Secretary of State for Health, Andrew Lansley made a statement in the House of Commons on 11 July 2012 on the future of care and support for adults in England
Care and support
The Health Secretary announced the publication of the Care and Support White Paper and the Draft Care and Support Bill, details of which can be found on the Department of Health website.
Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Andy Burnham, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
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Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.