Chair, Health Select Committee
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP was elected Member of Parliament for Totnes in May 2010 and lives in South Devon with her husband Adrian. Previously a GP, police forensic examiner and a teacher of junior doctors and medical students; Sarah entered politics through the first fully open primary.
Sarah joined the Health Select Committee in the summer of 2010 before being elected its Chair in June 2014. She has a particular interest in public health policy and has campaigned on a number of medical issues since the election. Sarah also speaks on science and research, rural issues, fishing, farming, women's issues and Parliamentary reform. In 2013, Sarah was the joint winner of the Spectator’s Parliamentarian of the Year award and in 2014 won the Backbencher of the Year award.