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Baroness Taylor of Bolton

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 21 15 Jan 2020

    Will the Minister answer the point raised about the policy areas the Government have in mind where they could use these powers?
  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 21 15 Jan 2020

    My Lords, members of the Constitution Committee are very concerned about this suggestion in the legislation. The case was outlined by the noble Lord, Lord Beith, who went into some detail, so I do not wish to repeat all that. I simply want to ask the Minister, first, whether it is the Government’s intention to use this new subsection (5A)(b), and, secondly, if they will not use it, why it...
  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - Second Reading 13 Jan 2020

    My Lords, many of us are not happy with where we are in this Brexit saga. I for one wish that the Commons had accepted the amendment on the customs union that was so narrowly defeated. However, all of that is water under the bridge, as others have said. What we must do now is try to ensure that all the legislation related to Brexit is fit for purpose. Indeed, that has been the objective of...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 June 2005

Previously MP for Dewsbury until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Bolton West, 1974-1983 and Dewsbury, 1987-2005. Opposition spokesperson on education, 1979-1981, on housing, 1981-1983, on home affairs, 1987-1990 (Shadow Water Minister, 1988) on the environment, 1990-1992; on education, 1992-1994; Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1994-1995 and Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, 1994-1997; President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, 1997-1998; Government Chief Whip, 1998-2001. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 10 October 1974 — General election

Also represented Dewsbury; Bolton West

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Currently held offices

  • Chair, Constitution Committee (since 27 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House (since 20 Dec 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Leader's Group on Governance Committee (23 Mar 2015 to 14 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 27 Jun 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 14 May 2014)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (International Defence and Security), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (International Defence and Security), Ministry of Defence (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence and Security), Ministry of Defence (23 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence and Security), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (23 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (10 Jun 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence and Security) (also in the Ministry of Defence) (8 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (International Defence and Security), Ministry of Defence (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (International Defence and Security) (also in Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (8 Nov 2007 to 9 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement) (7 Nov 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Chairman, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (30 Jul 2001 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Chief Whip (27 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) (27 Jul 1998 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Chair, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (4 Jun 1998 to 29 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (30 Jul 1997 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Lord Privy Seal (3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Privy Council Office) (3 May 1997 to 26 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (23 Oct 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Standards in Public Life Committee (16 Nov 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (1 Aug 1994 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (1 Aug 1994 to 1 Jul 1995)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Apr 1992 to 1 Aug 1994)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (19 Jan 1977 to 4 May 1979)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Football tickets and hospitality from Bolton Wanderers Football Club.
8. Land and Property
Flat in London.

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