- David Cameron – Prime Minister
Handed a peerage to nursing and care home tycoon Dolar Popat, who has given the Tories more than £200,000 in donations.
- Andrew Lansley – Former Health Secretary & architect of privatisation
Received a £21,000 donation in Nov 2009 from John Nash, the former chairman of Care UK.
- Harriet Baldwin – Tory whip
Former executive at JP Morgan, a major player in private healthcare.
- Greg Barker – former Energy Minister
Held shares in Quester VCT 5 plc ,a venture capital firm with multiple investments in healthcare companies.
- Henry Bellingham
Former director of Lansdowne Advisory Ltd, which has shares in private healthcare company Circle.
- Jake Berry
Has registered interests in legal firm Squire Patton Boggs, which workd with multiple NHS trusts on PFI and PPP programs.
- Graham Brady
Former advisor to PA Consulting, a management consultancy company which has worked with the NHS’s new Clinical Commissioning Groups.
- Simon Burns – former Health Minister
Attended an oncology conference paid for by Aventis Pharma – a five-day trip to the US funded by a leading drug firm.
- Nick de Bois
Was the majority shareholder in Rapier Design Group, an events management company heavily involved with the private medical and pharmaceutical industries.
- Steve Brine
Received almost £15,000 in donations from James Lupton, the chairman of investment bankers, Greenhill Europe which has a global network of corporate relationships in the healthcare sector.
- Aidan Burley
Received six bottles of wine from Hitachi consultants for a speech in 2011. Hitachi Consulting UK built an online ‘portal’ for NHS commissioners to help them monitor performance.
- Damian Collins
Spent almost a decade working for marketing agency M&C Saatchi, whose clients include PPP healthcare, AXA insurance, Astrazeneca, Pfizer and Merck
- David Davis – former shadow home secretary
Received a payment of £4,250 for a six-hour speaking engagement for private health insurance company Aviva.
- Jonathan Djanogly
Received £1,900 from Huntleigh Healthcare Ltd, which manufactures medical and orthopaedic equipment and instruments.
- Richard Drax
Received £14,000 in a series of donations from Derek Luckhurst, chief executive and owner of care home group Agincare.
- Iain Duncan-Smith – Work and Pensions Secretary
Has shares in hygiene technology company Byotrol plc, which sells products to the NHS.
- Philip Dunne
Was a non-executive director for investment firm Baronsmead VCT 4 plc, which had multiple investments in private healthcare companies.
- Michael Fallon – Defence Secretary
Former director of Attendo AB, – a Swedish private health company.
- Mark Field
Was a board advisor to Ellwood and Atfield; a recruitment firm which recruit for NHS positions and private healthcare.
- Liam Fox – former Defence Secretary
Received £5,000 from investment company IPGL Ltd, who purchased healthcare pharma company Cyprotex.
- George Freeman
Has shares in Hill House Assets Ltd, formally private health firm 4D Biomedical Ltd.
- Mike Freer
Provided marketing advice to Care Matters, a financial planning company for care homes.
- Richard Fuller
Worked for L.E.K consulting, which has six ‘partners’ in European healthcare.
- Richard Graham
Received £3,000 from asset manager Crispin Odey, a major investor in Circle.
- William Hague – Leader of the Commons
Received a £20,000 donation from MMC Ventures, which parts owns The Practice plc which runs 60 GP surgeries.
- Philip Hammond – Foreign Secretary
Beneficiary of a trust which owns a controlling interest in healthcare and nursing home developer Castlemead Ltd.
- Mark Harper
Received £5,000 from asset manager Crispin Odey, a major investor in Circle.
- Nick Herbert
Received £15,000 in donations from Caroline Nash, wife of former Care UK chairman John Nash.
- Jeremy Hunt – Health Secretary
Received £32,920 from hedge fund baron Andrew Law, a major investor in healthcare firms.
- Margot James
Had a key role at marketing giant WPP Group, which had a long list of healthcare clients.
- Sajid Javid – Culture Secretary
Received £11,000 from Moundsley Healthcare Ltd last year.
- Jo Johnson – Downing Street policy adviser
Received £6,000 from asset manager Crispin Odey, a major investor in Circle.
- Kwarsi Kwateng
Worked as an analyst for for Crispin Odey’s hedge fund Odey Asset Management.
- Mark Lancaster
Former adviser to property venture capital firm Company Palmer Capital Partners Ltd, a funder of Danescroft Commercial Developments, which has worked in the healthcare sector.
- Dr Phillip Lee
Has worked as a freelance or Medical Solutions Ltd, which provided medical cover for events.
- Oliver Letwin – former shadow chancellor
Was a non-executive director of N.M. Rothschild Corporate Finance Ltd, which invests heavily in healthcare.
- Peter Lilley
Non-Executive director of management software firm Idox plc, which provides services to the NHS Health Libraries Group and NHS Education for Scotland.
- Tim Loughton
Received £350 for training sessions with Cumberlege Connections, a political networking firm that works “extensively” with the pharmaceutical industry.
- Mary Macleod
Was a senior executive at Andersen Consulting/Accenture, which has profited from big PFI deals.
- Francis Maude – Cabinet Office Secretary
Was a director of PR firm Huntsworth plc, which was part of lobbying group Healthcare Communications Association.
- Maria Miller – former Culture Secretary
Former director of Grey’s Advertising Ltd, an advertising and brand company which worked extensively with clients in the healthcare sector.
- Andrew Mitchell – former International Development Secretary
Was a strategy adviser to global management firm Accenture, which has worked extensively with private healthcare companies and the NHS.
- Penny Mordaunt – Communities Minister
Worked for lobbying firm Hanover, where she had a range of healthcare clients.
- Brooks Newmark – former Charities Minister
Partner in the Allele Fund, which invests in healthcare startups.
- Jesse Norman
Received £5,000 from asset manager Crispin Odey, a major investor in Circle.
- Stephen O’Brien
Received payments totalling £40,000 from Julian Schild, whose family made £184million in 2006 by selling hospital bed-makers Huntleigh Technology.
- George Osborne – Chancellor
Received donation through Conservative Campaign Headquarters from Julian Schild – see above.
- Priti Patel – Treasury Minister
Worked for lobbying firm Weber Shandwick, which does PR for big healthcare and pharmaceutical firms.
- John Redwood – former Cabinet Minister
Advised the private equity company which runs Pharmacy2u, the UK’s largest dedicated internet and mail order pharmacy.
- Jacob Rees-Mogg
Partner of Somerset Capital Management LLP, which has healthcare investor Redwood Emerging Markets Dividend Income Fund as a client.
- Sir Malcolm Rifkind – former Foreign Secretary
Chairman of advisory board at L.E.K. Consulting LLP, which helps private healthcare firms identify “new business development” and “opportunities with the Government”.
- Amber Rudd – Energy Minister
Received £3,000 from hedge fund baron Andrew Law, a major investor in healthcare firms.
- David Ruffley
Received £10,000 in donations from Caroline Nash, wife of former Care UK chairman John Nash.
- Mark Simmonds – former Foreign Minister
Was paid £50,000 a year as a “strategic adviser” to Circle Health.
- Chris Skidmore
Received £3,500 for speeches to STAC Consultancy, which specialises in the launch of pharmaceutical products.
- Julian Smith
Received a £2,500 donation from Principle Healthcare Ltd in September 2014.
- Nicholas Soames
Received £2,000 from asset manager Crispin Odey, a major investor in Circle.
- John Stanley
Consultant on financial services to FIL Investment Management Ltd, which invests in healthcare.
- Andrew Tyrie – select committee chairman
Attended the Ryder Cup as Secretary of the Parliamentary Golf Society, with travel and accommodation paid for by U.S. healthcare services company Humana Europe.
- Robin Walker:
His office received a £2,000 donation from Redwood Care Homes, which owns multiple care homes.
- David Willetts – former Universities Minister
Has shares in Sensortec, a company that owns Vantix which was working on a contract for a new product to detect MRSI.
- Rob Wilson
Had registered shares in Vital Imaging, a private screening company.
- Tim Yeo
Also attended the 2008 Ryder Cup, courtesy of Humana Europe.
- Nadhim Zahawi
Non-executive director of recruitment company SThree, which specialises in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector.
From the Mirror website via positive money