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HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – FEMALE SURGICAL MESH VICTIMS (1) [73679] - 13 July 2020

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – FEMALE SURGICAL MESH VICTIMS (1) [73679] - 13 July 2020

Dr Julian Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the oral statement of 9 July 2020 by the Minister for Patient Safety on the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, Official Report, column 1147, what the timescale is for the Government's response to the Review's recommendations; what form that response will take; and whether he plans for that response to be subject to a debate on the floor of the House.  [73679]

[Due for Answer on 20 July. Answered on 22 July.] 

HOLDING ANSWER: The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

ANSWER 

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (Ms Nadine Dorries): The Government received the report on 8 July and now needs to consider it carefully. We will provide a further update in due course.