Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Vaccines and Public Health)

Maggie Throup MP

Biography

Maggie Throup was appointed as an unpaid Government whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) on 19 September 2019.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Vaccines and Public Health)

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Vaccines and Public Health leads on the following policy areas:

  • COVID-19 vaccines
  • health improvement
  • levelling up
  • prevention
  • immunisation and screening
  • UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA):
    • Test and Trace
    • emergency preparedness
    • infectious diseases
    • environmental health
  • abortion
  • global health security
  • lead minister for crisis response
  • sponsorship of PHE (until Oct 2021), FSA, UKHSA

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Department of Health and Social Care

Previous roles in government