Cancer: Northern Ireland

Department of Health written question – answered on 14th January 2015.

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Photo of David Simpson David Simpson Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will discuss with his counterpart in the Northern Ireland Executive the recent increase in the number of people living in Northern Ireland with cancer.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

As health is a devolved matter, Ministers do not routinely discuss such issues with their colleagues in the Devolved Administrations. However, research and evidence of best practice is made available throughout the United Kingdom.

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