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Matt Hancock

Conservative - West Suffolk

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

(since July 2018)
Matt Hancock is not a member of any APPGs
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
8th Jan 2018 - 9th Jul 2018
Minister of State (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Policy)
3rd Jul 2017 - 8th Jan 2018
Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Policy)
15th Jul 2016 - 3rd Jul 2017
Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office
8th May 2015 - 14th Jul 2016
Minister of State for Portsmouth
15th Jul 2014 - 8th May 2015
Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change)
15th Jul 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
15th Jul 2014 - 30th Mar 2015
Minister of State (Department for Education) (Jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
7th Oct 2013 - 15th Jul 2014
Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Jointly with the Department for Education)
7th Oct 2013 - 15th Jul 2014
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
6th Sep 2012 - 7th Oct 2013
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education) (Jointly with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
6th Sep 2012 - 7th Oct 2013
Standards and Privileges
19th Oct 2010 - 12th Dec 2012
Public Accounts Committee
12th Jul 2010 - 12th Nov 2012


Department Event
Tuesday 8th June 2021
11:30
Department of Health and Social Care
Oral questions - Main Chamber
8 Jun 2021, 11:30 a.m.
Health and Social Care (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Wednesday 28th April 2021
National Security and Investment Bill
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 357 Conservative Aye votes vs 1 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 358 Noes - 269
Speeches
Monday 26th April 2021
Contingent Liabilities Notification: NIHR National Biosample Centre

My noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Innovation (Lord Bethell of Romford) has today made the following written …

Written Answers
None available
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Thursday 19th March 2020
Coronavirus Act 2020
A Bill to make provision in connection with coronavirus; and for connected purposes.
MP Financial Interests
Monday 20th July 2020
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Tattersalls Ltd
Address of donor: Terrace House, 125 High Street, Newmarket CB8 9BT
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Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Matt Hancock has voted in 203 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(112 debate interactions)
Jonathan Ashworth (Labour (Co-op))
Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
(97 debate interactions)
Munira Wilson (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health and Social Care)
(51 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department of Health and Social Care
(2587 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(39 debate contributions)
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Latest EDMs signed by Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock has not signed any Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Matt Hancock, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Matt Hancock has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Matt Hancock has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

9 Bills introduced by Matt Hancock


A Bill to confer power to amend or supplement the law relating to human medicines, veterinary medicines and medical devices; make provision about the enforcement of regulations, and the protection of health and safety, in relation to medical devices; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 11th February 2021 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision for the regulation of the processing of information relating to individuals; to make provision in connection with the Information Commissioner's functions under certain regulations relating to information; to make provision for a direct marketing code of conduct; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to amend the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to procedures in accordance with which a person may be deprived of liberty where the person lacks capacity to consent, and for connected purposes

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 16th May 2019 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 28th May 2015

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 16th March 2016 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision in connection with coronavirus; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 25th March 2020 and was enacted into law.


To make provision regarding the funding of the health service in England in respect of each financial year until the financial year that ends with 31 March 2024.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Monday 16th March 2020 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to Make provision about paying and arranging for healthcare provided outside the United Kingdom and giving effect to healthcare agreements; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Tuesday 26th March 2019 and was enacted into law.


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A bill to amend the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate remote gambling on a point of consumption basis; to require all operators selling into the British market, whether in the United Kingdom or overseas, to hold a Gambling Commission licence to enable them to undertake transactions with British consumers and to advertise in the United Kingdom; to provide that all relevant operators contribute to the Horserace Betting Levy; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 25th June 2012

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to amend the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate remote gambling on a point of consumption basis; to require all operators selling into the British market, whether in the United Kingdom or overseas, to hold a Gambling Commission licence to enable them to undertake transactions with British consumers and to advertise in the United Kingdom; to provide that all relevant operators contribute to the Horserace Betting Levy; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 7th February 2012

Matt Hancock has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Matt Hancock has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament