Baroness Clark of Kilwinning

Labour Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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Recent appearances

  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion 19 Oct 2020

    I am pleased to join others in welcoming the noble Baroness, Lady Hayman of Ullock, whom I have known for a number of years, and the noble Lord, Lord Sarfraz, whom I met this evening, on their maiden speeches. I hope they enjoy their time in this place. We have had a number of powerful speeches focusing on various technical features of the devolution aspects of this legislation, but I am not...
  • Youth Unemployment - Private Notice Question 15 Oct 2020

    In the 1980s, when I was growing up in the west of Scotland, there were very high levels of youth unemployment. In Glasgow, it stood at 80%. There were few opportunities and little hope. Now, we are walking into something similar. Will the Government agree to hold a job summit to meet trade unions, local authorities, metro mayors and representatives from Scotland and Wales and talk about all...
  • Covid-19 Update - Statement 14 Oct 2020

    Now that the Government are finally consulting metro mayors and local authorities, will they consider calling a jobs summit to discuss what can be done in the here and now to protect jobs, given the further restrictions that are coming in, and to create the kind of green future that we talk about so often?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 3 September 2020

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (21 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Jul 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)

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