Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Philip Hunt

Philip Hunt



Address as

Lord Hunt

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 2030


Lords career

Government Spokesperson for Education and Employment 1998-99; Government Whip 1998-99; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government Spokesperson for: Department of Health 1999-2003, Department for Work and Pensions 2005-06; Minister of State for Quality, Department of Health and Government Spokesperson for Health 2006-07; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government Spokesperson, Ministry of Justice 2007-08; Minister of State and Government Spokesperson: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2008-09, Department of Energy and Climate Change 2008-10; Deputy Leader of the House of Lords 2008-10; Opposition Spokesperson for: Cabinet Office 2010-, Energy and Climate Change 2010, Home Office 2010-; Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords 2010-

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Oxford City Council 1973-79; Member, Oxfordshire Area Health Authority 1975-77; Councillor, Birmingham City Council 1980-82; Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham

International bodies

Council, International Hospital Federation 1986-91

Political interests

Transport, constitutional affairs, energy and climate change

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Hunt of Kings Heath, of Birmingham in the County of West Midlands 1997

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy

Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)

Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)

Chair of a Birmingham University policy commission on nuclear energy (wef 01 07 11)

9: Miscellaneous financial interests

My daughter and brother-in-law have interests in organisations which receive grants from or have contracts with government departments and other public bodies; my brother-in-law owns Happy Computers and is paid by the House of Commons for computer training, and is working unpaid on a project with PICT but with a view to selling the perfected product to other groups; my step-son is partner in an IT company which works in the public and private sectors - full details are with the Registrar

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Vice President, West Midlands Labour Finance & Industry Group

President, British Fluoridation Society

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Member, Living Streets (national charity, where daughter is Head of Policy & Communications)

President, Royal Society of Public Health

President, Health Care Supply Association (purchasing/supply network across UK, with a range of educational programmes)

Member of National Advisory Council, Easy Care Foundation (improved healthcare for older people)