Baroness Primarolo

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit - Statement 5 Nov 2018

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for the information she has given about the changes made in the Budget last week. However, she will know that the Government had already pre-announced billions of pounds to be cut from the budget that will facilitate universal credit by 2020. Last week’s announcements have given some money back, but not all of it. The Government’s original estimate was that...
  • Automatic Workplace Pension Enrolment - Question for Short Debate 25 Jun 2018

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lord McKenzie on initiating this debate. I echo the very positive points he made about auto-enrolment: it is a good thing and has enabled millions of people to be drawn into workplace pension systems for the first time. The government review published last year concluded that, regrettably, of the 10 million people enrolled for the first time by 2018,...
  • Personal Independence Payment - Statement 4 Jun 2018

    My Lords, in the interests of clarity for the Government and certainty for the claimants, can I return the Minister to the question raised by my noble friend Lady Sherlock? Will the Minister explain to the House how the Government intend to move forward in ensuring that they have identified other cases that are potentially affected by this judgment and the lack of clarity—some might call it...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 8 December 2015

Previously MP for Bristol South until 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Also represented Bristol South


Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

Currently held offices

  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (25 May 2016 to 25 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (8 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Deputy Speaker (Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means) (8 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families) (13 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children, Young People and Families) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health) (29 Jun 2007 to 8 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (2 Dec 2002 to 20 Dec 2004)
  • Paymaster General (HM Treasury) (4 Jan 1999 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (30 Oct 1997 to 12 Jan 1999)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (6 May 1997 to 3 Jan 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 1994 to 1 Jun 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 1992 to 1 Jun 1994)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (11 May 1990 to 16 Mar 1992)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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