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Cancer: Health Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 164352, tabled on 8 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the £1 billion allocation in the 2020 Spending Review for tackling the patient backlog will be allocated to cancer diagnosis, care and treatment.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

15 March 2021

The arrangements for deployment of the dedicated £1 billion elective recovery funding will be set out shortly, including, where appropriate, details of any clinical prioritisation.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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