Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care


The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Public Health and Primary Care) leads on the following policy areas:

  • primary care
  • prevention and early intervention
  • health protection and improvement
  • sexual health
  • public health system
  • international diplomacy and relations
  • major diseases
  • NHS litigation

Ministerial lead for:

  • Public Health England
  • Food Standards Agency
  • NHS Resolution

Previous holders of this role

  1. Seema Kennedy

    2019 to 2019

  2. Steve Brine MP

    2017 to 2019