Baroness Morris of Yardley

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Young Adults: Public Service Funding - Motion to Take Note 18 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I join others in thanking and congratulating my noble friend Lady Massey on introducing this debate. Her commitment to this area of policy is well known and long standing. I am grateful for the opportunity it gives us to discuss what one might, without being accused of exaggeration, call a crisis. I also acknowledge the speech that the noble Baroness has just made about the impact...
  • Relationship Education Lessons in Schools - Statement 16 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I offer support to the schools and teachers concerned in this difficult situation. I hear what the Minister says and welcome the efforts that have been made. I chair Birmingham Education Partnership, so I am aware of the distress and difficulties this is causing in the city. For all those efforts, five or six months into this dispute, schools and communities are still fragmented....
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupil Exclusions 27 Jun 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, of the 15 per cent of schools in England who excluded at least one child in 2016–17, what percentage of those schools were (1) maintained schools, and (2) academies.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 June 2005

Previously MP for Birmingham, Yardley until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Birmingham Yardley, 1992-2005. Opposition Whip, 1994-1995; Opposition spokesman for education and employment, 1995-1997; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (School Standards), Department for Education and Employment, 1997-1998; Minister of State, Department of Education and Employment, 1998-2001; Secretary of State for Education and Skills, 2001-2002; Minister of State (Minister for the Arts), Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2003-2005. (from Number 10 press release)

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

Also represented Birmingham, Yardley

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Currently held offices

  • Member, Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 28 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Social Mobility Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 16 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (16 May 2012 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (24 Nov 2009 to 15 May 2012)
  • Minister of State (Arts), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (13 Jun 2003 to 11 May 2005)
  • Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts) (13 Jun 2003 to 5 May 2005)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (8 Jun 2001 to 25 Oct 2002)
  • Secretary of State for Education and Skills (8 Jun 2001 to 24 Oct 2002)
  • Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment (28 Jul 1998 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State (Department for Education and Employment) (School Standards) (28 Jul 1998 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (School Standards), Department for Education and Employment (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Employment) (2 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 1992 to 9 Dec 1994)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
3 July 2004, I was a guest of Coca-Cola at the Women's Singles Finals at Wimbledon Tennis Club. (Registered 21 September 2004)

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