Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill

Deputy Chairman of Committees

Labour Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Probation Services - Statement 15 Jun 2020

    Can the Minister assure me that there will be much greater use of women’s centres, which provide an important alternative to custody for vulnerable female offenders? These centres have suffered during the experiment of part-privatisation. What can be done to ensure that they are returned to full capacity and that their number is increased?
  • Covid-19: Masks - Question for Short Debate 11 Jun 2020

    My Lords, I too welcome the Government’s sadly rather late decision to advise the mandatory wearing of face coverings on public transport from next Monday. The Mayor of London had recommended this two months ago at the height of the pandemic, when drivers were already dying. I asked on two occasions in late April when Ministers would consider encouraging the public to wear coverings, only...
  • National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Regret 8 Jun 2020

    I thank my noble friend Lord Hunt for securing this timely debate. I absolutely agree that the long-term sustainability of care homes must be a priority for the Government both now and in the future. When will the long-promised Green Paper be published? The pandemic has shone a fierce light on the lives of those dependent on social care. The public now understand the heroic work done by care...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 29 Jul 2020)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (16 May 2013 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (9 Jan 2013 to 18 Jun 2013)
  • Member, HIV and AIDS Committee in the United Kingdom (20 Dec 2010 to 19 Jul 2011)

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