Baroness Stuart of Edgbaston

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@GiselaStuart

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  • Assisted Dying Bill [HL] - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion 22 Oct 2021

    My Lords, Kierkegaard tells us that life is lived forwards but understood backwards. What we do today, sometimes with the very best intentions, and what we quite rightly today think is modest and merely a step towards relieving suffering, may in time lay the foundations for things that we neither intended nor wished to happen. I accept that facts about the future are hard to come by, but I do...
  • COVID-19: Type 2 Diabetes - Question 21 Oct 2021

    My Lords, the Minister made reference to the well-being strategy in his opening Answer. In the interest of joined-up government, I also urge him to take notice of another strategy, the Dimbleby review of the national food strategy. None of these problems will be resolved unless we go to their root, which is our attitude to food availability and the supply chain.
  • Prime Minister: Meeting with First Ministers - Question 20 Oct 2021

    My Lords, when the Prime Minister next meets the First Ministers in the new year, I hope it will be a convivial and friendly gathering. I hope that all in the room will reflect on how they responded to Covid and to some of the backlogs in education and health, and that each part will find that they have done some things better and others worse. Could we encourage them to compare their...

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 7 September 2020

Previously MP for Birmingham, Edgbaston until 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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

Party was Labour until 3 May 2017

Also represented Birmingham, Edgbaston

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Topics of interest

Baroness Stuart of Edgbaston campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Defence
  • Home Department
  • Transplants
  • Financial Assistance Scheme
  • Royal Mint
  • Khat
  • Armed Forces: Hearing Impairment

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Administration Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Defence Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Accommodation and works Committee (13 Jun 2006 to 18 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (17 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 9 Nov 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Editor of The House Magazine (Dods Parliamentary), 21 Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BP. Paid £2,200 per month until further notice. Hours 16 hrs per month. (Updated 7 and 8 July 2015)
Speaking at seminars for Cumberlege Connections. Address: Cumberlege Connections, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA.
8 July 2016, payment of £400 for leadership training. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 11 July 2016)
19 January 2017, payment of £350 for leadership training. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 20 January 2017)
27 April 2017, received £350 for leadership training. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 02 May 2017)
Payments from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA:
26 July 2016, received £150 for an appearance on 'Any Questions'. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 27 July 2016)
29 July 2016, received £200 from the Daily Telegraph, Telegraph Media Group, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0DT, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 08 August 2016)
28 July 2016, received £500 from Intelligence Squared Ltd, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3LQ, for taking part in a debate. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 30 August 2016)
9 November 2016, received £870 from Allianz Kulturstiftung, Pariser Platz, D 10117 Berlin for participating in a debate. Flights also paid for. Hours: 12 hrs. (Registered 14 November 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Address of donor: Astana 010000, Kazakhstan

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Total value of £3,850, comprising flights £2,000, accommodation £1,500, transport and hospitality £350

Destination of visit: Astana

Dates of visit: 4–8 October 2016

Purpose of visit: as part of the APPG on Kazakhstan, meetings with Senate, Parliament, Prime Minister, Education Minister, Human Rights Commissioner and Sovereign Wealth Fund managers to discuss bilateral relationships.

(Registered 18 October 2016)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
Until 15 June 2016, Vestra Wealth LLP; a private wealth management company. This interest achieved registrable value on 25 January 2016. (Registered 27 January 2016; updated 20 June 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated trustee of Reading Force, a charity which supports service families. (Registered 02 June 2014)
From 13 March 2016 until 7 July 2016, unremunerated Chair of the Board of Vote Leave, Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP; a company set up to campaign in the referendum on EU membership for a Leave vote. (Registered 16 May 2016; updated 5 July 2016)
From April 2016, an unremunerated director of Living and Dying Well. (Registered 18 July 2016)

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