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Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: The Minister made a very good point about the time needed for people to go on the bereavement journey. Will someone who feels able to come back to work sooner but then finds that the grief hits later on—as it does; it hits different people at different stages—be able to take some of the two weeks’ paid leave later, perhaps within a six-month period? Will the Bill accommodate...

Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill (20 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: I did not plan to speak in this debate. I planned to come along and show my support for the Bill by sitting on the Front Bench, but the powerful debate has compelled me to add my voice and to pay tribute to everyone who has worked so hard to get the Bill to this stage. I will not detain the House too long other than to pay tribute to the hon. Member for Thirsk and Malton (Kevin Hollinrake)...

Tobacco Control Plan: Valproate and Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome (19 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: It really is an honour to be responding for the second time in this Chamber today on behalf of the Opposition. First, I thank the right hon. Member for North Norfolk (Norman Lamb) for securing this very important debate. It really was much needed so that we could finally discuss in detail, and in the main Chamber, the issues around valproate and what the Government must do to address this...

Tobacco Control Plan (19 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: I thank my right hon. Friend the Member for Rother Valley (Sir Kevin Barron) for securing the debate. He is a long-standing campaigner on the issue of tobacco and its effects on society, and it is good to see that he is continuing his campaign. He made an insightful and thought-provoking contribution. I also thank other Members who have made excellent speeches on this important issue,...

Surgical Mesh Implants — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (18 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Owen. I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (Emma Hardy) for securing this very important debate and for her excellent contribution. The Opposition fully support her four asks of the Government. I commend all other speakers for their thoughtful and passionate contributions, and I thank their constituents...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vegetables: Consumption (17 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to increase vegetable consumption.

Written Answers — Department of Health: HIV Infection: Clinical Trials (17 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment he has made of the potential of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV to help end the transmission of HIV among at-risk populations.

Written Answers — Department of Health: HIV Infection: Clinical Trials (17 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to NHS and Public Health England HIV PrEP impact trial, what steps his Department is taking to (a) manage demand to participate in the trial and (b) ensure that no one at risk of HIV is excluded from accessing this treatment.

Written Answers — Department of Health: HIV Infection: Clinical Trials (17 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the NHS and Public Health England HIV PrEP impact trial, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that the revised start date for the trial is not missed.

Written Answers — Department of Health: HIV Infection: Clinical Trials (17 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the NHS and Public Health England HIV PrEP impact trial, what assessment he has made of the reasons why the target trial start date of September 2017 was not met.

Written Answers — Department of Health: HIV Infection: Clinical Trials (17 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the NHS and Public Health England HIV PrEP impact trial, what steps he is taking to ensure that people in areas that are not included in that trial can access this treatment.

Written Answers — Department of Health: HIV Infection: Clinical Trials (17 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the NHS and Public Health England HIV PrEP impact trial, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that some trial places are reserved for under-represented groups.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Pre-school Education: Food (16 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the voluntary guidelines for food in early-years settings highlighted in the Childhood Obesity Plan will be published.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Food (16 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, when the refreshed school food standards highlighted in the Childhood Obesity Plan will be published; and whether those standards will reflect new requirements on dietary fibre.

Royal Mail Delivery Office Closures — [Mike Gapes in the Chair] (11 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: I am grateful to the hon. Lady for giving way; this has been a disjointed debate and I fear that we might have another Division soon, so I want to make this point in case I am not able to return for the closing speeches. On locations, the Minister will recall that, in the last debate on this issue, I placed particular emphasis on the effect on deprived areas. She said that she would look into...

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Transvaginal Mesh Implants (10 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: It is deeply worrying, though, that this procedure was introduced with so little evidence to support it. I think we all have to agree it has led to unacceptable complication rates for certain products. Will the Minister heed the words of Professor Heneghan and hold a public inquiry into the numbers of women adversely affected and why the safety of so many women was disregarded?

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (9 Oct 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: I wrote to the Secretary of State on Friday about my constituent, Danielle Brown, who lost her leg at the age of two. She has now lost her PIP and her Motability car. Will the Minister look into this case and assure me that I will get a reply as soon as possible?

Written Answers — Department of Health: Smoking (11 Sep 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much funding he has allowed for the delivery of the Tobacco Control Plan for England.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Smoking (8 Sep 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to fund tobacco cessation services during this Parliament.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Blood: Contamination (6 Sep 2017)

Sharon Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list the people and organisations that those people represent who attended the meeting of 20 July 2017 to discuss setting up an inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal.


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