Lord Young of Norwood Green

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill - Second Reading 19 Mar 2021

    My Lords, I declare an interest as an apprenticeships ambassador, and certainly welcome this Bill. I congratulate the MP for the City of Durham and my noble friend Lady Blower on her comprehensive introduction. I have only one concern, which is the reference in the Bill to a simplified safeguarding system. If only that were true. I think that independent providers who do not have school...
  • Covid-19: Government’s Publication of Contracts - Commons Urgent Question 11 Mar 2021

    My Lords, I declare an interest as I am on the advisory board of a local clothing manufacturing company in Haringey in an unremunerated capacity. Can the Minister explain why a high-quality SME capable of supplying reusable, RFID-tagged PPE gowns which can be laundered 70 times at a cost of 80p per wash—compared to disposable gowns which cost £10—and which are better for the environment...
  • Unemployment: Over-50s - Question 9 Mar 2021

    My Lords, what efforts are the job coaches and service centres making to assess the current skills of over-50s and to ensure the necessary retraining to enable re-employment? I hope that the House will recognise the enormous efforts being made by job coaches and service centre staff. The system might need some improvement, so the Kickstart idea is a good example.

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Profile

Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 7 September 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Senior Deputy General Secretary, Communication Workers' Union. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Environment Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (5 May 2016 to 15 Dec 2016)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (13 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • Government Whip (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Postal Affairs and Employment Relations) (also Lord in Waiting) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Skills & Apprenticeships), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Lords in Waiting (Skills & Apprenticeships), HM Household (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (6 Oct 2008 to 9 Oct 2008)
  • Government Whip (6 Oct 2008 to 9 Oct 2008)
  • Government Whip (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) (Skills & Apprenticeships) (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (8 Oct 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)

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