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Health and Wellbeing Services: Essex (12 Mar 2024)

Priti Patel: The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right, and he has teed up the issue I wanted to raise—community healthcare provision and localised services. I have just mentioned our big hospitals in Essex, but it is absolutely vital that we have localised healthcare provision. That brings me on to a local issue that affects my right hon. Friend the Member for Maldon and me—the future of St Peter’s...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Smoking (12 Mar 2024)

Lord Kempsell: To ask His Majesty's Government how many designated smoking and vaping areas are currently located within the central Government administrative estate.

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (11 Mar 2024)

Peter Gibson: ...on the £23.3 million that Darlington has already secured under the towns fund programme. Those funds have already developed the Ingenium centre at Darlington College, helped fund the saving of and development of The Northern Echo building, which will house adult learning and skills, and restored many historic shop frontages, all of which will help to grow the economy of Darlington. All...

Ways and Means - Financial Statement and Budget Report ( 6 Mar 2024)

Jeremy Hunt: ...a team is ill, operating theatres are left empty despite long waiting lists. When we published the NHS long-term workforce plan, I asked the NHS to put together a plan to transform its efficiency and productivity. I wanted better care for patients, more job satisfaction for staff and better value for taxpayers. Making changes on the scale we need is not cheap. The investment needed to...

Health and Social Care: Tobacco and Vaping: Legislation ( 5 Mar 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: The hon. Member will know that, shockingly, smoking kills 80,000 people across the UK every year, and costs society £17 billion in ill health and loss of productivity. The Government will introduce the tobacco and vapes Bill shortly. I am delighted to say that Northern Ireland Ministers announced just this morning that we will legislate for the whole of the United Kingdom.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Alcoholic Drinks: Health ( 4 Mar 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: Public health policy to prevent and reduce alcohol related health harms is part of the Health Improvement Directorate, within the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities. There are approximately 157.7 full time equivalent people employed in the directorate. Resources are allocated according to priorities to collectively address common behavioural risk factors, which often cluster, such...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Electronic Cigarettes: Sales ( 4 Mar 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: The Government is concerned about the increase in the number of illicit vapes in the United Kingdom’s market, as well as the access and availability of these vapes to children. In April of last year, we provided £3 million of funding for a new enforcement unit to tackle the illegal and underage sale of vapes, which has conducted targeted inspections in retail outlets and ports, upskilled...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Electronic Cigarettes: Smuggling ( 1 Mar 2024)

Robbie Moore: On 29 January, a ban on the supply and sale of disposable vapes was announced as part of the Government’s response to its consultation on smoking and vaping that was launched in October last year. A ban on the supply and sale of these throwaway items will help to protect our environment, as well as future generations, from the harmful effects of disposable vapes. We will be working with the...

Funding for Youth Services — [Derek Twigg in the Chair] (28 Feb 2024)

Tim Farron: ...to serve under your chairmanship this morning, Mr Twigg. I pay tribute to the hon. Member for Luton South (Rachel Hopkins); she made a really good speech, as did all her colleagues who followed, and she has secured a debate on this really important topic. Funding for youth services has experienced a downward trend, and that has been the case for a couple of generations. That trend in...

Tackling Obesity — [Peter Dowd in the Chair] (27 Feb 2024)

Maggie Throup: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Dowd. I congratulate my right hon. Friend the Member for Bexleyheath and Crayford (Sir David Evennett) on securing this debate. Tackling obesity is preventing ill health; I want to make it very clear that it is not nanny state, because good health provides choices. We are already looking at these issues through the way we are tackling...

1. Questions to the First Minister: Health Inequalities (27 Feb 2024)

Russell George: ...Minister. Cancer patients in Wales, of course, face unacceptable health inequalities. I know, from the work that the cross-party group on cancer has done, it recommends tackling risk factors, like smoking, as you've alluded to now, and obesity as well, and also introducing lung screening would help in terms of catching cancer and making it easier to have treatment all the quicker. Now, at...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Visual Impairment (27 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: The benefits of reducing sight loss for both the economy and an individual’s quality of life are clear. That is why prevention, early detection, and timely treatment are essential. In England, over 12 million free National Health Service sight tests are provided annually. Diabetic retinopathy screening is also offered annually to individuals aged 12 years old or over, with diabetes. The...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (26 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: Smoking is the number one entirely preventable cause of ill-health, disability and death in this country. It is responsible for 80,000 yearly deaths in the United Kingdom and one in four of all UK cancer deaths. It costs our country £17 billion a year, £14 billion of which is through lost productivity alone. It puts huge pressure on the National Health Service and social care, costing over...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Tobacco: Sales (26 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: Smoking is the number one entirely preventable cause of ill-health, disability and death in this country. It is responsible for 80,000 yearly in the United Kingdom and one in four of all UK cancer deaths. It costs our country £17 billion a year, £14 billion of which is through lost productivity alone. It puts huge pressure on the National Health Service and social care, costing over £3...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Tobacco: Sales (26 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: Smoking is the number one entirely preventable cause of ill-health, disability and death in this country. It is responsible for 80,000 yearly deaths in the United Kingdom and one in four of all UK cancer deaths. It costs our country £17 billion a year, £14 billion of which is through lost productivity alone. It puts huge pressure on the National Health Service and social care, costing over...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Electronic Cigarettes: Sales (26 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: The Government is concerned about the worrying rise in vaping among children. Youth vaping has tripled in the last three years, and one in five children now use a vape. To address this, we recently published our response to the smoking and vaping consultation, which sets out our plan to restrict vape flavours, point of sale display, and packaging. The response is available at the following...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Tobacco: Labelling (26 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: Smoking is the number one entirely preventable cause of ill-health, disability and death in this country. It is responsible for 80,000 yearly deaths in the United Kingdom and one in four of all UK cancer deaths. It costs our country £17 billion a year, £14 billion of which is through lost productivity alone. It puts huge pressure on the National Health Service and social care, costing over...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Tobacco: Sales (26 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: Smoking is the number one entirely preventable cause of ill-health, disability and death in this country. It is responsible for 80,000 yearly deaths in the United Kingdom and one in four of all UK cancer deaths. It costs our country £17 billion a year, £14 billion of which is through lost productivity alone. It puts huge pressure on the National Health Service and social care, costing over...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Health Services (26 Feb 2024)

Sarah Champion: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many mental health trusts are implementing smoking cessation services.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Smoking: Young People (26 Feb 2024)

Andrea Leadsom: Smoking is the number one entirely preventable cause of ill-health, disability and death in this country. It is responsible for 80,000 deaths in the United Kingdom a year, and one in four of all UK cancer deaths. It costs our country £17 billion a year, £14 billion of which is through lost productivity alone. It puts huge pressure on the National Health Service and social care, costing over...


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