Consultation outcome

Health report: review of the balance of competences

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Original consultation


Call for evidence on the EU balance of competence review health report.

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Consultation description

This report covers the overall application of EU competence in health, and gives some idea of the views of stakeholders who responded to the call for evidence.

Responsibility for health policy is a matter for individual member states, but the EU has an important role in various issues related to public health and healthcare. The health report looks at this role and examines the evidence concerning the effect of EU competence in health on the UK’s national interest.

The government is carrying out a review of the balance of competences between the EU and the UK. The review will provide an analysis of what the EU does and how it affects the UK. See this detailed guide for full details of the review programme.

All the evidence received can be found below.


Review of the balance of competences: health - evidence

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Published 28 November 2012
Last updated 22 July 2013 + show all updates
  1. Updated to add 'Health report: review of the balance of competences' and submissions to the call for evidence
  2. First published.