Baroness Adams of Craigielea

Former MP


A selection of Baroness Adams of Craigielea's votes

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  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) 1 Jun 2015

    My Lords, it is always a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Purvis. I congratulate those who have made their maiden speeches today, every one of them far better than most of us have ever heard in this House. We are in a constitutional mess and there is no mistake about that. It reminds me of the story of the man asking for a destination and being told, “Well, I wouldn’t start...
  • Scotland: Draft Legislation — Statement 22 Jan 2015

    My Lords, I also welcome the Statement that the noble and learned Lord has made today. I am glad to hear him say once more that all five parties signed up to this. But he will forgive me a little wobble because, on the day after the Smith commission reported, four SNP councillors in Renfrewshire burned that report outside the council offices. I have to wonder just what the commitment of the...
  • Scotland: Independence — Motion to Take Note 24 Jun 2014

    On that point, given that if Scotland voted yes it would no longer be part of the European Union, how then would Scottish students be treated?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 July 2005

Previously MP for Paisley North until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Paisley North, 1990-2005. Member, Select Committee for Scottish Affairs, 1997-2005 (Chair, 2001-2005); Chairmen's Panel, 1998-2005; Finance and Services, 2001-2005 and Liaison, 2001-2005. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 29 November 1990 — unknown

Also represented Paisley North


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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (19 Feb 2007 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Finance & Services Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Scottish Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (19 Nov 2001 to 17 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (5 Nov 2001 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee (19 Jul 2001 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (1 Jan 1998 to 24 May 2005)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 19 Jul 2001)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via in 2005: Too little data for valid analysis.
  • Has voted in 63.57% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 8 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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