Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health Quality
Biography of Earl Howe
Earl Howe has been Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Department of Health since May 2010.
Born in 1951, he was educated at Rugby School and Christ Church, Oxford. After leaving University in 1973, he joined Barclays Bank and served in a number of managerial and senior managerial posts both overseas and in London. In 1987 he was appointed London director of Adam & Co. plc, the Scottish-based private bank, where he remained until 1990.
Earl Howe is an elected hereditary peer under the provisions of the House of Lords Act 1999. Apart from his frontbench responsibilities, Earl Howe has previously been a member of the all-party groups on penal affairs, abuse investigations, pharmaceuticals, adoption, mental health and epilepsy.
He is married with three daughters and a son.
- Government whip in the House of Lords
- Parliamentary Secretary (Lords) at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence
- Opposition spokesman for Health and Social Services
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- NHS Constitution
- NHS Commissioning Reform
- Primary Care
- Medicines, Pharmacy & Industry, including Regulation (MHRA)
- Academic Health Service Centres
Other ministers in the Department of Health
Andrew Lansley Secretary of State for Health
Paul Burstow Minister of State for Care Services
Simon Burns Minister of State for Health