Baroness Verma

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Health and Care Bill - Committee (5th Day): Amendment 83 24 Jan 2022

    My Lords, I declare my interest in the register. I am making a very short intervention just to talk about care workers. While there has been a great emphasis on the NHS, the crisis that the care sector is facing now is absolutely devastating. I was with care managers this morning, and they were wondering how they were going to manage the next few weeks, never mind the next few years. I urge...
  • Independent Fan-led Review of Football Governance - Commons Urgent Question 29 Nov 2021

    My Lords, will my noble friend, in asking for better commitment towards fans, also recognise that, if fans were much more involved in the management of their clubs, we might be able to reduce the scale of racism that has come into football?
  • Racism in Cricket - Commons Urgent Question 10 Nov 2021

    My Lords, I welcome the actions of the noble Lord, Lord Patel, but can my noble friend the Minister look at all sports? It is not just cricket: it is football—it is every sport. If you are a person of colour, the pain that you suffer, as those sitting here of colour will know, stays with you for life. It is important that we start looking at these clubs. They make huge amounts of money....

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 June 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Founder, Domiciliary Care Services UK Ltd. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Chair, EU Goods Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)
  • Chair, EU Goods Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, European Union Committee (since 13 Sep 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (13 Sep 2016 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Chair, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (13 Sep 2016 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (12 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (6 Sep 2012 to 7 May 2015)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Department of Business, Innovation and Skills) (5 Sep 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Home Office) (Equalities and Women's Issues) (13 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (11 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Department for International Development) (11 May 2010 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Children, Schools and Families), Shadow Minister (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Universities and Skills), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Children, Schools & Families), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Universities and Skills (4 Jun 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Children, Schools and Families (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Innovation, Universities and Skills (9 Jul 2007 to 4 Jun 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Education (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Health (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)

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