HKNorman

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The Right Honourable

The Baroness Wigan

DBE PC
HK portrait.png
Minister of State for Addiction & Drug Reform
Assumed office
8 August 2021
Prime MinisterKarlYonedaStan
Preceded byOffice created
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
9 April 2021
Frontbench positions
Solidarity Spokesperson for Energy & Climate Change
In office
14 December 2020 – 23 February 2021
Preceded byAbrokenhero
Secretary of State for Housing, Communities & Local Government
In office
23 February 2021 – 18 March 2021
Prime MinisterMotelblinds
Preceded bya1fie335
Succeeded byRotating_Fan_Club
Minister for Health
(Northern Ireland)
In office
20 December 2020 – 11 April 2021
First MinisterSoSaturnistic
BoredNerdyGamer
Abrokenhero
Preceded byOhprkl
Succeeded bySoSaturnistic
Leader of the House of Lords
Lord Privy Seal
In office
27 November 2020 – 6 December 2020
Prime Ministerlily-irl
Preceded byFrost_Walker2017
Succeeded byNeatSaucer
Secretary of State for Health & Social Care
In office
9 November 2020 – 6 December 2020
Prime Ministerlily-irl
Preceded byDaisyTime
Succeeded byRohanite272
Shadow Secretary of State for Health & Social Care
In office
30 October 2020 – 9 November 2020
Leaderlily-irl
Preceded byApth10
Succeeded byDaisyTime
Shadow Home Secretary
In office
24 April 2020 – 11 June 2020
LeaderARichTeaBiscuit
Preceded byEl_Raymondo
Succeeded byJellyCow99
In office
11 January 2020 – 5 March 2020
Leaderlily-irl
ARichTeaBiscuit
Preceded byJgm0228
Succeeded byEl_Raymondo
Shadow Environment Secretary
In office
7 April 2020 – 24 April 2020
LeaderARichTeaBiscuit
Preceded bylily-irl
Succeeded byTheOWOTrongle
Shadow Energy Secretary
In office
20 December 2019 – 11 January 2020
LeaderWillShakespeare99
lily-irl
Preceded byThe_Nunnster
Succeeded byPavanpur04
In office
22 April 2019 – 23 May 2019
LeaderWillShakespeare99
Preceded byZombie-ratt
Succeeded byPM-ME-SPRINKLES
Secretary of State for Housing
In office
27 October 2019 – 11 December 2019
Prime MinisterWillShakespeare99
Preceded bySylviagony
Succeeded byJamesTheXV
Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change
In office
16 August 2019 – 27 September 2019
Prime MinisterSecretary_Salami
Preceded byLeafy_Emerald
Succeeded byJgm0228
Personal details
Born
HKNorman

5 June 1975
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Political partySolidarity
Other political
affiliations
Labour (before May 2019, September 2019-June 2020, September-December 2020)
Green Party (September 2020)
Independent (June-September 2020)
Social Democrat (May-September 2019)

HK Norman, Baroness Wigan, DBE, PC (born 5 June 1975) is a British politician and former environmental lawyer. A member of Solidarity, she is a member of the House of Lords and a junior minister at the Department for Health & Social Care, as Minister of State for Drugs & Addiction Reform. She has previously served as an MP, primarily in London and in the North West, having been elected for the London List and Central London for the Social Democrats and Labour, respectively, and running twice in Manchester North for Solidarity. She has also served in various cabinet and shadow cabinet postions, most notably as Health Secretary, Energy Secretary, and Shadow Home Secretary. A somewhat controversial figure on the left of British politics, HKNorman had a reputation in her early career for the inadvertant leaking of sensitive information, a matter that led to her expulsion from the Labour Party over the summer of 2020. Since then, however, HKNorman has worked to overcome this repuation, and has now built up a record of advocacy for the reform of laws around drugs and the treatment of addiction.