A selection of Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top's votes
See full list of topics voted on
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Consistently voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
We have lots more plain English analysis of Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, I declare my interests as set out in the register, as I am involved with a number of charities. I hope the Minister recognises that the sector is highly regulated, and that it is largely well regulated. The vast majority of charities pay attention to good governance, make sure that they have reserves and fully accept that they are accountable to those who fund them. Will the...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Cabinet Office.
More of Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 6 July 2010
Previously MP for North West Durham until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Also represented North West Durham
Expenses data for MPs is available from 2004 onwards
split over several locations. At the moment we don't have the time to convert
it to a format we can display on the site so we just have to point you to where
you can find it.
Topics of interest
- Home Department
- Schools and Families
- Culture Media and Sport
- Arts: Government Assistance
- Work Permits: Africa
- Early Intervention
- Family Proceedings
- Entry Clearances: Africa
Currently held offices
- Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)
- Member, European Union Committee (L) (since 8 Jun 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Soft Power Committee (16 May 2013 to 11 Mar 2014)
- Member, Adoption Legislation Committee (29 May 2012 to 26 Feb 2013)
- Minister of State, Cabinet Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Minister (Cabinet Office) and Minister (Social Exclusion) and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Chief Whip (technically Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury) (11 Jun 2001 to 8 May 2006)
- Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) (8 Jun 2001 to 5 May 2006)
- Member, Education Committee (1 Jan 1998 to 1 Jan 1998)
- Minister of State (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) (Local Government) (6 May 1997 to 8 Jun 2001)
- Minister of State (Local Government and Housing), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (5 May 1997 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1997)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)
- Member, Education, Science & Arts Committee (8 Mar 1988 to 18 Jan 1989)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1988 to 1 Jan 1992)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this
- Has spoken in 150 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 84 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 63.40% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 24 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 36 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 48 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of advisory board of GovNet Communications. Address: St James Building, Oxford Street, Manchester M1 6PP. (£5,001-£10,000)
18 February 2010, received £6,800 for work done in 2009: membership of the advisory board, chairing three one-day conferences, and attending an awards event. Hours: approx 36.5 hrs. (Registered 1 March 2010)
Member of Advisory Board of Sita UK (from 1 January 2010). (£5,001-£10,000)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
I attended six matches at the Stadium of Light, three accompanied by my husband, as guest of the Chairman of Sunderland AFC, during the 2008-09 season. (Registered 17 June 2009)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
More about the register
Please feel free to use the data on this page, but if
you do you must cite TheyWorkForYou.com in the body
of your articles as the source of any analysis or
data you get off this site.
This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety
of sources. Voting information from