Baroness Bakewell


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  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (1st Day) 6 Mar 2017

    I wish to support the amendment for its reference to, “including those with experience of part-time, adult and distance learning”. I support it in the light of the changing demographics, which are probably more extreme than people realise in this country. We can now expect anyone born today to have a very high chance of living to be 100, and certainly to 90. The fall-out of this...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (1st Day) 6 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I, too, support the amendment. We need to have a status of title that puts universities and higher education in an elevated place in our society. We know that “students” comes trailing clouds of all sorts of other implications that may not be appropriate. Education and universities are serious, hard-core activities on which this country depends, and they deserve respect.
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 11 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I support this amendment and Amendments 32, 41, 46 and 172, to the latter of which my name is attached. I have already spoken on this issue several times, as it is of pressing importance to me. I am president of Birkbeck, which caters for part-time study. However, I emphasise the tenor in which this concept sits within the Bill. Constantly, amendment after amendment states the...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 25 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Lord Speaker's Advisory Panel on Works of Art (since 25 Jan 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Communications Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)


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