Baroness Corston

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: British Nationals Abroad: Syria 23 May 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many UK nationals have returned from Syria in the last three years for which figures are available.
  • Family Courts: Domestic Violence - Question 21 May 2019

    My Lords, Women’s Aid published research last year showing very harmful gender-stereotypical attitudes to women survivors of domestic abuse and their children in our family courts. Does the Minister think that there is a connection between that and the fact that the Government’s gender strategy shows that 60% of the women in our prisons are victims of domestic violence?
  • Stalking - Question 14 May 2019

    My Lords—

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 July 2005

Previously MP for Bristol East until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Bristol East, 1992-2005. Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, 1997-2001; Chair of the Parliamentary Labour Party, 2001- 2005. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Bristol East


Currently held offices

  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 27 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Social Mobility Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 16 Mar 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (10 Nov 2014 to 11 Nov 2014)
  • Chair, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (21 May 2013 to 10 Nov 2014)
  • Member, European Union Committee (16 May 2013 to 27 Nov 2014)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (26 Jul 2012 to 21 May 2013)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 4 Jul 2013)
  • Chairman, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (5 Nov 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Chair, Parliamentary Labour Party (7 Jun 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Chair, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (17 Jan 2001 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (27 Nov 1995 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Agriculture Committee (26 Oct 1992 to 15 Dec 1996)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

6. Overseas visits
18-25 September 2004, to Hong Kong, sponsored by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administration Region. (Registered 4 October 2004)
10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Barrister at Law (no longer practising).

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