Baroness Morris of Yardley

Baroness Morris of Yardley

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Morris of Yardley

Name

Estelle Morris

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

14 June 2005

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979
morrise@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Post Date
Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts) 2003-05
Secretary of State for Education and Skills 2001-02
Minister of State (Department for Education and Employment) (School Standards) 1998-01
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Employment) 1997-98
Committee House Date
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (L) (formerly Merits Committee) Lords 2012-14
Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee Lords 2009-12
Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) Commons 1992-94
Constituency Date
Birmingham, Yardley 1992-05

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Labour Group Leader Warwick District Council 1981-92
District Councillor Warwick District Council 1979-92

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Teacher 1974-92

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Trustee The Roundhouse Trust 2008-
Chair National Coalmining Museum, England 2006-14
Trustee Paul Hamlyn Foundation 2005-
Council Member Goldsmiths College, University of London 2005-11

Member's focus

Policy
Culture, media and sport
Education
Employment and training
Parliament, government and politics.
UK
Derbyshire
West Midlands
Manchester.

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, Performing Rights Society
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chair of Strategy Board, Institute of Effective Education, University of York
    • Chair, Northern Education
    • I write a monthly column for Guardian Education
    • The following speaking engagements were undertaken at a series of Breakfast Seminars for School Leaders organised by Hays Consulting; no single engagement exceeds the registration threshold but two and more such engagements do so: Reading; 22 January 2013, Seminar for head teachers in London; 6 February 2013, Seminar with school leaders in Brighton; 7 March 2013, Seminar with school leaders from Exeter and region, in Exeter; 13 March 2013, Seminar with school leaders, Leeds; 20 March 2013, Seminar with school leaders, Enfield; 25 April 2013, Breakfast meeting with school leaders in Sheffield; 8 October 2013, meeting with school leaders, Nottingham; 17 October 2013, meeting with school leaders, Leicester; 14 November 2013, school leaders, Middlesbrough; 26 November 2013, school leaders, Coventry; 9 May 2014, Mansfield
    • Speaking engagement, 31 January 2014, at the Conference of South West Special School Heads, Torquay; fee paid by Hays
    • Speaking engagement, 6 March 2014; speech to Greenwich headteachers' conference in Folkestone; fee paid by Greenwich Local Authority
    • Speaking engagement, 28 March 2014; speech at East Cheshire School Governors' Conference; fee paid by East Cheshire Local Authority
    • Speaking engagement, 22 May 2014, at a conference organised by Osiris Education in London
    • Speaking engagement, 26 September 2014, Leicestershire Head Teachers
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Portugal, 6-7 October 2014, as guest at McDonalds AGM in Portugal; costs of visit paid by McDonalds
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Chair of the Council, Goldsmiths College, University of London
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Chair and Trustee, National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield
    • Trustee, The Roundhouse
    • Trustee, Hamlyn Foundation
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Hotcourses Foundation (funds education of African HIV AIDS children and orphans; registered charity)
    • Trustee, National Poetry Archive (registered charity)