Lord Baker of Dorking


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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Mobile Phones: Iford 12 Nov 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have received any information from O2 as to when they will improve the mobile telephony in the village of Iford in East Sussex.
  • Design Engineer Construct Programme - Question 5 Nov 2018

    I thank the Minister for referring to UTCs. The decision to remove these two exams is a mistake. It reduces further the amount of technical education in our secondary schools. Design and technology has already fallen by 57% in the lifetime of this Government. T-levels in engineering will not come in until 2023 and 2025. University technical colleges are the only colleges in the country that...
  • Children: Welfare, Life Chances and Social Mobility - Motion to Take Note 1 Nov 2018

    I congratulate the noble Baroness on initiating this debate on the impact of education on social mobility. She is quite right to emphasise that if we are to improve social mobility it must start in nursery schools and primary schools. They do a good job of it, but it runs into the sand at later stages, particularly when youngsters transfer from primary to secondary at age 11. The 11 to 14 age...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (16 Apr 2007 to 21 May 2012)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (28 Nov 1990 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (24 Jul 1989 to 28 Nov 1990)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (24 Jul 1989 to 28 Nov 1990)
  • Secretary of State for Education and Science (21 May 1986 to 23 Jul 1989)
  • Secretary of State for Environment (2 Sep 1985 to 20 May 1986)
  • Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Local Government) (11 Sep 1984 to 1 Sep 1985)
  • Minister of State (Industry & Information Technology) (13 Jun 1983 to 10 Sep 1984)
  • Minister of State (Department of Industry) (5 Jan 1981 to 12 Jun 1983)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (3 May 1979 to 30 Jan 1981)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (3 May 1979 to 3 Mar 1980)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Civil Service Department) (7 Apr 1972 to 4 Mar 1974)


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