Health and Social Care

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

August 2017 – Treatment of Eating Disorders

Thank you for contacting me about eating disorders. I recognise the huge pain and distress caused by eating disorders, such as anorexia, the mental illness which […]

August 2017 – Lung Disease

Thank you for contacting me about lung disease. There are currently no plans to set up a taskforce on lung health. However, I know that the […]

July 2017 – Animal Testing

Thank you for contacting me about animal testing and Early Day Motion (EDM) 66. While by convention I do not sign Early Day Motions, let me take […]

July 2017 – CLIC Sargent/Children with Cancer

Thank you for contacting me about the CLIC Sargent campaign. I recognise that a cancer diagnosis can have devastating consequences for the lives of young people […]

July 2017 – Deaf People in the Workplace

Thank you for contacting me about hearing loss. I believe it should be a priority to help people with hearing loss into work, and ensure they […]

July 2017 – Abortion for Northern Irish Women

Thank you for contacting me about Northern Irish women gaining access to NHS-funded abortions in England. I recognise that this is a very delicate and sensitive […]

April 2017 – Soft Drink Industry Levy (“Sugar Tax”)

I have received a number of emails regarding plans to introduce a levy on soft drinks that contain added sugar. The Government has announced that legislation […]

April 2017 – Diana Johnson MP’s Private Member’s Bill on Abortion

I have received a number of emails, from constituents on both sides of the issue, about Diana Johnson MP’s Ten Minute Rule Bill on abortion.  I […]

February 2017 – Adult Social Care

Thank you for your recent e-mail about adult social care. It is important that we look after the elderly people in our community and that is […]

February 2017 – Bowel Cancer Screenings

Thank you for your recent email regarding bowel cancer screenings. I appreciate your concerns as I know that bowel cancer is one of the most common […]