Baroness Sherlock

Opposition Senior Whip (Lords)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Policy-making: Future Generations - Question 1 Oct 2019

    My Lords, the Minister referred to The Green Book as being the means by which the Government decide how to adjudicate between the interests of different generations. But The Green Book, which is a Treasury document, sets out the tool for analysing or comparing policy objectives using things like net present social value or social time preference rates; you can work out how to judge those...
  • Universal Credit: Managed Migration - Statement 23 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for repeating that Statement. We have had a lot of Statements from DWP in the last year, and there is beginning to be a rule of thumb that the gentler and blander they sound at the time, the more they contrast with the story behind them. I will try to unpack what I think has happened to get us to this point, and I invite the Minister to correct me when she...
  • Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 19 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Naseby, for opening this debate and all noble Lords who have contributed. The noble Lord, Lord Norton of Louth, was quite right; it may be a small debate, but it was a quality one for all that. I have certainly learned a lot this morning. I should say at the start that it is an unexpected treat to be here this morning, but I would have much preferred...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 5 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Senior Whip (Lords) (since 27 May 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 8 Oct 2013)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (18 Mar 2013 to 27 May 2015)

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