House of Commons adjournment debate on rare diseases strategy


On 30th April Edward Timpson MP secured a short debate in the House of Commons on the UK’s strategy for rare diseases. He set out some of the challenges presented by rare diseases for care and service planning, with contributions from other interested parliamentarians. Simon Burns, the Health Minister, then provided the government’s response.

A transcript of the debate is below, along with the Alliance’s briefing on the topic, as provided to Edward Timpson for the debate.