1. Expert Q&A: Benefits - Weds 23 October, 3-4pm

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dementia : 1 Written Answer/Lords debates/Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Select Committee

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    dementia : 1 Written Answer
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    Written Answers - Department of Health: Dementia: Research (10 Mar 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2015-03-03.226208.h&s=dementia#g226208.r0
    George Freeman: As part of the Challenge on *Dementia* 2020, the
    Government made a commitment to maintain our current spend on *dementia*
    research of over £60 million a year. We have already doubled research
    spending from a baseline of £28.2 million in 2009/10. Some of the £300
    million investment represents continuing expenditure on existing
    infrastructure, projects and research training. The...

    dementia : 2 Lords debates
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    Soft Power and the UK's Influence (Select Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (10 Mar 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/lords/?id=2015-03-10a.548.3&s=dementia#g609.0
    Lord Kakkar: ...therefore is a further representation of our potential
    soft power in this area. I will finish with two important examples of
    where a focus on health has had a profound impact on our country's
    global standing. The first is in the area of *dementia*, where the Prime
    Minister, using the opportunity of the presidency of the then G8,
    decided to put an international *dementia* strategy at the...

    Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Select Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (10 Mar 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/lords/?id=2015-03-10a.620.1&s=dementia#g645.0
    Lord Faulks: ...that have not been answered either in the letter or in
    my response. The committee's report has served a very vital task. It has
    brought mental capacity to the forefront of people's minds. This is
    particularly important with the growing numbers of people living longer,
    with learning disabilities or with *dementia*. No statistics, or at
    least no hard statistics, exist on people who...
     

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