Baroness Primarolo

Labour Peer

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (since 31 Jan 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (14 Apr 2021 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee ( 4 Nov 2019 to 2 Dec 2019)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee ( 2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, European Union Committee ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (17 May 2018 to 4 Mar 2019)
  • 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)

Recent appearances

  • Infected Blood Inquiry: Compensation Scheme - Question 22 May 2024

    To ask His Majesty’s Government when the compensation scheme recommended by the Infected Blood Inquiry will be established.
  • Infected Blood Inquiry: Compensation Scheme - Question 22 May 2024

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for his reply. As a former Minister for Public Health, I offer my apologies to the victims of this health tragedy—I am very sorry indeed. Can the Minister clarify the Statement he made yesterday and explain what steps the Government are taking to ensure that people who have not received the first interim payment do so as soon as possible?

More of Baroness Primarolo’s recent appearances

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