My Lords, further to the Minister's reply to the noble Lord, Lord Hannay of Chiswick, will he clarify whether we continue to have an Africa conflict prevention pool to work in a co-ordinated way on conflict prevention issues on the African continent, and whether that budget has been cut?
My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lady Massey for opening today's debate on an issue that is not only of current importance to our society but crucial to the future well-being of our nation. I shall focus on the interconnectedness between educational achievement, family and community support, and the importance of aspiration and self-belief in our young people. When the Prime Minister...
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Entered the House of Lords on 24 September 1997
Party was Labour until 25 Oct 2009
Other offices held in the past
- Member, House Committee (Lords) (7 Oct 2003 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (7 Oct 2003 to 3 Jul 2007)
- Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (7 Oct 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (7 Oct 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (7 Oct 2003 to 3 Jul 2007)
- President of the Council, Privy Council Office (6 Oct 2003 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Lords (Privy Council Office) (6 Oct 2003 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Secretary of State, Department for International Development (12 May 2003 to 5 Oct 2003)
- The Secretary of State for International Development (12 May 2003 to 6 Oct 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (12 Jun 2001 to 12 May 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (11 Jun 2001 to 12 May 2003)
- Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (7 Dec 2000 to 11 May 2001)
- Government Whip (28 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee F (12 Jan 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Amos’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 0.00% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 6 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 822 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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