Baroness Morris of Yardley

Former MP

Labour

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  • Careers Education for Students - Motion to Take Note 6 Sep 2018

    My Lords, I am pleased to take part in this debate and I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Aberdare, on securing it and on the way that he introduced it. His commitment to this area has served us well in previous debates. I am delighted that there is somebody who constantly puts this item on our agenda, and I thank him for that. I very much look forward to the speech from the noble Baroness,...
  • Schools that Work for Everyone Consultation - Statement 14 May 2018

    My Lords—
  • Schools that Work for Everyone Consultation - Statement 14 May 2018

    My Lords, that was a pretty poor Statement and a poor response to the original consultation paper. In the original paper, the Minister talked about selective schools having to help with non-selective education if they were to justify their position. In that consultation paper, he outlined the possibility of a number of sanctions that would take place if grammar schools did not do their bit to...

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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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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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