|Member of Parliament
2 May 1997 – 12 April 2010
|Preceded by||Bob Dunn|
|Succeeded by||Gareth Johnson|
14 April 1954 |
Weymouth, Dorset, England
|Alma mater||King's College London|
He went to the independent Kingston Grammar School and at King's College London, gaining an MSc and Diploma of the RCOG (DRCOG). Stoate was a junior hospital doctor from 1977–81, then a general practitioner in Bexleyheath from 1982, and a GP tutor at Queen Mary's Hospital in Sidcup from 1989. He was a Dartford Borough Councillor from 1990 to 99, Chair of Finance 1995-97.
He was elected MP for Dartford in 1997, having previously contested the seat in 1992 and Old Bexley and Sidcup in 1987. Having won the seat, he was re-elected in 2001 and 2005. He served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Estelle Morris between 2003 and 2005.
He married Deborah Dunkerley in 1979 in Dartford and they have two sons (born September 1984 and April 1987).
- "MP to quit over second job rules". BBC News Online. 2009-07-28.
- http://www.fabians.org.uk/authors-mainmenu-88/authors/dr-howard-stoate-mp[permanent dead link] Fabian Society Website
- "Bexley Clinical Commissioning Group chairman Dr Howard Stoate answers key questions". Bexley Times. 25 April 2013. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
- "Calm down, David Cameron – and get your facts right at PMQs". The Guardian. 28 April 2011. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Howard Stoate
- Dr Howard Stoate official site
- Guardian Unlimited Politics - Ask Aristotle: Howard Stoate MP
- TheyWorkForYou.com - Howard Stoate MP
- BBC Politics page
- Tanning salons in July 2006
- Having to move out of his offices in July 2005
- Warning about obesity in January 2003
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Dartford