Lord Bradley

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners' Release: Females 6 Mar 2023

    To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that women released from prison (1) that have served a short sentence, and (2) that were not sentenced following remand, receive support from the Probation Service.
  • Adult Social Care - Question 20 Feb 2023

    My Lords—
  • Adult Social Care - Question 20 Feb 2023

    My Lords, I too was a member of the Select Committee. One of the other key recommendations of our report was the establishment of a commissioner for care and support, to act as a champion for older adults, disabled people and, crucially, for unpaid carers, and that we should prioritise to ensure a review, update and implementation of the Care Act. Do the Government support these proposals?

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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


Currently held offices

  • Member, Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill (since 19 Jul 2022)
  • Member, Adult Social Care Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • 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 and Social Care 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)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (1 Jan 1996 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Member, Agriculture Committee (31 Oct 1991 to 10 Feb 1992)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Social Security) (1 Jan 1991 to 1 Jan 1996)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1991 to 1 Jan 1996)

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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