The Health Committee
The Health Committee is appointed by the House of
Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy
of the Department of Health and its associated bodies.
Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP (Conservative, Charnwood)
Rosie Cooper MP (Labour, West Lancashire)
Andrew George MP (Liberal Democrat, St Ives)
Barbara Keeley MP (Labour, Worsley and Eccles
Grahame M. Morris MP (Labour, Easington)
Andrew Percy MP (Conservative, Brigg and Goole)
Mr Virendra Sharma MP (Labour, Ealing Southall)
Chris Skidmore MP (Conservative, Kingswood)
David Tredinnick MP (Conservative, Bosworth)
Valerie Vaz MP (Labour, Walsall South)
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP (Conservative, Totnes)
The following was also a member of the Committee
during the inquiry:
Dr Daniel Poulter MP (Conservative, Central Suffolk
and North Ipswich)
The Committee is one of the departmental select committees,
the powers of which are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders,
principally in SO No 152. These are available on the Internet
The Reports and evidence of the Committee are published
by The Stationery Office by Order of the House. All publications
of the Committee (including press notices) are on the Internet
The Reports of the Committee, the formal minutes relating to that
report, oral evidence taken and some or all written evidence are
available in printed volume(s).
Additional written evidence may be published on the
The staff of the Committee are David Lloyd (Clerk),
Martyn Atkins (Second Clerk), David Turner (Committee Specialist),
Stephen Aldhouse (Committee Specialist), Frances Allingham (Senior
Committee Assistant), and Ronnie Jefferson (Committee Assistant).
All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk
of the Health Committee, House of Commons, 7 Millbank, London
SW1P 3JA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219
5466. The Committee's email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 Mr Stephen Dorrell was elected as the Chair of the
Committee on 9 June 2010, in accordance with Standing Order No.
122B (see House of Commons Votes and Proceedings, 10 June 2010).