Andrea Leadsom

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire


About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Andrea Leadsom) represents you, and all of the people who live in South Northamptonshire, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Andrea Leadsom campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Department for Transport
  • Health
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • High Speed 2 Railway Line
  • High Speed Two Railway Line
  • Question
  • Bank Services
  • Early Years Ministerial Group On Family Support

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care (since 13 Nov 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Committee (21 Nov 2022 to 11 Dec 2023)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee on Financial Services Regulations (21 Nov 2022 to 11 Dec 2023)
  • The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (24 Jul 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (19 Jun 2017 to 22 May 2019)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (14 Jun 2017 to 22 May 2019)
  • Member, House of Commons Commission (11 Jun 2017 to 22 May 2019)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (11 Jun 2017 to 22 May 2019)
  • The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (14 Jul 2016 to 11 Jun 2017)
  • The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change ( 8 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (12 May 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Economic Secretary to the Treasury ( 9 Apr 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 12 May 2014)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Health and Social Care: GP Retention 23 Apr 2024

    General practitioners are a rock. They are the underpinning force of primary care. I want to take the opportunity to pay tribute to them for all they do for the health of the nation. My right hon. Friend is right to raise the issue of GP retention. During covid and since, GPs have been exhausted and the return to primary care provision has been difficult. The Government are doing a lot, such...
  • Health and Social Care: GP Retention 23 Apr 2024

    Of course I would be delighted to meet my right hon. Friend to discuss that issue, which several colleagues across the House have raised with me. She will appreciate that the District Valuer Services is crucial in ensuring value for taxpayer’s money from the rents that are charged for GP practices. Nevertheless, the Department is working hard to support better primary care facilities. I...
  • Health and Social Care: GP Retention 23 Apr 2024

    It is fantastic that hard-working GPs have delivered 60 million more appointments a year than in 2019. That is a credit to their efforts. The Government have undertaken a wide range of approaches to try to reduce the administrative burden. We are focused on trying to deal with some of the issues that GPs have raised with me about the primary and secondary care interface so that they do not...

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Last updated: 15 Apr 2024.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: The Methodist Church
Address of donor: 25 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SF
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Services of a voluntary intern for two and a half days a week in my parliamentary office. The intern will receive a bursary of £962.50 per month, value £4,267
Date received: 17 April 2023 to 31 August 2023
Date accepted: 17 April 2023
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 17 April 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Silverstone Circuits Ltd
Address of donor: The Jimmy Brown Centre, Silverstone Circuit, Towcester NN12 8TN
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Entry with one guest to the Legends Suite at Silverstone to watch the British Grand Prix, value £2,750
Date received: 9 July 2023
Date accepted: 9 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 882843
(Registered 17 July 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Gibunco Group
Address of donor: Europort, Building 7, PO Box 51, Gibraltar
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return flight and hotel accommodation, value £785
Destination of visit: Gibraltar
Dates of visit: 16 November 2023 to 17 November 2023
Purpose of visit: Guest speaker at the Gibraltar Literary Festival.
(Registered 29 November 2023)

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