The government has this morning announced the breakdown of responsibilities for the new Department of Health team. Rosie Winterton gets equality and diversity issues while Caroline Flint is charged with public health.
The full list of ministers appointed in the post-election reshuffle and their responsbilities appear below. The opposition spokespeople follow.
Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP - Secretary of State for Health
Lord Warner of Brockley - Minister of State for NHS Delivery
Rosie Winterton MP - Minister of State for Health Services
Rt Hon Jane Kennedy MP - Minister of State for Quality and Patient Safety
Caroline Flint MP - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health
Liam Byrne MP - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Care Services
The Shadow Secretary of State for Health for the Conservative Party is Andrew Lansley MP. The shadow ministers are John Baron MP and Simon Burns MP.
The Liberal Democrat Shadow Health Secretary is Steve Webb MP.
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