Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • LGBT Community: Domestic Abuse - Question 24 Nov 2020

    My Lords, there is great variance of provision around the country. I am told that in places such as Brighton there is very good provision, ranging from specialist training of front-line responders to refuges, but in other areas, particularly non-metropolitan areas, there can even be no provision. Can the Minister ensure that she is working with the domestic abuse commissioner on these issues,...
  • Migrant Women: Domestic Abuse - Question 23 Nov 2020

    My Lords, the Joint Committee, of which I was a member, was shocked by the evidence from those women with no recourse to public funds about how perpetrators exploited their immigration status. We now know that many of these women, during the pandemic, have been forced by those same perpetrators into sex for survival. It is shocking that in Britain today we are unable to support these women,...
  • Towns Fund - Commons Urgent Question 19 Nov 2020

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for his responses, but his last response gives rise to some concern. It certainly looks as if many of the decisions were partial and, given what was said during the election by the Secretary of State to Conservative candidates about the likelihood of the towns in their constituencies receiving consideration in the towns fund, his view that Ministers used their...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 6 July 2010

Previously MP for North West Durham until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Also represented North West Durham

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Arts: Government Assistance
  • Work Permits: Africa
  • Early Intervention
  • Family Proceedings
  • Entry Clearances: Africa

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Public Services Committee (since 13 Feb 2020)
  • Chair, Public Services Committee (since 13 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Gambling Industry Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint) Committee (6 Mar 2019 to 30 Jun 2019)
  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)
  • Member, European Union Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Soft Power Committee (16 May 2013 to 11 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Adoption Legislation Committee (29 May 2012 to 26 Feb 2013)
  • Minister of State, Cabinet Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister (Cabinet Office) and Minister (Social Exclusion) and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Chief Whip (11 Jun 2001 to 8 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) (8 Jun 2001 to 5 May 2006)
  • Member, Education Committee (1 Jan 1998 to 1 Jan 1998)
  • Minister of State (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) (Local Government) (6 May 1997 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State (Local Government and Housing), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (5 May 1997 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)
  • Member, Education, Science & Arts Committee (8 Mar 1988 to 18 Jan 1989)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (1 Jan 1988 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1988 to 1 Jan 1992)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of advisory board of GovNet Communications. Address: St James Building, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6PP. (£5,001-£10,000)
18 February 2010, received £6,800 for work done in 2009: membership of the advisory board, chairing three one-day conferences, and attending an awards event. Hours: approx 36.5 hrs. (Registered 1 March 2010)
Member of Advisory Board of Sita UK (from 1 January 2010). (£5,001-£10,000)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I attended six matches at the Stadium of Light, three accompanied by my husband, as guest of the Chairman of Sunderland AFC, during the 2008-09 season. (Registered 17 June 2009)

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