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Lord Young of Norwood Green


May 23, 2024 - May 23, 2024   

Location: London


Anthony Ian Young, Baron Young of Norwood Green British politician and Labour Party life peer in the House of Lords.

He had previously been General Secretary of the National Communications Union, then joint General Secretary, then Senior Deputy General Secretary of the Communication Workers Union. He also served as a Governor of the BBC.

In the 2002 Birthday Honours Young was awarded a knighthood. He was created a life peer on 25 June 2004 taking the title Baron Young of Norwood Green, of Norwood Green in the London Borough of Ealing.

In October 2008 he was appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Skills and Apprenticeships in the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, being moved to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills when it was created in the June 2009 reshuffle, continuing as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, but with responsibility for Employment Relations and Postal Affairs until 11 May 2010.

In June 2021, Young was appointed as a trustee of the LGB Alliance. He is a staunch supporter of UK trade, small businesses and apprenticeships.

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