Lord Knight of Weymouth

Former MP

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Prisons: Smuggling 16 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many convictions (1) the Metropolitan Police Service, and (2) the Crown Prosecution Service, have secured for conveying prohibited items into prisons, since 1 January 2013.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Pentonville Prison 16 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the fulfilment of the duty of care to ensure the safety of prisoners and staff at HMP Pentonville, since 1 January 2013.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Pentonville Prison 16 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the escape of two prisoners from HMP Pentonville in November and other recent security breaches, when they first became aware of deficiencies in the perimeter security at that prison, with particular regard to the nets and windows; and when work to make good those deficiencies will be completed.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 June 2010

Previously MP for South Dorset until 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented South Dorset

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Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Trade and Industry
  • Education and Skills
  • Departmental Policies (South Dorset)
  • Departmental Sponsorship
  • Wind Turbines
  • Local Government Finance (Dorset)
  • Local Government Finance

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (17 Oct 2011 to 18 Jul 2014)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (8 Oct 2010 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Minister of State (the South West), Department for Work and Pensions (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (the South West), Regional Affairs (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (South West) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families (13 Jul 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners) (29 Jun 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Minister of State (Schools and 14-19 Learners), Department for Education and Skills (3 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Schools), Department for Education and Skills (6 Jun 2006 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Minister of State, Department for Education and Skills (8 May 2006 to 6 Jun 2006)
  • Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Schools and 14-19 Learners) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Rural Affairs, Landscape and Biodiversity), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (17 Jun 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Rural Affairs, Landscape and Biodiversity) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • PPS (Team PPS), Department of Health (10 Apr 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • PPS (Ms Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health (13 May 2004 to 10 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Defence Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 20 Oct 2003)

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