Steve Brine must stand down from Health Select Committee amid sleaze scandal

9 Mar 2023

EMBARGO: Immediate release

Steve Brine must stand down from Health Select Committee amid sleaze scandal

Responding to reports by the Daily Telegraph that Chair of the Health Select Committee Steve Brine, lobbied the NHS Chief Executive on behalf of a company paying him, Liberal Democrat Health spokesperson Daisy Cooper said:

"Steve Brine should immediately step down from the Health Select Committee to allow an independent investigation to take place. He cannot be in post whilst these allegations hang over his head. 

"These messages suggest Steve Brine was desperate to help his corporate employers whilst the country was pulling together during a pandemic, and leaves him with serious questions to answer. 

"Frankly, the whole thing stinks. 

"Rishi Sunak should launch an independent investigation into this damning evidence immediately.“


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