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  1. Approve funding for stem cell transplantation in sickle cell patients

    The government responded

    Funding for stem cell transplants for patients with sickle cell disease is available where it can be shown that the potential benefits outweigh the risks associated with this form of treatment.

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  2. Give Head Teachers the authority to agree up to 10 days of term-time holiday

    The government responded

    As they know their pupils best, head teachers continue to retain the discretion to grant leave but, in maintained schools they may do so only in exceptional circumstances.

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  3. Delay triggering Article 50 until after voters vote on the UK EU Exit Package.

    The government responded

    The people voted to leave the EU in a referendum and we will respect that decision. Under the EU treaties, the negotiations with the EU can only begin after Article 50 is triggered.

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