Lord Baker of Dorking

Conservative Peer

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  • Nuclear Energy: Small Modular Reactors - Question 10 Jun 2019

    My Lords, is the Minister aware that at Sellafield there is a university technical college for training 14 to 18 year-olds? Last July, 80% of its leavers became apprentices in the industry and 20% went on to study nuclear and STEM courses at university. We are providing the expert staff of the future for not only Sellafield but other sites.
  • Museums - Question 10 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I hope the Minister recognises the importance of small museums. The most successful small museum in London is the Cartoon Museum, which has been running for 20 years. This week, it moves to new and enlarged premises in Wells Street, near Oxford Street. I hope he and other Members of this House will visit this museum—they might see themselves there. It is the only public building...
  • Apprenticeships - Question 13 May 2019

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for his personal support of university technical colleges. Some 30% of students from these 48 colleges become apprentices each year. The one at Sellafield had 80% apprentices last year, which compares with an average of only 6% from ordinary comprehensives in England. All technical education is being squeezed out of pre-16 education, because it is being asked to...

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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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