Baroness Ritchie of Brompton

Former Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Education Bill — Second Reading (Continued) 14 Jun 2011

    My Lords, I must declare an interest, first as chairman of the Local Government Association's Children and Young People Board and, since the Children Act 2004, as lead member for family and children's services in Kensington and Chelsea. I have seen first hand how local government can make a positive difference to the lives of people locally. As advocates of diversity in school provision and...
  • Children: Early Intervention — Debate 17 Mar 2011

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lady Walmsley for bringing this important topic to the House for us to debate again. I know that the coalition Government take early intervention very seriously, and I am sure that they will be listening to our contributions-the Minister is with us. I know that they want to ensure that effective strategies are put in place throughout the country. Early...
  • Health: Visitor Service — Question 14 Mar 2011

    My Lords, what work is being done to improve the training of health visitors to enable them to identify the mental health needs of new mothers, which can impact very negatively on the emotional attachment between mother and child?

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Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2010

Left the House of Lords on 24 April 2012 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, HIV and AIDS Committee in the United Kingdom (20 Dec 2010 to 19 Jul 2011)
  • Member, HIV and AIDS Committee in the United Kingdom (20 Dec 2010 to 19 Jul 2011)

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