Lord Bradley

Former MP


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Recent appearances

  • Social Care - Statement 7 Dec 2017

    My Lords, I was pleased to be a member of the Select Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS, the title of which was extended to include social care. The consultation seems to be constructed to continue the siloing of social care away from the broader care system between the NHS and social care. Will the Minister confirm that the whole relationship and integration of the NHS and...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Mental Health Services 15 Nov 2017

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of mental health crisis care units on reducing pressure on accident and emergency departments.
  • Women’s Suffrage Centenary Fund - Question 2 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I am well aware of the keen interest that the Minister takes in her home-based activities in Manchester. Will she commend the campaign of Councillor Andrew Simcock of Manchester City Council to erect a statue to Emmeline Pankhurst, the leader of the suffragette movement—the first statue for women in the city—and ensure that Manchester gets a fair share of the fund when...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 July 2006

Previously MP for Manchester, Withington until 11 April 2005 — General election (stood again)

Positions held at time of appointment: Former Member of Parliament for Manchester,Withington; former Minister of State, Home Office. (from Number 10 press release)

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

Also represented Manchester, Withington


Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee (25 May 2016 to 5 Apr 2017)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Nov 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Nov 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (13 Nov 2007 to 30 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Health Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Health Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Minister of State (Prisons), Home Office (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) (Prisons) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (1 Jul 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Deputy Chief Whip (28 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (27 Jul 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Treasurer of HM Household (Deputy Chief Whip) (1 Jan 1998 to 1 Jan 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Social Security (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (2 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1996 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Member, Agriculture Committee (31 Oct 1991 to 10 Feb 1992)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1991 to 1 Jan 1996)


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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Bradley’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 125 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 60.30% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above 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") 64 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I occasionally visit Old Trafford Football Ground and Old Trafford Cricket Ground during the season as a guest of Manchester Airport PLC. Such visits sometimes include one or more of my children.

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