Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Conservative Peer

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Covid-19 Update - Statement 23 Sep 2020

    My Lords, I ask the Minister whether the Government have considered better ways of communicating the data to the public. One of the things that many of us have found, in talking the issues through with the general public, is that they simply do not understand the limitations of data analysis, which inevitably will be part of the whole story. Therefore, particularly when it concerns younger...
  • Aid Spending - Private Notice Question 2 Sep 2020

    Can the Minister give us more assistance in developing public health training, because it is the lack of public health training in many of the countries concerned with Covid-19 that is putting them at even greater risk than they are already? Will she also discuss with the Foreign and Development Secretary the whole question of training officials from the two participating departments, perhaps...
  • Syria - Statement 24 Feb 2020

    Is my noble friend able to tell the House what more can be done through the ICRC to help with the appalling situation faced by children and women heads of families in the Idlib area particularly, where literally the most vulnerable are the key targets for the Russian attacks?

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1992

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Goods Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jun 2018 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Overseas Development) (24 Jul 1989 to 1 May 1997)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (11 Jan 1986 to 24 Jul 1989)
  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (18 Oct 1983 to 10 Jan 1986)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (5 Mar 1982 to 18 Oct 1983)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Security) (7 May 1979 to 5 Mar 1982)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Department of Health and Social Security) (1 Jan 1976 to 3 May 1979)

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