Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities


The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Mental Health and Inequalities) leads on the following policy areas:

  • quality and safety of mental health services
  • vulnerable groups
  • women’s and children’s health
  • maternity care
  • investigations and inquiries
  • cosmetic treatment regulation
  • patient experience
  • blood and transplants, including organ donation

Ministerial lead for:

  • NHS Blood and Transplant
  • Human Tissue Authority

Previous holders of this role

  1. Jackie Doyle-Price MP

    2017 to 2018