Steve Brine MP

for Winchester & Chandler's Ford

09 MAR 2015

Good news on unemployment rate

Steve Brine has welcomed news that unemployment is at its lowest rate since 2008, with 5.7% out of work, compared with 8% in 2010.

The Winchester & Chandler's Ford MP tabled a Parliamentary Question to Department for Work and Pensions Minister Esther McVey, and the figures were announced to Mr Brine in the House of Commons on Monday 9th March.

Steve Brine said: "This is a very welcome drop since we came into government, and while I am pleased, especially with the great strides made locally as youth unemployment is down a whopping 79%, there is still more work to do."

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Steve Brine: Before granting a concessionary price we contact suppliers to ascertain that the product was not available at or below the reimbursement price listed in the Drug Tariff. While a specific assessment was not made as to why this particular product was not available at or below the reimbursement price listed in the Drug Tariff, we are aware of a number of reasons for the pressure in the supply...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Medical Equipment (19 Jan 2018)
Steve Brine: A funding requirement automatically applies to any intervention, including medical technologies, devices and diagnostics, recommended in technology appraisal guidance issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, in line with the NHS Constitution.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dental Services (19 Jan 2018)
Steve Brine: Information on the value of units of dental activity is not held centrally in the form requested. It is not, therefore, possible to provide information on the value, average value or the value as a proportion of the health spending of NHS England of contracted units of dental activity commissioned in Bradford South constituency, Yorkshire and Humber and England in each of the last five years.


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