Baroness Thornton

Shadow Spokesperson (Health)


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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 22 Nov 2018

    How much of the NHS mental health budget goes towards intervention to address domestic and sexual violence and abuse – Baroness Thornton. Oral questions; 11:00 am
  • Vaping - Question 13 Nov 2018

    The noble Lord, Lord Vaux, asked a legitimate Question about the flavoured nicotine substitutes that are on sale. If the Minister believes that we might see the emergence of vape flavours such as unicorn milk and rocket popsicles—which can only be designed to appeal to young people—can he confirm that the Government have plans for dealing with that?
  • NHS: Staff - Question 13 Nov 2018

    My Lords, 63,000 NHS staff in England are EU nationals; that is 5.6% of all staff. London in particular relies on staff from EU countries, with one-third of all EU NHS staff working in London. We seem to be facing a Brexit emergency here. How will the Government manage both the transition and the long-term recruitment and staffing of the NHS under these circumstances?

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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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