General election 2017

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Health and social care is likely to feature highly in the election debate ahead of polling day on 8 June.

During the election period, we will be working to ensure the issues facing the health and care systems are high up on the political agenda. Our Priorities for the next government document, published on 2 Mayoutlines ten policy proposals we're calling on political parties to commit to and deliver when in government.

As well as continuing to seek commitments on these asks, we will be holding events across the country where local parliamentary candidates will go head-to-head to debate the issues around health and social care.

These events will give members the opportunity to ask potential MPs about their party’s manifesto promises and to directly highlight important regional issues. 

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