those areas of policy best run on a United Kingdom basis.” It goes on: “By...
Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
Conservative MP for Broadland
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Last updated: 14 Sep 2020.
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