Results 1581–1600 of 1777 for speaker:Alex Norris

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Immunosuppression: Coronavirus (21 Dec 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to publicise the ongoing risk of covid-19 to immunocompromised groups to (a) patients with those conditions and (b) the wider public.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia: Health Education (16 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether (a) his Department plans to introduce a cross-government approach to dementia risk reduction and (b) dementia risk reduction will be covered by the new cross-government ministerial board on prevention.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia: Health Education (16 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, (a) what role the Office for Health Promotion will have in dementia risk reduction and (b) which Directorate will be responsible for delivery of that initiative.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia (16 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Lancet Commission on Dementia prevention, intervention, and care: 2020 report on the modifiable risk factors responsible for dementia, published on 20 July 2017, what steps his Department is taking to ensure there is joint action across Directorates on dementia prevention policy.

Tobacco Control Plan — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (16 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: It is a pleasure to serve with you in the chair, Mr Bone. I add to colleagues’ congratulations to the hon. Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman) on securing the debate, and on his leadership on this issue in Parliament through the all-party group and beyond. He made an outstanding case in his opening speech and set the tone for a debate that will, I hope, be practical and impactful. The...

Defence: Former Service Personnel: Mental Health Services (15 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: What steps he is taking to improve provision of mental health services for former service personnel.

Defence: Former Service Personnel: Mental Health Services (15 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: Yesterday we honoured our armed forces and their incredible service, but we know that this service comes at a cost. Over the past five years, the number of personnel medically discharged due to mental health issues has doubled. We are not offering them enough support. On the commitment of just £20 million a year, Labour has pledged to increase that by £35 million. Will the Minister match...

Backbench Business: Automated External Defibrillators: Public Access — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (18 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: It is a pleasure to serve with you in the Chair, Mr Hollobone. I, too, congratulate the hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon) on securing the debate, and the Backbench Business Committee on granting it. He made a typically thoughtful case, as he did earlier in the week when we spoke about smoking cessation in this Chamber. I plan to borrow liberally from him today, as I did then, because...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Conditions of Employment: Immunosuppression (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that employment protections are retained for immunocompromised people who are less protected by covid-19 vaccines.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Kidney Cancer: Health Services (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department has issued to primary care providers on ensuring that patients’ views are taken into account when kidney cancer services are (a) designed and (b) delivered.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health Services: Private Sector (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that private health corporations and their subsidiaries do not move personal health data outside of the UK.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Disease Control (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what support clinically extremely vulnerable people will receive in the event that covid-19 restrictions are reintroduced.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of Novavax trial volunteers who remain unable to access a covid-19 pass.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Obesity (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the King's Fund report Tackling obesity: the role of the NHS in a whole-system approach, published on 4 July 2021, what (a) assessment his Department has made of the implications for his policy of the findings of that report on the comparative rates of hospital admission due to obesity in the most and least deprived...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Public Health England: Expenditure (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what (a) the budget was for Public Health England in (i) 2017, (ii) 2018 and (ii) 2019; and (b) assessment his Department has made of the effect of those budgets on the funding of women's health services not including maternity services; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Vaccination (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to take steps to grant GPs formal approval to administer the third dose of the covid-19 vaccine to severely immunosuppressed people.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Medical Treatments (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to invest in alternative covid-19 treatments for immunocompromised people.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Hunting (19 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the frequency of public land being used for illegal fox hunting under the guise of trail hunting; and what steps the Government is taking to ensure the effective enforcement of the prohibition on fox-hunting on public land.

Health and Care Bill: New Clause 2 - Health warnings on cigarettes and cigarette papers (22 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: It is a pleasure to speak for the Opposition in this first part of the debate on the Bill. A decade ago, virtually to the day, I was a young activist taking part in marches, protests, online campaigns, letter writing campaigns, petitions and much more in opposition to what would become the Health and Social Care Act 2012. We argued that it would lead to more fragmentation, less integration,...

Health and Care Bill: New Clause 2 - Health warnings on cigarettes and cigarette papers (22 Nov 2021)

Alex Norris: Yes. That was a strong theme in Committee that we on the Opposition Benches are very much against; it is likely to be a prominent theme during our discussion of upcoming amendments. Through what we are discussing now, we at least have the chance to put something in the Bill that might improve the public’s health.


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