Urgent question on Health and Social Care Bill

29 February 2012

Secretary of State for Health, Andrew Lansley, responded to an urgent question asked by Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Andy Burnham in the House of Commons on Tuesday 28 February on the Health and Social Care Bill

Watch and read the urgent question and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on Health in the Topics and News sections.

Health and Social Care Bill

The Health and Social Care Bill is currently progressing through the House of Lords and the report stage will continue on 29 February 2012.

Keep up to date with the progress of the Health and Social Care Bill and find out how a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament.

Urgent questions

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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