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


Scheduled Event
Tuesday 19th October 2021
Department for Education
Legislation - Main Chamber
Telecommunications (Security) Bill – report stage
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Department Event
Tuesday 19th October 2021
Department for Education
Legislation - Main Chamber
Telecommunications (Security) Bill – report stage
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Scheduled Event
Tuesday 26th October 2021
Department for Education
Legislation - Main Chamber
Telecommunications (Security) Bill – third reading
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Department Event
Tuesday 26th October 2021
Department for Education
Legislation - Main Chamber
Telecommunications (Security) Bill – third reading
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Division Votes
Tuesday 12th October 2021
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL]
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 124 Conservative No votes vs 7 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 148 Noes - 129
Speeches
Tuesday 12th October 2021
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL]

My Lords, I rise to speak to the amendments in my name. Before doing so, I pay tribute to my …

Written Answers
None available
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Wednesday 26th May 2021
Charities Bill [HL] 2021-22
A Bill to amend the Charities Act 2011 and the Universities and College Estates Act 1925; and for connected purposes
Tweets
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MP Financial Interests
None available

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Baroness Barran has voted in 170 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)
(40 debate interactions)
Lord Bassam of Brighton (Labour)
Shadow Spokesperson (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport)
(35 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for Education
(19 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

4 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.

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 - Report Stage (Lords)
Tuesday 12th October 2021
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Next Event - 3rd Reading (Lords)
Monday 25th October 2021

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 (Lords)
Monday 21st June 2021
(Read Debate)

A Bill to amend the Charities Act 2011 and the Universities and College Estates Act 1925; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 2nd Reading (Lords)
Wednesday 14th July 2021
(Read Debate)

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