28990 - NHS: Finance (Answered)

Sir Nicholas Soames
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent progress his Department has made on the (a) composition and (b) operation of the individual funding requests screening process; and if he will make at statement.

George Freeman

NHS England has advised that updated standard operating procedures for NHS England’s management of individual funding requests was published on 26 February 2016 and is available at:

28970 - Stem Cells: Research (Answered)

Tulip Siddiq
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much public funding for stem cell research was allocated to the British Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation in each year since 2003-04.

George Freeman

No funding for stem cell research has been allocated or awarded to the British Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation from the Department’s research and development budget.

28403 - Colorectal Cancer (Answered)

Mark Durkan
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department is having with NHS England on ensuring patients continuing access established precision treatments for colorectal cancer.

George Freeman

We are not aware of any discussions with NHS England on this matter.

28760 - Colorectal Cancer: Drugs (Answered)

Mark Durkan
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with NHS England on funding for Erbitux from April 2016.

George Freeman

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 24 February 2016 to Question 27585.

28595 - Nicole Mather (Answered)

Tulip Siddiq
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what restrictions are in place on Dr Nicole Mather in her role as Director of the Office for Life Sciences in relation to her role as Director of Deloitte's Healthcare and Life Sciences practice.

George Freeman

27878 - Post Offices: Haringey (Answered)

Catherine West
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much the Post Office has spent refurbishing the premises of the Crown Post Offices in (a) Crouch End and (b) Muswell Hill since January 2010.

George Freeman

Provision of its Crown branches is the operational responsibility of Post Office Limited.

I have therefore asked Paula Vennells, the Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the hon Member on this matter. A copy of her reply will be placed in the libraries of the House.

27877 - Post Offices: Haringey (Answered)

Catherine West
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the staff costs are for (a) Crouch End Crown Post Office and (b) Muswell Hill Crown Post Office in 2015-16.

George Freeman

Provision of its Crown branches is the operational responsibility of Post Office Limited.

I have therefore asked Paula Vennells, the Chief Executive of Post Office Limited, to write to the hon Member on this matter. A copy of her reply will be placed in the libraries of the House.

28592 - Nicole Mather (Answered)

Tulip Siddiq
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how much has been claimed in reimbursement expenses by Dr Nicole Mather in her role as Director of the Office for Life Sciences in (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16 to date.

George Freeman

28488 - Cancer: Drugs (Answered)

Craig Tracey
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans (a) his Department and (b) NICE has to reform the process for the appraisal of cancer drugs.

George Freeman

28594 - Nicole Mather (Answered)

Tulip Siddiq
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what the salary of Dr Nicole Mather is for her role as Director of the Office for Life Sciences.

George Freeman

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