Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care)

Jo Churchill MP

Biography

Jo Churchill was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care on 26 July 2019.

She was previously Assistant Government Whip from 9 January 2018 to 26 July 2019.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care)

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care leads on the following policy areas:

  • public health system
  • health improvement
  • health inequalities
  • public health delivery
  • primary care
  • gender identity services
  • major diseases
  • community health
  • lead minister for crisis response
  • sponsorship of PHE and FSA

More about this role

Department of Health and Social Care

Previous roles in government

  1. Assistant Government Whip

Announcements

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19): letter to pharmacists from Jo Churchill
  2. Schools encouraged to open up sports facilities all year round
  3. Multimillion pound government funding boost for children’s cycle training
  4. Fastest drop in smoking rates in over a decade as Stoptober launches