Steve Brine MP

for Winchester & Chandler's Ford

13 FEB 2018

Medical Detection Dogs

Steve Brine visited Milton Keynes on Tuesday 13th February as he met the team at Medical Detection Dogs. While a dog's brain is only one-tenth the size of a human brain, the part that controls smell is 40 times larger than in humans.  A dog's sense of smell (depending on the breed) is about 1,000...


07 FEB 2018

Steve Brine welcomes funding increase for local authorities

Parliament approved the funding settlement for English local authorities on Wednesday 7th February, that will see a real terms increase in available resources over the next two years and give them access to over £200 billion from 2015 to 2020 to deliver the high-quality services their local co...


31 JAN 2018

Harestock children enjoy day in London

Thirty seven Year 6 children from Harestock Primary School had truly unique and wonderful experience when they travelled to London on Wednesday 31st January. The first landmark they visited was Wellington Barracks – home to the Foot Guards Bands. Here they had the opportunity to watch the C...


25 JAN 2018

Steve Brine launches landmark review into prescription drug addiction

The growing problem of dependence and addiction to prescription drugs is set to form the basis of an independent review announced today by the Government, as stark figures show one patient in eleven was prescribed a potentially addictive drug last year alone. Public Health Minister, Steve Brine, ha...


17 JAN 2018

World Watch List published by Open Doors

Steve Brine joined MP and colleagues in Parliament on Wednesday 17th January as Open Doors released their 2018 World Watch List. The World Watch List is Open Doors' annual ranking of the 50 countries where Christians experience the most extreme persecution. Published every January, it is a unique, ...


21 DEC 2017

Steve Brine backs boost to police funding

Steve Brine has welcomed today's news of a substantial £450 million increase in police funding across England and Wales. This includes up to an additional £270 million in police force budgets, so individual forces have the resources they need to respond to changes in demand. Police fund...


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Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (27 Feb 2018)
Petitions: Petition on the meningitis B vaccine. 2:15 pm; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Steve Brine MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health and Social Care Chris Mullin, Chief Economist, Department of Health and Social Care Dr Mary Ramsay, Consultant Epidemiologist and Head of Immunisation, Public Health England

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Influenza: Vaccination (23 Feb 2018)
Steve Brine: NHS England wrote to general practitioners and community pharmacists on 5 February to advise on which vaccines should be ordered for the 2018-19 flu season. This was based on new advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, evidence from Public Health England and the availability of a new adjuvanted trivalent vaccine (aTiv) for the 2018/19 season. Vaccine suppliers have...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Medical Treatments: Innovation (23 Feb 2018)
Steve Brine: Since the publication of the independent review of the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS) the Government has made a number of improvements. Partners have worked together to provide updated guidance on the benefits and entry requirements for EAMS and are developing further guidance on collecting real world data in the scheme to support the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence...


Contact Steve Brine in Westminster

Call your MP in his Commons office on 0207 219 7189 or email steve.brine.mp@parliament.uk

Early Day Motions (EDMs)

Steve Brine does not sign EDMs - click here to read why.

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