Baroness Pinnock

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Levelling Up, Communities and Local Government)

Liberal Democrat Peer

Recent appearances

  • Autumn Statement 2023 - Motion to Take Note 29 Nov 2023

    My Lords, I too welcome the noble Baroness, Lady Vere, to her new ministerial post and I remind the House of my direct interests in local government, as set out in the register. It may not perhaps be surprising that my perspective on the Autumn Statement is somewhat different from the Minister’s. The Autumn Statement provided an opportunity for the Government to set out a coherent strategy...
  • King’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) 9 Nov 2023

    My Lords, it has been a really interesting, wide-ranging and well-informed debate. I hope Ministers have been listening carefully, because they have been given plenty of ideas, freely given, for them to take up and introduce as part of their bid to create a better Britain—or whatever the phrase is. What has become crystal clear during this debate is the disappointment expressed by many at...
  • No-fault Evictions - Question 26 Oct 2023

    For those families dependent on housing benefit to pay their rent, the local housing allowance has been frozen since 2020, and that frozen figure is based on 2018 private rental figures. This forces many families into poverty and food banks so they can manage to pay their way. Can the Minister assure the House that the Government will unfreeze the local housing allowance and bring it up to...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 October 2014

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Levelling Up, Communities and Local Government) (since 19 Sep 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Services Committee (13 Feb 2020 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (28 Oct 2016 to 18 Sep 2021)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)

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