Baroness Wall of New Barnet

Former Labour Peer

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Technical Education and Apprenticeships - Question 7 Dec 2016

    My Lords, the noble Baroness raises some very interesting points, which have been around for a long time. Since the Labour Government raised the profile of apprenticeships, things have moved on. One thing that employers find is that parents are often the issue—they sometimes feel that being an apprentice is not as good as going to university. I just wonder how we can help them change their...
  • EU Nationals: Legal Status - Statement 4 Jul 2016

    My Lords, my noble friend on the Front Bench talked about someone who was very close to him. Is the Minister aware that there are staff in this House who are now questioning all the time what is going to happen to them? There are Italians and Portuguese, for example, who look after us so well. There is uncertainty surrounding their children who have been born here, while they themselves came...
  • NHS: Unsafe Hospital Discharges - Question 15 Jun 2016

    My Lords, the Minister has referred to the STP, the sustainable transformation plan. Could he accelerate the way in which that plan is now going? We are into phase one, and some of the shocking things in the report that the noble Baroness, Lady Walmsley, has referred to could be remedied by using the STP properly. I wonder if we should look further and quicker at how we can achieve that.

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Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 June 2004

Left the House of Lords on 25 January 2017

Positions held at time of appointment: National Secretary and Head of Policy, AMICUS. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (16 Dec 2008 to 15 May 2013)

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