Steve Brine MP


Steve Brine was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care from June 2017 to March 2019. Steve has been MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford since 2010.


Steve was educated at Bohunt Comprehensive School, Highbury College and Liverpool Hope University where he read History and served a sabbatical year as President of the Students’ Union.

Political career

In 2013, Steve was appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of State at the Department for Work and Pensions. In 2014, he continued in this role for the Minister of State at the Home Office. Steve became the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Health Secretary in 2015 and then served as an Assistant Government Whip from 2016 up until 2017.

Career outside of politics

After graduating, Steve worked as a radio journalist spending time at BBC local radio and in Chicago. He has also worked in business and has experience in consultancy, marketing and publishing.

Personal life

Steve lives in Winchester with his wife and two children.

Previous roles in government

  1. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care
  2. Assistant Government Whip


  1. PHE priorities in health and social care: 2019 to 2020
  2. Government and top sports bodies to help children play more sport
  3. Industrial strategy delivers new vaccines manufacturing centre to lead the fight against deadly disease
  4. Bowel screening to start at 50
  5. Drug misuse and dependency: government responses to ACMD reports
  6. Tackling drug resistance: UK-China funding competition opens
  7. International Development Secretary praises rapid plague response
  8. New figures show larger proportion of strokes in the middle aged
  9. Prescribed medicines that may cause dependence or withdrawal
  10. Healthy eating guidance published for the early years sector