NHS Staff Pay

Thank you for your correspondence sent through the campaigning organisation 38 Degrees regarding NHS pay.

The Abortion (Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, and Clubfoot) Bill

The Abortion (Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, and Clubfoot) Bill. 


I understand this Bill seeks to revise the Abortion Act 1967, excluding cleft lip, cleft palate and 

clubfoot as ‘qualifying physical abnormalities for the purposes’ of abortion. 


EU ratification process

During Cabinet Office Questions, I sought assurances from the Paymaster General that the process of the UK leaving the UK will not be allowed to fall because of the time needed to complete the “very complex” EU ratification processes.

Dame Cheryl has received an answer to her written question

The Department of Health and Social Care has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (51512):

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people have been reported as contracting covid-19 more than once. (51512)

Extending the Implementation Period

Thank you for your email regarding extending the implementation period and the final transition details about the UK leaving the EU.

Black history teaching in schools

Thank you for contacting me about Black history being taught in schools. This matter is important so I have written to the Minister in the Department of Education directly and the response will be posted on this website.