Steve Brine

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

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Winchester Conservative

Steve Brine’s voting in Parliament

Steve Brine is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Steve Brine sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Steve Brine voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Steve Brine has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 16 Jan 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Rare Diseases: Drugs 23 Mar 2018

    The Department has no plans to establish a new assessment process for the evaluation of rare disease treatments. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) develops guidance on most new drugs through its technology appraisal programme, and has been able to recommend a number of drugs for rare diseases for routine use on the National Health Service. There is an established...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Drugs: Research 23 Mar 2018

    Independent research has found that the primary drivers of research investment decisions by the pharmaceutical industry are supply side factors such as the skills and science base of the country in question. The price the National Health Service pays for medicines has been found to have a much less significant impact on company investment decisions.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Prescriptions: Fees and Charges 23 Mar 2018

    We have no current plans to amend the list of long-term and orphan diseases which qualify for free prescriptions. The last consultation on this issue was as part of Professor Sir Ian Gilmore’s review in 2008, which included consultation with patients, the public and general practitioners.

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Conservative MP for Winchester

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

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Topics of interest

Steve Brine campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Immigration: Crime
  • Cafcass
  • Sewage: Waste Disposal
  • Tenancy Deposit Schemes

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care (since 8 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (14 Jun 2017 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (17 Jul 2016 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Justice Committee (5 Dec 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Steve Brine’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 91.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 112 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Steve Brine’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 201 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Mar 2018.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: PRS for Music
Address of donor: 2 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to Glastonbury and accommodation with a total value of £1,108.32 (£950 for tickets and £158.32 for accommodation)

Date received: 23 June 2017

Date accepted: 23 June 2017

Donor status: company, registration 03444246

(Registered 11 July 2017)

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