Baroness Smith of Basildon

Baroness Smith of Basildon is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 8 July 2010. Her full title is The Rt Hon. the Baroness Smith of Basildon, and her given name is Angela Evans Smith. Prior to joining the Lords, she sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 1997. She currently undertakes the roles of Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland), Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office, Constitutional and Devolved issues) , and Shadow Leader of the House of Lords.

Parliamentary career

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Representations

Basildon
Elected 3 times
1 May 1997 - 6 May 2010
Commons

Elections contested

Southend West
11 June 1987
Commons

Government posts

Minister of State (Cabinet Office) (Third Sector)
Cabinet Office
9 June 2009 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Planning)
Department for Communities and Local Government
5 May 2006 - 28 June 2007
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)
Northern Ireland Office
14 October 2002 - 5 May 2006
Commons
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
12 June 2001 - 13 June 2002
Commons

House membership

Commons
Angela E. Smith
1 May 1997 - 6 May 2010

Opposition posts

Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Lords)
Whips Office (Lords)
6 September 2012 - 27 May 2015
Lords
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
Home Office
6 September 2012 - 27 May 2015
Lords
Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)
Northern Ireland Office
17 October 2011 - 6 September 2012
Lords
Shadow Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change)
Department of Energy and Climate Change
8 October 2010 - 18 March 2013
Lords

Committee memberships

Liaison Committee (Lords)
8 June 2015 - 14 December 2015
Lords