Barbara Keeley

Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

Labour MP for Worsley and Eccles South

@KeeleyMP https://facebook.com/BarbaraKeeleyforWorsleyandEcclesSouth

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Labour MP for Worsley and Eccles South

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Worsley

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Topics of interest

Barbara Keeley campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department of Health
  • Treasury
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Mental Health Services
  • Mental Health Services: Children and Young People
  • Dementia
  • Music: Education
  • Learning Disability: Death

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (since 11 Mar 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (since 11 Mar 2022)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 20 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Online Safety Bill Committee (18 May 2022 to 28 Jun 2022)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (11 May 2020 to 4 Jul 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Mental Health and Social Care) ( 9 Jan 2018 to 6 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Mental Health and Social Care) ( 7 Oct 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (18 Sep 2015 to 28 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Treasury) ( 8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (24 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) ( 8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Deputy Leader of the House of Commons ( 9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) ( 5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Government Equalities Office ( 4 Aug 2008 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons ( 4 Aug 2008 to 29 Sep 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (Minister for Women)), Leader of the House of Commons (25 Oct 2007 to 4 Aug 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (Minister for Women)), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 11 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (as Minister for Women)), Leader of the House of Commons (23 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (as Minister for Women)), Leader of the House of Commons (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Mr Jim Murphy, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions ( 8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (23 Jan 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 17 Jul 2006)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions 23 May 2024

    The Guardian reports that, as a result of the Conservative Government’s Brexit deal, the costs of touring in the EU are now so high that 74% fewer UK bands are now touring there. The UK touring scene is all the more valuable for musicians and bands now, but opportunities to perform here are being lost, as music venues and festivals are forced to close due to rocketing operational costs....
  • Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill: After Clause 308 - Secondary ticketing facilities 21 May 2024

    I rise to support Lords Amendment 104B, which seeks to safeguard fans from the fraudulent abuse that is rife in the secondary ticketing market. Like my hon. Friend the Member for Rhondda (Sir Chris Bryant), I am really disappointed that the Government have repeatedly refused to accept the amendments to the Bill tabled by Lord Moynihan. In fact, for many years before that, they have failed to...
  • Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill: After Clause 308 - Secondary ticketing facilities 21 May 2024

    It is just not happening. As we heard the last time we debated this issue a few weeks ago, just six people have been convicted of ticketing fraud—four of them in the past week. The exploitative practices that my hon. Friend the Member for Rhondda (Sir Chris Bryant) and I have talked about continue to be rife on resale platforms. The Minister must accept that this derisory and dismal record...

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Natural History Museum
Address of donor: Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for the Arts and Civil Society I attended the trustees dinner of the Natural History Museum with a guest, value £856.91
Date received: 7 June 2023
Date accepted: 7 June 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 1146384)
(Registered 29 June 2023)
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association Ltd
Address of donor: The National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: I attended Queen’s Tennis with a guest, including hospitality, value £326
Date received: 20 June 2023
Date accepted: 20 June 2023
Donor status: company, registration 07459469
(Registered 13 July 2023)
Name of donor: Glyndebourne Productions Ltd
Address of donor: Glyndebourne, Lewes BN8 5UU
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for the Arts and Civil Society I attended a production at Glyndebourne with a guest, including hospitality, value £600
Date received: 27 August 2023
Date accepted: 27 August 2023
Donor status: company, registration 00358266
(Registered 30 August 2023)
Name of donor: Royal Shakespeare Company
Address of donor: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for the Arts and Civil Society I attended a production at the Royal Shakespeare Company with a guest, tickets (£120), hospitality (£133.90), value £253.90
Date received: 3 June 2023
Date accepted: 3 June 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 212481)
(Registered 5 September 2023)
Name of donor: Royal Shakespeare Company
Address of donor: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for the Arts and Civil Society I attended a production at the Royal Shakespeare Company with a guest, tickets (£130), hospitality (£18.14), value £148.14
Date received: 30 August 2023
Date accepted: 30 August 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 212481)
(Registered 5 September 2023)
Name of donor: The Britten Sinfonia
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, Compass House, 80 Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8DZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for the Arts and Civil Society I attended a concert of the Britten Sinfonia with a guest (tickets only), value £100
Date received: 7 April 2023
Date accepted: 7 April 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 291245)
(Registered 13 September 2023)
Name of donor: The Britten Sinfonia
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, Compass House, 80 Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8DZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for the Arts and Civil Society I attended a concert of the Britten Sinfonia with a guest, tickets (£70), hospitality (estimated at £20), value £90
Date received: 24 May 2023
Date accepted: 24 May 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 291245)
(Registered 13 September 2023)
Name of donor: The Britten Sinfonia
Address of donor: 3rd Floor, Compass House, 80 Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8DZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for the Arts and Civil Society I attended a concert of the Britten Sinfonia with a guest, tickets (£96), hospitality (£64), value £160
Date received: 6 September 2023
Date accepted: 6 September 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 291245)
(Registered 13 September 2023)
Name of donor: The Britten Sinfonia
Address of donor: Third Floor, Compass House, 80 Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8DZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for Music and Tourism, I attended a concert of the Britten Sinfonia with a guest (two tickets with hospitality), value £74.40
Date received: 20 October 2023
Date accepted: 20 October 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 291245)
(Registered 30 October 2023)
Name of donor: The Royal Shakespeare Company
Address of donor: Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for Music and Tourism I attended a production at the Royal Shakespeare Company with a guest (two tickets with hospitality), value £97
Date received: 26 October 2023
Date accepted: 26 October 2023
Donor status: other (Charity, registration 212481)
(Registered 3 November 2023)
Name of donor: PRS for Music
Address of donor: Goldings House, 2 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for Music and Tourism, I received two tickets with hospitality for a performance at the Royal Albert Hall, value £570
Date received: 21 November 2023
Date accepted: 21 November 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03444246
(Registered 22 November 2023)
Name of donor: British Museum
Address of donor: Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: I attended a dinner at the British Museum with a guest in my role as Shadow Minister for Music and Tourism, value £545.44
Date received: 15 November 2023
Date accepted: 15 November 2023
Donor status: other
(Registered 14 December 2023)
Name of donor: The Britten Sinfonia
Address of donor: Third Floor, Compass House, 80 Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8DZ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for Music and Tourism I attended a concert of the Britten Sinfonia with a guest, two tickets plus hospitality, value £86
Date received: 12 December 2023
Date accepted: 12 December 2023
Donor status: other (charity, registration 291245)
(Registered 18 December 2023)
Name of donor: Royal Opera House
Address of donor: Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for Music and Tourism I attended a performance at the Royal Opera House with a guest (two tickets and hospitality) (value is estimated), value £478
Date received: 5 February 2024
Date accepted: 5 February 2024
Donor status: other (charity, registration 211775)
(Registered 7 February 2024)
Name of donor: Royal Opera House
Address of donor: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: In my role as Shadow Minister for Music and Tourism I attended a production at the Royal Opera House with a guest (two tickets and hospitality), value £378
Date received: 6 March 2024
Date accepted: 6 March 2024
Donor status: other (charity, 211775)
(Registered 13 March 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
A Trustee of Salford Families in Need Meals Project, a food distribution scheme which serves constituents in Worsley and Eccles South. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 21 April 2021
(Registered 3 March 2023)

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