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Working Parties

Volume 468: debated on Monday 26 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many working parties there are under the direction of his Department. (166373)

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