Lord Bradley

Former MP


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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Chiropody 27 Apr 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to regulate the use of the description chiropodist in relation to the advertising of services to the public.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services and Social Services 20 Apr 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that there are no legislative barriers to the integration of health and social care services and budgets.
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (3rd Day) 13 Mar 2017

    I strongly support Amendment 150, in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Hannay, and others. The noble Lord rightly posed the question, “Why should we bother?”. As a former associate vice-president of the University of Manchester and now an honorary special adviser to that university, I am well aware of the huge benefit of international students to it and to the city of Manchester...

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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, NHS Sustainability Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 35 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Bradley’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 60 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 60.60% 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") 63 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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