Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Lord Hunt of Kings Heath OBE

Name

Philip Hunt

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

20 October 1997

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 2030
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson (Health) 2012-
Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords 2010-
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 2010-12
Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) 2010-12
Deputy Leader of the House of Lords 2008-10
Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change) 2008-10
Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Sustainable Development, Climate Change Adaptation and Air Quality) (also in the Department for Energy and Climate Change) 2008-09
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice) 2007-08
Minister of State (Department of Health) (NHS Reform) 2007-07
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions) 2005-07
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) 1998-03
Committee House Date
Leader's Group on Members Leaving the House (L) Lords 2010-11
Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee Lords 2003-05
Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) Lords 1998-99

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Councillor Birmingham City Council 1980-82
Councillor Oxford City Council 1973-79

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chief Executive NHS Confederation 1996-97
Director National Association of Health Authorities 1984-96

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust 2011-14
President Royal Society of Public Health 2010-
President Health Care Supplies Association 2010-
Chairman National Patient Safety Agency 2004-05

Member's focus

Policy
Education
Health services and medicine
Parliament, government and politics
Social services
Transport
UK
West Midlands

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)
    • President, GS1 UK (an independent, not-for-profit organisation that allocates a unique prefix for users to create bar codes for their products)
  • 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 Parliament for training programmes; my step-son is partner in an IT company Pen Test Partners LLP which works in the public and private sectors; they have a contract with Parliament to carry out an ‘IT security health check’ of the new visitor ticket system and barcode scanners (until September 2014) - full details are with the Registrar; Member's wife starts on Monday 28 July 2014 as an associate consultant at the Education and Training Foundation (Foundation is funded by a grant from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Vice President, West Midlands Labour Finance & Industry Group
    • President, British Fluoridation Society
    • Patron, Co-Gas Safety (a campaigning organisation)
  • 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)
    • President, Asian Guild (celebrating the contribution of Asian people to UK)