Lord Field of Birkenhead

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery: Victims 22 Feb 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Lord Murray of Blidworth on 10 May 2023 (HL Deb col 1923) that they are "committed to tackling the heinous crime of modern slavery and supporting victims", what steps they are taking to protect the rights of genuine victims of slavery.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery 20 Feb 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to tackle modern slavery.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Healthy Start Scheme 20 Feb 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government, in each of the past 12 months for which data are available, how much money was (1) credited to NHS Healthy Start cards, (2) used by entitled beneficiaries within the period of time they have available to spend that money on valid items, and (3) not used.

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 11 September 2020

Previously MP for Birkenhead until 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Party was Labour until 29 Aug 2018; Independent until 6 Nov 2019; Non-affiliated until 5 Oct 2020

Also represented Birkenhead

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Topics of interest

Lord Field of Birkenhead campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Work and Pensions
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Universal Credit
  • Tax Credits
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Welfare Tax Credits
  • Child Support Agency

Currently held offices

  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 26 Jan 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee Sub-committee on the effectiveness and influence of the select committee system (13 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) ( 6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Oct 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Chair, Work and Pensions Committee (12 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Work and Pensions Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Work and Pensions Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee ( 9 Jan 2014 to 3 Apr 2014)
  • Chair, Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee ( 9 Jan 2014 to 3 Apr 2014)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) ( 6 Jul 2005 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 May 2002 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (31 Jan 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Minister (Department of Social Security) (Welfare Reform) ( 3 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Chair, Social Security Committee (18 Nov 1993 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Chair, Social Security Committee (18 Nov 1993 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 18 Nov 1993)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (17 Jun 1987 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Chair, Social Services Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) ( 1 Jun 1980 to 1 Jun 1981)
  • Member, Social Services Committee ( 3 May 1979 to 23 Jan 1981)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

8. Miscellaneous
Non-executive chairman of Medicash Health Benefits Ltd (non–executive). Address: Merchants Court, 2-12 Lord Street, Liverpool, L2 1TS. I have waived remuneration for this role, but Medicash may choose to make a donation to a charity or charities of its choice, at its discretion. (Updated 14 January 2014)
Co-Chair of the Cross Party Group on Balanced Migration. Migrationwatch UK provides secretarial, research and administrative support, pays for printing costs and maintains the group’s website. Quiller Consultants, which is a consultancy, is paid by its client, Migrationwatch UK, to act as consultants to the group. (Registered 24 May 2011)

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