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Health Services: International Cooperation

Question for Department of Health

UIN 204176, tabled on 7 July 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what criteria he uses when considering whether to invite his counterparts from the devolved administrations to international health summits hosted by his Department.

Answered on

14 July 2014

Foreign affairs is a reserved matter. Nevertheless, the Department consults with the devolved administrations in respect of international health summits hosted by the Department. Participation in such summits is considered on a case by case basis.