Baroness Blackstone

Independent Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • International Development White Paper - Statement 23 Nov 2023

    My Lords, I welcome a great deal about this White Paper, but there have been massive cuts to the development aid to advance women’s sexual and reproductive rights, as far as their health is concerned, since the aid budget plummeted from 0.7% to 0.5% of gross national income. I note that the White Paper is going extend work in this area, and the Minister has said a little about that. Can he...
  • Climate and Nature - Question 22 Nov 2023

    My Lords, climate change reduces crop yields and lowers the quality of food. This affects household and global food security, so how are the Government working with global partners to shore up good systems for food resilience?
  • Occupied Palestinian Territories: Humanitarian Situation - Statement 9 Nov 2023

    My Lords, I welcome many aspects of the Statement and that at last the Government are properly acknowledging the calamitous effects of the Israeli bombardment on Palestinian civilians in Gaza. I regret that the Statement makes no reference to the terrible toll on children, not just the many deaths and the serious injuries but the trauma they are suffering which will affect their lives for...

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Independent Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 March 1987

Party was Labour until 1 Jan 2018

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Affairs Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Freedom of Information Advisory Panel (Lords) (since 7 Dec 2004)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Relations and Defence Committee ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee (17 May 2018 to 26 Mar 2019)
  • 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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