Baroness Stedman-Scott

Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

Conservative Peer

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  • Bereavement Benefit - Question 9 Apr 2019

    My Lords, Her Majesty’s Government will assess the impact of this benefit, including for parents with dependent children, once sufficient evidence is available to consider all aspects of the policy. Work has already begun in this area, but we need to ensure that we build in enough time for the reforms to fully bed in. I am sorry that I am unable to confirm a timetable at this moment, but we...
  • Bereavement Benefit - Question 9 Apr 2019

    My Lords, the situation to which my noble friend refers—being bereaved of a loved one—is pretty traumatic and devastating, and our hearts go out to the bereaved. I would find myself in difficulty if I gave any impression that a new policy will be developed in this field. However, I and my colleagues in the department are very happy to meet to hear ideas about how a benefit could be...
  • Bereavement Benefit - Question 9 Apr 2019

    Indeed. The judgment was clear that the current situation remains unchanged, and the ruling does not change eligibility rules for receiving benefits. However, the Government recognise that they have an incompatible law on the statute book and are actively considering options.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 27 Oct 2017)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 27 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Select Committee on Charities (25 May 2016 to 26 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Social Mobility Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 16 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (9 Jan 2013 to 18 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)


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