Baroness Hughes of Stretford

Baroness Hughes of Stretford

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Hughes of Stretford


Beverley Hughes



Joined the Lords

15 July 2010

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 0956


UK Parliament

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson (Education) 2010-
Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children and Youth Justice) (and Minister for the North West) 2007-09
Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Children, Young People and Families) 2005-07
Minister of State (Home Office) (Citizenship, Immigration and Counter-Terrorism) 2002-04
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) 2001-02
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) 1999-01
Committee House Date
Home Affairs Committee Commons 1997-98
Constituency Date
Stretford & Urmston 1997-10

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Chair University of Salford Council 2014-
Non Executive Director Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce 2014-
Non Executive Director The Lowry Trust 2010-
Strategic Policy Advisor Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce 2010-
Leader Trafford Council 1995-97
Local Councillor Trafford Council 1986-97

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Senior Lecturer and Head of Department Department of Social Policy, University of Manchester 1995-97
Researcher and Lecturer University of Manchester 1976-97
Probation Officer Merseyside Probation Service 1971-76

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Trustee Lowry Theatre 2011-
Various Ministerial Positions Government 1998-09
Member of Parliament Stretford and Urmston 1997-10
Leader and Councillor Trafford MBC 1986-97

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Communities and families
Economy and finance
Culture, media and sport
Health services and medicine
Parliament, government and politics
Children and young people
North West of England
Greater Manchester

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chair of Council, University of Salford
    • Strategic Policy Adviser, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Non-executive Director, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce (part-time)
    • Non-Executive Director, The Lowry Trust