Ministerial role

Minister of State for Community and Social Care

Responsibilities

Ministerial responsibilities include:

  • adult social care
  • autism
  • integration
  • local government
  • mental health
  • older people
  • physical and learning disabilities
  • allied health professions
  • primary care, including dentistry and ophthalmic services:
    • GP contract
    • out of hours care
    • pharmacy
    • primary care commissioning policy

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP

    • 2015 to 2016
  2. The Rt Hon Norman Lamb

    • 2012 to 2015
  3. Paul Burstow

    • 2010 to 2012

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  1. 26th British-Irish Council concludes in Glasgow

    • Press release
  2. NHS charges from April 2016

    • Statement to Parliament
  3. NHS dental charges from April 2016

    • Statement to Parliament
  4. Children’s mental health: new online resources for adults

    • Speech
  5. Manchester GPs launch a new 7 day service

    • Speech
  6. $200 million investment brings best of British healthcare to Dubai

    • News story
  7. First ever mental health champion for schools unveiled

    • Press release
  8. The Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress

    • Speech
  9. Deputy PM announces billion pound boost over 5 years for children's mental health services

    • Press release
  10. Government names and shames largest ever number of National Minimum Wage offenders

    • Press release