Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health

Responsibilities

Ministerial responsibilities include:

  • antimicrobial resistance
  • cancer
  • dementia
  • diabetes
  • fertility and embryology
  • health improvement, including:
    • addiction to medicines
    • alcohol
    • drugs
    • obesity
    • physical activity
    • tobacco
  • health protection, including:
    • emergency preparedness
    • vaccination
  • long-term conditions
  • prevention measures, including:
    • children’s health and school nursing
    • fluoridation
    • health visiting
    • NHS healthchecks
    • preventing avoidable mortality
  • sexual health

Previous holders of this role

  1. Jane Ellison

    • 2013 to 2016
  2. The Rt Hon Anna Soubry

    • 2012 to 2013
  3. The Rt Hon Anne Milton MP

    • 2010 to 2012

Announcements

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  1. Tax avoidance enablers to face tough new penalties

    • Press release
  2. Infected blood scheme reform

    • Statement to Parliament
  3. Helping local authorities to reduce TB and Hepatitis C

    • Speech
  4. Alcohol industry takes action to tackle irresponsible drinking

    • News story
  5. How standardised tobacco packaging would work in practice

    • News story
  6. Chantler report on standardised packaging of tobacco products

    • Statement to Parliament
  7. New government measures to end FGM

    • News story
  8. Health Minister Anna Soubry on female GPs

    • Press release
  9. Multi-million pound boost for NHS stem cell services

    • Press release
  10. Salt strategy aims to reduce our salt consumption by a quarter

    • News story