Anna Soubry

Tory Minister Tells Conservative Eurosceptics To 'Take A Chill Pill'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Politics

Conservative eurosceptics need to "take a chill pill" and remember the reason they got elected was David Cameron's leadership of the party, Anna Soubr...

Dennis Skinner Accused Of Sexism By Anna Soubry In Commons

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Politics

Dennis Skinner, the veteran Labour MP, has been accused of directing sexist remarks at a Conservative minister the House of Commons. Business minis...

Alex Salmond's Defence Of 'Sexist' Remark Might Offend Scots

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK Politics

Alex Salmond has said people offended by him telling another MP to "behave yourself, woman" don't understand the "venacular of the Scottish language"....

SNP Are Not Happy About An English MP

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK Politics

The SNP has officially complained about ministers with no "experience" answering questions at a House of Commons session devoted to Scottish issues. ...

Sturgeon Insists Salmond Is The 'Least Sexist Man' She Knows

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon defended Alex Salmond against accusations of sexism on Tuesday, stating there is no man she know...

Video Shows Tory Minister Most Likely Didn't Call Ed Miliband A 'C***'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Politics

A video has emerged of a clip edited out of a BBC documentary series last night which appears to cast doubt on claims published in today's Daily Mail ...

Women, You're Really Not Going To Like These Comments From The Male MP

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Politics

Labour MP Austin Mitchell has suggested that women prefer to discuss family and "social issues" rather than "big issues like 'should we invade Iraq?'....

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Great Passport Backlog

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 11 June 2014... 1) THE GREAT PASSPORT BACKLOG From the Guardian: "The Passport Office'...

You Won't Believe What The Defence Minister Did At Pret A Manger

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

Defence minister Anna Soubry has proved she is not just prepared for political battles after breaking up a brawl in a cafe. The MP, who has previou...

Anna Soubry Says Her 'Question Time' Spat With Nigel Farage 'Wobbled' The Ukip Leader

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Politics

Anna Soubry, the MP most famous for admonishing Nigel Farage on Question Time (as well as being the first female defence minister from the Commons), h...

Anna Soubry Apologises For 'Finger Up His Bottom' Remark

PA | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Politics

Defence Minister Anna Soubry has apologised after saying Ukip leader Nigel Farage "looks like somebody has put their finger up his bottom". The Tor...

'Nigel Farage Looks Like Somebody Has Put Their Finger Up His Bottom'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Politics

Tory Defence Minister Anna Soubry joked on a BBC news show that Ukip leader Nigel Farage "looks like somebody has put their finger up his bottom and h...

WATCH: Tory MP Shows How To Take Down Nigel Farage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Politics

There has been much debate about the best way to tackle the threat of Nigel Farage to the Conservative Party. Tory MP Anna Soubry gave it a good go...

Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin Says Tory Male Attitudes 'Need To Change'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Politics

Male Tory MPs were lambasted by one of their own on Thursday, with Bernard Jenkin, the chair of the Public Administration Select Committee, bemoaning ...

Anna Soubry Appointed First Ever Female MP Defence Minister

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Politics

Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has become the first female MP to be made a defence minister, after David Cameron reshuffled the junior ranks of government. ...

HIV Home-Test Kits Could Be Legalised

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK

People who are concerned that they might have HIV will soon be able to find out whether or not they are infected in the comfort of their own homes, of...

Make Your Last Gift Matter

Anna Soubry | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Politics
Anna Soubry

Since taking up my post at the Department of Health I have seen, first-hand, the work done every day by doctors, nurses, healthcare assistants and everyone else that makes up our great NHS, to improve and restore the health of our nation. However sometimes a patient's fate is out of their control and in the hands of someone like me and you - an organ donor.

Tory MP: Women Doctors A 'Burden' On The NHS

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Politics

Female doctors can be a "burden" on the health service as they often want to take time off work to have children, a Conservative MP has said. Speak...

Women GPs 'Burden NHS' By Having Families, Tory MP Says

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Politics

A Tory MP has sparked a row after claiming female doctors are a drain on the NHS because they will end up having families and want to work part time. ...

'You Can Pick Out Poor Children Because They Are Fat' Claims Health Minister

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Politics

Children from poor families are easily identified because they tend to be fat, the public health minister has said. Anna Soubry said when she was a...

The UK's First AIDS Victims Remember Lost Ones on World AIDS Day

Ellee Seymour | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Politics
Ellee Seymour

In the early 1980s, 1,249 haemophiliacs were infected with HIV/AIDS - and only 316 survive today. Tragically, some families were decimated by the loss of several family members who received contaminated NHS treatment, including one family who lost three brothers and a daughter-in-law, all through AIDS. The mother of the three men later died of a heart attack.

Women's Minister: Set The Abortion Time Limit To What People Believe Instead Of Science

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

The abortion limit in Britain should be set according to what people believe rather than the science, the minister for women has said. The comments...

'Vulnerable Women' Are Being Coerced Into Abortion, MP Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Politics

Nadine Dorries said she was speaking out for the "vulnerable" women "coerced" into abortion as she outlined her plans to reduce Britain's abortion tim...

Healthy Food Labelling Introduced Across The Board

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Food labelling is to be made consistent across all supermarkets so that shoppers can easily spot the healthiest option. The new system will provide...

'We Screwed Up': Newly Promoted Health Minister On NHS Reforms

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Politics

A newly-promoted Health Minister has admitted the Government "screwed up" its handling of its controversial NHS reforms. Anna Soubry made the remar...