The top 10 from the world of politics in this year’s HSJ100.

  1. Andrew Lansley, secretary of state for health
  2. Stephen Dorrell, chair, Commons health committee
  3. Lord Howe, parliamentary under secretary of state for quality
  4. Prime minister’s advisers including Steve Hilton, Paul Kirby and Paul Bate
  5. Danny Alexander chief secretary to the Treasury
  6. Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office
  7. DH special advisers Bill Morgan, Paul Stephenson, Sean Worth and Jenny Jackson
  8. Andy Burnham, shadow secretary of state for health
  9. Deputy PM’s advisers Norman Lamb and John Foster
  10. Paul Burstow, minister of state for care services