Wes Streeting, Shadow Secretary of State for Health

16th May 2023

Wes Streeting, Shadow Secretary of State for Health

We were delighted to welcome Wes Streeting to CHN at Accurx on 16th May.

Wes Streeting is the Labour MP for Ilford North and Shadow Secretary of State for Health & Social Care.

Previously he served in Keir Starmer’s front bench team as a Shadow Minister for Schools and Child Poverty and as Shadow Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury.

Wes was first elected to Parliament in 2015 – bucking the trend to win the seat from the Conservatives – and spent five years as a member of the influential House of Commons Treasury Committee.

He is a Vice President of the Local Government Association and patron of LGBT+ Labour.

Prior to his election to Parliament, Wes served as Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Health & Well-being for the London Borough of Redbridge.

In his professional life he worked as a senior leader in the voluntary sector working for a range of charities focused on tackling educational inequality and disadvantage.

Wes comes from a working class family and read history at Selwyn College, Cambridge. He is a former President of the National Union of Students.

This is a CHN event for Members only. All enquiries to: info@cambridgehealthnetwork.com

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