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DHSC Minister and Members

Hon David Ashford

Minister for Health and Social Care

Hon David Ashford

Telephone:+44 1624 685167

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Mr Ashford was appointed as Minister for Health and Social care on 8 January 2018. He was elected to the House of Keys as Member for Douglas North in the September 2016 general election.  Minister Ashford is the Chair of the Health & Care Partnership Board; DHSC Policy & Legislation Committee and DHSC Strategy & Commissioning Committee along with policy responsibility within Primary Care and Medicines Management.

Mr Ashford served as a member for the Cabinet Office between October 2016 and January 2018.

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Ann Corlett

Department member

Ann Corlett

Telephone:+44 1624 675554 or +44 7624 463295

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Mrs Corlett is a member of the Department of Education, Sport and Culture. Mrs Corlett is also a member of the Department of Health and Social Care with policy responsibility for community care, children & families and mental health services. 

Mrs Corlett is Chair of the DHSC Quality & Safety Committee and Vice-Chair of the DHSC Policy & Legislation Committee. She was elected to the House of Keys as Member for Douglas Central in the September 2016 general election.

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Jason Moorhouse

Department member

Jason Moorhouse

Telephone:+44 7624 210214

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Mr Moorhouse is a member of the Department of Health and Social Care with policy responsibility for corporate services and is also Vice-Chair of the Engagement Forum.

He was elected to the House of Keys as Member for Arbory, Castletown and Malew in the September 2016 general election.

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Clare Barber

Department member

Clare Barber

Telephone:+44 7624 257947

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Mrs Barber is a member of the Department of Home Affairs. Mrs Barber is also a member of the Department of Health and Social Care with policy responsibilities for culture and transformation and is also DHSC Chair of the Regulatory Improvement Forum and Vice-Chair of the DHSC Quality & Safety Committee.

Formerly a nurse working at Noble's Hospital, Mrs Barber was elected to the House of Keys as Member for Douglas East in the September 2016 general election.

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Kerry Sharpe, MLC

Department member

Kerry Sharpe, MLC

Telephone:+44 1624 651515

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Mrs Sharpe is a member of the Department of Health and Social Care, with policy responsibility for children and families social care services. Mrs Sharpe also serves as chair of the Clinical Recommendations Committee and is Vice-Chair of the DHSC Regulatory Improvement Forum.

She was elected as a Member of the Legislative Council in March 2018.

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