Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top Labour


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    House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW United Kingdom
Hilary Armstrong

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

    30/11/1945 Hilary Armstrong
  • Positions

    Opposition Spokesperson for Education 1988-92; PPS to John Smith as Leader of the Opposition 1992-94; Opposition Spokesperson for: Treasury and Economic Affairs 1994-95, The Environment and London 1995-97; Minister of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions 1997-2001; Government Chief Whip 2001-06; Minister for the Cabinet Office and Social Exclusion; Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 2006-07.
  • House of Lords Select Committees

    European Union.
  • Electoral history

    MP (Labour) for North West Durham 1987-2010.
  • Political interests

    Regional development, world development, education, environment, social exclusion and social enterprise.
  • Party groups

    Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1992-94, 1996-2006.
  • Countries of interest

    Central Africa, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda.

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 3-4 July 2008, to Sweden, to take part in a study tour with SITA UK, visiting various waste collection and recycling and waste management facilities. Flights and an overnight stay in Helsingborg were paid for by SITA UK. (Registered 8 July 2008) 4-20 September 2008, to Tanzania, on a placement for VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas), working with an educational network, TENMET. My standard class flights and accommodation in Dar es Salaam were paid for by VSO. (Registered 17 November 2008) 1-5 October 2008, to Chicago, USA, to give a lecture on Social Exclusion at the Adler School of Professional Psychology. My club class flights and accommodation in Chicago were paid for by the Adler School. (Registered 17 November 2008) 10-14 November 2008, to Nairobi for a board meeting for VSO. My standard class flights and accommodation in Nairobi were paid for by VSO. (Registered 17 November 2008)

Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK): I attended six matches at the Stadium of Light, three accompanied by my husband, as guest of the Chairman of Sunderland AFC, during the 2008-09 season. (Registered 17 June 2009)

Sponsorship or financial or material support: My constituency party received payment for sponsorship for a constituency dinner from HJ Banks Ltd. (Registered 5 January 2009) My constituency party received payment for sponsorship for a constituency dinner from Third Eye Ltd. (Registered 5 January 2009)

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Member of advisory board of GovNet Communications. (£5,001-£10,000) Chair of Advisory Committee of Sita UK; recycling and resource management company. (£30,001-£35,000)

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