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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Equality Act 2010: Disability (22 May 2024)

Maria Caulfield: It is for individual National Health Service organisations, including NHS trusts and integrated care boards, to comply with the Equality Act 2010, guidance on which is available at the following link: The act defines disability as a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Veterans (22 May 2024)

Maria Caulfield: The information requested is not held centrally by NHS England. Veterans are not systematically identified in National Health Service systems, and therefore it is not possible to confirm how many veterans are on waiting lists for NHS services.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: China: Espionage (22 May 2024)

Anne-Marie Trevelyan: ...cyberattacks, reports of espionage links and the issuing of bounties is not acceptable. The summons followed Monday's announcement that three people have been charged with offences under the National Security Act as part of an investigation led by officers from the Met Police's Counter Terrorism Command. The foreign intelligence service to which the charges relate is that of the Hong Kong...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Veterans: Employment (22 May 2024)

Mims Davies: Our Jobcentre teams are supporting people back into employment and helping those in work to progress. We are working with local and national employers to help fill vacancies quickly, delivering recruitment days, job fairs, and work trials and more intensive employment programmes. Specifically on veterans, DWP takes its responsibilities under the Armed Forces Covenant very seriously....

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (22 May 2024)

Mims Davies: The full cost of a tribunal cannot be ascertained. This is because appeals are a joint process between DWP and HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS). DWP do not handle tribunals for appeals; the cost of handling appeal tribunals sits with HMCTS and we do not hold their cost information. If this information were required, we would suggest that this element of your request be submitted to...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Community Relations: Religion (22 May 2024)

Simon Hoare: Faith is a vital part of peoples’ identities and of their communities. It guides the moral outlook of many, inspiring great numbers of people to public service. This Government recognises the huge contribution of people of faith to public life, and supports the work of faith groups across the country to provide help to those in need. We are currently considering the findings and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Health: Women (22 May 2024)

Lord Markham: ...of the strategy include: appointing the first Women’s Health Ambassador for England; investing £25 million of funding into the expansion of women’s health hubs to improve women’s access to services and to create efficiencies for the National Health Service; reducing the cost of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) through the launch of the HRT prescription pre-payment certificate; and...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Contracts (22 May 2024)

Lord Markham: Information for all National Health Service payments, including at local level, in each of the last three years to Cerner, EPIC and EMIS is not held centrally. Additionally, no overall estimate has been made for all NHS contractual commitments for the next 10 years with these companies. The NHS adheres to central Government transparency requirements when publishing contracts.

QNR: Questions to the Cabinet Secretary for Culture and Social Justice (22 May 2024)

Lesley Griffiths: The Welsh Government recognises the value of music to young people’s well-being. The national music service, fully funded by the Welsh Government, is delivering music opportunities for all young people, regardless of background. The service’s provision is subject to a detailed evaluation, with interim findings to be reported in the summer.

Infected Blood - Statements (21 May 2024)

Earl Howe: ...Langstaff has today published the final report of the Infected Blood Inquiry. This is a day of shame for the British state. Today’s report shows a decades-long moral failure at the heart of our national life. From the National Health Service to the Civil Service, to Ministers in successive Governments, at every level the people and institutions in which we place our trust failed in the...

Victims and Prisoners Bill - Report (4th Day): Amendment 132 (21 May 2024)

Lord Roborough: management. MAPPA in the 42 police force areas of England and Wales are delivered by independent strategic management boards. As well as representatives from the police, probation and prison services, SMBs will have representatives from other agencies, such as local authorities and health providers. To encourage consistency, SMBs must have due regard to guidance issued by the...

Victims and Prisoners Bill - Report (4th Day): Amendment 121A (21 May 2024)

...or agent of the Crown, or(b) as enjoying any status, immunity or privilege of the Crown.(2) The IBCA’s property is not to be regarded as property of, or property held on behalf of, the Crown.(3) Service as a member, or a member of staff, of the IBCA is not service in the civil service of the State.Seal and evidence18 (1) The application of the IBCA’s seal must be authenticated by a...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Junior Doctors’ Pay (21 May 2024)

Paula Bradshaw: move forward with this issue. Health is a devolved area, and this is how it works. A number of Members — Nuala McAllister, Alan Robinson and Danny Donnelly — mentioned the fact that it is a national dispute. The Minister said that it will be agreed and settled nationally. He raised the issue about Wales. Wales, in fact, is discussing additionality for 2023-24, unlike here, and it...

6. Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care: National Immunisation Framework for Wales (21 May 2024)

Baroness Mair Eluned Morgan: And at its heart, that is what the national immunisation framework is all about: maximising uptake across all our vaccination programmes. It’s sometimes easy to forget just how many dangerous and potentially life-limiting and life-threatening diseases we vaccinate against in Wales. Even before a baby is born, the mother will have been offered a number of vaccines to protect their baby in...

Knife Crime Awareness Week (21 May 2024)

Chris Philp: We are always open to consulting with police forces around the country, including Police Scotland and, of course, the Police Service of Northern Ireland, to ensure that we are quickly picking up those trends, as the hon. Member says. We heard some discussions around the online sale of knives. The Online Safety Act 2023 passed through Parliament last October. When it is fully commenced—Ofcom...

4. Statement by the Minister for Social Care: The Health and Social Care (Wales) Bill (21 May 2024)

Dawn Bowden: Dirprwy Lywydd, the second main provision in the Bill relates to the provision of NHS continuing healthcare. It seeks to amend the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 to allow the Welsh Ministers to make direct payments to individuals who, having been assessed as having a primary health need, are therefore entitled to receive continuing healthcare. This will enable them to directly...

Bus Services: England — [Valerie Vaz in the Chair] (21 May 2024)

Jonathan Gullis: I beg to move, That this House has considered bus services in England. It is a pleasure to serve with you in the Chair, Ms Vaz. Connecting communities through better public transport has been one of my top priorities since I was elected in December 2019 by the fine people of Stoke-on-Trent North, Kidsgrove and Talke. I am therefore delighted to have secured funding—with my hon. Friends the...

1. Questions to the First Minister: Protecting Public Services against Cyber Attacks (21 May 2024)

Vaughan Gething: well. And this step forward doesn't mean that this is the end of the road; there is much more we need to carry on doing: partnerships within Wales to protect local government and fire and rescue services, but also partnerships with the National Cyber Security Centre, who are part of Government Communications Headquarters. It's really important because the nature of the data that we're...

1. Questions to the First Minister: Healthcare Services in Conwy and Denbighshire (21 May 2024)

Vaughan Gething: ...scale of the hurt and the cover-up that the infected blood inquiry report revealed was truly shocking. It's a decades-long cover-up that has affected Governments of all shades, and our national health service, and every Member in this Chamber will have constituents affected. I will come to the question. I, in particular, want to pay tribute to those who campaigned on this issue, across...

Infected Blood Compensation Scheme (21 May 2024)

Peter Bottomley: ...I hope my right hon. Friend the Minister will put to his fellow Ministers in the Department of Health and Social Care regards whether those who are still infected in some way can have a kind of national health service passport, so that when they go to get medical attention they are not asked the same questions that my constituents were asked every time: “How much have you been drinking?...

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