Baroness Valentine

Crossbench Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) 11 May 2022

    I begin by adding my welcome to the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Guildford. I also declare that I am director of place and levelling up at Business in the Community, as well as chair of Heathrow Southern Railway. Also, for many years I ran London First and sat on the board of Crossrail. Today, I will focus on the importance of government enabling business to play its part in...
  • Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Community Renewal Fund 9 Nov 2021

    To ask Her Majesty's Government when the allocations for this year's Community Renewal Fund will be announced; and whether they still expect that these projects will be delivered in the current year.
  • Inequalities of Region and Place - Motion to Take Note 14 Oct 2021

    Before I start, I should say that I support the noble Lord, Lord Adonis, on HS2. I have sat on the boards of Crossrail and HS2, but I cannot say it as passionately as the noble Lord just said it. I will talk about some of the issues associated with transport access to the east in my speech. I am delighted that the noble Lord, Lord Liddle, has introduced this important debate. For the last...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 25 October 2005

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (17 May 2018 to 19 Mar 2019)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee B - Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market, Energy and Transport (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)

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