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Unique Identifying Number – Every written question in the House of Commons has a UIN per Parliament. In the House of Lords each written questions has a UIN per parliamentary session.
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 28 October 2014
Department of Health
Prisoners' Release: Drugs
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many of the opioid-related deaths which occurred in England in (a) 2011 and (b) 2012 occurred in people who had been released from prison in the four weeks prior to their death.
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Answered by: Norman Lamb
Answered on: 03 November 2014

Information on opioid-related deaths in England following release from prison is not held centrally.

Health is a devolved matter. The Department is responsible for England and so is unable to provide this information for other areas of the United Kingdom.

Grouped Questions: 212342
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Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 28 October 2014
Department of Health
Prisoners' Release: Drugs
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many of the opioid-related deaths which occurred in Wales in (a) 2011 and (b) 2012 occurred in people who had been released from prison in the four weeks prior to their death.
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Answered by: Norman Lamb
Answered on: 03 November 2014

Information on opioid-related deaths in England following release from prison is not held centrally.

Health is a devolved matter. The Department is responsible for England and so is unable to provide this information for other areas of the United Kingdom.

Grouped Questions: 212343
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