Helen Whately

Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Conservative MP for Faversham and Mid Kent

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Helen Whately’s voting in Parliament

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

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services: Staff 23 Feb 2024

    We set out our national strategy for the social care workforce in our white paper, People at The Heart of Care, in December 2021. In 2023 we published the associated implementation plan, Next Steps to Putting People at the Heart of Care, which outlined our plans to invest in better workforce training, recognition, and career progression. Most recently, we announced a package of measures as...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Care Workers and Health Services: Migrant Workers 22 Feb 2024

    The situation described would constitute a breach of a sponsorship licence duty. UK Visas and Immigration would take action to investigate the sponsor who has failed to comply with their duties. This may result in a sponsor having their licence revoked, therefore losing their ability to recruit staff from overseas. We have published guidance for prospective overseas candidates to help them...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Dementia: Voluntary Work 22 Feb 2024

    We want all relevant staff and volunteers to have received appropriate training to provide high quality care to people with dementia, whether in hospital or in the community. Individual trusts are responsible for ensuring their staff and volunteers are trained to carry out their role. Volunteers supporting the delivery of clinical care receive training when they join and will only engage in...

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Conservative MP for Faversham and Mid Kent

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Helen Whately campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Cabinet Office
  • Mental Illness: Surveys
  • Social Services
  • Trespass
  • Housing: Construction
  • M20: Accidents

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) (since 26 Oct 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (25 Oct 2022 to 8 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Finance (No.2) Bill Committee ( 8 Dec 2021 to 11 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (30 Nov 2021 to 17 Oct 2022)
  • The Exchequer Secretary (16 Sep 2021 to 7 Jul 2022)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care) (13 Feb 2020 to 16 Sep 2021)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (10 Sep 2019 to 13 Feb 2020)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (17 Apr 2019 to 10 Sep 2019)
  • Member, Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint) Committee (27 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (27 Jul 2018 to 17 Apr 2019)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Policy Exchange
Address of donor: 1 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9JA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Taxi home from Conservative Party Conference due to an injury at that time, value £346.50
Date received: 4 October 2023
Date accepted: 4 October 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 1096300)
(Registered 26 October 2023)

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