Ben Bradshaw MP

Working Hard for Exeter

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At yesterday's statement on English Votes for English Laws I asked about the over-centralisation of powers in London and the need for more meaningful control in the regions.

My Question on English Devolution

At yesterday's statement on English Votes for English Laws I asked about the over-centralisation of powers in London and the need for more meaningful control in the regions. Read more

Below, finally, is a letter from NHS England on the Devon NHS funding crisis and my reply.

NHS England Letter on Funding Crisis and My Reply

Below, finally, is a letter from NHS England on the Devon NHS funding crisis and my reply. Read more

Below is the transcript of my debate in the House of Commons earlier today on NHS rationing in Devon, and which has forced a u-turn on some of these rationing decisions, although the fight is not over yet.

My Debate on Devon NHS Rationing

Below is the transcript of my debate in the House of Commons earlier today on NHS rationing in Devon, and which has forced a u-turn on some of these rationing... Read more

Below is a letter from the Chief Executive of the NHS Trust Development Authority about the relationship between Northern Devon Healthcare Trust and NEW Devon CCG.

Relationship between NHS Trust and CCG

Below is a letter from the Chief Executive of the NHS Trust Development Authority about the relationship between Northern Devon Healthcare Trust and NEW Devon CCG. Read more

Just an hour before my debate in the House of Commons on NHS rationing in Devon, NEW Devon CCG wrote to inform me that they are dropping plans to block operations for smokers and the obese.  Below is the letter outlining the changes.

 

Devon CCG Letter on NHS Rationing

Just an hour before my debate in the House of Commons on NHS rationing in Devon, NEW Devon CCG wrote to inform me that they are dropping plans to block operations... Read more

Below is a statement from the Royal National Institute of Blind People speaking out against plans to ration treatment for people losing their sight in Devon.

Blind Charity Speaks Out Against Devon NHS Rationing

Below is a statement from the Royal National Institute of Blind People speaking out against plans to ration treatment for people losing their sight in Devon. Read more

The Royal College of Surgeons' "open letter" to NEW Devon CCG about "unacceptable" NHS rationing is available to read online here.

Surgeons Open Letter to NEW Devon CCG

The Royal College of Surgeons' "open letter" to NEW Devon CCG about "unacceptable" NHS rationing is available to read online here.

The UK’s largest hearing loss charity has condemned plans to cut hearing aids in Devon.

Action on Hearing Aids Condemns Devon Cuts

The UK’s largest hearing loss charity has condemned plans to cut hearing aids in Devon. Read more

The doctors' professional body, the Royal College of Surgeons, has condemned plans to ration care in Devon due to growing financial crisis .

RCS Condemns Plans to Ration Care in Devon

The doctors' professional body, the Royal College of Surgeons, has condemned plans to ration care in Devon due to growing financial crisis . Read more

In a Westminster Hall debate yesterday, I spoke about the crisis facing our bass stocks and what the Government needs to do to address this.  The full debate can be found here and my contribution is below.

My Speech on Bass Stocks

In a Westminster Hall debate yesterday, I spoke about the crisis facing our bass stocks and what the Government needs to do to address this.  The full debate can be... Read more

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