Ms Tess Kingham

Former Labour MP for Gloucester

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Cystic Fibrosis 16 Jan 2001

    I am grateful to have the opportunity of raising the important issue of the screening of babies in the first few weeks of life to detect cystic fibrosis. As cystic fibrosis is a bit of tongue-twister, I will refer to it as CF for the rest of this debate. I first became aware of CF through my mother-in-law Della Luetchford who worked as a physiotherapist, specialising in the treatment of CF...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Burundi 22 Nov 2000

    This morning I had a very enjoyable breakfast with the World Service and heard about the World Service's Great Lakes lifeline project, a regular radio broadcast in Burundi that is funded by the Department for International Development. Does my right hon. Friend believe that such radio broadcasts can contribute to the peace-building process in Burundi, and will we continue to fund...
  • Sierra Leone 6 Jun 2000

    For any peace in Sierra Leone to be lasting, it is obviously crucial that ex-combatants, especially children, be reintegrated successfully back into society. Many of the ex-combatants will be traumatised and will have psychological problems, because of the nature of the conflict. They will not have livelihoods, or even communities, to return to. What is being done to ensure that those people...

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

6. Overseas visits
23 July-2 August 2000, to Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania, on a fact-finding visit with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Great Lakes Region, paid for by Christian Aid. (Registered 9 January 2001)
10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Member of the Council of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) (unremunerated).

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