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Departmental Bodies

Volume 467: debated on Tuesday 13 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list all task forces and steering groups being run by his Department. (162251)

In a survey carried out in autumn 2006, the Department identified over 200 working groups, which engaged stakeholders in working with the Department on policy, strategy and delivery. Such working groups, including task forces and steering groups are set up by the Department’s policy sections as needed and disbanded when no longer required.