Minister of State for Care Services, Paul Burstow, responded to an urgent questioned asked by Shadow Health Minister, Emily Thornberry, on the future of Southern Cross Care Homes.
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The Minister of State for Care Services responded to an urgent question asked on 16 June 2011 on Southern Cross Care Homes.
Urgent questions are asked at the end of Question Time. If something has happened, normally a matter of public importance, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to ask an urgent question.
If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked at the end of Question Time.
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