Baroness Chapman of Darlington

Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Protocol - Private Notice Question 13 Oct 2021

    My Lords, I welcome the Minister back from his brief stop in Portugal yesterday. I note that your Lordships’ House was sitting then; we too would have appreciated hearing from him as he announced his new text. Although we welcome the opportunity to hear from the Minister this afternoon, it is a shame that this Question is taking place at 3.45 pm, given that the EU’s proposals for amending...
  • Brexit Opportunities - Statement 16 Sep 2021

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for advance sight of the Statement. Having read it several times, I find myself underwhelmed. Eighteen months since the UK left the European Union— a moment which the Prime Minister referred to as “a new act in our great national drama”— I think we are all left asking the same question: is this it? Dealing with laws that the Government had already...
  • Imports from EU to UK: Grace Period - Question 16 Sep 2021

    My Lords, it is striking that none of the problems raised is anything to do with the Minister or with the Government; it is all about Covid, the French, the Irish or the EU, but the nation is starting to suss this out. The Food and Drink Federation said just this week that the Government are undermining trust and confidence, because responsible businesses prepare for changes that repeatedly...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 1 February 2021

Previously MP for Darlington until 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Also represented Darlington

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Topics of interest

Baroness Chapman of Darlington campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Prison Service
  • Prisoners
  • Mobile Phones
  • Prisons: Private Sector
  • Wormwood Scrubs Prison

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office (since 22 Jun 2021)
  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (since 22 Jun 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (7 Nov 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union) (9 Oct 2016 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Jan 2016 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

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