Charity Commission chair BARONESS STOWELL: Leave political fights out of it of charity

The pandemic has shown how important charity is but also how fragile it can be.  Both mean we have to be very clear about why charity has a special place in our nation’s hearts. It’s a chance to leave our differences behind, not an opportunity to carry on the political struggle by other means.  There’s … Read more Charity Commission chair BARONESS STOWELL: Leave political fights out of it of charity

Tory MP husband of NHS Test and Trace chief Baroness Dido Harding told to self-isolate by Covid app

The MP husband of Test and Trace chief Baroness Dido Harding has been told to self-isolate by the coronavirus app – though she has not been asked to.  Tory MP John Penrose was alerted by the NHS Covid-19 app, part of the operation overseen by his wife. However, Baroness Harding has not received an alert … Read more Tory MP husband of NHS Test and Trace chief Baroness Dido Harding told to self-isolate by Covid app

BARONESS ALTMANN: Women are STILL second-class citizens for pensions

The retirement injustices we can still fix: Women are STILL second-class citizens in the pension system, says BARONESS ALTMANN By Baroness Altmann For The Daily Mail Published: 22:27 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 22:27 BST, 22 September 2020 The Court of Appeal judgment is a blow to the many women who believe the sharp … Read more BARONESS ALTMANN: Women are STILL second-class citizens for pensions

Baroness Catherine Ashton joins board of Passport maker De La Rue  

De La Rue beefs up board: Passport and banknote maker hires Baroness Catherine Ashton amid turnaround efforts By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:13 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 22:13 BST, 22 September 2020  Baroness Catherine Ashton has joined the board of Passport and banknote maker De La Rue Passport and banknote maker … Read more Baroness Catherine Ashton joins board of Passport maker De La Rue  

Former head of the Supreme Court Baroness Hale says Parliament ‘surrendered’ its powers

Former head of the Supreme Court Baroness Hale says Parliament ‘surrendered’ its powers as ‘sweeping, draconian’ emergency laws were passed to cope with coronavirus Baroness Brenda Hale criticised the ‘sweeping’ powers being enforced on public  She urged ministers to restore a ‘properly functioning constitution’ to the UK Comes as Government seeks to extend emergency coronavirus powers … Read more Former head of the Supreme Court Baroness Hale says Parliament ‘surrendered’ its powers

Labour peer Baroness Joan Bakewell reveals she was sexually assaulted early in her career

Baroness Joan Bakewell has revealed that she was sexually harassed early in her career by a junior government minister. The Labour peer told Times Radio how she was the ‘victim of unwelcome attention’ during the 1950s and 1960s. The broadcaster, whose career spans more than 50 years, also described sexism she experienced while working for … Read more Labour peer Baroness Joan Bakewell reveals she was sexually assaulted early in her career

Government AXE PHE and replace it with new institute run by former jockey Baroness Dido Harding

Government AXE PHE and replace it with new institute run by former jockey Baroness Dido Harding who oversaw disastrous Test and Trace scheme and TalkTalk when hackers stole 157,000 customers’ data Baroness Dido Harding, 52, headed NHS England’s Test and Trace scheme She is a former horse jockey and was chief executive of TalkTalk during … Read more Government AXE PHE and replace it with new institute run by former jockey Baroness Dido Harding

Mark Damazer defends decision to axe Baroness Nicholson

Booker prize chairman claims Baroness Nicolson was axed for ‘bullying’ tweet and NOT anti-trans views as she apologises to transgender model and asks her out for dinner Mark Damazer said the Baroness did not represent the Foundation’s views at all The Baroness has asked trans activist and model, Munroe Bergdorf to dinner  Mr Damazer stressed the … Read more Mark Damazer defends decision to axe Baroness Nicholson

Head of UK’s Covid-19 test and trace scheme Baroness Dido Harding faces grilling by MPs

The chief of the NHS’s coronavirus test and trace scheme came under fire from MPs today for refusing to give any data about how the system is working.  Dido Harding, the chair of NHS Improvement, was slammed by former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt when she couldn’t say how many Covid-19 tests are being completed within … Read more Head of UK’s Covid-19 test and trace scheme Baroness Dido Harding faces grilling by MPs

Baroness Warsi drops two stone and beats diabetes for the sake of the NHS

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi is the first to admit that five months ago she would have been the perfect target for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new crusade to tackle Britain’s battle with the bulge Baroness Sayeeda Warsi is the first to admit that five months ago she would have been the perfect target for Prime Minister … Read more Baroness Warsi drops two stone and beats diabetes for the sake of the NHS