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Injured Troops

Volume 458: debated on Monday 26 March 2007

18. To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he next expects to meet Department of Health Ministers to discuss the medical treatment of injured service personnel. (129315)

I am looking forward to sharing a platform at the veterans plenary conference on 28 March with the Minister of State, Department of Health, my right hon. Friend the Member for Doncaster, Central (Ms Winterton). My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence and I met with my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health on 22 February. There is regular contact between our Departments at official level, both formally through the Partnership Board which meets three time a year, and informally as required.