Baroness Sherlock

Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Food Price Rises: Impact on Low-Income Families - Question 25 May 2023

    My Lords, the reality is that food is now the new energy; but it is worse, because households spend more of their budgets on food and it is not cheaper in the summer. In fact, it is worse, because the kids do not get free school meals. Food price inflation of 19% is a disaster for poor families. The Minister will know—because he has read the evidence—that those on low incomes, even in...
  • Child Support (Enforcement) Bill - Second Reading 19 May 2023

    My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Redfern, for introducing the Bill and all noble Lords who have spoken. As we are in the business of confessing past connections, I should probably remind the House of a very distant time when I served as the senior independent director of the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission, and my time as the director of the National Council for One...
  • Child Support (Enforcement) Bill - Second Reading 19 May 2023

    A little less mirth at this point, if you do not mind; I am not that sad! I suggest that if this happens again, although it is an unusual set of circumstances, offering a Keeling schedule to all the sad people around would be a good idea at the outset. It might save us all a lot of time. There is an added complication, in that, at Second Reading in the Commons, my honourable friend Matt Rodda...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 5 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 8 Oct 2013)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (18 May 2021 to 10 May 2022)
  • Opposition Senior Whip (Lords) (27 May 2015 to 15 Apr 2020)
  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (18 Mar 2013 to 27 May 2015)

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