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Health and Social Care Select Committee

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The Health and Social Care Select Committee is a Departmental Select Committee of the British House of Commons, the lower house of the United Kingdom Parliament. It oversees the operations of the Department of Health and Social Care and its associated 28 agencies and public bodies.

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MembershipEdit

CurrentEdit

Sarah Wollaston was re-elected as Chair on 12th July 2017, with other members elected on 11 September 2017 as follows:[1]

Member Party Constituency
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP (Chair) Change UK Totnes
Luciana Berger MP Change UK Liverpool Wavertree
Rt Hon Ben Bradshaw MP Labour Exeter
Angela Rayner MP Scottish National Party Ashton-under-Lyne
Rosie Cooper MP Labour West Lancashire
Martin Vickers MP Conservative Cleethorpes
Diana Johnson MP Labour Kingston upon Hull North
Johnny Mercer MP Conservative Plymouth Moor View
Andrew Selous MP Conservative South West Bedfordshire
Derek Thomas MP Conservative St. Ives
Dr Paul Williams MP Labour Stockton South

Up to 2017 general electionEdit

Changes were made to the composition of the Select Committee on 26th October 2015 - Rachael Maskell, Liz McInnes and Emily Thornberry discharged - Ben Bradshaw, Julie Cooper and Emma Reynolds added.[2][3] Membership was as follows.

Member Party Constituency
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP (Chair) Conservative Totnes
Heidi Alexander MP Labour Lewisham East
Luciana Berger MP Labour (Co-op) Liverpool Wavertree
Ben Bradshaw MP Labour Exeter
Rosie Cooper MP Labour West Lancashire
Dr James Davies MP Conservative Vale of Clwyd
Andrea Jenkyns MP Conservative Morley and Outwood
Andrew Selous MP Conservative South West Bedfordshire
Maggie Throup MP Conservative Erewash
Helen Whately MP Conservative Faversham and Mid Kent
Dr Philippa Whitford MP Scottish National Party Central Ayrshire

At the start of the 2015-2016 session of parliamentEdit

Dr Sarah Wollaston was elected as current Chair of the Health Committee on Thursday 18 June 2015. The remaining members of the Committee were elected by the House on Wednesday 8 July 2015.[4]

Member Party Constituency
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP (Chair) Conservative Totnes
Dr James Davies MP Conservative Vale of Clwyd
Andrea Jenkyns MP Conservative Morley and Outwood
Liz McInnes MP Labour Heywood and Middleton
Rachael Maskell MP Labour (Co-op) York Central
Andrew Percy MP Conservative Brigg and Goole
Paula Sherriff MP Labour Dewsbury
Emily Thornberry MP Labour Islington South and Finsbury
Maggie Throup MP Conservative Erewash
Helen Whately MP Conservative Faversham and Mid Kent
Dr Philippa Whitford MP Scottish National Party Central Ayrshire

In the 2014-2015 session of parliamentEdit

Member Party Constituency
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP (Chair) Conservative Totnes
Rosie Cooper MP Labour West Lancashire
Andrew George MP Liberal Democrat St Ives
Robert Jenrick MP Conservative Newark
Barbara Keeley MP Labour Worsley and Eccles South
Charlotte Leslie MP Conservative Bristol North West
Grahame Morris MP Labour Easington
Andrew Percy MP Conservative Brigg and Goole
Virendra Sharma MP Labour Ealing Southall
David Tredinnick MP Conservative Bosworth
Valerie Vaz MP Labour Walsall South

ChangesEdit

Occasionally, the House of Commons orders changes to be made in terms of membership of select committees, as proposed by the Committee of Selection. Such changes are shown below.

Date Outgoing Member
& Party
Constituency New Member
& Party
Constituency Source
2 November 2010 Fiona Mactaggart MP (Labour) Slough Yvonne Fovargue MP (Labour) Makerfield Hansard
27 June 2011 Nadine Dorries MP (Conservative) Mid Bedfordshire Dan Poulter MP (Conservative) Central Suffolk and North Ipswich Hansard
24 October 2011 Yvonne Fovargue MP (Labour) Makerfield Barbara Keeley MP (Labour) Worsley and Eccles South Hansard
29 October 2012 Dan Poulter MP (Conservative) Central Suffolk and North Ipswich Andrew Percy MP (Conservative) Brigg and Goole Hansard
17 June 2013 Chris Skidmore MP (Conservative) Kingswood Charlotte Leslie MP (Conservative) Bristol North West
June 2014 Stephen Dorrell MP (Conservative) Charnwood Robert Jenrick MP (Conservative) Newark

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Membership - Health and Social Care Committee". UK Parliament. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  2. ^ Hansard
  3. ^ Health Committee – membership
  4. ^ Health Committee – membership

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