Baroness Pitkeathley

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • NHS Long Term Plan - Motion to Take Note 31 Jan 2019

    My Lords, like many in your Lordships’ House, I owe my life to the NHS, so I am always glad of any opportunity to praise it, for which I thank my noble friend, as well as for his wonderful opening speech. I welcome any initiative that helps the NHS to thrive. I shall confine my remarks to how I believe the plan will affect the 6 million carers who underpin any service provided by national...
  • Sepsis: National Register - Question 30 Jan 2019

    I declare an interest as someone who luckily recovered from a total-body sepsis and organ failure. Although more attention is now being given to this devastating illness, thanks to the UK Sepsis Trust among others, I understand that in its early stages, it is very difficult to diagnose. What kind of training and awareness-raising is being given to GPs and other primary care staff to enable...
  • Brexit: Health and Social Care Workforce - Question 13 Dec 2018

    My Lords, the statistics quoted by my noble friend on the Front Bench are pretty frightening, but the knock-on effects on the 6.5 million unpaid carers upon whom our health and social care system depends are even more alarming. In a recent survey, 70% of them doubted their ability to continue caring if more support, much of which comes from these care workers, is not available to them. Will...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Member, Rural Economy Committee (since 17 May 2018)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 29 Nov 2010)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 2 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)
  • 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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