Baroness Quin

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Agriculture Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 89ZA 22 Sep 2020

    My Lords, at this late stage and given all the powerful speeches we have heard, I shall be very brief in my remarks, which are aimed at supporting Amendments 89ZA and 93. I also express my support for the remarks made by my noble friend Lord Grantchester in his opening contribution. There have been many excellent speeches, but I was particularly struck by my noble friend Lady Henig’s...
  • Agriculture Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 89ZA 22 Sep 2020

    My Lords, at this late stage and given all the powerful speeches we have heard, I shall be very brief in my remarks, which are aimed at supporting Amendments 89ZA and 93. I also express my support for the remarks made by my noble friend Lord Grantchester in his opening contribution. There have been many excellent speeches, but I was particularly struck by my noble friend Lady Henig’s...
  • Motor Sector: Export Markets - Question 14 Sep 2020

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent discussions they have had with United Kingdom-based motor manufacturers about access to export markets for that sector.

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Profile

Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 June 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Former Member of Parliament for Gateshead East and Washington West; former Minister of State: Home Office, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (11 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Nov 2014)
  • Member, European Union Committee (18 Dec 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (21 May 2013 to 12 Jun 2014)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (8 Oct 2010 to 17 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (19 Feb 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (19 Jun 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (30 Jul 2001 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (30 Jul 2001 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (28 Jul 1998 to 29 Jul 1999)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) (6 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (1 Feb 1989 to 20 Mar 1989)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 20 Mar 1989)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 8 Nov 1995)

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