Baroness Blackstone

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • International Women’s Day - Motion to Take Note 7 Mar 2019

    My Lords, each year when International Women’s Day comes round, we can celebrate the extraordinary contributions that women have made both nationally and internationally. We can also celebrate the fact that in many aspects of women’s lives there are improvements over what went before. However, we cannot be complacent and assume that gender equality is just a few years away. It is not. On...
  • Assisted Suicide - Question 14 Feb 2019

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of Geoffrey Whaley’s case, what assessment they have made of the Crown Prosecution Service’s Policy for Prosecutors in respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide.
  • Assisted Suicide - Question 14 Feb 2019

    I thank the Minister for his reply, but does he really think that it is a good use of police time to interview, under caution, the wife of a dying man who wishes to choose how he dies? In the light of the Whaley story and loving families being treated like criminals, does the Minister think that the law on assisted dying is working well?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1987

Currently held offices

  • Member, Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee (since 17 May 2018)
  • Member, Freedom of Information Advisory Panel (Lords) (since 7 Dec 2004)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (23 Oct 2017 to 4 Jun 2018)
  • Member, Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee (25 May 2016 to 5 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (8 Jan 2014 to 11 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (16 May 2013 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (29 May 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Minister of State (the Arts), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts) (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Minister of State (Education and Employment), Department for Education and Employment (5 May 1997 to 11 Jun 2001)

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