Baroness Evans of Bowes Park

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 October 2014

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education for 11–16 Year Olds Committee (31 Jan 2023 to 23 Nov 2023)
  • Member, House of Lords Commission ( 1 Sep 2016 to 12 Oct 2022)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (18 Jul 2016 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (18 Jul 2016 to 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (18 Jul 2016 to 9 May 2019)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (18 Jul 2016 to 20 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (18 Jul 2016 to 12 Oct 2022)
  • Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal (14 Jul 2016 to 5 Sep 2022)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (14 May 2015 to 14 Jul 2016)

Recent appearances

  • Schools: Music, Art, Craft and Dance - Question 16 Oct 2023

    I refer noble Lords to my entry in the register of interests. Earlier this year, I attended a performance of scenes from Shakespeare plays by year 5s from North Wootton Academy at St George’s Guildhall, the oldest working theatre in the UK. When I spoke to pupils afterwards, it was clear not only how much they absolutely loved the experience but just how much confidence they had gained from...
  • School Buildings: Safety - Question 20 Jun 2023

    Following on from my noble friend’s answer, is she confident that there is enough capacity among surveyors to identify RAAC in schools before, as the noble Baroness said, issues become too serious? We have had similar problems in other parts of the public sector estate, hospitals for instance, where there have been safety issues because of RAAC. Perhaps she could provide us with reassurance...
  • Football Governance White Paper - Statement 23 Feb 2023

    My noble friend will know that clubs such as Norwich City—I declare an interest as a season ticket holder, some might say “long-suffering” but many of us would not—are at the heart of their local communities and, crucially, inspire young boys and girls to experience all the benefits sports can bring. Can my noble friend confirm that, as a result of this review and the further...

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