Baroness Thornton

Shadow Spokesperson (Health)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Health: HIV - Question 25 Mar 2019

    My Lords, it is greatly to be welcomed that science is now leading us to end new transmissions by 2030. But is the Minister aware that women who are HIV-positive are four to five times more likely to develop cervical cancer? I agree with the noble Lord that there is a need for a new strategy. Will the forward plan and investment in public health recognise the need for investment in prevention...
  • Health Services (Cross-Border Health Care and Miscellaneous Amendments) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve 21 Mar 2019

    I hope the Minister does not mind, but while she was speaking I went to GOV.UK to have a look. She is quite right that there is a lot of information there, but if I want to know about healthcare in France or wherever, I will go to the NHS website. That is the first place I would think of going. If I want to know about my passport or that sort of thing, I would go to GOV.UK or the Home Office....
  • Health Services (Cross-Border Health Care and Miscellaneous Amendments) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve 21 Mar 2019

    I thank the Minister for introducing the regulations and for clarifying the position on the National Health Service (Cross-Border Healthcare and Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations—I have just taken about four pages out of my speech. I am sure that we will meet at the Dispatch Box to discuss them at some point next week. The transitional elements allow for all ongoing...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1998

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (since 1 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Equalities and Women's Issues) (17 Oct 2011 to 1 Jul 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (19 Feb 2010 to 6 May 2010)
  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (18 Feb 2008 to 19 Feb 2010)
  • Government Whip (25 Jan 2008 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Member, Communications Committee (23 Apr 2007 to 18 Dec 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (6 Dec 1999 to 30 Nov 2000)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C (24 Nov 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)


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