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Early Years Healthy Development Review

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 71429, tabled on 8 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the timetable for announcing a Cabinet Minister to oversee implementation of the Government’s Early Years Healthy Development Review, The Best Start for Life: a vision for the 1,001 critical days, published on 25 March 2021.

Answered on

19 November 2021

As outlined in the Early Years Healthy Development Review’s report, published in March 2021, a Cabinet Minister will oversee ensuring that Start for Life is kept at the heart of policy-making decisions across government.

The timing and nature of appointments to the Cabinet are at the discretion of the Prime Minister. A decision on responsibilities going forward will be made in due course.