Norman Lamb

Minister of State

Norman Lamb, Minister of State

Norman Lamb was appointed Minister of State at the Department of Health in September 2012.

He has been MP for North Norfolk since 2001.

In May 2010 Norman was appointed Assistant Government Whip, as well as Chief Parliamentary and Political Adviser and Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg.

From March to December 2006, Norman was Chief of Staff for party leader Sir Menzies Campbell. In December 2006 he was appointed Liberal Democrat Shadow Health Secretary.

Norman has held various positions in the Liberal Democrat party. He was Lib Dem Deputy Spokesperson for International Development (2001-02), a Treasury spokesman (2002-03), PPS (Parliamentary Private Secretary) to Charles Kennedy (2003-05) and Shadow Trade and Industry Secretary (2005-06).

Norman read law at the University of Leicester. He is married with two sons and lives in Norfolk.

Expert group to oversee strengthening of NHS Constitution

The proposed strengthening of the NHS Constitution will be overseen by an expert group chaired by Minister of State for Care Services Norman Lamb. The group’s role will be to: … Read more → – Expert group to oversee strengthening of NHS Constitution

Department announces pilot projects to improve severe mental illness services

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb today announced that 6 local projects have begun work to help improve access to psychological therapies for those with severe mental illnesses. The 6 … Read more → – Department announces pilot projects to improve severe mental illness services

Extra funding announced to support people in their own homes

Care and Support Minister, Norman Lamb has announced an extra £40m will be added to the Disabled Facilities Grant to help people remain independent in their own homes for longer. … Read more → – Extra funding announced to support people in their own homes

Government publishes final report on Winterbourne View Hospital

The government has today published its final report into the events at Winterbourne View Hospital and has set out a programme of action to transform services so that vulnerable people … Read more → – Government publishes final report on Winterbourne View Hospital

Video: Norman Lamb on Winterbourne View hospital report

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb talks about the Government’s final report on Winterbourne View Hospital. He discusses: solutions for dealing with the issue of people currently in inappropriate long-stay … Read more → – Video: Norman Lamb on Winterbourne View hospital report

Department seeks views on new protections if care providers fail

Care and Support Minister, Norman Lamb today launched a 12 week consultation on new measures to protect people who rely on care services in the event of provider failure. A … Read more → – Department seeks views on new protections if care providers fail