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Matt Hancock

Conservative - West Suffolk

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

(since July 2018)
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Significant West Suffolk Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
15,677
Petition Closed

Abolish the TV Licence

Gov Responded - 17 Oct 2017 Debated on - 20 Nov 2017 View Matt Hancock's petition debate contributions
15 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 8 months ago

The TV Licence is no longer fit for purpose and should be abolished. It is unfair that one should hold one to watch Freeview channels or indeed subscription TV. The BBC should look at alternative methods of funding particularly as it is commonly felt there is a high level of bias.


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Commons initiatives

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6 Bills introduced by Matt Hancock

Title Bill Type Last Event Next Event Date Last Updated
Data Protection Act 2018
Presented by Matt Hancock (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 23 May, 2018 7 Oct 2019, 2:54 p.m.

A Bill to make provision for the regulation of the processing of information relating to individuals; to make provision in connection with the Information Commissioner's functions under certain regulations relating to information; to make provision for a direct marketing code of conduct; and for connected purposes.

Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019
Presented by Matt Hancock (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department of Health and Social Care)
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 16 May, 2019 26 Sep 2019, 4:42 p.m.

A Bill to amend the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to procedures in accordance with which a person may be deprived of liberty where the person lacks capacity to consent, and for connected purposes

Coronavirus Act 2020
Presented by Matt Hancock (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department of Health and Social Care)
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 25 March, 2020 26 Mar 2020, 11:03 a.m.

A Bill to make provision in connection with coronavirus; and for connected purposes.

NHS Funding Act 2020
Presented by Matt Hancock (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department of Health and Social Care)
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 16 March, 2020 17 Mar 2020, 9:32 a.m.

To make provision regarding the funding of the health service in England in respect of each financial year until the financial year that ends with 31 March 2024.

Healthcare (European Economic Area and Switzerland Arrangements) Act 2019
Presented by Matt Hancock (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department of Health and Social Care)
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 26 March, 2019 25 Apr 2019, 11:04 a.m.

A Bill to Make provision about paying and arranging for healthcare provided outside the United Kingdom and giving effect to healthcare agreements; and for connected purposes.

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-21
Presented by Matt Hancock (Conservative)
Government Bill
(Department of Health and Social Care)
Committee: 7th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 19 November, 2020 23 Nov 2020, 7:30 p.m.

A Bill to confer power to amend or supplement the law relating to human medicines, veterinary medicines and medical devices; make provision about the enforcement of regulations, and the protection of health and safety, in relation to medical devices; and for connected purposes.

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