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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 131543, tabled on 7 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reasons there is not a lead official for allergy in his Department.

Answered on

14 March 2018

Since 1 April 2013, NHS England has been responsible for securing high quality outcomes for people with long term conditions, including allergies. Departmental staff support ministers on a wide range of issues, including those concerning allergies, and work closely with NHS England to secure the necessary expertise when needed.