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Department of Health and Social Care: Devolution

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 284591, tabled on 2 September 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what further steps he will take to increase co-operation between his Department and the devolved Administrations.

Answered on

9 September 2019

The Department continues to work closely with its counterparts in the devolved administrations. There is regular Ministerial engagement across the four nations, involving the health ministers from the Welsh and Scottish Governments and the Permanent Secretary of the Northern Ireland Department of Health. Detailed and extensive collaboration between officials across the four nations is continuing, with engagement across a full range of policy issues.