The Institute for Government is delighted to welcome Wes Streeting MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.
With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to place the NHS under huge strain, Wes Streeting will discuss with Bronwen Maddox, Director of the Institute for Government, how Labour would tackle waiting list backlogs, address workforce problems and reform the social care system. He will also examine the lessons the NHS should learn from the pandemic.
Wes Streeting has been the Member of Parliament for Ilford North since May 2015. He has served as Shadow Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Shadow Minister for Schools, Shadow Secretary of State for Child Poverty and, since November 2021, in his current position as Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.