Memorandum of understanding on data-sharing between NHS Digital and the Home Office Contents

Health and Social Care Committee

The Health and Social Care Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department of Health & Social Care.

Current membership

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP (Conservative, Totnes) (Chair)

Luciana Berger MP (Labour (Co-op), Liverpool, Wavertree)

Mr Ben Bradshaw MP (Labour, Exeter)

Dr Lisa Cameron MP (Scottish National Party, East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)

Rosie Cooper MP (Labour, West Lancashire)

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)

Martin Vickers MP (Conservative, Cleethorpes)

Dr Paul Williams MP (Labour, Stockton South)

The following Members were members of the Committee during the inquiry

Dr Caroline Johnson MP (Conservative, Sleaford and North Hykeham)

Maggie Throup MP (Conservative, Erewash)


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 via


Committee reports are published on the Committee’s website at and in print by Order of the House.

Evidence relating to this report is published on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Huw Yardley (Clerk), Seth Roberts (Second Clerk), Laura Daniels (Senior Committee Specialist), Lewis Pickett (Committee Specialist), Juliette Mullin (Clinical Fellow), Cecilia Santi O Desanti (Senior Committee Assistant), Ed Hamill (Committee Assistant), and Alex Paterson (Media Officer).


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the Health and Social Care Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 6182; the Committee’s email address is

Published: 15 April 2018