Baroness Hughes of Stretford

Former MP


A selection of Baroness Hughes of Stretford's votes

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  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions
  • Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords
  • Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Children and Social Work Bill [HL] - Second Reading 14 Jun 2016

    My Lords, this Bill rehearses a number of themes with which we are all very familiar because we know they are important to improving the outcomes for children in care, and it revisits those themes with further measures. While we would all welcome the opportunity to improve the system even further, it is at the same time dispiriting that we need to return to these issues because the outcomes...
  • Education and Adoption Bill: Report (2nd Day) 16 Dec 2015

    I really meant that, in the event that the provisions of government Amendment 24 were to be invoked because an academy was either coasting or failing, what did the Minister envisage would be the timescale to get it back on track?
  • Education and Adoption Bill: Report (2nd Day) 16 Dec 2015

    My Lords, I welcome the opportunity to respond to the amendments in this group after our deliberations in Committee. Before doing so, I apologise to the House: I very much wanted to take a full part in this debate, having raised many of these issues in Committee, but I have a personal appointment first thing in the morning in Manchester which I must keep. I am afraid that I have had to book a...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 July 2010

Previously MP for Stretford and Urmston until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Stretford and Urmston


Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • DecaBDE

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (13 Oct 2010 to 1 Jul 2014)
  • Minister of State (Children, Young People and Families; Minister for the North West), Department for Children, Schools and Families (13 Jul 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children and Youth Justice) (and Minister for the North West) (28 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Children, Young People and Families), Department for Education and Skills (17 Jun 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Children), Department for Education and Skills (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Children, Young People and Families) (10 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Citizenship and Immigration), Home Office (29 May 2002 to 1 Apr 2004)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) (Citizenship, Immigration and Counter-Terrorism) (29 May 2002 to 1 Apr 2004)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 9 Nov 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.


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