Lord Boateng

Former MP


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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 28 Nov 2017

    Improving mental health services for people from black and ethnic minority communities – Lord Boateng. Short debate
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Ethnic Groups: Equality 2 Nov 2017

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they intend to take further to the publication of the Race Disparity Audit commissioned by the Prime Minister.
  • Banks: Immigration Act 2016 - Question 23 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I fear that there is already evidence of a degree of discrimination on the part of banks and other providers of financial services against people of black and minority ethnic origin. What guidance do the Government intend to issue, or have the regulator issue, to banking and financial service providers to avoid this happening when people are called Boateng, or Patel, or Singh, or...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 1 July 2010

Previously MP for Brent South until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

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

Also represented Brent South


Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (3 Dec 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (5 Sep 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Chief Secretary, HM Treasury (29 May 2002 to 11 May 2005)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (29 May 2002 to 6 May 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 24 Jun 2002)
  • Financial Secretary, HM Treasury (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) (28 Oct 1998 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State, Home Office (27 Oct 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (6 May 1997 to 28 Oct 1998)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health (5 May 1997 to 27 Oct 1998)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1992 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1989 to 1 Jan 1992)
  • Member, Environment Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 19 Dec 1989)

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Boateng’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2005: Too little data for valid analysis.
  • Has voted in 46.36% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 32 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.


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