Baroness Barran Portrait

Baroness Barran

Conservative - Life peer

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)

(since September 2021)
Baroness Barran is not a member of any APPGs
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
26th Jul 2019 - 17th Sep 2021
Charities Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee
22nd Jul 2021 - 17th Sep 2021
Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)
22nd Nov 2018 - 26th Jul 2019

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Division Votes
Monday 17th January 2022
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 140 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 216 Noes - 160
Thursday 6th January 2022
Education: Return in January
I thank the noble Lord and the noble Baroness for their good wishes for 2022 and offer my good wishes …
Written Answers
None available
Early Day Motions
None available
Tuesday 18th May 2021
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] 2021-22
A Bill to make provision about local skills improvement plans; to make provision relating to further education; to make provision …
MP Financial Interests
None available

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Baroness Barran has voted in 229 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Lord Fowler (Crossbench)
(36 debate interactions)
Lord Bassam of Brighton (Labour)
Shadow Spokesperson (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport)
(29 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for Education
(155 debate contributions)
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Baroness Barran, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Baroness Barran has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Baroness Barran has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

3 Bills introduced by Baroness Barran

A bill to make provision about the Commonwealth Games that are to be held principally in Birmingham in 2022; and for connected purposes

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 25th June 2020 and was enacted into law.

A Bill to make provision for and in connection with an expanded dormant assets scheme; to confer power to further expand the scope of that scheme; to amend the Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Act 2008; to enable an authorised reclaim fund to accept transfers of certain unwanted assets; and for connected purposes

Last Event - Committee Stage (Commons)
Tuesday 11th January 2022
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Next Event - Report Stage (Commons)
Monday 31st January 2022
Introduced: 18th May 2021

A Bill to make provision about local skills improvement plans; to make provision relating to further education; to make provision about functions of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education and relating to technical education qualifications; to make provision about student finance and fees; to make provision about assessments by the Office for Students; to make provision about the funding of certain post-16 education or training providers; and for connected purposes

Last Event - Committee Debate: 5th Sitting (Commons)
Tuesday 7th December 2021
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Baroness Barran has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

Baroness Barran has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament