Baroness Bakewell

Labour Peer

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 25 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Environment and Climate Change Committee (since 14 Feb 2024)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Built Environment Committee (14 Apr 2021 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee ( 6 Sep 2018 to 19 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee (17 May 2018 to 19 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Artificial Intelligence Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Lord Speaker's Advisory Panel on Works of Art (25 Jan 2017 to 23 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) ( 8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

Recent appearances

  • Farmers: Flooding Compensation - Question 16 Apr 2024

    My Lords, to follow on from the question asked by the noble Baroness, Lady McIntosh, the announcement by the Prime Minister in February of £75 million funding for internal drainage boards is to be welcomed. There are 112 independent IDBs in England. The consultation on the alternative valuation calculation statutory instrument is due to end this Friday. Is the allocation of the £75 million...
  • Arts - Motion to Take Note 1 Feb 2024

    My Lords, I thank my fellow Peer and noble friend Lord Bragg for introducing this debate. He is not in the Chamber at the moment; I think he is out in the Lobby being interviewed for television. He cannot spread the message too far and too fast. I support his proposition that the economy of this country and the well-being of its people benefit both in money and in spiritual well-being from...
  • Residential Accommodation: Empty Homes - Question 23 Oct 2023

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what plans they have to convert empty homes into residential accommodation

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