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All 4 results for jeremy hunt speaker:Edwin Poots

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: Organ Donation (11 Feb 2014)

Edwin Poots: ...donation, as I was somewhat inclined to go for the soft opt-out option.  Mr Cameron made it very clear that neither he nor Andrew Lansley was sympathetic to that option, and it would appear that Jeremy Hunt is not particularly sympathetic to the proposal.  Indeed, the previous Labour Administration were not particularly sympathetic to it either.  That alerted me to the fact that, we...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Blood Donations:  Ban on Gay Men (5 Nov 2013)

Edwin Poots: ...ruling has standing in law.  Justice Treacy's ruling, for the Members who clearly do not understand it or have not read it, indicates that the person to make the decision is the English Minister, Jeremy Hunt, in the Department of Health.  Clearly the motion has been drawn up by incompetents, because it is not politically competent.  It is very interesting that Sinn Féin wants to take...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Question for Urgent Oral Answer: Blood Donations: Judicial Review (14 Oct 2013)

Edwin Poots: No; I agree with the Lord Justice.  If he had not recommended that Jeremy Hunt had to make the decision, I could have fulfilled quite easily the issue that he thought was irrational.  So, I intend to agree with the judge, as opposed to Ms Ruane, in this instance.  I agree that putting safety right at the top of the agenda is something that we should always do as opposed to introducing some...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Health, Social Services and Public Safety (26 Nov 2012)

Edwin Poots: Clearly, Jeremy Hunt has rolled back from what was proposed in the work that has been done in England.  We are engaged in a consultation process.  I have to say that a lot of people, who are very well qualified medically, support the report's recommendations.  I do not think that we can ignore that, because those people have particular expertise, but I think that there will be a lot of...

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