Baroness Lockwood

Former Labour Peer


Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1978

Left the House of Lords on 18 May 2017

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct ( 8 Oct 2007 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (10 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Ceremony of Introduction (17 Dec 1997 to 30 Apr 1998)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (28 Nov 1995 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, European Union Committee (30 Nov 1989 to 5 Nov 1993)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (15 Nov 1984 to 1 Nov 1990)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (15 Nov 1984 to 6 Nov 1986)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C (13 Nov 1984 to 5 Nov 1993)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (30 Jan 1984 to 1 Nov 1990)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (30 Jan 1984 to 1 Nov 1990)

Recent appearances

  • Women: Government Policy 6 Mar 2008

    My Lords, I, too, want to fasten on to the issue of equal pay. I was inspired to do so and informed by attending the launch of the TUC women's archive on the struggle for equal pay, which took place just over a week ago. My noble friend indicated in her speech that the 1970 Equal Pay Act was an important piece of legislation. It certainly was. It firmly established in law the principle of...
  • Pensions Bill 4 Jul 2007

    My Lords, I hope that my noble friend the Minister will be able to accept the amendment tabled by my noble friend Lady Hollis. In effect, it deals with the historical problem of women not being encouraged to pay their own contributions or to think in terms of earning a pension in their own right. Policies have changed, and the Government's policy is to encourage people to save and invest as...
  • Skills Base 28 Jun 2007

    My Lords, I am sure that my noble friend Lord Leitch must feel encouraged by the response to his important report this afternoon and by the consensus across the House on all aspects of the problem. I shall focus largely on higher education. Noble Lords may recall that I have a long-standing interest in higher education, which stems from my association with the University of Bradford, where I...

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