Lord Watson of Invergowrie

Shadow Spokesperson (Education)


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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 24 Jul 2018

    Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (Cooperation and Information Sharing) Regulations 2018 - Motion to regret – Lord Watson of Invergowrie. Orders and regulations
  • Relationships and Sex Education - Statement 19 Jul 2018

    My Lords, with the permission of the House, I would like to return to a point that I asked the Minister about when I spoke earlier, which is the issue of faith schools. The noble Lord, Lord Storey, raised a similar point. If there is any difficulty in making this guidance effective, that is most likely where it would occur. The point I specifically asked was, what happens where the school...
  • Relationships and Sex Education - Statement 19 Jul 2018

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for repeating the Statement and for arranging a briefing with his colleague the Schools Minister, Mr Gibb, yesterday for myself and other noble Lords. The guidance has a 15-week consultation period, which I presume starts today. Six of those 15 weeks will be taken up by the school holidays, when parents, children and teachers tend be doing other things, so it is...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (12 Jan 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (20 Jan 1995 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (15 Dec 1989 to 2 Mar 1995)


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