Steve Brine MP

for Winchester & Chandler's Ford

19 OCT 2017

Steve attends launch of Anaemia Manifesto

Steve Brine attended the Anaemia Manifesto event in Westminster on Wednesday 18th October, where he was tested for anaemia, a 'hidden condition' which affects around 4 million in the UK and is a leading cause of disability. While anaemia is highly treatable, the number of patients admitted to hospi...


18 OCT 2017

Steve Brine take part in Cancer Strategy enquiry

Cancer Minister Steve Brine took part in an evidence session on progress being made to deliver Cancer Strategy recommendations by 2020. The All Party Parliamentary Group session, held on Wednesday 18th October, brought together witnesses from the Department of Health, NHS England, Health Education ...


18 OCT 2017

Macmillan coffee morning comes to Parliament

Steve Brine dropped into Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning event, held in Parliament on Wednesday 18th October. The Winchester & Chandler's Ford MP, who is also the Cancer Minister, also took part in a local event run by Action Hampshire earlier this month, and the focus of this event ...


12 OCT 2017

Steve holds first cancer roundtable

Steve Brine held his first cancer roundtable meeting in Westminster on Thursday 12th October. The Cancer Minister had invited representatives from a whole host of cancer organisations and charities, and said afterwards that he found the session 'incredibly helpful'. The group discussed the emergin...


10 OCT 2017

Steve meets local Director of Public Health

Public Health Minister Steve Brine met up with Dr Sallie Bacon, the Director of Public Health for Hampshire, on Tuesday 10th October. Steve Brine's focus to tackle cancer by addressing preventable causes was the main thrust, and they spoke about smoking, obesity, alcohol and drug usage. Speaking a...


18 SEP 2017

Sparsholt in the House!

Thirty four children from Sparsholt Primary School visited Parliament on Monday 18th September, as they learnt more about how Parliament works and what MPs do in the House and in their constituencies. The group of Year 5 and Year 6 students were able to take a tour of Parliament, before spending ti...


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Tobacco Control Plan (19 Oct 2017)
Steve Brine: I will look at that point; as ever, my hon. Friend makes a pertinent point from the Back Benches—where I do not think he will be forever, I might add. [Interruption.] It is evidently not my decision. I have given the relevant figures, and we are now considered by independent experts to have the best tobacco control measures in Europe. We published the new plan this year to build on...

Tobacco Control Plan (19 Oct 2017)
Steve Brine: I simply say to the hon. Gentleman, who has not been present for the debate, that that point has been made. I also point out that we are giving £16 billion of ring-fenced public health spending to councils in England, which is significant. However, I shall come back to his point if he will bear with me. To achieve the ambitions in the plan, we need to recognise that smoking is...

Tobacco Control Plan (19 Oct 2017)
Steve Brine: I thank the hon. Member for Washington and Sunderland West (Mrs Hodgson), my ministerial shadow and my friend—she certainly is that. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Rother Valley (Sir Kevin Barron) on securing this important debate. The Backbench Business Committee was an excellent innovation that arrived in this House at the same time as me—there is no correlation...


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