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Speech and Language Therapy: Children

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 86550, tabled on 14 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to support families whose children are undergoing speech and language therapy.

Answered on

24 November 2022

In 2020, Public Health England, the Department for Health and Social Care and the Department for Education published guidance on providing the best start in speech, language and communication. This guidance encourages local commissioners and service leads to take a family-centred approach and to ensure appropriate support is in place for parents, carers and families.