Baroness Blackstone

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Children’s Health: Vehicle Emissions - Question for Short Debate 11 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I declare an interest as the chairman of the board of trustees of the British Lung Foundation. I expect that, in replying to this debate, the Minister will refer to the clean air strategy, published earlier this year. I acknowledge that much of this is a considerable step forward over what went before. However, there now needs to be greater urgency in implementing the government...
  • Post-18 Review of Education and Funding - Statement 4 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I warmly welcome this report and I congratulate Dr Philip Augar and his team on many of their recommendations. There was one thing that hurt me a little in the foreword, where Dr Augur claims: “No prior government of any persuasion has considered further education to be a priority”. I refute that. When my noble friend Lord Blunkett was Secretary of State and I was the Minister...
  • Post-18 Review of Education and Funding - Statement 4 Jun 2019

    Would it be possible just to say when the spending review is likely to take place?

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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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