Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Scotland of Asthal is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 6 November 1997. Her full title is The Rt Hon. the Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, and her given name is Patricia Janet Scotland.

Parliamentary career

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Government posts

Attorney General
Attorney General's Office
28 June 2007 - 6 May 2010
Minister of State (Home Office) (Crime Reduction)
Home Office
9 May 2007 - 28 June 2007
Minister of State (Home Office) (Criminal Justice and Offender Management)
Home Office
13 June 2003 - 8 May 2007
Parliamentary Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department)
Lord Chancellor's Department
12 June 2001 - 13 June 2003

Committee memberships

Communications and Digital Committee
2 July 2013 - 23 March 2016