We need your support to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can continue to hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Learning Disability and Autism: Preventive Medicine

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 6th March 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with what steps his Department is taking to ensure that provisions relating to the (a) health inequalities and (b) life expectancy of people with (i) learning disabilities and (ii) autism are included in the Prevention Green Paper.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The ambition of the Green Paper focuses on both reducing health inequalities and increasing healthy life expectancy. We are currently considering policy options, and will be mindful of impacts on people with learning disabilities and autism.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.