NHS Workforce: England — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 3:42 pm on 17th July 2019.

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Photo of Sharon Hodgson Sharon Hodgson Shadow Minister (Public Health) 3:42 pm, 17th July 2019

I acknowledge the 4% increase—it is a small increase—but figures show that the numbers are still down 29% from 51,830 in 2016, when the bursary that covered training was removed. Even with that small increase, we are still 15,000 short of the figure when the bursary was axed.