Queen’s Speech debate: health and social care

Ahead of today's debate in the House of Commons on health and social care, we sent this briefing to all members of parliament.

Briefing

Published: 16/01/2020

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As part of parliament’s scrutiny of the Queen’s Speech, a debate will today be held in the House of Commons about health and social care.

This short briefing, which we’ve sent to all members of parliament ahead of that debate, gives key facts and positions on the relevant legislation and proposals.

In it we cover funding, the Long Term Plan, medicines and medical devices, and social care.

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Nuffield Trust (2020) "Queen’s Speech debate: health and social care", Nuffield Trust briefing

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