Baroness Pitkeathley

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Labour Peer

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs were less able to vote in Parliament in certain periods, and this will be reflected by absences in their voting record.

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Judges and Magistrates: Training 25 Jan 2023

    To ask His Majesty's Government what is the percentage of (1) family judges, and (2) magistrates, who have completed the (a) continuation training, (b) digital training, and (c) face-to-face training, on domestic abuse that is available through the Judicial College.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Judges and Magistrates: Training 25 Jan 2023

    To ask His Majesty's Government what are the names of (1) the individuals, and (2) the organisations, who (a) write, and (b) deliver, the Judicial College training on domestic abuse to family judges and magistrates.
  • Times Health Commission - Question 19 Jan 2023

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that, in any investigation of health and social care, the voices of patients and users must be loud and strong? How are the Government going to ensure that this happens?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Integration of Primary and Community Care Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)
  • Chair, Integration of Primary and Community Care Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 9 Dec 2002)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 19 Nov 2002)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Services Committee (13 Feb 2020 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Rural Economy Committee (17 May 2018 to 26 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 28 Mar 2018)
  • Chair, Select Committee on Charities (25 May 2016 to 26 Mar 2017)
  • Chair, Select Committee on Charities (25 May 2016 to 26 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 15 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Draft Care and Support Bill Committee (22 Nov 2012 to 6 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (22 Jun 2010 to 10 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Refreshment Sub Committee (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1999 to 7 May 2005)

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